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

Cho'Gath vs Shaco

How to Beat Shaco as Cho'Gath in LoL Shaco is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Shaco as Cho'Gath

based on 1,529 Cho'Gath vs Shaco matchups
Win Rate
49.8 %
K/D/A
2.07
Pick Rate
3.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League games each and every week. In our dataset, Cho'Gath faced Shaco 1529 times. Having so many matchups for Cho'Gath vs Shaco provides us a lot of faith in our ability to produce useful data and a solid build to suppress Shaco. This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Cho'Gath has to counter Shaco in only 3.6% of his matches.

Cho'Gath vs Shaco Matchup Summary

Cho'Gath has done a average job of beating Shaco. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.8% of games the champs face one another in. In Cho'Gath versus Shaco matches, Cho'Gath’s side is 0.1% less likely to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Shaco.

Best Cho'Gath vs Shaco Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalCloth Armor

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletFrozen HeartFimbulwinter

Optional Items

Gargoyle StoneplateWarmog's ArmorDemonic EmbraceDead Man's Plate

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

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
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Shaco as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Shaco

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 Shaco

If Shaco uses Deceive to enter a fight he won't be able to quickly use it again to get away. Work with your team to quickly focus him down.

If Shaco is doing well early-game, it is worth the investment to place Stealth Wards near his Jungle camps.

Cho'Gath vs Shaco Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
49.8 %
VS
Win Rate
50.2 %
Shaco Image
5.9
< Kills >
7.4
5.9
< Deaths >
5.8
6.3
< Assists >
8.7
1.35
< Killing Sprees >
1.68
150
< Minions Killed >
37
0.49
< Dragons Killed >
1.16
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.44
2,377
< Physical Damage >
6,058
13,274
< Magic Damage >
13,186
3,709
< True Damage >
2,071
19,361
< Damage Dealt >
21,315
37,786
< Damage Taken >
24,723
11,617
< Gold Earned >
11,612
2.12
< Towers >
1.37
0.2
< Baron Takedowns >
0.23
8,375
< Total Healing >
5,697
14,683
< Experience >
13,366
19
< Vision Score >
26
9
< Wards Placed >
8
1,164
< Time Dealing CC >
674

How to Counter Shaco with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some influential Cho'Gath versus Shaco matchup stats that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between this set of champs. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Shaco’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Shaco..

Cho'Gath often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives more damage than Shaco. 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 engaged or poked.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Shaco

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Shaco
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Shaco

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Shaco?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually fairs equally well when playing against Shaco, with a 49.8% win rate. Therefore, Cho'Gath makes an ok counter for Shaco.

While Cho'Gath does have a lower win rate than Shaco, when on opposite teams, Cho'Gath also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Cho'Gath into Shaco.

Additionally, Cho'Gath has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Shaco. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Shaco matchups, Shaco is the better champion with a similar 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 somewhat poor counter for Shaco. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Cho'Gath against Shaco.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Shaco as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 1,529 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 Shaco 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 to counter Shaco 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 suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath on average gets much more CS compared to Shaco. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Cho'Gath versus Shaco build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Frozen Heart, and Fimbulwinter. When Cho'Gath used at least these three items in his build, he did much better against Shaco than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average win rate of 49.8% when countering Shaco with this build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Shaco as Cho'Gath, Cho'Gath players should take 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 combinations players picked for Cho'Gath vs Shaco clashes, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.8% winrate overall.

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