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Kog'Maw Build Guides, Runes and Items

Kog'Maw The Mouth of the Abyss

Find the best Kog'Maw build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Kog'Maw build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Kog'Maw's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 12 Guides // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
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LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

[S12] WormMaW's Guide for AP Kogmaw

Guide by AP WormMaW Mid updated July 29, 2022
  • In-depth
9.2
95
Votes
7
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

[12.15] Kog'Maw guide by misterfirstblood

Guide by misterfirstblood updated August 10, 2022
8.2
100
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LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

Raen's Kog'Maw Tips & Build (✧‿✧)

Guide by Raen updated August 12, 2022
  • Stream
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

🐛Complete Kog'Maw guide by Dixon [ADC\MID] 📜 12.15 ✅

Guide by DixonTheGuideMaker updated August 11, 2022
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

Kog'Maw BOT [12.15] In-Depth Guide

Guide by ARCTIC33 updated August 15, 2022
  • In-depth
New Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

{12.15} Kog's versatile builds and how to use them!

Guide by MrMeem45 updated August 10, 2022
Season 12 Builds // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
7.3
5
Votes
1
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

[12.14] Basic Kog'Maw guide (items and runes)

Build by Kong Jones updated August 8, 2022
New Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

Kog maw build season 12.14

Build by Hattoriiii updated August 10, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

[Kog'Maw ADC S12] CHINESE KITER BUILD 风筝 风筝

Build by Guest updated July 28, 2022
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
9.8
211
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18
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

YOU ARE PLAYING KOG WRONG! THE KOGGY WOGGY BIBLE

Guide by koggywoggy updated July 7, 2022
9.8
60
Votes
5
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

Tank'Maw , the tank adc!

Guide by SaltCat updated March 25, 2022
  • Off-Meta
9.7
28
Votes
1
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

AP Kog'Maw - (Criticism Appreciated)

Guide by Cessless updated March 21, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
9.3
14
Votes
0
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

[12.12] 7EyesNoSkills' AP Kog'Maw MID/SUP

Guide by 7EyesNoSkills updated June 29, 2022
  • In-depth
9.2
253
Votes
30
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

Diamond AP Kog'maw - Acid Reign

Guide by Aqua Dragon updated February 20, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

SensualDog's AP Kog'maw Mid Guide

Guide by SensualDog updated April 27, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

SensualDog's Hybrid Kog'maw Guide

Guide by SensualDog updated April 27, 2022
  • Off-Meta
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LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

Kog'maw The Unstoppable

Guide by CainHOP3 updated December 4, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

SensualDog's Kog'maw ADC guide

Guide by SensualDog updated April 28, 2022
6.7
5
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LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

Nixxen's 1v9 Kog'maw guide

Guide by Nixxen47 updated March 10, 2022
6.3
3
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LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide
LoL Champion Kog'Maw Build Guide

The most OP Kog'Maw build

Guide by Axiom Arc updated December 5, 2021
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Kog'Maw Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Kog'Maw we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Kog'Maw, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Kog'Maw this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.15. However, if you are a new Kog'Maw player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Kog'Maw!

Patch 11.20: 494917 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kog'Maw's Runes

Kog'Maw's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 2441 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Second Best

Kog'Maw's 2nd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 856 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Third Best

Kog'Maw's 3rd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 182 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Hail of Blades
Hail of Blades
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity

Kog'Maw's Summoner Spells

Kog'Maw's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 5940 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kog'Maw's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 1435 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Kog'Maw's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 363 Games

Flash Barrier

Kog'Maw's Starters

Kog'Maw's Best Starter Items 41%

Win Rate 93 Games

Trinket

Kog'Maw's Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 4368 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kog'Maw's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 3926 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Kog'Maw's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 204 Games

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Kog'Maw's Ability Order

Kog'Maw's Best Ability Order 50%

Win Rate 2 Games

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  • 2
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! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kog'Maw's Runes

Kog'Maw's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 288 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Second Best

Kog'Maw's 2nd Best Runes 45%

Win Rate 62 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Arcane Comet
Arcane Comet
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Third Best

Kog'Maw's 3rd Best Runes 44%

Win Rate 77 Games

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: First Strike
First Strike
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Kog'Maw's Summoner Spells

Kog'Maw's Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 358 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kog'Maw's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 321 Games

Flash Ghost

Third Best

Kog'Maw's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 437 Games

Flash Barrier

Kog'Maw's Starters

Kog'Maw's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 706 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kog'Maw's 2nd Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 645 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Kog'Maw's 3rd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 424 Games

Health Potion Tear of the Goddess

Trinket

Kog'Maw's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 1212 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kog'Maw's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 1033 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Kog'Maw's 3rd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 86 Games

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Kog'Maw Counters

Learn 's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Kog'Maw guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Kog'Maw ADC in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Kog'Maw. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Kog'Maw Skins

Kog'Maw's Abilities

Kog'Maw's Icathian Surprise
Icathian Surprise Kog'Maw's Passive Kog'Maw's Passive
Self
Kog'Maw's Passive
Kog'Maw's Passive
Upon dying, Kog'Maw starts a chain reaction in his body which causes him to move faster and detonate after 4 seconds, dealing 100 + (25 x lvl) true damage to surrounding enemies.
Q
Kog'Maw's Caustic Spittle
Caustic Spittle Kog'Maw's Q Ability
1200
40
8
Passive: Kog'Maw gains 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30% attack speed.

Active: Kog'Maw vomits a corrosive projectile that deals 90 / 140 / 190 / 240 / 290 (+70% of ability power) magic damage to the first enemy hit and shreds 23 / 25 / 27 / 29 / 31% armor and magic resist for 4 seconds.
W
Kog'Maw's Bio-Arcane Barrage
Bio-Arcane Barrage Kog'Maw's W Ability
210
40
17
Kog'Maw gains 130 / 150 / 170 / 190 / 210 attack range and his attacks deal an additional 3 / 3.75 / 4.5 / 5.25 / 6% (+1% per 100 ability power) of the target's maximum health as magic damage for 8 seconds.
E
Kog'Maw's Void Ooze
Void Ooze Kog'Maw's E Ability
1000
60 / 70 / 80 / 90 / 100
12
Kog'Maw spits bile, dealing 75 / 120 / 165 / 210 / 255 (+70% of ability power) magic damage and leaving a trail of ooze for 4 seconds. Enemies in the ooze are slowed by 20 / 28 / 36 / 44 / 52%.
R
Kog'Maw's Living Artillery
Living Artillery Kog'Maw's Ultimate (R) Ability
1800
40
2 / 1.5 / 1 / 1 / 1
Kog'Maw shoots acid at an area, dealing 100 / 140 / 180 (+35% of ability power) (+0.65 per bonus attack damage) magic damage plus 0-50% depending on the target's missing health and revealing enemies hit for 2 seconds. Enemies below 40% health instead take 150 / 210 / 270 (+52.5% of ability power) (+0.975 per bonus attack damage) magic damage.

Subsequent shots within 8 seconds cost an additional 40 mana (can stack up to 9 times).

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Why AD Kog'Maw and not AP?

Why Kog'maw is almost always played AD, and not AP?

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are there ranged attacks that are not affected by the wind wall and which a

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Can't decide which champion to buy/save IP for

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Hybrid Kog'Maw?

So I have an idea for a potential hybrid Kog'Maw because I love his ability combos and making it rain on turret huggers. The items I tagged are a definite part of the build (boots may change) and the last item is I believe dependent on how the...

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Whose Hurricane? And what are we using it for?

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Vayne, Kog'Maw, or Gangplank?

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