How to Win Akshan vs Blitzcrank Counter Matchup Akshan is in the b tier of champions

Akshan vs Blitzcrank

How to Beat Blitzcrank as Akshan in LoL Blitzcrank is in the a tier of champions
Marksman Assassin
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Blitzcrank as Akshan

based on 1,603 Akshan vs Blitzcrank matchups
Win Rate
49.8 %
K/D/A
2.12
Pick Rate
3.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League rounds each and every week. In our data, Akshan faced Blitzcrank in 1603 games. Including so many games with Akshan vs Blitzcrank gives us a lot of faith in our capability to provide enlightening data and a solid build to obliterate Blitzcrank. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Akshan is forced to battle against Blitzcrank in only 3.2% of their games.

Akshan vs Blitzcrank Matchup Summary

Akshan does a ok job of beating Blitzcrank. On average, they wins a acceptable 49.8% of matches the champs oppose each other in. In Akshan against Blitzcrank rounds, Akshan’s team is 0.2% less expected to obtain first blood, indicating that they most likely won't get first blood against Blitzcrank.

Best Akshan vs Blitzcrank Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Akshan Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerLord Dominik's RegardsWit's End

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeGuinsoo's RagebladeBlade of The Ruined KingThe Collector

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Akshan to level up q
>
Second ability for Akshan to level up e
>
Last skill for Akshan to max out w

Runes

Precision Press the Attack Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Resolve Shield BashBone Plating
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Akshan's passive ability p
Akshan q ability q
Akshan w ability w
Akshan e ability e
Akshan's ultimate ability r
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Q
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E
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Q
4
W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Guide to Countering Blitzcrank as Akshan

Tips for Playing as Akshan against Blitzcrank

Raising an eyebrow in the face of danger, Akshan fights evil with dashing charisma, righteous vengeance, and a conspicuous lack of shirts. He is highly skilled in the art of stealth combat, able to evade the eyes of his enemies and reappear when they least expect him. With a keen sense of justice and a legendary death-reversing weapon, he rights the wrongs of Runeterra's many scoundrels while living by his own moral code: “Don't be an ass.”

Advice to Win Against Blitzcrank

Blitzcrank's passive Mana Barrier grants him a shield when he is low on health.

Staying behind creeps can prevent you from being Rocket Grabbed. Blitzcrank's Rocket Grab only pulls the first enemy target it encounters.

Akshan vs Blitzcrank Counter Stats

Akshan Image
Win Rate
49.8 %
VS
Win Rate
50.2 %
Blitzcrank Image
7.7
< Kills >
2.2
6.5
< Deaths >
6.4
6.1
< Assists >
13.5
1.79
< Killing Sprees >
0.38
161
< Minions Killed >
34
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.42
16,831
< Physical Damage >
2,440
2,599
< Magic Damage >
5,703
2,421
< True Damage >
801
21,852
< Damage Dealt >
8,945
20,750
< Damage Taken >
21,768
12,429
< Gold Earned >
7,915
2.22
< Towers >
1.38
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,806
< Total Healing >
1,661
13,850
< Experience >
10,524
18
< Vision Score >
46
8
< Wards Placed >
21
35
< Time Dealing CC >
239

How to Counter Blitzcrank with Akshan in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore several influential Akshan vs. Blitzcrank matchup stats that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. As an example, Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting capability than Blitzcrank. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.

Akshan usually has a much larger longest kill spree than their counter does. Commonly, they receives a similar amount of damage to Blitzcrank. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Akshan and Blitzcrank

Damage Types Compared

Akshan
Blitzcrank
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akshan
Blitzcrank

Who is Better, Akshan or Blitzcrank?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Akshan usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Blitzcrank, with a 49.8% win rate. Thus, Akshan makes an ok counter to Blitzcrank.

While Akshan does have a lower winrate than Blitzcrank, when on opposite teams, Akshan also has a much lower difficulty level that makes them a less challenging champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Akshan into Blitzcrank.

Furthermore, Akshan also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Blitzcrank. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Akshan vs Blitzcrank matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Akshan is a somewhat poor counter to Blitzcrank. Make sure you focus your play on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Akshan against Blitzcrank.

Additional Information for Akshan Players

How We Calculated Our Akshan vs Blitzcrank Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Blitzcrank as Akshan, we analyzed 1,603 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Blitzcrank as Akshan comes from real 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 the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Akshan to counter Blitzcrank during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akshan typically picks up much more CS relative to Blitzcrank. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Akshan versus Blitzcrank build include Kraken Slayer, Lord Dominik's Regards, and Wit's End. When Akshan bought at least these three pieces in their build, they performed significantly better versus Blitzcrank than with many other typical builds. In fact, Akshan had an average win rate of 49.8% when playing against Blitzcrank with this build.

To have the greatest probability of defeating Blitzcrank as Akshan, you should take the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Shield Bash, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Akshan vs Blitzcrank fights, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.8% win rate overall.

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