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Blitzcrank vs Annie

How to Beat Annie as Blitzcrank in LoL Annie is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Annie as Blitzcrank

based on 1,125 Blitzcrank vs Annie matchups
Win Rate
48.4 %
K/D/A
2.37
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL games each and every week. Within our database, Blitzcrank battled Annie 1125 times. Including so many matchups for Blitzcrank versus Annie provides us confidence in our ability to prepare enlightening stats and a solid build to wreck your opposition. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Blitzcrank has to counter Annie in only 1.8% of his matches.

Blitzcrank vs Annie Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Blitzcrank has done a below average job of countering Annie. Typically, he wins a lowly 48.4% of matches the champs face one another in. In Blitzcrank vs Annie matches, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.3% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Annie.

Best Blitzcrank vs Annie 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 SolariZeke's ConvergenceBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Pauldrons of WhiterockFrozen Heart

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 Armor
Blitzcrank's passive ability p
Blitzcrank q ability q
Blitzcrank w ability w
Blitzcrank e ability e
Blitzcrank's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
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W
4
Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Annie as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Annie

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 Annie

Summoner Smite can be used to help take down Tibbers.

Annie's summoned bear, Tibbers, burns opposing units around himself. Try to keep your distance from him after he's been summoned.

Keep an eye out for a white, swirling power around Annie. It means she's ready to unleash her stun.

Blitzcrank vs Annie Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
48.4 %
VS
Win Rate
51.6 %
Annie Image
2.4
< Kills >
6.9
6.3
< Deaths >
6.2
12.5
< Assists >
8.1
0.47
< Killing Sprees >
1.58
33
< Minions Killed >
138
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.5
2,290
< Physical Damage >
771
5,283
< Magic Damage >
18,414
789
< True Damage >
1,149
8,362
< Damage Dealt >
20,335
20,142
< Damage Taken >
16,444
8,021
< Gold Earned >
10,998
1.35
< Towers >
1.89
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,597
< Total Healing >
1,182
10,440
< Experience >
13,451
45
< Vision Score >
19
21
< Wards Placed >
9
223
< Time Dealing CC >
197

How to Counter Annie with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stats shown here clarify some strategic Blitzcrank vs. Annie matchup statistics that can help you realize the differences between the two. Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Annie’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Annie. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives more damage than Annie. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Annie

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Annie
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Annie

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Annie?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Blitzcrank usually loses when taking on Annie, with a 48.4% win rate. As a result, Blitzcrank makes a bad counter to Annie.

While Blitzcrank does have a lower win rate compared to Annie, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Blitzcrank into Annie.

Moreover, Blitzcrank also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Annie. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Annie matchups, Annie is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Blitzcrank is a somewhat poor counter for Annie. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Blitzcrank against Annie.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Annie Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Annie as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 1,125 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 Annie 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 to counter Annie during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn 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.

Blitzcrank most often picks up a lot less CS compared to Annie. Champions who typically don't get much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Blitzcrank versus Annie build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when fighting Annie than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average win rate of 48.4% when countering Annie with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of coming out on top against Annie 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. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Blitzcrank vs Annie face-offs, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.4% win rate overall.

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