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.
If you are affected by Blight, Varus' abilities will deal extra damage to you.
When he gets a kill or assist, Varus temporarily gains Attack Speed and is much more dangerous.
You'll get bound in place if a tendril from Varus' ultimate, Chain of Corruption, reaches you. You can cause the tendril to die however by running far enough away from it.
The stats shown here feature some vital Cho'Gath versus Varus counter statistics that may help us understand the differences between this set of champions. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Varus’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Varus..
Cho'Gath typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Varus. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually loses when facing off against Varus, with a 48.0% win rate. Therefore, Cho'Gath makes a bad counter to Varus.
While Cho'Gath does have a lower winrate than Varus, when they face off with one another, Cho'Gath also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champ to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Cho'Gath into Varus.
Moreover, Cho'Gath has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Varus. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Varus matchups, Varus is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Cho'Gath is a terribly counter for Varus. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Varus.
If you would like to truly master Cho'Gath to counter Varus during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Cho'Gath usually accumulates a similar amount of CS as Varus. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Cho'Gath versus Varus build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Gargoyle Stoneplate. When Cho'Gath combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Varus than with most other common item sets. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average winrate of 48.0% battling Varus with this counter build.
To have the highest chance of annihilating Varus 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 that we analyzed for Cho'Gath vs Varus fights, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 48.0% winrate overall.
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