Cho'Gath
tier-4
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Tear of the Goddess
Health Potion

Core Build Path: 53.00% Win Rate (868 Games)

Plated Steelcaps
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Sunfire Aegis
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Winter's Approach
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Frozen Heart
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Thornmail
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Force of Nature

Core Final Build: 53.00% Win Rate (868 Games)

Plated Steelcaps
Sunfire Aegis
Winter's Approach
Frozen Heart
Thornmail
Force of Nature

Runes

Resolve
Grasp of the Undying
Every 4s your next attack on a champion deals bonus magic damage, heals you, and permanently increases your health.
Demolish
Charge up a powerful attack against a tower while near it.
Conditioning
After 12 min gain +8 Armor and +8 Magic Resist and increase your Armor and Magic Resist by 3%.
Overgrowth
Gain permanent max health when minions or monsters die near you.
Precision
Presence of Mind
Increase your mana or energy regeneration when damaging an enemy champion. Takedowns restore mana or energy.
Legend: Tenacity
Takedowns on enemies grant permanent Tenacity.
Scaling Cooldown Reduction
+8 Ability Haste
Magic Resist
+8 MR
Magic Resist
+8 MR
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W
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W
E
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R
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R

Skill Order

E

W

Q

Damage Breakdown

Cho'Gath's Statistics

Kills5.2

Deaths5.4

Assists5.9

Damage18,433.0

Damage Mitigated42,636.7

Gold Earned11,257.6

Gold Earned11,257.6

Playing against Cho'Gath

Key Insights
Q
reveals the affected area.
E
's damage is increased per
R
stack.
E
resets Cho'Gath's auto attack.
Cho'Gath can only gain 6
R
stacks from non-epic monsters and minions.
Each time
R
ranks up, all of Cho'Gath's previous stacks also gain the bonus HP.
Power Spike
Has consistent sustain throughout the game with
.
Has a strong level 3 with
Q
/
W
/
E
for short trades.
Has a natural spike in threat every time
R
is available.
Can contest and secure objectives very well with
R
's massive true damage.
Synergizes well with
Frostfire Gauntlet
,
Titanic Hydra
,
Gargoyle Stoneplate
,
Abyssal Mask
, and
Warmog's Armor
. Can opt for
Turbo Chemtank
,
Everfrost
, or
Sunfire Aegis
when needed.
Vulnerable
Can be kited very easily by mobile champions or ones who outrange him.
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
Q
and
W
are slow and telegraphed.
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