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

Blitzcrank vs Gragas

How to Beat Gragas as Blitzcrank in LoL Gragas is in the b tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Fighter Mage

How to Beat Gragas as Blitzcrank

based on 1,200 Blitzcrank vs Gragas matchups
Win Rate
50.8 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Gragas as Blitzcrank resulted from an examination of 1200 ranked games where both champs faced off against one another. This particular counter matchup is fairly rare. Blitzcrank is forced to battle against Gragas in only 1.6% of his matches.

Blitzcrank vs Gragas Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank has done a ok job of beating Gragas. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.8% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Blitzcrank versus Gragas matches, Blitzcrank’s side is 0.2% more expected to gain first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Gragas.

Best Blitzcrank vs Gragas 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 HealthScaling
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
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R
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E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Gragas as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Gragas

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 Gragas

Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.

Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.

Blitzcrank vs Gragas Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
50.8 %
VS
Win Rate
49.2 %
Gragas Image
2.2
< Kills >
4.7
6.2
< Deaths >
5.5
13.1
< Assists >
7.8
0.38
< Killing Sprees >
1.08
33
< Minions Killed >
123
0.03
< Dragons Killed >
0.31
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.39
2,496
< Physical Damage >
1,453
5,733
< Magic Damage >
16,488
846
< True Damage >
927
9,076
< Damage Dealt >
18,870
21,639
< Damage Taken >
27,683
7,840
< Gold Earned >
10,708
1.34
< Towers >
1.54
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
1,710
< Total Healing >
9,635
10,272
< Experience >
13,453
47
< Vision Score >
20
22
< Wards Placed >
9
224
< Time Dealing CC >
381

How to Counter Gragas with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several vital Blitzcrank against Gragas matchup stats that may help you appreciate the distinctions between the two. For instance, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Gragas’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Gragas. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Gragas. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Gragas

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Gragas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Gragas

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Gragas?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually fairs equally well when facing off against Gragas, with a 50.8% win rate. Thus, Blitzcrank makes an ok counter for Gragas.

While Blitzcrank does have a higher winrate than Gragas, when on opposite teams, Blitzcrank also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Blitzcrank into Gragas.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Gragas matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Blitzcrank is a decent counter to Gragas. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Blitzcrank against Gragas.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Gragas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gragas as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 1,200 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 Gragas 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 truly master Blitzcrank in order to counter Gragas during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank most often picks up a lot less CS compared to Gragas. Champs who typically don't get much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Blitzcrank versus Gragas build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank used at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Gragas than with most other common builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average winrate of 50.8% when playing against Gragas with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Gragas as Blitzcrank, you should equip 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 sets players picked for Blitzcrank vs Gragas clashes, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.8% winrate overall.

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