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

Blitzcrank vs Sylas

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

based on 3,365 Blitzcrank vs Sylas matchups
Win Rate
51.2 %
K/D/A
2.45
Pick Rate
4.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of rated League of Legends rounds that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Sylas as Blitzcrank came out of an evaluation of 3365 ranked games where both champs faced off against one another. This particular champion matchup is somewhat uncommon. Blitzcrank is forced to battle against Sylas in only 4.5% of his rounds.

Blitzcrank vs Sylas Matchup Summary

Blitzcrank has done a decent job of countering Sylas. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.2% of matches the champions face off with each other in. In Blitzcrank vs Sylas rounds, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.1% more likely to get first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Sylas.

Best Blitzcrank vs Sylas Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSteel Shoulderguards

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorKindlegem

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariKnight's VowBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Frozen HeartThornmailZeke'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 w
>
Last skill for Blitzcrank to max out e

Runes

Resolve Aftershock DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
CDRScaling Armor MagicRes
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
W
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Q
10
E
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R
12
W
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W
14
W
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Sylas as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Sylas

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 Sylas

Sylas's healthbar can be deceptive, watch out for his Kingslayer!

Try to fight Sylas when he isn't able to take your ultimate.

Blitzcrank vs Sylas Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
51.2 %
VS
Win Rate
48.8 %
Sylas Image
2
< Kills >
7.5
6.2
< Deaths >
6.8
13.2
< Assists >
7.1
0.35
< Killing Sprees >
1.72
32
< Minions Killed >
132
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.38
2,471
< Physical Damage >
565
5,608
< Magic Damage >
20,009
819
< True Damage >
1,062
8,899
< Damage Dealt >
21,637
20,763
< Damage Taken >
30,233
7,674
< Gold Earned >
11,003
1.33
< Towers >
1.55
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,499
< Total Healing >
6,918
10,101
< Experience >
13,061
45
< Vision Score >
17
22
< Wards Placed >
8
213
< Time Dealing CC >
303

How to Counter Sylas with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stats shown on this page feature some significant Blitzcrank versus Sylas matchup statistics that can help us grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Sylas’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Sylas. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank often has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Sylas. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Sylas

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Sylas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Sylas

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Sylas?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Blitzcrank usually wins when playing against Sylas, with a 51.2% win rate. As a result, Blitzcrank makes a good counter to Sylas.

While Blitzcrank does have a higher win rate than Sylas, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Blitzcrank into Sylas.

Additionally, Blitzcrank has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Sylas. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Sylas matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Blitzcrank is a decent counter for Sylas. Focus your play on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Blitzcrank against Sylas.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Sylas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sylas as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 3,365 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 Sylas 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 to counter Sylas during both the early game 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 suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank usually racks up a lot less CS compared to Sylas. Champs who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Blitzcrank versus Sylas build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Sylas than with many other typical builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average winrate of 51.2% when countering Sylas with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of defeating Sylas as Blitzcrank, you should take the Aftershock, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Blitzcrank vs Sylas LoL games, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 51.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Sylas as Blitzcrank are given for every ranked division. If you want to scope the stats and builds to a distinct division, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.