How to Win Kog'Maw vs Pantheon Counter Matchup Kog'Maw is in the a tier of champions

Kog'Maw vs Pantheon

How to Beat Pantheon as Kog'Maw in LoL Pantheon is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Pantheon as Kog'Maw

based on 490 Kog'Maw vs Pantheon matchups
Win Rate
47.8 %
K/D/A
2.11
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Pantheon as Kog'Maw resulted from an analysis of 490 ranked games where both champs opposed one another. This particular champ pairing is relatively rare. Kog'Maw fights Pantheon in only 2.5% of his games.

Kog'Maw vs Pantheon Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Kog'Maw has done a poor job of countering Pantheon. Normally, he wins a lowly 47.8% of games the champions fight each other in. In Kog'Maw against Pantheon rounds, Kog'Maw’s side is 0.2% less expected to get first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Pantheon.

Best Kog'Maw vs Pantheon Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordDagger

Core Kog'Maw Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowRunaan's HurricaneGuinsoo's Rageblade

Optional Items

Titanic HydraBlade of The Ruined KingWit's End

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Kog'Maw to level up w
>
Second ability for Kog'Maw to level up q
>
Last skill for Kog'Maw to max out e

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: BloodlineLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningOvergrowth
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Kog'Maw's passive ability p
Kog'Maw q ability q
Kog'Maw w ability w
Kog'Maw e ability e
Kog'Maw's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Pantheon as Kog'Maw

Tips for Playing as Kog'Maw against Pantheon

Make the most out of your Icathian Surprise.

Kog'Maw can outrange most champions with his Bio-Arcane Barrage ability.

Use Void Ooze to set up a perfect Living Artillery.

Advice to Win Against Pantheon

Pantheon's Aegis Assault makes him invulnerable from the front. Get behind him or wait it out.

Grand Starfall gives several seconds of warning before Pantheon arrives. Use this time to get out of the way or to form a plan to deal with him.

Be careful near Pantheon if your health is low - a thrown Comet Spear executes low health enemies.

Kog'Maw vs Pantheon Counter Stats

Kog'Maw Image
Win Rate
47.8 %
VS
Win Rate
52.2 %
Pantheon Image
8
< Kills >
7.5
7.2
< Deaths >
7.1
7.2
< Assists >
8.1
1.9
< Killing Sprees >
1.73
157
< Minions Killed >
91
0.19
< Dragons Killed >
0.21
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.47
8,288
< Physical Damage >
16,529
11,947
< Magic Damage >
804
2,856
< True Damage >
1,212
23,092
< Damage Dealt >
18,546
19,851
< Damage Taken >
22,323
12,310
< Gold Earned >
10,949
2.1
< Towers >
1.75
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,180
< Total Healing >
2,766
13,078
< Experience >
12,655
18
< Vision Score >
30
8
< Wards Placed >
13
249
< Time Dealing CC >
62

How to Counter Pantheon with Kog'Maw in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several vital Kog'Maw against Pantheon matchup stats that can help you explain the differences between the pair. As an example, Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Pantheon’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Kog'Maw may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Pantheon..

Kog'Maw usually has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Pantheon. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Kog'Maw and Pantheon

Damage Types Compared

Kog'Maw
Pantheon
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kog'Maw
Pantheon

Who is Better, Kog'Maw or Pantheon?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Kog'Maw usually loses when playing against Pantheon, with a 47.8% win rate. Thus, Kog'Maw makes a poor counter for Pantheon.

While Kog'Maw does have a lower win rate than Pantheon, when they face off with one another, Kog'Maw also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Kog'Maw into Pantheon.

Furthermore, Kog'Maw has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Pantheon. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Kog'Maw is a trash counter to Pantheon. Make sure you focus your actions on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Kog'Maw against Pantheon.

Additional Information for Kog'Maw Players

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

For this guide on countering Pantheon as Kog'Maw, we analyzed 490 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 Pantheon as Kog'Maw 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 Kog'Maw to counter Pantheon during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kog'Maw usually racks up more CS relative to Pantheon. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Kog'Maw versus Pantheon build include Immortal Shieldbow, Runaan's Hurricane, and Guinsoo's Rageblade. When Kog'Maw used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Pantheon than with many other typical builds. In fact, Kog'Maw boasted an average winrate of 47.8% when playing against Pantheon with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Pantheon as Kog'Maw, Kog'Maw players should use the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Kog'Maw vs Pantheon fights, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 47.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Pantheon as Kog'Maw are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. To narrow the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.