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.
Don't step on Ziggs' mines! They'll slow you and make it much easier for him to hit you with his other abiltiies.
Ziggs' ultimate, Mega Inferno Bomb, deals more damage in the center of the explosion.
Many of Ziggs' abilities have long cooldowns. Try catching him just after he's used his abilities.
The stats shown on this page show several vital Kog'Maw vs. Ziggs matchup statistics that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Ziggs’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Kog'Maw may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Ziggs..
Kog'Maw normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Typically, he receives more damage than Ziggs. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Kog'Maw usually loses when facing off against Ziggs, with a 48.2% win rate. As a result, Kog'Maw makes a poor counter for Ziggs.
While Kog'Maw does have a lower winrate than Ziggs, when they face off with one another, Kog'Maw also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Kog'Maw into Ziggs.
Moreover, Kog'Maw also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ziggs. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kog'Maw vs Ziggs matchups, Ziggs is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Kog'Maw is a somewhat poor counter for Ziggs. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Kog'Maw against Ziggs.
To learn all of the intricacies of Kog'Maw in order to counter Ziggs during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Kog'Maw most often picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Ziggs. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The best items to prioritize in your Kog'Maw versus Ziggs build consist of Guinsoo's Rageblade, Runaan's Hurricane, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Kog'Maw incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs. Ziggs than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Kog'Maw boasted an average winrate of 48.2% when countering Ziggs with these items in his kit.
To have the highest chance of beating Ziggs 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. Of all the runes players used for Kog'Maw vs Ziggs counter picks, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.2% win rate overall.
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