How to Win Cho'Gath vs Poppy Counter Matchup Cho'Gath is in the a tier of champions

Cho'Gath vs Poppy

How to Beat Poppy as Cho'Gath in LoL Poppy is in the b tier of champions
Tank Mage
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Poppy as Cho'Gath

based on 781 Cho'Gath vs Poppy matchups
Win Rate
53.3 %
K/D/A
2.22
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we evaluate each week. Our guide on how to beat Poppy as Cho'Gath came out of an examination of 781 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Cho'Gath has to counter Poppy in only 1.8% of his games.

Cho'Gath vs Poppy Matchup Summary

Cho'Gath does a good job of countering Poppy. Normally, he wins a terrific 53.3% of games the champions face off with one another in. In Cho'Gath against Poppy games, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.1% less likely to get first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood against Poppy.

Best Cho'Gath vs Poppy Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorBami's Cinder

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletThornmailFrozen Heart

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceFimbulwinterForce of Nature

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Cho'Gath to level up e
>
Second ability for Cho'Gath to level up q
>
Last skill for Cho'Gath to max out w

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Cho'Gath's passive ability p
Cho'Gath q ability q
Cho'Gath w ability w
Cho'Gath e ability e
Cho'Gath's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Poppy as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Poppy

If you're having difficulty feasting upon champions, try eating minions until you're larger.

Try to line up your attacks with Vorpal Spikes so that they kill minions and harass enemy champions at the same time.

Using Rupture on creeps in combination with Carnivore is a good way to gain Health and Mana.

Advice to Win Against Poppy

You can step on Poppy's shield to deny it from her.

Poppy can stop nearby enemies from dashing with Steadfast Presence.

When Poppy starts to spin her hammer, she is charging Keeper's Verdict.

Cho'Gath vs Poppy Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
53.3 %
VS
Win Rate
46.7 %
Poppy Image
5.8
< Kills >
5.2
5.5
< Deaths >
5.7
6.4
< Assists >
8.4
1.32
< Killing Sprees >
1.19
148
< Minions Killed >
60
0.53
< Dragons Killed >
0.94
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.42
2,310
< Physical Damage >
13,629
13,039
< Magic Damage >
2,435
3,670
< True Damage >
1,160
19,020
< Damage Dealt >
17,225
34,990
< Damage Taken >
28,156
11,369
< Gold Earned >
10,543
2.19
< Towers >
1.57
0.2
< Baron Takedowns >
0.19
7,892
< Total Healing >
6,868
14,148
< Experience >
12,978
19
< Vision Score >
23
9
< Wards Placed >
8
1,071
< Time Dealing CC >
630

How to Counter Poppy with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some significant Cho'Gath vs. Poppy matchup stats that may help you understand the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Poppy’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Poppy..

Cho'Gath typically has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. On average, he takes more damage than Poppy. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Poppy

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Poppy
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Poppy

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Poppy?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Cho'Gath usually wins when playing against Poppy, with a 53.3% win rate. Thus, Cho'Gath makes a great counter to Poppy.

While Cho'Gath does have a higher winrate compared to Poppy, when on opposite teams, Cho'Gath also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champ to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Cho'Gath into Poppy.

Furthermore, Cho'Gath also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Poppy. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Poppy matchups, Cho'Gath is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Cho'Gath is a great counter to Poppy. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Poppy.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

How We Calculated Our Cho'Gath vs Poppy Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Poppy as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 781 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Poppy as Cho'Gath comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Cho'Gath in order to counter Poppy during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath usually racks up more CS compared to Poppy. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Cho'Gath versus Poppy build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Frozen Heart. When Cho'Gath included at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs. Poppy than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average win rate of 53.3% when countering Poppy with this build.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Poppy as Cho'Gath, you should take the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Cho'Gath vs Poppy face-offs, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 53.3% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Poppy as Cho'Gath are displayed for all skill levels combined. If you want to filter the statistics and builds to an individual division, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.