How to Synergize Cho'Gath with Skarner on the Same Team Cho'Gath is in the a tier of champions

Cho'Gath with Skarner

How to Win With Cho'Gath and Skarner Paired Together Skarner is in the s tier of champions
Tank Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Synergize Cho'Gath and Skarner

based on 121 Cho'Gath with Skarner pairs
Win Rate
50.4 %
K/D/A
2.39
Pick Rate
0.4 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We take in the stats from from millions of League matches straight from Riot Games each and every week. Cho'Gath has fought alongside Skarner in 121 recently played, ranked matches. By pooling so much accurate data straight from the makers of League of Legends, we feel confident that we can showcase high-quality, accurate builds to help Cho'Gath synergize with Skarner. It is very rare for Cho'Gath to play with Skarner on the same side. This pairing has only happened in about 0.4% of matches with Cho'Gath.

Cho'Gath Skarner Synergy Summary

Cho'Gath has done a ok job of teaming up with Skarner. Usually, he wins an acceptable 50.4% of games the champs fight alongside one another. If you want to do better as Cho'Gath when playing with Skarner by learning how to better synergize your tactics with him, then dig into the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Cho'Gath Skarner Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletWarmog's ArmorDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Thornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Cho'Gath to level up e
>
Second ability for Cho'Gath to level up w
>
Last skill for Cho'Gath to max out q

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishSecond WindOvergrowth
Domination Cheap ShotUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Armor Armor
Cho'Gath's passive ability p
Cho'Gath q ability q
Cho'Gath w ability w
Cho'Gath e ability e
Cho'Gath's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Cho'Gath and Skarner

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath with Skarner

If you're having difficulty feasting upon champions, try eating minions until you're larger.

Using Rupture on creeps in combination with Carnivore is a good way to gain Health and Mana.

Try to line up your attacks with Vorpal Spikes so that they kill minions and harass enemy champions at the same time.

Advice to Understand How Skarner Will Play

Capturing Crystal Spires before attempting neutral objectives or team fights around them improves Skarner's performance in said fights dramatically.

Impale is extremely powerful when you use it to position an enemy so your allies can attack them.

Basic attacks reduce the cooldown of Crystal Slash. Use them as often as possible for maximum damage.

Cho'Gath Skarner Synergy Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
50.4 %
VS
Win Rate
49.6 %
Skarner Image
6.9
< Kills >
5.8
5.7
< Deaths >
5.7
6.7
< Assists >
6.4
1.56
< Killing Sprees >
1.3
158
< Minions Killed >
145
0.4
< Dragons Killed >
0.48
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.45
2,443
< Physical Damage >
2,277
14,167
< Magic Damage >
12,765
4,192
< True Damage >
3,658
20,802
< Damage Dealt >
18,701
35,934
< Damage Taken >
34,985
11,796
< Gold Earned >
11,183
2.11
< Towers >
2
0.27
< Baron Takedowns >
0.19
7,470
< Total Healing >
7,705
14,604
< Experience >
14,002
18
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
9
1,050
< Time Dealing CC >
1,035

How to Play with Skarner as Cho'Gath in LoL

The Cho'Gath Skarner synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Skarner, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Cho'Gath sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Skarner. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This worsening shows that Skarner helps Cho'Gath perform poorer in ranked League of Legends matches. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Cho'Gath is paired with Skarner, he sees a sizeable uptick in his total damage dealt. This difference could demonstrate that Skarner supports by providing cover for him to deal more damage or that his presence on the team also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Cho'Gath is played together with Skarner on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays without Skarner. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing alongside Skarner.

Additionally, when Cho'Gath plays with Skarner on the same team, he often receives a little more damage than when he plays alone. Receiving more damage may indicate that Skarner does a poor job of protecting Cho'Gath during teamfights.

Synergies between Cho'Gath and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath with Skarner
Cho'Gath
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Cho'Gath
Skarner
Synergy

Is Cho'Gath better when played alongside Skarner?

There is no top companion for Cho'Gath that will 100% of the time be his best ally. However, Skarner is a pretty good companion for Cho'Gath. By locking into the same side as Cho'Gath, he raises their win rate by 1.3% to 50.4%. This proves that there is a potentially meaningful bond between Cho'Gath and Skarner that allows them to perform stronger together than alone.

Skarner has a lower difficulty than Cho'Gath. That means you don't need to be very careful when lining up Skarner comrades to play with, as they will have to have a lower level of skill to work well with you.

Fighting alongside, you should witness an overall large increase in your team’s ability to soak up damage. When paired, these champs might be able to provide enough cover for their team's carries.

In contrast, by grouping Cho'Gath and Skarner together, you probably will not be providing your other allies a lot of AD. Plan to include other champions on your team that nullifies this relative hole in this pairing's playstyle.

Regardless of your Skarner ally's skill level, you should focus on increasing your gold income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

How We Calculated Our Cho'Gath Skarner Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Cho'Gath and Skarner, we analyzed 121 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Cho'Gath with Skarner comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

To learn all of the intricacies of Cho'Gath in order to synergize with Skarner during both the lane and mid / late game phases of LoL, you should keep reading to pick up some more tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you should grow your win rate significantly.

The ideal items to include in your Cho'Gath and Skarner synergy build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Warmog's Armor, and Demonic Embrace. When Cho'Gath included at least these three finished items in his build, he performed a lot better when paired up with Skarner than with most other common builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average win rate of 50.4% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Skarner with this build.

To have the highest probability of beating your oponents, Cho'Gath players should equip the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for this champion pairing, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to synergize Skarner with Cho'Gath are presented for all ranked divisions. To scope the statistics and builds to a distinct player tier, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.