The 1-2-3 combo of Rocket Grab, Power Fist, and Static Field can devastate an individual opponent.
Using Blitzcrank's grab to pull an enemy into your tower range followed by a Power Fist will allow the tower to get several hits on them.
Keep your distance when Aatrox uses his Ultimate to prevent him from reviving.
Aatrox's Infernal Chains are easier to exit when running towards the sides or at Aatrox.
Aatrox's attacks are very telegraphed, so use the time to dodge the hit zones.
The stat comparisons provided here highlight several vital Blitzcrank vs. Aatrox matchup statistics that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Aatrox’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Aatrox. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.
Blitzcrank often has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Aatrox. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually fairs equally well when facing off against Aatrox, with a 49.4% win rate. Thus, Blitzcrank makes an ok counter to Aatrox.
While Blitzcrank does have a lower winrate than Aatrox, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Blitzcrank into Aatrox.
Furthermore, Blitzcrank has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aatrox. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Aatrox matchups, Aatrox is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Blitzcrank is a somewhat poor counter for Aatrox. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Blitzcrank against Aatrox.
To learn all of the intricacies of Blitzcrank in order to counter Aatrox during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Blitzcrank most often racks up a lot less CS compared to Aatrox. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Blitzcrank versus Aatrox build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better versus Aatrox than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank boasted an average win rate of 49.4% battling Aatrox with these items in his kit.
To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Aatrox as Blitzcrank, Blitzcrank players should use the Glacial Augment, Hextech Flashtraption, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Blitzcrank vs Aatrox face-offs, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.4% winrate overall.
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