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

Blitzcrank vs Sion

How to Beat Sion as Blitzcrank in LoL Sion is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Sion as Blitzcrank

based on 1,726 Blitzcrank vs Sion matchups
Win Rate
50.5 %
K/D/A
2.59
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of rated League matches that we analyze every week. Our guide on how to beat Sion as Blitzcrank resulted from an examination of 1726 ranked games where both champs faced one another. This particular pairing is relatively rare. Blitzcrank has to counter Sion in only 2.3% of his games.

Blitzcrank vs Sion Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank has done a ok job of countering Sion. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.5% of games the champs face off with each other in. In Blitzcrank vs Sion matches, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.3% more expected to gain first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Sion.

Best Blitzcrank vs Sion Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Blitzcrank Items

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

Optional Items

Knight's VowZeke'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
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Sion as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Sion

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 Sion

Use the time after Sion has died to reposition and prepare for his return.

Even if Sion still hits a Decimating Smash, making him release the charge earlier reduces its impact.

Blitzcrank vs Sion Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
50.5 %
VS
Win Rate
49.5 %
Sion Image
2.2
< Kills >
4.7
6.1
< Deaths >
7
13.6
< Assists >
6.8
0.41
< Killing Sprees >
1.01
34
< Minions Killed >
174
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.53
2,660
< Physical Damage >
13,498
5,937
< Magic Damage >
6,728
817
< True Damage >
615
9,414
< Damage Dealt >
20,842
22,317
< Damage Taken >
38,639
8,066
< Gold Earned >
12,065
1.37
< Towers >
2.94
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
1,928
< Total Healing >
3,339
10,837
< Experience >
15,054
46
< Vision Score >
16
21
< Wards Placed >
8
253
< Time Dealing CC >
728

How to Counter Sion with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show some critical Blitzcrank against Sion counter stats that can help us grasp the differences between the pair. As an example, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Sion’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Sion. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank usually has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. On average, he receives less damage than Sion. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Sion

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Sion
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Sion

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Sion?

Both League champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Blitzcrank usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Sion, with a 50.5% win rate. As a result, Blitzcrank makes an ok counter to Sion.

While Blitzcrank does have a higher win rate compared to Sion, when they face off with one another, Blitzcrank also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn. You should be careful when picking Blitzcrank into Sion.

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

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Sion matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Blitzcrank is a decent counter to Sion. You will do well by focussing your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Blitzcrank against Sion.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Sion Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sion as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 1,726 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 Sion 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 truly master Blitzcrank in order to counter Sion during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank usually racks up a lot less CS as Sion. Champs who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions 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, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Blitzcrank versus Sion build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Frozen Heart, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank bought at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Sion than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average winrate of 50.5% when countering Sion with this counter build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Sion as Blitzcrank, you should take the Glacial Augment, Hextech Flashtraption, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Blitzcrank vs Sion matchups, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.5% win rate overall.

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