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.
The 1-2-3 combo of Rocket Grab, Power Fist, and Static Field can devastate an individual opponent.
Only foes in the center of Solar Flare get stunned, so you can often avoid this if you're quick.
When Leona activates Eclipse, you have three seconds to get away from her before she deals damage.
The stats provided here feature some significant Blitzcrank against Leona counter statistics that can help you realize the differences and similarities between the two. Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Leona’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Leona..
Blitzcrank often has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Leona. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually loses when playing against Leona, with a 45.8% win rate. Thus, Blitzcrank makes a bad counter to Leona.
While Blitzcrank does have a much lower win rate compared to Leona, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champ to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Blitzcrank into Leona.
Furthermore, Blitzcrank also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Leona. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter 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 Leona matchups, Leona is the better champion with a much lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.
Blitzcrank is a terribly counter to Leona. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Blitzcrank against Leona.
To truly master Blitzcrank in order to counter Leona during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Blitzcrank typically gets a similar amount of CS relative to Leona. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.
The most important items to focus on in your Blitzcrank versus Leona build consist of Evenshroud, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank used at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Leona than with most other typical builds. In fact, Blitzcrank boasted an average winrate of 45.8% when countering Leona with these items in his kit.
To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Leona as Blitzcrank, you should equip the Aftershock, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Blitzcrank vs Leona matchups, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 45.8% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Leona as Blitzcrank are presented for every ranked division. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.