How to Synergize Cho'Gath with Tahm Kench on the Same Team Cho'Gath is in the b tier of champions

Cho'Gath with Tahm Kench

How to Win With Cho'Gath and Tahm Kench Paired Together Tahm Kench is in the a tier of champions
Tank Mage
Support Tank

How to Synergize Cho'Gath and Tahm Kench

based on 215 Cho'Gath with Tahm Kench pairs
Win Rate
47 %
K/D/A
2.21
Pick Rate
0.6 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we pull data from from millions of LoL rounds directly from Riot Games each week. Cho'Gath has gone into battle with Tahm Kench in 215 recent, competitive matches. By pooling so much accurate data straight from the developers of League of Legends, we are completely sure that we can produce robust, accurate builds to help Cho'Gath play with Tahm Kench. It is very rare for Cho'Gath to play with Tahm Kench as allies. This pairing has only happened in approx. 0.6% of matches with Cho'Gath.

Cho'Gath Tahm Kench Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Cho'Gath has done a below average job of playing alongside Tahm Kench. On average, he wins a poor 47.0% of the time the champions fight together on the same side. If you want to do better as Cho'Gath when fighting on the same team as Tahm Kench by figuring out how to better synergize your playstyle with him, then review the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Cho'Gath Tahm Kench Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisFimbulwinterDemonic 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 q
>
Last skill for Cho'Gath to max out w

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
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
E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Cho'Gath and Tahm Kench

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath with Tahm Kench

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 Tahm Kench Will Play

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!

Cho'Gath Tahm Kench Synergy Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
47 %
VS
Win Rate
53 %
Tahm Kench Image
6.2
< Kills >
5.6
5.7
< Deaths >
5.7
6.4
< Assists >
6.3
1.39
< Killing Sprees >
1.28
145
< Minions Killed >
145
0.57
< Dragons Killed >
0.47
0.38
< Inhibitors >
0.45
2,166
< Physical Damage >
2,248
13,700
< Magic Damage >
12,588
3,910
< True Damage >
3,547
19,777
< Damage Dealt >
18,384
35,389
< Damage Taken >
34,354
11,438
< Gold Earned >
11,067
1.93
< Towers >
1.99
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.18
7,881
< Total Healing >
7,533
14,008
< Experience >
13,868
18
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
1,016
< Time Dealing CC >
1,012

How to Play with Tahm Kench as Cho'Gath in LoL

The Cho'Gath Tahm Kench synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Tahm Kench, 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 large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Tahm Kench. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Tahm Kench helps Cho'Gath perform worse in ranked League rounds. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.

When Cho'Gath is paired with Tahm Kench, he observes a sizeable uptick in his complete damage dealt. This difference may signal that Tahm Kench helps provide cover for him to deal more damage or that his participation also helps increase the round's duration. Similarly, when Cho'Gath is played with Tahm Kench on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Tahm Kench.

Additionally, when Cho'Gath plays with Tahm Kench on the same team, he typically receives a little more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage may indicate that Tahm Kench does a poor job of protecting Cho'Gath in teamfights.

Synergies between Cho'Gath and Tahm Kench

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath with Tahm Kench
Cho'Gath
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Cho'Gath
Tahm Kench
Synergy

Is Cho'Gath better when played alongside Tahm Kench?

There is no universally accepted best synergy for Cho'Gath that will no matter what be his #1 ally. Yet, Tahm Kench is a not very good companion for Cho'Gath. By playing on the same team as Cho'Gath, he decreases their win rate by -1.7% to 47.0%. This demonstrates that there is a bad bond between Cho'Gath and Tahm Kench that allows them to perform not as well together than alone.

Tahm Kench has a lower difficulty than Cho'Gath. That means Cho'Gath players don't need to be very careful when enlisting Tahm Kench allies to fight alongside, as they will require a lower level of skill to work well with you.

Working cooperatively, Cho'Gath players should expect to see an overall large increase in your team’s ability to to cover for your other teammates. When paired, these champions might be able to provide enough cover for their team's carries.

Conversely, by pairing Cho'Gath and Tahm Kench together, you will not be granting your side much AD. Make sure to include other champs on your team that nullifies this relative hole in their playstyle.

Regardless of your Tahm Kench ally's ability, you need to focus on maximizing your gold income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and clearing objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you will do well anyway.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on pairing Cho'Gath and Tahm Kench, we analyzed 215 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 Tahm Kench 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.

Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

To learn all of the intricacies of Cho'Gath to work well with Tahm Kench during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League games, you should keep reading to master additional tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly.

The top items to focus on in your Cho'Gath and Tahm Kench synergy build include Sunfire Aegis, Fimbulwinter, and Demonic Embrace. When Cho'Gath incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better when fighting alongside Tahm Kench than with most other common item sets. In fact, Cho'Gath had an average winrate of 47.0% helping carry Tahm Kench with these items in his kit.

To have the highest chance of beating your oponents, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for this champion pairing, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 47.0% win rate overall.

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