How to Win Blitzcrank vs Anivia Counter Matchup Blitzcrank is in the a tier of champions

Blitzcrank vs Anivia

How to Beat Anivia as Blitzcrank in LoL Anivia is in the s tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Mage Support

How to Beat Anivia as Blitzcrank

based on 1,291 Blitzcrank vs Anivia matchups
Win Rate
51.8 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends rounds that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Anivia as Blitzcrank came out of an analysis of 1291 ranked rounds where both champions faced one another. This particular matchup is relatively rare. Blitzcrank has to counter Anivia in only 1.7% of his games.

Blitzcrank vs Anivia Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank does a decent job of beating Anivia. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.8% of games the champs battle one another in. In Blitzcrank against Anivia games, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.2% more likely to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Anivia.

Best Blitzcrank vs Anivia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsMobility Boots

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariFrozen HeartBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Zeke's ConvergencePauldrons of Whiterock

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration Glacial Augment Hextech FlashtraptionBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
CDRScaling Armor HealthScaling
Blitzcrank's passive ability p
Blitzcrank q ability q
Blitzcrank w ability w
Blitzcrank e ability e
Blitzcrank's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Anivia as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Anivia

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.

Advice to Win Against Anivia

If you're playing a ranged champion, stay far enough away from Anivia so you can dodge Flash Frost more easily.

Try to gank Anivia when she's laning. With multiple people, it is easier to ensure that her egg dies.

Try to fight Anivia in the lanes. In the jungle she can block pathways with lower ranks of Crystallize.

Blitzcrank vs Anivia Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
51.8 %
VS
Win Rate
48.2 %
Anivia Image
2.1
< Kills >
5.4
6.2
< Deaths >
5.4
13.2
< Assists >
8
0.38
< Killing Sprees >
1.23
33
< Minions Killed >
150
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.52
2,545
< Physical Damage >
1,116
5,872
< Magic Damage >
17,057
841
< True Damage >
1,401
9,258
< Damage Dealt >
19,575
21,638
< Damage Taken >
23,805
7,896
< Gold Earned >
11,029
1.43
< Towers >
1.91
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
1,707
< Total Healing >
2,003
10,407
< Experience >
13,744
46
< Vision Score >
22
21
< Wards Placed >
11
222
< Time Dealing CC >
971

How to Counter Anivia with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several critical Blitzcrank versus Anivia matchup stats that can help you explain the differences between the pair. As an example, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Anivia’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Anivia. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Anivia. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Anivia

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Anivia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Anivia

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Anivia?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually wins when playing against Anivia, with a 51.8% win rate. Therefore, Blitzcrank makes a good counter to Anivia.

While Blitzcrank does have a higher winrate compared to Anivia, when on opposite teams, Blitzcrank also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Blitzcrank into Anivia.

Additionally, Blitzcrank also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Anivia. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Anivia matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Blitzcrank is a decent counter for Anivia. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Blitzcrank against Anivia.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Anivia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Anivia as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 1,291 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 Anivia as Blitzcrank 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 Blitzcrank in order to counter Anivia during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank usually accumulates a lot less CS as Anivia. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Blitzcrank versus Anivia build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Frozen Heart, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when fighting Anivia than with many other common builds. In fact, Blitzcrank boasted an average winrate of 51.8% when countering Anivia with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Anivia as Blitzcrank, Blitzcrank players should equip the Glacial Augment, Hextech Flashtraption, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Blitzcrank vs Anivia clashes, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 51.8% winrate overall.

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