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

Blitzcrank vs Katarina

How to Beat Katarina as Blitzcrank in LoL Katarina is in the a tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Assassin Mage

How to Beat Katarina as Blitzcrank

based on 2,529 Blitzcrank vs Katarina matchups
Win Rate
50.6 %
K/D/A
2.4
Pick Rate
3.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL games that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Katarina as Blitzcrank resulted from an evaluation of 2529 ranked games where both champs opposed each other. This pairing is fairly rare. Blitzcrank is forced to battle against Katarina in only 3.4% of his games.

Blitzcrank vs Katarina Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank does a average job of countering Katarina. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.6% of the time the champions face off with one another in. In Blitzcrank versus Katarina matches, Blitzcrank’s side is 0.2% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Katarina.

Best Blitzcrank vs Katarina Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorKindlegem

Core Blitzcrank Items

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

Optional Items

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

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
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Katarina as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Katarina

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 Katarina

Katarina's abilities deal magic damage, so even if she's building Attack Damage items, get magic resistance to counter her.

Try to save a disable for when Katarina uses her Death Lotus.

Blitzcrank vs Katarina Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
50.6 %
VS
Win Rate
49.4 %
Katarina Image
2.1
< Kills >
8.7
6.2
< Deaths >
6.4
12.8
< Assists >
6.4
0.37
< Killing Sprees >
1.93
33
< Minions Killed >
147
0.03
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.36
2,481
< Physical Damage >
2,697
5,585
< Magic Damage >
18,086
784
< True Damage >
1,342
8,850
< Damage Dealt >
22,126
20,666
< Damage Taken >
24,631
7,752
< Gold Earned >
11,939
1.35
< Towers >
1.51
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,486
< Total Healing >
3,038
10,118
< Experience >
13,332
45
< Vision Score >
16
21
< Wards Placed >
7
219
< Time Dealing CC >
24

How to Counter Katarina with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stats provided here underscore some critical Blitzcrank versus Katarina counter statistics that can help you distinguish the differences between the two. As an example, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Katarina’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Katarina. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Katarina. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Katarina

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Katarina
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Katarina

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Katarina?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Blitzcrank usually fairs equally well when facing off against Katarina, with a 50.6% win rate. Thus, Blitzcrank makes an ok counter to Katarina.

While Blitzcrank does have a higher win rate than Katarina, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Blitzcrank into Katarina.

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

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

Blitzcrank is a decent counter for Katarina. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Blitzcrank against Katarina.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Katarina Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Katarina as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 2,529 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 Katarina 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Blitzcrank to counter Katarina during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank typically racks up a lot less CS compared to Katarina. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Blitzcrank versus Katarina 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 performed a lot better countering Katarina than with most other common builds. In fact, Blitzcrank boasted an average winrate of 50.6% when countering Katarina with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Katarina 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. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Blitzcrank vs Katarina counters, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 50.6% winrate overall.

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