Make the most out of your Icathian Surprise.
Use Void Ooze to set up a perfect Living Artillery.
Kog'Maw can outrange most champions with his Bio-Arcane Barrage ability.
Lucian cannot change the aim of The Culling. Take advantage of this by avoiding the angle of the bullets.
Lucian has strong burst, but little sustained damage.
Piercing Light does not give Lucian extra Attack Range. He still needs to find a target in range to line up his shot. Avoid Piercing Light by anticipating the angle Lucian will choose.
The stat comparisons shown on this page feature some valuable Kog'Maw versus Lucian counter statistics that can help you understand the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. As an example, Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lucian’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Kog'Maw may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Lucian..
Kog'Maw normally has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Lucian. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Kog'Maw usually wins when taking on Lucian, with a 56.0% win rate. Thus, Kog'Maw makes a fantastic counter for Lucian.
While Kog'Maw does have a much higher win rate than Lucian, when on opposite teams, Kog'Maw also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champ to learn. You should be be fine when picking Kog'Maw into Lucian.
Furthermore, Kog'Maw also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Lucian. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kog'Maw vs Lucian matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Kog'Maw is a great counter to Lucian. Focus your tactics on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Kog'Maw against Lucian.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Kog'Maw in order to counter Lucian during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Kog'Maw often gets a similar amount of CS relative to Lucian. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The ideal items to prioritize in your Kog'Maw versus Lucian build include Guinsoo's Rageblade, Runaan's Hurricane, and Wit's End. When Kog'Maw included at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Lucian than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Kog'Maw had an average win rate of 56.0% when countering Lucian with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Lucian as Kog'Maw, you should use the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Kog'Maw vs Lucian matchups, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 56.0% winrate overall.
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