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.
If you're having difficulty feasting upon champions, try eating minions until you're larger.
Ryze is especially dangerous to opponents that are marked with Flux.
Crowd controlling Ryze during Realm Warp's windup will cancel the portal.
Use Realm Warp's windup time to figure out how to deal with what may be coming out of the portal.
The stats shown on this page clarify some important Cho'Gath vs. Ryze matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ryze’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Ryze..
Cho'Gath often has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. On average, he receives more damage than Ryze. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually wins when facing off against Ryze, with a 55.3% win rate. As a result, Cho'Gath makes a fantastic counter to Ryze.
While Cho'Gath does have a much higher win rate compared to Ryze, when facing one another, Cho'Gath also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult champ to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Cho'Gath into Ryze.
Moreover, Cho'Gath also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ryze. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Ryze matchups, Cho'Gath is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Cho'Gath is a great counter to Ryze. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Ryze.
To truly master Cho'Gath to counter Ryze during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Cho'Gath on average picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Ryze. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.
The ideal items to use in your Cho'Gath versus Ryze build include Heartsteel, Thornmail, and Force of Nature. When Cho'Gath bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs Ryze than with most other typical builds. In fact, Cho'Gath had an average winrate of 55.3% battling Ryze with this build.
To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Ryze as Cho'Gath, you should take the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Legend: Tenacity, and Triumph runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Cho'Gath vs Ryze battles, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 55.3% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Ryze as Cho'Gath are shown for all ranked divisions. If you want to filter the stats and builds to a particular rank, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.