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

Blitzcrank vs Caitlyn

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

based on 4,306 Blitzcrank vs Caitlyn matchups
Win Rate
52.9 %
K/D/A
2.55
Pick Rate
5.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League games each week. In our dataset, Blitzcrank battled Caitlyn in 4306 games. Having so many matchups for Blitzcrank versus Caitlyn gives us faith in our capability to provide enlightening statistics and a solid build to obliterate your enemy. This counter matchup is somewhat uncommon. Blitzcrank fights Caitlyn in only 5.8% of his matches.

Blitzcrank vs Caitlyn Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank does a good job of countering Caitlyn. Normally, he wins a whopping 52.9% of games the champions fight one another in. In Blitzcrank vs Caitlyn matches, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.2% more probable to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood against Caitlyn.

Best Blitzcrank vs Caitlyn 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 ConvergenceFrozen Heart

Optional Items

ThornmailPauldrons of WhiterockKnight's VowBulwark of the Mountain

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 w
>
Last skill for Blitzcrank to max out e

Runes

Resolve Aftershock DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
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
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E
3
W
4
Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Caitlyn as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Caitlyn

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 Caitlyn

You can intercept Ace in the Hole's missile from hitting an ally if you stand in its path.

Keep behind allied minions if Caitlyn is harassing you with Piltover Peacemaker (it deals less damage with each subsequent target).

Blitzcrank vs Caitlyn Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
52.9 %
VS
Win Rate
47.1 %
Caitlyn Image
2.1
< Kills >
6.3
5.8
< Deaths >
6.2
12.7
< Assists >
7
0.4
< Killing Sprees >
1.48
33
< Minions Killed >
163
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.53
2,401
< Physical Damage >
17,170
5,580
< Magic Damage >
1,338
792
< True Damage >
936
8,774
< Damage Dealt >
19,444
21,274
< Damage Taken >
18,138
7,810
< Gold Earned >
11,660
1.34
< Towers >
2.51
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,773
< Total Healing >
2,868
10,351
< Experience >
12,174
44
< Vision Score >
18
21
< Wards Placed >
8
220
< Time Dealing CC >
73

How to Counter Caitlyn with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight some strategic Blitzcrank vs. Caitlyn counter statistics that may help you grasp the distinctions between these two champs. As an example, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Caitlyn’s ratio of NaN, showing that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Caitlyn. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank normally has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Caitlyn. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Caitlyn

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Caitlyn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Caitlyn

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Caitlyn?

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 facing off against Caitlyn, with a 52.9% win rate. As a result, Blitzcrank makes a good counter for Caitlyn.

While Blitzcrank does have a higher winrate than Caitlyn, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champion to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Blitzcrank into Caitlyn.

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

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Caitlyn 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 allied champions during late stage team fights.

Blitzcrank is an above average counter for Caitlyn. You will do well by focussing your tactics on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Blitzcrank against Caitlyn.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Caitlyn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Caitlyn as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 4,306 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 Caitlyn 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 Caitlyn during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank often racks up a lot less CS as Caitlyn. Champs who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They 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 need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Blitzcrank versus Caitlyn build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Frozen Heart. When Blitzcrank bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better versus Caitlyn than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank boasted an average win rate of 52.9% battling Caitlyn with this build.

To have the highest probability of defeating Caitlyn as Blitzcrank, Blitzcrank players should use the Aftershock, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Blitzcrank vs Caitlyn face-offs, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.9% win rate overall.

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