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.
Stand away from your creeps in a lane to take less collateral damage from Explosive Charge.
If you see Tristana activate Rapid Fire in a fight, stun her and try to back off until the spell dissipates.
The stats shown here emphasize several influential Kog'Maw against Tristana matchup stats that can help us appreciate the distinctions between this set of champions. Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Tristana’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Kog'Maw may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Tristana..
Kog'Maw typically has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Tristana. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional 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 trying to fight Tristana, with a 51.5% win rate. Therefore, Kog'Maw makes a good counter to Tristana.
While Kog'Maw does have a higher win rate compared to Tristana, when on opposite teams, Kog'Maw also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex champ to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Kog'Maw into Tristana.
Moreover, Kog'Maw also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Tristana. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kog'Maw vs Tristana matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Kog'Maw is a decent counter for Tristana. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Kog'Maw against Tristana.
To learn all of the intricacies of Kog'Maw in order to counter Tristana during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Kog'Maw on average accumulates a similar amount of CS as Tristana. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.
The top items to have in your Kog'Maw versus Tristana build include Guinsoo's Rageblade, Wit's End, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Kog'Maw used at least these three items in his build, he did much better when fighting Tristana than with many other common builds. In fact, Kog'Maw had an average winrate of 51.5% when countering Tristana with this build.
To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Tristana as Kog'Maw, you should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Kog'Maw vs Tristana clashes, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 51.5% winrate overall.
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