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

Cho'Gath vs Sona

How to Beat Sona as Cho'Gath in LoL Sona is in the s tier of champions
Tank Mage
Support Mage

How to Beat Sona as Cho'Gath

based on 1,746 Cho'Gath vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
47.8 %
K/D/A
2.13
Pick Rate
4.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. Within our database, Cho'Gath did battle with Sona 1746 times. With so many matchups for Cho'Gath vs Sona gives us faith in our capacity to produce actionable statistics and a supported build to crush your rival. This counter matchup is fairly uncommon. Cho'Gath fights Sona in only 4.1% of his rounds.

Cho'Gath vs Sona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Cho'Gath does a dismal job of countering Sona. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.8% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Cho'Gath against Sona rounds, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Sona.

Best Cho'Gath vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorBami's Cinder

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletFrozen HeartFimbulwinter

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceWarmog's ArmorForce of NatureGargoyle Stoneplate

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 HealthScaling
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
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R
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W
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W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Sona as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Sona

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 Sona

Spread out when you see Sona so she can't make your entire team dance.

Kill Sona first, as she will heal up her team if left alone for too long.

Cho'Gath vs Sona Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
47.8 %
VS
Win Rate
52.2 %
Sona Image
5.3
< Kills >
2
5.3
< Deaths >
5.4
6
< Assists >
14.2
1.19
< Killing Sprees >
0.39
140
< Minions Killed >
17
0.5
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.65
2,210
< Physical Damage >
1,633
12,002
< Magic Damage >
7,545
3,332
< True Damage >
410
17,545
< Damage Dealt >
9,588
33,083
< Damage Taken >
17,223
10,800
< Gold Earned >
8,063
2.02
< Towers >
2.45
0.17
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
7,230
< Total Healing >
13,316
13,562
< Experience >
10,485
17
< Vision Score >
47
8
< Wards Placed >
22
1,020
< Time Dealing CC >
40

How to Counter Sona with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stats shown here show several influential Cho'Gath against Sona matchup stats that can help us grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sona’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Sona. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Cho'Gath usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes more damage than Sona. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Sona

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Sona?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually loses when trying to fight Sona, with a 47.8% win rate. As a result, Cho'Gath makes a bad counter to Sona.

While Cho'Gath does have a lower win rate than Sona, when facing one another, Cho'Gath also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more complex character to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Cho'Gath into Sona.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Sona matchups, Sona is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Cho'Gath is a bad counter to Sona. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Cho'Gath against Sona.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Sona as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 1,746 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 Sona 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 in order to counter Sona during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath typically gets much more CS as Sona. Champs who on average don't get much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. 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, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Cho'Gath versus Sona build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Frozen Heart, and Fimbulwinter. When Cho'Gath used at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Sona than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average win rate of 47.8% battling Sona with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Sona 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. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Cho'Gath vs Sona counters, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 47.8% winrate overall.

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