Jax benefits greatly from items that have both Ability Power and Attack Damage such as Guinsoo's Rageblade and Hextech Gunblade.
Jax can Leap Strike to friendly units, including wards. You can use them to plan your escape.
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.
Focus on preventing Cho'Gath from reaching his max size.
The stats shown here show some important Jax versus Cho'Gath counter statistics that can help you figure out the differences between the two. As an example, Jax’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Jax may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Cho'Gath..
Jax typically has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. On average, he receives less damage than Cho'Gath. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Jax usually loses when playing against Cho'Gath, with a 47.3% win rate. As a result, Jax makes a poor counter for Cho'Gath.
While Jax does have a lower winrate compared to Cho'Gath, when on opposite teams, Jax also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex character to develop with. You should be very concerned when picking Jax into Cho'Gath.
Moreover, Jax has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Cho'Gath. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Jax vs Cho'Gath matchups, Cho'Gath is the better champ with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Jax is a bad counter for Cho'Gath. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Jax against Cho'Gath.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Jax to counter Cho'Gath during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Jax typically gets a similar amount of CS relative to Cho'Gath. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.
The most important items to focus on in your Jax versus Cho'Gath build include Divine Sunderer, Frozen Heart, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Jax bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs. Cho'Gath than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Jax boasted an average win rate of 47.3% when countering Cho'Gath with this counter build.
To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Cho'Gath as Jax, you should use the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Jax vs Cho'Gath battles, this mix of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 47.3% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Cho'Gath as Jax are presented for all skill levels combined. If you would like to filter the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.