How to Win Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath Counter Matchup Tahm Kench is in the a tier of champions

Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath

How to Beat Cho'Gath as Tahm Kench in LoL Cho'Gath is in the b tier of champions
Support Tank
Tank Mage

How to Beat Cho'Gath as Tahm Kench

based on 487 Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath matchups
Win Rate
49.9 %
K/D/A
2.44
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League games each week. Within our data, Tahm Kench battled Cho'Gath in 487 matches. Having so many matchups for Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath gives us confidence in our ability to produce actionable data and a supported build to annihilate your opposition. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Tahm Kench encounters Cho'Gath in only 1.6% of his matches.

Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath Matchup Summary

Tahm Kench has done a ok job of beating Cho'Gath. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.9% of the time the champions oppose one another in. In Tahm Kench against Cho'Gath matches, Tahm Kench’s side is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood against Cho'Gath.

Best Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Tahm Kench Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletSpirit VisageThornmail

Optional Items

Force of NatureBulwark of the Mountain

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Tahm Kench to level up q
>
Second ability for Tahm Kench to level up w
>
Last skill for Tahm Kench to max out e

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying Shield BashSecond WindUnflinching
Precision TriumphLegend: Alacrity
AttackSpeed Armor Armor
Tahm Kench's passive ability p
Tahm Kench q ability q
Tahm Kench w ability w
Tahm Kench e ability e
Tahm Kench's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Cho'Gath as Tahm Kench

Tips for Playing as Tahm Kench against Cho'Gath

Consider carefully when to use Thick Skin's active. Sometimes shielding early to avoid further damage is good, but sometimes the healing is more beneficial.

Your most important function as a support is to keep fragile allies safe. Keep Devour's range and cooldown in mind and position accordingly!

Advice to Win Against Cho'Gath

Rupture has a smoke cloud indicating the area it will strike. Try to watch out for it to prevent Cho'Gath from being able to combo his abilities.

Purchasing a few HP items decreases the chances of Cho'Gath killing you quickly.

Focus on preventing Cho'Gath from reaching his max size.

Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath Counter Stats

Tahm Kench Image
Win Rate
49.9 %
VS
Win Rate
50.1 %
Cho'Gath Image
4.4
< Kills >
5.7
5.5
< Deaths >
5.9
9
< Assists >
6.7
0.96
< Killing Sprees >
1.28
110
< Minions Killed >
136
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.48
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.46
2,876
< Physical Damage >
2,457
13,926
< Magic Damage >
13,928
583
< True Damage >
3,409
17,386
< Damage Dealt >
19,795
32,296
< Damage Taken >
34,427
9,845
< Gold Earned >
10,897
1.87
< Towers >
2.07
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.16
8,951
< Total Healing >
7,519
12,607
< Experience >
13,488
22
< Vision Score >
17
11
< Wards Placed >
8
608
< Time Dealing CC >
968

How to Counter Cho'Gath with Tahm Kench in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several important Tahm Kench vs. Cho'Gath counter stats that may help us realize the differences and similarities between the two. Tahm Kench’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Cho'Gath’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Tahm Kench may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Cho'Gath..

Tahm Kench often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Cho'Gath. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Tahm Kench and Cho'Gath

Damage Types Compared

Tahm Kench
Cho'Gath
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Tahm Kench
Cho'Gath

Who is Better, Tahm Kench or Cho'Gath?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Tahm Kench usually fairs equally well when facing off against Cho'Gath, with a 49.9% win rate. As a result, Tahm Kench makes an ok counter to Cho'Gath.

While Tahm Kench does have a lower win rate compared to Cho'Gath, when on opposite teams, Tahm Kench also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Tahm Kench into Cho'Gath.

Furthermore, Tahm Kench also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Cho'Gath. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath matchups, Cho'Gath is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Tahm Kench is a somewhat poor counter for Cho'Gath. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Tahm Kench against Cho'Gath.

Additional Information for Tahm Kench Players

How We Calculated Our Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Cho'Gath as Tahm Kench, we analyzed 487 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 Tahm Kench 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Tahm Kench to counter Cho'Gath during both the lane 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 pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Tahm Kench usually accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Cho'Gath. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Tahm Kench versus Cho'Gath build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Spirit Visage, and Thornmail. When Tahm Kench used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Cho'Gath than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Tahm Kench boasted an average winrate of 49.9% when countering Cho'Gath with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of beating Cho'Gath as Tahm Kench, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Second Wind, Unflinching, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath fights, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.9% winrate overall.

If you would like to get Tahm Kench vs Cho'Gath tips and builds for a a specific division rank, feel free to choose one from the selection menu provided above. If viewing for the first time, the statistics and strategies displayed are computed using every round run with both champs.