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

Cho'Gath vs Tahm Kench

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

How to Beat Tahm Kench as Cho'Gath

based on 773 Cho'Gath vs Tahm Kench matchups
Win Rate
50.8 %
K/D/A
2.12
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends matches each week. In our database, Cho'Gath fought Tahm Kench in 773 matches. Having so many matchups for Cho'Gath versus Tahm Kench provides us confidence in our capacity to produce useful statistics and a solid build to crush Tahm Kench. This particular matchup is fairly rare. Cho'Gath has to counter Tahm Kench in only 1.8% of his games.

Cho'Gath vs Tahm Kench Matchup Summary

Cho'Gath does a ok job of beating Tahm Kench. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.8% of games the champions face each other in. In Cho'Gath versus Tahm Kench rounds, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Tahm Kench.

Best Cho'Gath vs Tahm Kench 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 GauntletThornmailForce of Nature

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceFrozen HeartFimbulwinter

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
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
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
11
R
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W
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W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Tahm Kench as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Tahm Kench

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 Tahm Kench

Watch out for Kench's Abyssal Dive - you can cancel it's channel with immobilizing crowd control effects.

When you see Tahm Kench use the shield from Thick Skin, remember that he just opted out of a good deal of healing. He will also not accumulate new gray health until Thick Skin comes off cooldown. Use this to your advantage!

Cho'Gath vs Tahm Kench Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
50.8 %
VS
Win Rate
49.2 %
Tahm Kench Image
5.5
< Kills >
4.3
5.7
< Deaths >
5.2
6.6
< Assists >
9.4
1.22
< Killing Sprees >
0.93
137
< Minions Killed >
108
0.48
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.47
2,410
< Physical Damage >
2,756
13,517
< Magic Damage >
13,596
3,447
< True Damage >
609
19,374
< Damage Dealt >
16,962
34,977
< Damage Taken >
31,561
10,903
< Gold Earned >
9,793
2.06
< Towers >
1.85
0.17
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
7,437
< Total Healing >
8,842
13,589
< Experience >
12,516
17
< Vision Score >
24
8
< Wards Placed >
11
1,060
< Time Dealing CC >
604

How to Counter Tahm Kench with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show several influential Cho'Gath vs. Tahm Kench counter statistics that can help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Tahm Kench’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Tahm Kench..

Cho'Gath usually has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Tahm Kench. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Tahm Kench

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Tahm Kench
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Tahm Kench

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Tahm Kench?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually fairs equally well when playing against Tahm Kench, with a 50.8% win rate. As a result, Cho'Gath makes an ok counter for Tahm Kench.

While Cho'Gath does have a higher win rate than Tahm Kench, when on opposite teams, Cho'Gath also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Cho'Gath into Tahm Kench.

Moreover, Cho'Gath has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Tahm Kench. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Tahm Kench matchups, Cho'Gath is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Cho'Gath is a decent counter for Tahm Kench. Focus your actions on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Cho'Gath against Tahm Kench.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

How We Calculated Our Cho'Gath vs Tahm Kench Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tahm Kench as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 773 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 Tahm Kench 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Cho'Gath in order to counter Tahm Kench 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 above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Tahm Kench. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Cho'Gath versus Tahm Kench build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Force of Nature. When Cho'Gath combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs Tahm Kench than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average win rate of 50.8% battling Tahm Kench with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Tahm Kench as Cho'Gath, Cho'Gath players 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 rune sets we have analyed for Cho'Gath vs Tahm Kench battles, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 50.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Tahm Kench as Cho'Gath are shown for all ranked divisions combined. To scope the stats and builds to a specific skill level, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.