How to Win Blitzcrank vs Aphelios Counter Matchup Blitzcrank is in the s tier of champions

Blitzcrank vs Aphelios

How to Beat Aphelios as Blitzcrank in LoL Aphelios is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Aphelios as Blitzcrank

based on 1,188 Blitzcrank vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
53.1 %
K/D/A
2.53
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Aphelios as Blitzcrank came out of an examination of 1188 ranked rounds where both champions faced each other. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Blitzcrank fights Aphelios in only 1.9% of his games.

Blitzcrank vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank has done a good job of countering Aphelios. On average, he wins a fantastic 53.1% of games the champs face one another in. In Blitzcrank vs Aphelios matches, Blitzcrank’s side is 0.2% more likely to get first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood versus Aphelios.

Best Blitzcrank vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsKindlegem

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariKnight's VowBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Zeke's ConvergenceFrozen HeartPauldrons 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 Armor
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
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Aphelios

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 Aphelios

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different weaknesses, try to exploit the ones that work best for your champion. Watch out for the purple Gravity gun, it can root you.

Blitzcrank vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
53.1 %
VS
Win Rate
46.9 %
Aphelios Image
2.5
< Kills >
6.7
6.2
< Deaths >
7.1
13.2
< Assists >
6.5
0.45
< Killing Sprees >
1.57
33
< Minions Killed >
155
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.48
2,368
< Physical Damage >
16,536
5,193
< Magic Damage >
1,170
767
< True Damage >
726
8,329
< Damage Dealt >
18,433
19,401
< Damage Taken >
16,921
7,935
< Gold Earned >
11,470
1.39
< Towers >
2.27
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
1,506
< Total Healing >
3,075
10,261
< Experience >
12,031
44
< Vision Score >
18
21
< Wards Placed >
8
220
< Time Dealing CC >
135

How to Counter Aphelios with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize some valuable Blitzcrank vs. Aphelios counter statistics that may help you appreciate the differences between the pair. For instance, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aphelios’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Aphelios. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Aphelios. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Aphelios

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Aphelios?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually wins when facing off against Aphelios, with a 53.1% win rate. Thus, Blitzcrank makes a great counter for Aphelios.

While Blitzcrank does have a higher win rate than Aphelios, when they face off with one another, Blitzcrank also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Blitzcrank into Aphelios.

Furthermore, Blitzcrank has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Aphelios matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Blitzcrank is a great counter to Aphelios. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Blitzcrank against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 1,188 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 Aphelios 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Blitzcrank to counter Aphelios during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank most often gets a lot less CS relative to Aphelios. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Blitzcrank versus Aphelios build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank combined at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Aphelios than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average win rate of 53.1% battling Aphelios with this build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Aphelios as Blitzcrank, you 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 builds players chose for Blitzcrank vs Aphelios face-offs, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 53.1% winrate overall.

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