Cho’Gath

The Terror Of The Void

Cho’Gath INFO

  • Cho’Gath was released on 26 June 2009 and can be purchased from the Riot Store for 1350 IP or 585 RP.
  • Cho'gath's name is also very similar to that of Leon Czolgosz (pronounced Chogash), the infamous radical who assassinated U.S. President William McKinley.
  • Cho'Gath is the first champion to receive a second legendary skin, though Corki has two skins priced 1820 one is only a limited skin.
  • Cho'Gath's dance is the same as Mickey Mouse's dance in Disney's Fantasmic! show at Disneyland.
  • Cho'Gath ties for 6th highest base damage at level 18.
  • Before season 3, the icon used to indicate the Tenacity stat on champions is the same icon of his Vorpal Spikes icon.
  • Cho'Gath's icon for Feast shows an inner maw, similar to that of the aliens/xenomorphs from the Alien film franchise.
  • Cho'Gath may be inspired by the popular Japanese movies series, Godzilla, as Cho'Gath bears similarities to Destroyah's first form.
  • Cho'Gath bears a resemblance to Malebogia and Violator from the Spawn franchise.
  • Riot created a flash minigame called Cho'Gath Eats the World for April Fool's Day.
  • Cho'Gath is the only Voidborn with a name containing more than six letters.
  • On Cho'Gath's game information page, the background photo is of his Chinese Classic skin art.
  • Note that if a red mark appears underneath a champion,it means that Cho'Gath's Feast will kill them.

Cho’Gath Skins

Cho’Gath Pros

  • Incredible amount of sustain in lane because of his passive.
  • Pussh hard with his 3x area of effect abilities.
  • High base health value making him naturally tanky.
  • Lots of crowd control.
  • Strong mid game presence.
  • High true damage burst on enemy champions and PvE objectives like Baron and Dragon.

Cho’Gath Cons

  • Feels sluggish.
  • No escapes which can lead to being camped.
  • When killed he loses his Feast stacks which can lead him to being less tanky and takes time to build those stacks back.
  • No gap closing ability which makes it hard for him to initiate as a tank without landing a lucky Rupture.

Cho’Gath Counter Tips

  • Dodging his rupture by turning back shortly will let you escape him easily.
  • Kill him early so he won't be able to get his Feast stacks up.
  • Building HP will make Cho's true damage ultimate deal less damage to you.
  • let him suffer if he misses a rupture.

Cho’Gath DEV INFO

  • Cho'Gath was designed by Ezreal and Guinsoo.
  • Cho'Gath's name is likely derived from "Shoggoth", an artificial lifeform created on Earth by the Elder Things to be their all-purpose slave race, which were first mentioned at H.P. Lovecraft's sonnet cycle, Fungi from Yuggoth; but fully appearing on his novel At the Mountains of Madness. Curiously, the meaning of the Shoggoth's name in H.P. Lovecraft's fictional language, R'lyehian, would mean "Native of the Realm of Darkness".
  • Curiously, the meaning of the Shoggoth's name in H.P. Lovecraft's fictional language, R'lyehian, would mean "Native of the Realm of Darkness".
  • Another possibility is that Cho'Gath's name is derived from "Ku'Gath" a daemon in the Warhammer 40K universe. Cho'Gath and Ku'Gath share similar names, both come from an other worldly dimension (the Void and the Warp respectively), and both are large, monstrous beings. From the same universe, Cho'Gath quite closely resembles a Carnifex, a Tyranid creature.

Cho’Gath IS STRONG AGAINST

YorickMalphiteDianaRivenDariusKatarinaMaster Yi

Cho’Gath IS WEAK AGAINST

WarwickKog'MawVayneKayleJaxGarenRenekton

Cho’Gath IS GOOD WITH

YasuoLuluTeemoKassadinAatroxDariusEvelynn

Cho’Gath IS EVEN WITH

GarenJaxAhriIreliaOlafEliseRiven

CHO’GATH STORY

There is a place between dimensions, between worlds. To some it is known as the Outside, to others it is the Unknown. To those that truly know, however, it is called the Void. Despite its name, the Void is not an empty place, but rather the home of unspeakable things – horrors not meant for minds of men. Cho’Gath is a creature born of the Void, a thing whose true nature is so awful most will not speak its name. Its fellows have been poking at the walls that divide dimensions for a crack, a way into Runeterra, where they can visit their own personal paradise of horror upon the world. They are called the Voidborn, creatures so ancient and terrible that they have been removed from history altogether. It is rumored that the Voidborn command vast armies of unspeakable creatures on other worlds, that they were once driven from Runeterra by powerful magic lost to antiquity.

If such tales are true, then the rumors that follow must be equally true – that one day, the Voidborn will return. Even now, something dark stirs in Icathia, perverting the summoning rituals of the League to allow the presence of Cho’Gath. It is an alien creature of malice and violence, a thing that causes all but the most stalwart to cringe in fear. Cho’Gath even appears to feed on its predations, growing and swelling as it gorges itself. Worse yet, the creature is intelligent, perhaps greatly so, making most wonder how such a monster could be contained. Fortunately, the power of the League’s summoning has confined Cho’Gath’s presence exclusively to the League of Legends. It is here that summoners use Cho’Gath’s Voidborn abilities to help decide the fate of Runeterra. The Terror of the Void knows what fate it would choose for Runeterra, given half the chance.

Woe betide the day when Cho’Gath grows weary of the League.

Cho’Gath Abilities

Carnivore

Whenever Cho'Gath kills a unit, he recovers Health and Mana. The values restored increase with Cho'Gath's level.

Rupture

Ruptures the ground at target location, popping enemy units into the air, dealing damage and slowing them.

Feral Scream

Cho'Gath unleashes a terrible scream at enemies in a cone, dealing magic damage and Silencing enemies for a few seconds.

Vorpal Spikes

Cho'Gath's attacks passively release deadly spikes, dealing damage to all enemy units in front of him.

Feast

Devours an enemy unit, dealing a high amount of true damage. If the target is killed, Cho'Gath grows, gaining maximum Health (maximum 6 stacks). Cho'Gath loses half of his stacks upon death. Half the cooldown and mana cost are refunded if a minion or monster is killed.