Powerball can be used as an effective escape mechanism.
Using taunt on a champion by your tower can cause the tower to attack your enemy.
Tremors and Defensive Ball Curl can be used late in the game to obliterate towers. If you're bogged down in a team fight, it is often valuable to break off and attack the buildings.
Run away from Kog'Maw after he dies!!!!
The range on Living Artillery increases each rank.
Bio-Arcane Barrage allows Kog'Maw to kill Baron Nashor extremely early. It can be valuable to ward Nashor when Kog'Maw completes his Blade of the Ruined King.
Kog'Maw doesn't have a good escape ability, so he is especially prone to ganks.
The stat comparisons provided here show some strategic Rammus versus Kog'Maw matchup statistics that may help us explain the distinctions between the two. For instance, Rammus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Rammus may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kog'Maw. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.
Rammus normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he receives more damage than Kog'Maw. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Rammus usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Kog'Maw, with a 49.8% win rate. Therefore, Rammus makes an ok counter to Kog'Maw.
While Rammus does have a lower win rate compared to Kog'Maw, when on opposite teams, Rammus also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champion to learn. You should be careful when picking Rammus into Kog'Maw.
Furthermore, Rammus has a lot of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kog'Maw. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Rammus vs Kog'Maw matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Rammus is a somewhat poor counter to Kog'Maw. Make sure you focus your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Rammus against Kog'Maw.
If you would like to truly master Rammus to counter Kog'Maw during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Rammus often gets a lot less CS as Kog'Maw. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.
The best items to use in your Rammus versus Kog'Maw build include Turbo Chemtank, Thornmail, and Force of Nature. When Rammus used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs. Kog'Maw than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Rammus boasted an average winrate of 49.8% when countering Kog'Maw with this counter build.
To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Kog'Maw as Rammus, Rammus players should take the Aftershock, Font of Life, Conditioning, Unflinching, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Rammus vs Kog'Maw face-offs, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.8% win rate overall.
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