Blitzcrank vs Gangplank Counter Build

How to Win Blitzcrank vs Gangplank Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Gangplank as Blitzcrank in LoL

How to Beat Gangplank as Blitzcrank

4,922 Blitzcrank vs Gangplank Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. Within our dataset, Blitzcrank faced Gangplank 4922 times. Having so many matchups for Blitzcrank vs Gangplank gives us a lot of confidence in our ability to provide actionable data and a supported build to suppress your opponent This counter pairing is fairly rare. Blitzcrank fights Gangplank in only 2.1% of his games.

Blitzcrank has done a great job of beating Gangplank. On average, he wins a terrific 57.2% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Blitzcrank against Gangplank rounds, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.2% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood against Gangplank.

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Best Blitzcrank Items to Counter Gangplank

The most crucial items to use in your Blitzcrank versus Gangplank build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Frozen Heart, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better against Gangplank than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average win rate of 67.9% battling Gangplank with this build.

Best Blitzcrank Runes to Counter Gangplank

Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Gangplank as Blitzcrank, you should equip the Aftershock, Demolish, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Blitzcrank vs Gangplank counter picks, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 65.4% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the best Gangplank runes to fight back against Blitzcrank in order to help you infer how he will likely be kitted out to try to beat you.


2.5 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 5.5


5.9 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 6.2


12.5 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 7

Blitzcrank vs Gangplank Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown on this page show some critical Blitzcrank vs. Gangplank matchup stats that can help you interpret the differences between this set of champs. For instance, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.5 is better than Gangplank’s KDA ratio of 2.0, showing that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Gangplank. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Gangplank. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Blitzcrank usually racks up much less CS than Gangplank. Champions that don't finish with very much CS usually don't require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling well off their abilities alone. However, champs with large amounts of CS, such as carries, typically must have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to top the values shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.48 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 1.26

Largest Multi-Kill

0.93 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 1.33

Damage Dealt

8,836 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 20,383

Damage Taken

20,162 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 22,864

Healing Done

1,824 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 5,936

Vision Score

47 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 17

Gold Earned

7,987 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 12,158

Minions Killed

33 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 174

Dragons Killed

0.05 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 0.1

Barons Killed

0.01 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 0.03


1.53 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 1.98


0.47 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 0.4

CC Duration (sec)

131 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 287

Experience Earned

10,457 | Blitzcrank Gangplank | 14,304

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,922 Blitzcrank vs Gangplank 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 Gangplank 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.