Fiddlesticks vs Cho'Gath Counter Build

How to Beat Cho'Gath as Fiddlesticks


We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL games each and every week. In our dataset, Fiddlesticks fought Cho'Gath 16,915 times. Including so many games with Fiddlesticks versus Cho'Gath provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to produce enlightening stats and a pro build to defeat your opponent.

This particular champ pairing is relatively rare. Fiddlesticks fights Cho'Gath in only 3.4% of his games. Unfortunitally, Fiddlesticks does a below average job of countering Cho'Gath. Normally, he wins a lowly 47.0% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Fiddlesticks against Cho'Gath games, Fiddlesticks’s team is 3.0% less likely to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Cho'Gath.

Matchups Analyzed


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Team First Blood


Best Fiddlesticks Items to Counter Cho'Gath

The most important items to prioritize in your Fiddlesticks versus Cho'Gath build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Fiddlesticks incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs Cho'Gath than with most other common item sets.

Hextech Rocketbelt Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item Demonic Embrace Item

Best Fiddlesticks Runes to Counter Cho'Gath

To have the best probability of annihilating Cho'Gath as Fiddlesticks, you should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Gathering Storm runes. Of all the runes we have analyed for Fiddlesticks vs Cho'Gath matchups, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also shown the top Cho'Gath runes to counterpick against Fiddlesticks in order to help you infer how he will probably be built against your champ.

Best Fiddlesticks Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm

Best Cho'Gath Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity


The subsequent tables show several significant Fiddlesticks vs. Cho'Gath counter statistics that may help us realize the differences and similarities between the pair. Fiddlesticks’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is similar to Cho'Gath’s ratio of 2.4, demonstrating that Fiddlesticks may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability than Cho'Gath.

Battle Stats


Fiddlesticks Stats
5.2 6.1
Cho'Gath Stats


Fiddlesticks Stats
6.2 5.4
Cho'Gath Stats


Fiddlesticks Stats
8.8 6.6
Cho'Gath Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Fiddlesticks Stats
2.4 3
Cho'Gath Stats

Damage Dealt

Fiddlesticks Stats
17046 16949
Cho'Gath Stats

Damage Taken

Fiddlesticks Stats
29074 31859
Cho'Gath Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Fiddlesticks Stats
5 5.4
Cho'Gath Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Fiddlesticks Stats
0.8 0.9
Cho'Gath Stats

Dragons Killed

Fiddlesticks Stats
1.8 2.1
Cho'Gath Stats

Barons Killed

Fiddlesticks Stats
0.4 0.4
Cho'Gath Stats

Gold Earned

Fiddlesticks Stats
10092 10606
Cho'Gath Stats

Minions Killed

Fiddlesticks Stats
36 123
Cho'Gath Stats

Fiddlesticks normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. Typically, Fiddlesticks receives a similar amount of damage to Cho'Gath. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Fiddlesticks often takes many fewer minion kills than Cho'Gath. Champs who on average don't earn much CS normally do not need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with plenty of CS, such as carries, typically need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to beat the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 16915 Fiddlesticks vs Cho'Gath 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 Cho'Gath as Fiddlesticks 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.