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.
Meditate is an effective method of healing damage over time, but Master Yi is susceptible to coordinated team ganks early in the game.
Although Master Yi cannot be slowed while using Highlander, other disables can stop him in his tracks.
If Master Yi tries to farm with Alpha Strike, hit him a few times so he has to use mana with Meditate to heal.
The stat comparisons shown here feature several critical Blitzcrank against Master Yi matchup stats that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Master Yi’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Master Yi. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.
Blitzcrank typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. On average, he takes less damage than Master Yi. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Blitzcrank usually loses when trying to fight Master Yi, with a 48.2% win rate. Therefore, Blitzcrank makes a poor counter for Master Yi.
While Blitzcrank does have a lower winrate compared to Master Yi, when on opposite teams, Blitzcrank also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming champ to learn. You should be careful when picking Blitzcrank into Master Yi.
Additionally, Blitzcrank has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Master Yi. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Master Yi matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.
Blitzcrank is a somewhat poor counter for Master Yi. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Blitzcrank against Master Yi.
To learn all of the intricacies of Blitzcrank in order to counter Master Yi during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Blitzcrank often racks up a similar amount of CS as Master Yi. Champions who on average don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.
The top items to use in your Blitzcrank versus Master Yi build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs. Master Yi than with most other common item sets. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average win rate of 48.2% when countering Master Yi with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest probability of defeating Master Yi 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 we have analyed for Blitzcrank vs Master Yi counterpicks, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.2% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Master Yi as Blitzcrank are given for all skill levels, merged. To narrow the stats and builds to a specific rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.