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

Cho'Gath vs Vel'Koz

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

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Cho'Gath

based on 983 Cho'Gath vs Vel'Koz matchups
Win Rate
46.4 %
K/D/A
1.97
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked League matches that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Vel'Koz as Cho'Gath resulted from an examination of 983 ranked matches where both champs faced off against each other. This particular matchup is fairly rare. Cho'Gath is forced to battle against Vel'Koz in only 2.3% of his matches.

Cho'Gath vs Vel'Koz Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Cho'Gath has done a terrible job of beating Vel'Koz. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.4% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Cho'Gath against Vel'Koz rounds, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Vel'Koz.

Best Cho'Gath vs Vel'Koz Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalBami's Cinder

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletThornmailFrozen Heart

Optional Items

Gargoyle StoneplateForce of NatureFimbulwinterWarmog's Armor

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
AttackSpeed Armor 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
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Vel'Koz as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Vel'Koz

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 Vel'Koz

Vel'Koz is very dangerous if left alone in a fight. Try to focus him down early.

Vel'Koz has fairly low mobility and is vulnerable to ganks.

Life Form Disintegration Ray can be interrupted by stuns, silences and knockups.

Cho'Gath vs Vel'Koz Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
46.4 %
VS
Win Rate
53.6 %
Vel'Koz Image
5.5
< Kills >
5.3
5.9
< Deaths >
5.7
6.1
< Assists >
9.6
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.23
145
< Minions Killed >
89
0.44
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.54
2,132
< Physical Damage >
572
11,901
< Magic Damage >
20,268
3,573
< True Damage >
6,174
17,607
< Damage Dealt >
27,015
37,069
< Damage Taken >
16,524
11,209
< Gold Earned >
10,336
1.95
< Towers >
1.85
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
8,061
< Total Healing >
1,396
14,201
< Experience >
12,505
18
< Vision Score >
41
9
< Wards Placed >
19
1,024
< Time Dealing CC >
208

How to Counter Vel'Koz with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stats shown on this page underscore several valuable Cho'Gath against Vel'Koz counter stats that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Vel'Koz’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Vel'Koz..

Cho'Gath typically has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. On average, he receives more damage than Vel'Koz. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Vel'Koz

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Vel'Koz
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Vel'Koz

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Vel'Koz?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Cho'Gath usually loses when playing against Vel'Koz, with a 46.4% win rate. As a result, Cho'Gath makes a bad counter for Vel'Koz.

While Cho'Gath does have a lower winrate compared to Vel'Koz, when facing one another, Cho'Gath also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex character to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Cho'Gath into Vel'Koz.

Moreover, Cho'Gath has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter 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 Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champ with a much lower 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 terribly counter for Vel'Koz. Focus your play on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Vel'Koz.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

How We Calculated Our Cho'Gath vs Vel'Koz Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vel'Koz as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 983 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 Vel'Koz 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 to counter Vel'Koz during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath often gets more CS relative to Vel'Koz. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions 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 have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Cho'Gath versus Vel'Koz build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Frozen Heart. When Cho'Gath combined at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when fighting Vel'Koz than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average win rate of 46.4% when countering Vel'Koz with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of defeating Vel'Koz as Cho'Gath, you 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 combinations players chose for Cho'Gath vs Vel'Koz face-offs, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 46.4% winrate overall.

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