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

Cho'Gath vs Samira

How to Beat Samira as Cho'Gath in LoL Samira is in the a tier of champions
Tank Mage
Marksman

How to Beat Samira as Cho'Gath

based on 2,002 Cho'Gath vs Samira matchups
Win Rate
49.4 %
K/D/A
2.29
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL matches each and every week. In our data, Cho'Gath did battle with Samira 2002 times. With so many matchups for Cho'Gath versus Samira gives us confidence in our capability to provide actionable stats and a solid build to destroy Samira. This champ pairing is fairly uncommon. Cho'Gath encounters Samira in only 4.7% of his games.

Cho'Gath vs Samira Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Cho'Gath has done a poor job of beating Samira. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.4% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Cho'Gath against Samira games, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood versus Samira.

Best Cho'Gath vs Samira Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletFrozen HeartFimbulwinter

Optional Items

Gargoyle StoneplateWarmog's ArmorRanduin's OmenForce 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 w
>
Last skill for Cho'Gath to max out q

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
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
W
9
E
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Samira as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Samira

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.

Cho'Gath vs Samira Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
49.4 %
VS
Win Rate
50.6 %
Samira Image
5.8
< Kills >
8.9
5.6
< Deaths >
6.8
7
< Assists >
6.3
1.32
< Killing Sprees >
2.02
141
< Minions Killed >
162
0.44
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.49
2,384
< Physical Damage >
19,654
13,118
< Magic Damage >
2,774
3,621
< True Damage >
620
19,125
< Damage Dealt >
23,048
33,853
< Damage Taken >
23,849
11,026
< Gold Earned >
12,788
2.06
< Towers >
2.23
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
7,396
< Total Healing >
2,695
13,748
< Experience >
12,304
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
1,024
< Time Dealing CC >
25

How to Counter Samira with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some vital Cho'Gath versus Samira counter statistics that can help you interpret the distinctions between this set of champs. As an example, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Samira’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Samira..

Cho'Gath normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Samira. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Samira

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Samira
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Samira

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Samira?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Samira, with a 49.4% win rate. Therefore, Cho'Gath makes an ok counter for Samira.

While Cho'Gath does have a lower win rate than Samira, when they face off with one another, Cho'Gath also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Cho'Gath into Samira.

Furthermore, Cho'Gath has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Samira. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Samira matchups, Samira is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Cho'Gath is a somewhat poor counter for Samira. Focus your actions on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Cho'Gath against Samira.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Samira as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 2,002 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 Samira 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Cho'Gath to counter Samira during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath most often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Samira. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, 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 situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Cho'Gath versus Samira build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Frozen Heart, and Fimbulwinter. When Cho'Gath bought at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs Samira than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average win rate of 49.4% battling Samira with this build.

To have the best chance of defeating Samira as Cho'Gath, Cho'Gath players should equip the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Cho'Gath vs Samira counterpicks, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 49.4% win rate overall.

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