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

Cho'Gath vs Zeri

How to Beat Zeri as Cho'Gath in LoL Zeri is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Zeri as Cho'Gath

based on 1,395 Cho'Gath vs Zeri matchups
Win Rate
50.5 %
K/D/A
2.24
Pick Rate
3.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Zeri as Cho'Gath resulted from an evaluation of 1395 ranked matches where both champs faced one another. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Cho'Gath fights Zeri in only 3.3% of his matches.

Cho'Gath vs Zeri Matchup Summary

Cho'Gath does a average job of beating Zeri. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.5% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Cho'Gath versus Zeri matches, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.1% more expected to get first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood against Zeri.

Best Cho'Gath vs Zeri 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 GauntletThornmailGargoyle Stoneplate

Optional Items

Frozen HeartWarmog's ArmorDemonic EmbraceForce of Nature

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

Guide to Countering Zeri as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Zeri

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.

Cho'Gath vs Zeri Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
50.5 %
VS
Win Rate
49.5 %
Zeri Image
5.6
< Kills >
6.7
5.4
< Deaths >
5.8
6.5
< Assists >
7.3
1.24
< Killing Sprees >
1.5
145
< Minions Killed >
169
0.49
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.52
2,313
< Physical Damage >
10,990
12,293
< Magic Damage >
11,649
3,584
< True Damage >
1,042
18,192
< Damage Dealt >
23,682
34,647
< Damage Taken >
20,340
11,135
< Gold Earned >
12,083
2.16
< Towers >
2.16
0.19
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
7,763
< Total Healing >
2,353
13,881
< Experience >
12,632
18
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
1,039
< Time Dealing CC >
125

How to Counter Zeri with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize several valuable Cho'Gath against Zeri counter stats that may help you explain the differences between the two. Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Zeri’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Zeri..

Cho'Gath often has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he takes more damage than Zeri. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Zeri

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Zeri
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Zeri

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Zeri?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Cho'Gath usually fairs equally well when facing off against Zeri, with a 50.5% win rate. As a result, Cho'Gath makes an ok counter for Zeri.

While Cho'Gath does have a higher win rate than Zeri, when facing one another, Cho'Gath also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Cho'Gath into Zeri.

Moreover, Cho'Gath has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Zeri. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, 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 Zeri matchups, Cho'Gath is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Cho'Gath is a decent counter to Zeri. Focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Zeri.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Zeri as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 1,395 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 Zeri 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 learn all of the intricacies of Cho'Gath in order to counter Zeri during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath on average racks up a similar amount of CS as Zeri. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The top items to have in your Cho'Gath versus Zeri build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Gargoyle Stoneplate. When Cho'Gath incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs Zeri than with many other common item sets. In fact, Cho'Gath had an average winrate of 50.5% battling Zeri with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of annihilating Zeri 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 sets players picked for Cho'Gath vs Zeri counters, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.5% winrate overall.

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