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

Blitzcrank vs Azir

How to Beat Azir as Blitzcrank in LoL Azir is in the a tier of champions
Tank Fighter
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How to Beat Azir as Blitzcrank

based on 984 Blitzcrank vs Azir matchups
Win Rate
54.6 %
K/D/A
2.72
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends rounds that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Azir as Blitzcrank came out of an evaluation of 984 ranked matches where both champions fought each other. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Blitzcrank fights Azir in only 1.3% of his matches.

Blitzcrank vs Azir Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank does a great job of beating Azir. Normally, he wins a terrific 54.6% of games the champs battle each other in. In Blitzcrank vs Azir rounds, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.4% more probable to get first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Azir.

Best Blitzcrank vs Azir Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsKindlegem

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariZeke's ConvergenceBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Frozen 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
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
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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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Azir as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Azir

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 Azir

Try to think of Sand Soldiers as fire. Don't stand in the fire.

Azir relies on his soldiers to deal damage and can only move them so often. Try to capitalize on windows of time when his soldiers are stationary.

Azir has immense damage over a prolonged amount of time but lacks the upfront burst of other mages. Try to burst him out before he can turn a confrontation around.

Blitzcrank vs Azir Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
54.6 %
VS
Win Rate
45.4 %
Azir Image
2.1
< Kills >
5.3
5.8
< Deaths >
5.9
13.7
< Assists >
6.9
0.41
< Killing Sprees >
1.22
33
< Minions Killed >
174
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.45
2,477
< Physical Damage >
1,053
5,741
< Magic Damage >
20,109
817
< True Damage >
944
9,036
< Damage Dealt >
22,107
21,370
< Damage Taken >
20,596
8,019
< Gold Earned >
11,587
1.76
< Towers >
1.97
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
1,886
< Total Healing >
1,367
10,579
< Experience >
14,174
49
< Vision Score >
19
23
< Wards Placed >
9
226
< Time Dealing CC >
195

How to Counter Azir with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here feature some valuable Blitzcrank versus Azir matchup stats that can help you appreciate the differences between this pair of champions. Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Azir’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Azir. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank often has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Azir. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Azir

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Azir
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Azir

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Azir?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Blitzcrank usually wins when trying to fight Azir, with a 54.6% win rate. As a result, Blitzcrank makes a great counter to Azir.

While Blitzcrank does have a much higher winrate than Azir, when on opposite teams, Blitzcrank also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Blitzcrank into Azir.

Additionally, Blitzcrank also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Azir. 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 overall in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Azir matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Blitzcrank is a great counter for Azir. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Blitzcrank against Azir.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Azir Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Azir as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 984 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 Azir 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 learn all of the intricacies of Blitzcrank to counter Azir 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 suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank usually racks up a lot less CS as Azir. Champs who on average don't take much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Blitzcrank versus Azir build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank included at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better countering Azir than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average win rate of 54.6% when playing against Azir with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Azir as Blitzcrank, you should take 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 players used for Blitzcrank vs Azir fights, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 54.6% win rate overall.

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