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

Elise vs Kog'Maw

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

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Elise

based on 367 Elise vs Kog'Maw matchups
Win Rate
48.8 %
K/D/A
2.46
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds every week. Within our data, Elise battled Kog'Maw in 367 games. Using so many games with Elise versus Kog'Maw provides us confidence in our capability to produce enlightening data and a pro build to counter your enemy. This champion pairing is fairly rare. Elise is forced to battle against Kog'Maw in only 1.5% of her games.

Elise vs Kog'Maw Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Elise does a below average job of countering Kog'Maw. Normally, she wins a acceptable 48.8% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Elise against Kog'Maw rounds, Elise’s team is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood, indicating that she most likely will get first blood against Kog'Maw.

Best Elise vs Kog'Maw Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision TriumphCoup de Grace
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Kog'Maw as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Kog'Maw

Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.

When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.

Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.

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.

Elise vs Kog'Maw Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
48.8 %
VS
Win Rate
51.2 %
Kog'Maw Image
7.3
< Kills >
7.6
6.1
< Deaths >
6.6
7.7
< Assists >
6.9
1.74
< Killing Sprees >
1.77
34
< Minions Killed >
169
1.37
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.44
1,321
< Physical Damage >
10,136
15,922
< Magic Damage >
12,810
1,391
< True Damage >
2,506
18,635
< Damage Dealt >
25,454
27,064
< Damage Taken >
21,569
11,197
< Gold Earned >
12,462
1.76
< Towers >
2.08
0.31
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
8,336
< Total Healing >
2,449
12,613
< Experience >
13,090
25
< Vision Score >
19
6
< Wards Placed >
9
153
< Time Dealing CC >
257

How to Counter Kog'Maw with Elise in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page feature several strategic Elise versus Kog'Maw counter stats that may help us figure out the differences between the two. As an example, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Kog'Maw..

Elise usually has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. Typically, she takes more damage than Kog'Maw. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Elise and Kog'Maw

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Kog'Maw
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Kog'Maw

Who is Better, Elise or Kog'Maw?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Elise usually loses when playing against Kog'Maw, with a 48.8% win rate. Therefore, Elise makes a bad counter for Kog'Maw.

While Elise does have a lower win rate than Kog'Maw, when they face off with one another, Elise also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging character to learn. You should be careful when picking Elise into Kog'Mawas her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Elise has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kog'Maw. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Elise vs Kog'Maw matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Elise is a somewhat poor counter to Kog'Maw. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Elise against Kog'Maw.

Additional Information for Elise Players

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

For this guide on countering Kog'Maw as Elise, we analyzed 367 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 Elise 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 truly master Elise in order to counter Kog'Maw during both the lane 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 stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise on average accumulates a lot less CS relative to Kog'Maw. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Elise versus Kog'Maw build consist of Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise used at least these three items in her build, she performed much better when facing Kog'Maw than with most other common item sets. In fact, Elise had an average win rate of 48.8% battling Kog'Maw with these items in her kit.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Kog'Maw as Elise, Elise players should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Triumph, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Elise vs Kog'Maw matchups, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 48.8% win rate overall.

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