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

Blitzcrank vs Pyke

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

How to Beat Pyke as Blitzcrank

based on 3,476 Blitzcrank vs Pyke matchups
Win Rate
50.5 %
K/D/A
2.22
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends games that we analyze each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Pyke as Blitzcrank came out of an evaluation of 3476 ranked games where both champs faced off against each other. This particular pairing is fairly uncommon. Blitzcrank has to counter Pyke in only 4.7% of his rounds.

Blitzcrank vs Pyke Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank has done a ok job of countering Pyke. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.5% of the time the champions clash against one another in. In Blitzcrank against Pyke rounds, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood versus Pyke.

Best Blitzcrank vs Pyke Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsMobility Boots

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
Shurelya's BattlesongZeke's ConvergenceBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Frozen HeartKnight's VowPauldrons of WhiterockThornmail

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

Resolve Aftershock DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
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
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
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R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Pyke as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Pyke

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 Pyke

Pyke regenerates a significant amount of damage he has taken from enemy champions, but only when you can't see him!

When Pyke is hidden nearby in his Ghostwater Dive, sharks will circle underneath your feet.

Try not to stand near low health allies. If Pyke executes them using Death From Below, you might be next on the list.

Blitzcrank vs Pyke Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
50.5 %
VS
Win Rate
49.5 %
Pyke Image
2.3
< Kills >
6.9
6.9
< Deaths >
6.9
13
< Assists >
8.5
0.4
< Killing Sprees >
1.6
34
< Minions Killed >
41
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.35
2,575
< Physical Damage >
8,433
6,071
< Magic Damage >
18
846
< True Damage >
2,473
9,492
< Damage Dealt >
10,924
21,328
< Damage Taken >
20,610
7,918
< Gold Earned >
9,625
1.4
< Towers >
1.17
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,465
< Total Healing >
4,197
10,355
< Experience >
10,523
43
< Vision Score >
55
22
< Wards Placed >
26
233
< Time Dealing CC >
88

How to Counter Pyke with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stats shown here underscore some vital Blitzcrank vs. Pyke matchup statistics that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between these two champions. Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Pyke’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Pyke. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank normally has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Pyke. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Pyke

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Pyke
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Pyke

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Pyke?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually fairs equally well when playing against Pyke, with a 50.5% win rate. Therefore, Blitzcrank makes an ok counter for Pyke.

While Blitzcrank does have a higher winrate compared to Pyke, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Blitzcrank into Pyke.

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

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

Blitzcrank is a decent counter to Pyke. Focus your actions on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Blitzcrank against Pyke.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Pyke Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Pyke as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 3,476 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 Pyke 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 to counter Pyke during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank typically gets a similar amount of CS relative to Pyke. Champs who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Blitzcrank versus Pyke build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better against Pyke than with most other common builds. In fact, Blitzcrank boasted an average win rate of 50.5% battling Pyke with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of defeating Pyke as Blitzcrank, you should use the Aftershock, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Blitzcrank vs Pyke counter picks, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.5% winrate overall.

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