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

Blitzcrank vs Soraka

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

How to Beat Soraka as Blitzcrank

based on 2,784 Blitzcrank vs Soraka matchups
Win Rate
49.7 %
K/D/A
2.55
Pick Rate
3.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of rated League matches that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Soraka as Blitzcrank resulted from an analysis of 2784 ranked rounds where both champs fought one another. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Blitzcrank has to counter Soraka in only 3.8% of his matches.

Blitzcrank vs Soraka Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank does a ok job of countering Soraka. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.7% of the time the champs clash against one another in. In Blitzcrank vs Soraka games, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.2% more likely to earn first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Soraka.

Best Blitzcrank vs Soraka Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsKindlegem

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariZeke's ConvergenceBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Knight's VowFrozen HeartPauldrons 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 Soraka as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Soraka

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 Soraka

It's easier to focus Soraka than the ally she is healing.

Take advantage of Soraka's long cooldown on Equinox if she uses it to harass.

Focus on attacking Soraka when she ever ventures to the frontline to heal her allies.

Blitzcrank vs Soraka Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
49.7 %
VS
Win Rate
50.3 %
Soraka Image
1.9
< Kills >
1
5.5
< Deaths >
5.7
12.1
< Assists >
14
0.34
< Killing Sprees >
0.15
33
< Minions Killed >
20
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.53
2,533
< Physical Damage >
692
5,818
< Magic Damage >
5,515
885
< True Damage >
333
9,236
< Damage Dealt >
6,541
20,585
< Damage Taken >
15,017
7,696
< Gold Earned >
7,559
1.39
< Towers >
2.08
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0
1,746
< Total Healing >
19,148
10,136
< Experience >
10,214
46
< Vision Score >
45
21
< Wards Placed >
21
220
< Time Dealing CC >
209

How to Counter Soraka with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show some influential Blitzcrank against Soraka matchup stats that may help us grasp the distinctions between the pair. Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Soraka’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Soraka..

Blitzcrank usually has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. On average, he receives more damage than Soraka. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Soraka

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Soraka
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Soraka

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Soraka?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually fairs equally well when playing against Soraka, with a 49.7% win rate. Thus, Blitzcrank makes an ok counter to Soraka.

While Blitzcrank does have a lower winrate compared to Soraka, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more complex character to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Blitzcrank into Soraka.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Soraka matchups, Soraka is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Blitzcrank is a somewhat poor counter for Soraka. You will do well by focussing your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Blitzcrank against Soraka.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Soraka Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Soraka as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 2,784 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 Soraka 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 learn all of the intricacies of Blitzcrank to counter Soraka during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank typically gets more CS relative to Soraka. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Blitzcrank versus Soraka build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank included at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs Soraka than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average win rate of 49.7% battling Soraka with this build.

To have the highest probability of beating Soraka 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. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Blitzcrank vs Soraka counter picks, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 49.7% win rate overall.

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