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

Blitzcrank vs Darius

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

How to Beat Darius as Blitzcrank

based on 2,885 Blitzcrank vs Darius matchups
Win Rate
52 %
K/D/A
2.44
Pick Rate
4.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League matches that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Darius as Blitzcrank came out of an analysis of 2885 ranked games where both champs fought one another. This particular pairing is fairly uncommon. Blitzcrank has to counter Darius in only 4.6% of his games.

Blitzcrank vs Darius Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank does a good job of countering Darius. On average, he wins a whopping 52.0% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Blitzcrank vs Darius games, Blitzcrank’s side is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Darius.

Best Blitzcrank vs Darius Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalKindlegem

Core Blitzcrank Items

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

Optional Items

Knight's VowFrozen HeartThornmailPauldrons 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 w
>
Last skill for Blitzcrank to max out e

Runes

Resolve Aftershock DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
CDRScaling Armor MagicRes
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
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Darius as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Darius

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 Darius

When Darius's axe grab is on cooldown, he is vulnerable to harassment attacks.

Darius's ability to escape from fights is limited. If you have an advantage against him, press your lead.

Blitzcrank vs Darius Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
52 %
VS
Win Rate
48 %
Darius Image
2.3
< Kills >
7.2
6.4
< Deaths >
6.4
13.3
< Assists >
4.6
0.41
< Killing Sprees >
1.66
32
< Minions Killed >
162
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.47
2,318
< Physical Damage >
14,315
5,231
< Magic Damage >
121
839
< True Damage >
3,724
8,389
< Damage Dealt >
18,161
19,880
< Damage Taken >
27,241
7,926
< Gold Earned >
11,965
1.43
< Towers >
2.44
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
1,498
< Total Healing >
5,281
10,374
< Experience >
14,200
46
< Vision Score >
17
22
< Wards Placed >
8
217
< Time Dealing CC >
153

How to Counter Darius with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several vital Blitzcrank vs. Darius counter statistics that may help us interpret the distinctions between the two. Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Darius’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Darius. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. On average, he receives less damage than Darius. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Darius

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Darius
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Darius

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Darius?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually wins when playing against Darius, with a 52.0% win rate. Thus, Blitzcrank makes a good counter for Darius.

While Blitzcrank does have a higher win rate than Darius, when they face off with one another, Blitzcrank also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Blitzcrank into Darius.

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

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Darius matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Blitzcrank is a decent counter to Darius. Make sure you focus your play on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Blitzcrank against Darius.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Darius Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Darius as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 2,885 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 Darius 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Blitzcrank to counter Darius during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank often picks up a lot less CS as Darius. Champs who typically don't get much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Blitzcrank versus Darius build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank bought at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs. Darius than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average winrate of 52.0% when playing against Darius with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of defeating Darius as Blitzcrank, Blitzcrank players should use the Aftershock, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Blitzcrank vs Darius counterpicks, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 52.0% win rate overall.

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