Ryze vs Cho'Gath Counter Build

How to Beat Cho'Gath as Ryze


We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League games each and every week. In our dataset, Ryze faced off against Cho'Gath 6,895 times. With so many matchups for Ryze versus Cho'Gath gives us faith in our capability to prepare enlightening statistics and a pro build to annihilate your opposition.

This counter matchup is fairly rare. Ryze encounters Cho'Gath in only 3.1% of his rounds. Unfortunitally, Ryze does a terrible job of beating Cho'Gath. Normally, Ryze wins a lowly 46.0% of games the champions fight each other in. In Ryze versus Cho'Gath rounds, Ryze’s team is 1.0% less probable to get first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Cho'Gath.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Ryze Items to Counter Cho'Gath

The ideal items to prioritize in your Ryze versus Cho'Gath build include Seraph's Embrace, Cosmic Drive, and Luden's Tempest. When Ryze incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Cho'Gath than with most other commonly used builds.

Seraph's Embrace Item Cosmic Drive Item Luden's Tempest Item

Best Ryze Runes to Counter Cho'Gath

To have the highest chance of crushing Cho'Gath as Ryze, Ryze players should take the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Ravenous Hunter, and Taste of Blood runes. Of all the rune sets players chose for Ryze vs Cho'Gath counterpicks, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also included the best Cho'Gath runes to counterpick against Ryze to help you grasp how he will likely be built to try to beat you.

Best Ryze Runes

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood

Best Cho'Gath Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity


The following tables highlight some significant Ryze vs. Cho'Gath counter stats that can help you explain the distinctions between the pair. Ryze’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is not as good as Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio of 2.4, showing that Ryze may be less central to his team's team fighting capacity than Cho'Gath.

Battle Stats


Ryze Stats
5.8 6
Cho'Gath Stats


Ryze Stats
6.2 5.3
Cho'Gath Stats


Ryze Stats
6.5 6.5
Cho'Gath Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Ryze Stats
2.7 3
Cho'Gath Stats

Damage Dealt

Ryze Stats
21548 15902
Cho'Gath Stats

Damage Taken

Ryze Stats
20432 31233
Cho'Gath Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Ryze Stats
5.1 5.4
Cho'Gath Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Ryze Stats
0.8 0.9
Cho'Gath Stats

Dragons Killed

Ryze Stats
1.8 2.1
Cho'Gath Stats

Barons Killed

Ryze Stats
0.4 0.4
Cho'Gath Stats

Gold Earned

Ryze Stats
11193 10505
Cho'Gath Stats

Minions Killed

Ryze Stats
161 122
Cho'Gath Stats

Ryze normally has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Commonly, Ryze takes less damage than Cho'Gath. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Ryze usually racks up a bit more CS than Cho'Gath. Champs who on average don't finish with many minion kills usually don't require much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling fully off their skills and stats alone. However, champs with a lot of CS, such as ADCs, typically need a lot of items to be useful. In either case, try to do better than the averages displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6895 Ryze vs Cho'Gath 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 Cho'Gath as Ryze 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.