If you can proc Z-Drive Resonance on an enemy champion, it's worth taking risks to do so. The bonus Move Speed makes it easy to escape.
Phase Dive's dash is a great tool for setting up Ekko's other abilities. Use it to get double hits with Timewinder or get into position to detonate Parallel Convergence.
Chronobreak is a potent escape tool, but it can also be quite powerful when used offensively. Don't underestimate its damage potential.
Run away from Kog'Maw after he dies!!!!
The range on Living Artillery increases each rank.
Bio-Arcane Barrage allows Kog'Maw to kill Baron Nashor extremely early. It can be valuable to ward Nashor when Kog'Maw completes his Blade of the Ruined King.
Kog'Maw doesn't have a good escape ability, so he is especially prone to ganks.
The stat comparisons provided here highlight several significant Ekko against Kog'Maw counter stats that may help us understand the differences between the two. Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Kog'Maw..
Ekko normally has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Kog'Maw. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ekko usually fairs equally well when facing off against Kog'Maw, with a 49.8% win rate. As a result, Ekko makes an ok counter to Kog'Maw.
While Ekko does have a lower winrate than Kog'Maw, when facing one another, Ekko also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming character to learn. You should be careful when picking Ekko into Kog'Mawas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Additionally, Ekko has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kog'Maw. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Kog'Maw matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Ekko is a somewhat poor counter for Kog'Maw. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Ekko against Kog'Maw.
To learn all of the intricacies of Ekko to counter Kog'Maw during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ekko often picks up less CS compared to Kog'Maw. Champions who on average don't take much CS often 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 abilities 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 displayed on this page to do well.
The most important items to focus on in your Ekko versus Kog'Maw build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Ekko bought at least these three items in his build, he performed much better versus Kog'Maw than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Ekko boasted an average winrate of 49.8% when countering Kog'Maw with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest chance of defeating Kog'Maw as Ekko, you should take the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Ekko vs Kog'Maw face-offs, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.8% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Kog'Maw as Ekko are given for all ranked divisions. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a distinct player tier, you may use the selection menu at the top of this page.