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

Cho'Gath vs Soraka

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

How to Beat Soraka as Cho'Gath

based on 1,539 Cho'Gath vs Soraka matchups
Win Rate
47.3 %
K/D/A
2.08
Pick Rate
3.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL matches that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Soraka as Cho'Gath resulted from an analysis of 1539 ranked matches where both champions faced one another. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Cho'Gath has to counter Soraka in only 3.6% of his matches.

Cho'Gath vs Soraka Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Cho'Gath does a dismal job of countering Soraka. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.3% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Cho'Gath vs Soraka rounds, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood versus Soraka.

Best Cho'Gath vs Soraka Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorBami's Cinder

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletThornmailForce of Nature

Optional Items

Warmog's ArmorGargoyle StoneplateFimbulwinterZhonya's Hourglass

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
Adaptive 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
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E
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Soraka as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Soraka

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 Soraka

It's easier to focus Soraka than the ally she is healing.

Take advantage of Soraka's long cooldown on Equinox if she uses it to harass.

Focus on attacking Soraka when she ever ventures to the frontline to heal her allies.

Cho'Gath vs Soraka Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
47.3 %
VS
Win Rate
52.7 %
Soraka Image
5.2
< Kills >
1
5.3
< Deaths >
5.4
5.8
< Assists >
14.2
1.16
< Killing Sprees >
0.14
143
< Minions Killed >
20
0.47
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.54
2,317
< Physical Damage >
699
12,913
< Magic Damage >
5,841
3,489
< True Damage >
364
18,720
< Damage Dealt >
6,905
33,577
< Damage Taken >
15,643
10,857
< Gold Earned >
7,653
2.04
< Towers >
2.15
0.17
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
7,475
< Total Healing >
20,750
13,690
< Experience >
10,367
18
< Vision Score >
45
8
< Wards Placed >
21
1,046
< Time Dealing CC >
216

How to Counter Soraka with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore some strategic Cho'Gath against Soraka counter stats that can help you understand the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Soraka’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Soraka. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Cho'Gath often has a much larger longest kill spree than his matchup does. Typically, he receives more damage than Soraka. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Soraka

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Soraka
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Soraka

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Soraka?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually loses when trying to fight Soraka, with a 47.3% win rate. Therefore, Cho'Gath makes a bad counter to Soraka.

While Cho'Gath does have a lower win rate compared to Soraka, when on opposite teams, Cho'Gath also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging champ to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Cho'Gath into Soraka.

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

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Soraka matchups, Soraka is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Cho'Gath is a trash counter to Soraka. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Soraka.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Soraka as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 1,539 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 Soraka 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 truly master Cho'Gath in order to counter Soraka during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath on average gets much more CS compared to Soraka. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Cho'Gath versus Soraka build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Force of Nature. When Cho'Gath used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better versus Soraka than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average winrate of 47.3% battling Soraka with this build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Soraka as Cho'Gath, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Cho'Gath vs Soraka counterpicks, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 47.3% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Soraka as Cho'Gath are presented for all skill levels combined. To narrow the statistics and builds to a specific rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.