How to Win Ekko vs Kog'Maw Counter Matchup Ekko is in the s tier of champions

Ekko vs Kog'Maw

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Ekko in LoL Kog'Maw is in the b tier of champions
Assassin Fighter
Marksman Mage

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Ekko

based on 1,543 Ekko vs Kog'Maw matchups
Win Rate
49.8 %
K/D/A
2.69
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League matches every week. Within our data, Ekko fought Kog'Maw in 1543 games. Using so many games with Ekko versus Kog'Maw gives us a lot of confidence in our ability to prepare actionable data and a supported build to counter Kog'Maw. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Ekko is forced to battle against Kog'Maw in only 1.4% of his matches.

Ekko vs Kog'Maw Matchup Summary

Ekko does a ok job of countering Kog'Maw. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.8% of the time the champions fight each other in. In Ekko against Kog'Maw rounds, Ekko’s side is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Kog'Maw.

Best Ekko vs Kog'Maw Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandHextech Alternator

Core Ekko Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapNashor's Tooth

Optional Items

Lich BaneShadowflameZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Ekko to level up q
>
Second ability for Ekko to level up e
>
Last skill for Ekko to max out w

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Ekko's passive ability p
Ekko q ability q
Ekko w ability w
Ekko e ability e
Ekko's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
15
W
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R

Guide to Countering Kog'Maw as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Kog'Maw

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.

Advice to Win Against Kog'Maw

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.

Ekko vs Kog'Maw Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
49.8 %
VS
Win Rate
50.2 %
Kog'Maw Image
7.9
< Kills >
7.4
5.5
< Deaths >
6.6
6.9
< Assists >
7.2
1.79
< Killing Sprees >
1.71
91
< Minions Killed >
167
0.97
< Dragons Killed >
0.21
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.53
2,415
< Physical Damage >
10,562
17,058
< Magic Damage >
12,599
1,358
< True Damage >
2,601
20,832
< Damage Dealt >
25,764
30,571
< Damage Taken >
21,798
12,572
< Gold Earned >
12,324
1.97
< Towers >
2.18
0.2
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
9,705
< Total Healing >
2,516
14,140
< Experience >
13,238
20
< Vision Score >
18
6
< Wards Placed >
9
376
< Time Dealing CC >
254

How to Counter Kog'Maw with Ekko in LoL

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.

Differences between Ekko and Kog'Maw

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Kog'Maw
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Kog'Maw

Who is Better, Ekko or Kog'Maw?

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.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Kog'Maw Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kog'Maw as Ekko, we analyzed 1,543 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 Kog'Maw as Ekko 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

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.

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