How to Win Blitzcrank vs Kog'Maw Counter Matchup Blitzcrank is in the a tier of champions

Blitzcrank vs Kog'Maw

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Blitzcrank in LoL Kog'Maw is in the b tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Marksman Mage

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Blitzcrank

based on 1,102 Blitzcrank vs Kog'Maw matchups
Win Rate
49 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Kog'Maw as Blitzcrank came out of an examination of 1102 ranked games where both champs engaged each other. This particular champion matchup is fairly rare. Blitzcrank is forced to battle against Kog'Maw in only 1.5% of his matches.

Blitzcrank vs Kog'Maw Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Blitzcrank has done a dismal job of beating Kog'Maw. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.0% of games the champs battle each other in. In Blitzcrank vs Kog'Maw rounds, Blitzcrank’s side is 0.2% more expected to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood versus Kog'Maw.

Best Blitzcrank vs Kog'Maw Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariFrozen HeartBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Zeke's ConvergencePauldrons 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 Armor
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
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Kog'Maw as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Kog'Maw

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 Kog'Maw

Run away from Kog'Maw after he dies!!!!

The range on Living Artillery increases each rank.

Bio-Arcane Barrage allows Kog'Maw to kill Baron Nashor extremely early. It can be valuable to ward Nashor when Kog'Maw completes his Blade of the Ruined King.

Kog'Maw doesn't have a good escape ability, so he is especially prone to ganks.

Blitzcrank vs Kog'Maw Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
49 %
VS
Win Rate
51 %
Kog'Maw Image
2.2
< Kills >
7.9
6.3
< Deaths >
6.8
13.4
< Assists >
7.6
0.39
< Killing Sprees >
1.84
33
< Minions Killed >
163
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.21
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.5
2,482
< Physical Damage >
10,588
5,826
< Magic Damage >
13,170
853
< True Damage >
2,893
9,161
< Damage Dealt >
26,653
22,334
< Damage Taken >
21,234
8,044
< Gold Earned >
12,490
1.34
< Towers >
2.16
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
1,867
< Total Healing >
2,405
10,622
< Experience >
13,236
47
< Vision Score >
19
22
< Wards Placed >
9
236
< Time Dealing CC >
249

How to Counter Kog'Maw with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several critical Blitzcrank against Kog'Maw counter stats that can help you figure out the differences between the two. For instance, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kog'Maw’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kog'Maw. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Kog'Maw. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Kog'Maw

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Kog'Maw
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Kog'Maw

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Kog'Maw?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually fairs equally well when taking on Kog'Maw, with a 49.0% win rate. Therefore, Blitzcrank makes an ok counter for Kog'Maw.

While Blitzcrank does have a lower winrate than Kog'Maw, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging character to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Blitzcrank into Kog'Maw.

Additionally, Blitzcrank has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kog'Maw. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, 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 Kog'Maw matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champion 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 somewhat poor counter for Kog'Maw. Focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Blitzcrank against Kog'Maw.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Kog'Maw Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kog'Maw as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 1,102 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 Kog'Maw 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 in order to counter Kog'Maw during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank on average gets a lot less CS relative to Kog'Maw. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't require 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 large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Blitzcrank versus Kog'Maw build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Frozen Heart, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better against Kog'Maw than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average winrate of 49.0% battling Kog'Maw with this counter build.

To have the best chance of annihilating Kog'Maw as Blitzcrank, Blitzcrank players should use 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 that we analyzed for Blitzcrank vs Kog'Maw clashes, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.0% win rate overall.

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