Use Overload's passive to optimize for maximum damage or maximum speed.
Ryze can move and cast other spells while Realm Warp is charging without cancelling the portal.
Spell Flux's short cooldown allows it to be used to spread Flux to many enemies.
Run away from Kog'Maw after he dies!!!!
The range on Living Artillery increases each rank.
Kog'Maw doesn't have a good escape ability, so he is especially prone to ganks.
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.
The stat comparisons provided here underscore several important Ryze versus Kog'Maw counter statistics that may help us realize the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Ryze’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Ryze may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Kog'Maw..
Ryze often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Kog'Maw. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ryze usually loses when trying to fight Kog'Maw, with a 44.2% win rate. Therefore, Ryze makes a bad counter for Kog'Maw.
While Ryze does have a much lower win rate than Kog'Maw, when on opposite teams, Ryze also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming character to develop with. You may get destroyed when picking Ryze into Kog'Mawas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Ryze also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kog'Maw. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ryze vs Kog'Maw matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Ryze is a trash counter for Kog'Maw. Focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Ryze against Kog'Maw.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Ryze in order to counter Kog'Maw during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ryze usually racks up a similar amount of CS relative to Kog'Maw. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The top items to have in your Ryze versus Kog'Maw build include Rod of Ages, Seraph's Embrace, and Rabadon's Deathcap. When Ryze incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better countering Kog'Maw than with many other typical builds. In fact, Ryze had an average win rate of 44.2% battling Kog'Maw with this counter build.
To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Kog'Maw as Ryze, Ryze players should take the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Waterwalking, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Ryze vs Kog'Maw LoL games, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 44.2% winrate overall.
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