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League of Legends Champion BlitzcrankBlitzcrank is in the a tier of champions


Blitzcrank is a tankRoletank
Power SpikeMid-Game
Mana Barrier abilityp
Rocket Grab abilityq
Overdrive abilityw
Power Fist abilitye
Static Field abilityr

Blitzcrank Build

based on 82,563 matches
Win Rate
50 %
Pick Rate
6.9 %
Ban Rate
24.8 %

How We Come Up with Our Blitzcrank Builds

We process over 1 Million League of Legends games every day to bring you the most accurate Blitzcrank build so you can destroy your enemies and improve you win rate. We've broken down our Blitzcrank builds by rank, position, and enemy team type, so you can find the most accurate set of Blitzcrank core items and runes for any situation.

Blitzcrank Build Summary

Blitzcrank is a an average utility lane champ in League of Legends. His best rune sets are Inspiration Sorcery. Including the selected runes shown below in your Blitzcrank build will provide you the bonus stats to guarantee he plays well through the laning phase of the round and into the late game. Blitzcrank players should start by building up his q ability first.

Best vsAll Build for Blitzcrank


Starter Items

Time Target
Control WardRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalMobility Boots

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
EvenshroudKnight's VowFrozen HeartMobility Boots

Optional Items

Vigilant WardstoneRedemptionGargoyle StoneplateAbyssal Mask

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Blitzcrank to level upq
Second ability for Blitzcrank to level upw
Last skill for Blitzcrank to max oute


InspirationGlacial AugmentMagical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
SorceryNimbus CloakCelerity
Ability HasteArmorMagic Resist
Blitzcrank's passive ability p
Blitzcrank's q ability q
Blitzcrank's w ability w
Blitzcrank's e ability e
Blitzcrank's ultimate ability r

Blitzcrank Matchups Overview

More Gameplay Tips for Blitzcrank Players

Tips and Tricks

If someone ganks you under tower, use Rocket Grab, Power Fist, and Static Field as a quick combo to make your opponent pay.

Blitzcrank performs better when he has teammates following him up; make sure you coordinate with your team before engaging.

Blitzcrank FAQs

Q: Can I build Blitzcrank with both AP and tanky items?

A: Yes. There are a number of good AP/tank items in League of Legends. However, in the current meta, Blitz is usually best when given CDR, tank, or other support items instead of additional AP. That is because his abilities have such long cooldowns that AP isn't very cost effective on him.

Q: Why does Blitzcrank always get banned in League of Legends?

A: Blitzcrank is often banned in LoL. This is especially true at lower ranks, such as Iron, Bronze, and Silver divisions. For inexperienced players that are caught out of position, Blitz can be devastating. Playing against Blitz (and other hook supports) requires players to constantly focus on their positioning. Some newbies just don't want to bother, so they ban Blitzcrank to avoid the hassle.

Q: How do you play Blitzcrank in the late game?

A: Your objective should be the same as most other supports: protect your carry. You should use your abilities to peel enemies off of your ADC or other carries during teamfights. You also will have the added task of engaging. If you can get a pick in the late game, you can turn the tide of battle in your teams favor. Just don't pull their tank.

Q: What is Blitz's greatest strength in LoL?

A: His hook is incredibly powerful and useful. It is the fastest hook in the game and allows you to pull champions to you even over obstacles. To maximize his strength, you should invest in cooldown reduction items in your Blitzcrank build.

Q: What is Blitzcrank's greatest weakness?

A: Blitzcrank has very long cooldowns, especially on his Q. If you miss your hook, you and your team will usually need to stand by until the timer refreshes. In lane, he faces the same issues. Don't miss you Q, and increase your CDR for you Blitz build.

Additional Blitzcrank Build Insights

LoL Blitzcrank players could find him to be a challenging champion to build out properly. You'll see that his build is modified when he is up against either diversified or specialized team compositions, indicating you should not follow the same Blitzcrank build every single game of League of Legends

The most essential items to include in your champ's build include: Evenshroud, Knight's Vow, and Frozen Heart. Those who added these pieces in their kits had a significantly better win rate than players who utilized other builds for Blitzcrank. Similarly, if you are battling a mixed enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting yourself the Inspiration, and Sorcery runes. In recent matches, he won the largest percentage of his games when equipped with these runes.

We came up with our Blitzcrank build suggestions by analyzing 82,563 recently ranked League of Legends matches with him in them. We only recommend the highest winrate Blitzcrank builds that have been used by ranked gamers enough times for us to advise them. With so many matches in our dataset, we are confident in our provided builds.