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

Irelia vs Cho'Gath

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

How to Beat Cho'Gath as Irelia

based on 3,772 Irelia vs Cho'Gath matchups
Win Rate
51.1 %
K/D/A
1.87
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL games that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Cho'Gath as Irelia resulted from an examination of 3772 ranked rounds where both champions fought one another. This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Irelia has to counter Cho'Gath in only 2.1% of her rounds.

Irelia vs Cho'Gath Matchup Summary

Irelia has done a decent job of countering Cho'Gath. Typically, she wins a acceptable 51.1% of the time the champs oppose one another in. In Irelia vs Cho'Gath rounds, Irelia’s team is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Cho'Gath.

Best Irelia vs Cho'Gath Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
PickaxeVampiric Scepter

Core Irelia Items

~22 Mins
Jak'Sho, The ProteanRavenous HydraWit's End

Optional Items

Guardian AngelDeath's DanceFrozen HeartBlade of The Ruined King

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Magic Resist
Irelia's passive ability p
Irelia q ability q
Irelia w ability w
Irelia e ability e
Irelia's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Cho'Gath as Irelia

Tips for Playing as Irelia against Cho'Gath

Flawless Duet does not have a maximum travel distance, try using it in creative ways.

Defiant Dance is not interrupted by crowd control, try timing it for incoming disables.

Use Bladesurge to cover great distances by targeting low life minions on your way to champion targets.

Advice to Win Against Cho'Gath

Focus on preventing Cho'Gath from reaching his max size.

Rupture has a smoke cloud indicating the area it will strike. Try to watch out for it to prevent Cho'Gath from being able to combo his abilities.

Purchasing a few HP items decreases the chances of Cho'Gath killing you quickly.

Irelia vs Cho'Gath Counter Stats

Irelia Image
Win Rate
51.1 %
VS
Win Rate
48.9 %
Cho'Gath Image
7.9
< Kills >
6.5
7.1
< Deaths >
5.8
5.4
< Assists >
6.3
1.76
< Killing Sprees >
1.45
191
< Minions Killed >
132
0.11
< Dragons Killed >
0.44
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.44
17,534
< Physical Damage >
3,633
6,916
< Magic Damage >
12,399
984
< True Damage >
4,258
25,435
< Damage Dealt >
20,292
30,958
< Damage Taken >
39,640
12,755
< Gold Earned >
11,073
2.24
< Towers >
1.94
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.18
6,153
< Total Healing >
7,377
14,633
< Experience >
14,084
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
100
< Time Dealing CC >
825

How to Counter Cho'Gath with Irelia in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore several strategic Irelia against Cho'Gath counter statistics that may help you grasp the distinctions between this pair of champs. Irelia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Cho'Gath’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Irelia may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Cho'Gath..

Irelia typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Cho'Gath. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Irelia and Cho'Gath

Damage Types Compared

Irelia
Cho'Gath
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Irelia
Cho'Gath

Who is Better, Irelia or Cho'Gath?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Irelia usually wins when facing off against Cho'Gath, with a 51.1% win rate. Thus, Irelia makes a good counter for Cho'Gath.

While Irelia does have a higher winrate than Cho'Gath, when facing one another, Irelia also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more complex character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Irelia into Cho'Gath.

Furthermore, Irelia has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Cho'Gath. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Irelia vs Cho'Gath matchups, Irelia is the better champion with a higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Irelia is a decent counter to Cho'Gath. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Irelia against Cho'Gath.

Additional Information for Irelia Players

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

For this guide on countering Cho'Gath as Irelia, we analyzed 3,772 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 Irelia 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 truly master Irelia in order to counter Cho'Gath during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Irelia usually picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Cho'Gath. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Irelia versus Cho'Gath build include Jak'Sho, The Protean, Ravenous Hydra, and Wit's End. When Irelia used at least these three items in her build, she did much better countering Cho'Gath than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Irelia boasted an average winrate of 51.1% battling Cho'Gath with this counter build.

To have the best probability of vanquishing Cho'Gath as Irelia, Irelia players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Irelia vs Cho'Gath battles, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.1% winrate overall.

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