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

Cho'Gath vs Ziggs

How to Beat Ziggs as Cho'Gath in LoL Ziggs is in the b tier of champions
Tank Mage
Mage

How to Beat Ziggs as Cho'Gath

based on 573 Cho'Gath vs Ziggs matchups
Win Rate
48.3 %
K/D/A
2.22
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked LoL matches each and every week. Within our dataset, Cho'Gath faced off against Ziggs 573 times. Including so many games with Cho'Gath versus Ziggs provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce useful statistics and a supported build to annihilate your foe. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Cho'Gath fights Ziggs in only 1.3% of his rounds.

Cho'Gath vs Ziggs Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Cho'Gath has done a below average job of beating Ziggs. Normally, he wins a lowly 48.3% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Cho'Gath against Ziggs games, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Ziggs.

Best Cho'Gath vs Ziggs Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletThornmailFimbulwinter

Optional Items

Force of NatureFrozen HeartDemonic Embrace

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
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Ziggs as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Ziggs

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 Ziggs

Ziggs' ultimate, Mega Inferno Bomb, deals more damage in the center of the explosion.

Don't step on Ziggs' mines! They'll slow you and make it much easier for him to hit you with his other abiltiies.

Many of Ziggs' abilities have long cooldowns. Try catching him just after he's used his abilities.

Cho'Gath vs Ziggs Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
48.3 %
VS
Win Rate
51.7 %
Ziggs Image
5.9
< Kills >
5
5.4
< Deaths >
5.2
6.1
< Assists >
8.5
1.34
< Killing Sprees >
1.13
149
< Minions Killed >
164
0.51
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.63
2,359
< Physical Damage >
898
12,818
< Magic Damage >
26,350
3,726
< True Damage >
586
18,905
< Damage Dealt >
27,835
36,602
< Damage Taken >
17,293
11,432
< Gold Earned >
11,472
2.01
< Towers >
3.07
0.23
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
8,375
< Total Healing >
1,723
14,488
< Experience >
13,805
18
< Vision Score >
22
8
< Wards Placed >
10
1,119
< Time Dealing CC >
261

How to Counter Ziggs with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stats provided here show some significant Cho'Gath against Ziggs counter stats that may help you realize the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ziggs’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Ziggs..

Cho'Gath often has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he receives more damage than Ziggs. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Ziggs

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Ziggs
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Ziggs

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Ziggs?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually loses when playing against Ziggs, with a 48.3% win rate. Therefore, Cho'Gath makes a bad counter to Ziggs.

While Cho'Gath does have a lower winrate compared to Ziggs, when on opposite teams, Cho'Gath also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more complex champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Cho'Gath into Ziggs.

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

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Ziggs matchups, Ziggs is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Cho'Gath is a somewhat poor counter to Ziggs. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Cho'Gath against Ziggs.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Ziggs as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 573 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 Ziggs 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 to counter Ziggs during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath often accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Ziggs. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The top items to have in your Cho'Gath versus Ziggs build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Fimbulwinter. When Cho'Gath combined at least these three items in his build, he performed much better vs Ziggs than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath had an average win rate of 48.3% when playing against Ziggs with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Ziggs 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. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Cho'Gath vs Ziggs battles, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.3% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Ziggs as Cho'Gath are shown for all ranked divisions. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to a distinct division, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.