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

Blitzcrank vs Tristana

How to Beat Tristana as Blitzcrank in LoL Tristana is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Tristana as Blitzcrank

based on 3,045 Blitzcrank vs Tristana matchups
Win Rate
49.3 %
K/D/A
2.49
Pick Rate
4.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Tristana as Blitzcrank came out of an examination of 3045 ranked rounds where both champions battled each other. This counter pairing is relatively uncommon. Blitzcrank encounters Tristana in only 4.1% of his rounds.

Blitzcrank vs Tristana Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Blitzcrank has done a poor job of countering Tristana. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.3% of the time the champs battle one another in. In Blitzcrank against Tristana games, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.1% more probable to get first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood against Tristana.

Best Blitzcrank vs Tristana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsMobility Boots

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
Shurelya's BattlesongFrozen HeartBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Knight's VowZeke's ConvergenceThornmailPauldrons 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

Resolve Aftershock Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
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
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Tristana as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Tristana

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 Tristana

Stand away from your creeps in a lane to take less collateral damage from Explosive Charge.

If you see Tristana activate Rapid Fire in a fight, stun her and try to back off until the spell dissipates.

Blitzcrank vs Tristana Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
49.3 %
VS
Win Rate
50.7 %
Tristana Image
2.3
< Kills >
7.3
5.9
< Deaths >
6
12.4
< Assists >
6.3
0.43
< Killing Sprees >
1.7
34
< Minions Killed >
157
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.22
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.59
2,567
< Physical Damage >
15,318
5,819
< Magic Damage >
1,984
763
< True Damage >
2,083
9,150
< Damage Dealt >
19,386
20,629
< Damage Taken >
19,870
7,834
< Gold Earned >
12,363
1.42
< Towers >
2.8
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
1,599
< Total Healing >
2,782
10,255
< Experience >
12,475
42
< Vision Score >
18
20
< Wards Placed >
8
236
< Time Dealing CC >
52

How to Counter Tristana with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize several vital Blitzcrank vs. Tristana counter stats that can help us grasp the differences between the two. As an example, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Tristana’s ratio of NaN, showing that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Tristana. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Tristana. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Tristana

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Tristana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Tristana

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Tristana?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Blitzcrank usually fairs equally well when facing off against Tristana, with a 49.3% win rate. Thus, Blitzcrank makes an ok counter to Tristana.

While Blitzcrank does have a lower win rate than Tristana, when on opposite teams, Blitzcrank also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Blitzcrank into Tristana.

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

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Tristana matchups, Tristana is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Blitzcrank is a somewhat poor counter to Tristana. Focus your actions on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Blitzcrank against Tristana.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Tristana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tristana as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 3,045 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 Tristana 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Blitzcrank in order to counter Tristana during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank most often picks up a lot less CS as Tristana. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Blitzcrank versus Tristana build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Frozen Heart, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs. Tristana than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average win rate of 49.3% when countering Tristana with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of defeating Tristana as Blitzcrank, you should equip the Aftershock, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Blitzcrank vs Tristana fights, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 49.3% winrate overall.

If you would like to get Blitzcrank versus Tristana tips and counter builds for a a particular skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu provided above. If viewing for the first time, the statistics and guides shown are computed using every match finished with both champs.