How to Win Blitzcrank vs Vi Counter Matchup Blitzcrank is in the s tier of champions

Blitzcrank vs Vi

How to Beat Vi as Blitzcrank in LoL Vi is in the b tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Fighter Assassin

How to Beat Vi as Blitzcrank

based on 1,462 Blitzcrank vs Vi matchups
Win Rate
49.2 %
K/D/A
2.51
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. In our database, Blitzcrank fought Vi in 1462 rounds. Using so many games with Blitzcrank versus Vi gives us faith in our capability to provide actionable stats and a solid build to annihilate your enemy. This champion matchup is fairly rare. Blitzcrank is forced to battle against Vi in only 2.4% of his games.

Blitzcrank vs Vi Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Blitzcrank has done a poor job of countering Vi. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.2% of matches the champions face each other in. In Blitzcrank versus Vi matches, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.2% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Vi.

Best Blitzcrank vs Vi Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Blitzcrank Items

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

Optional Items

Frozen 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 w
>
Last skill for Blitzcrank to max out e

Runes

Resolve Aftershock Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
CDRScaling MagicRes 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
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Vi as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Vi

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 Vi

Vi cannot be stopped while using her ult. Remember to save your displacement effects until after she's done charging.

A fully charged Vault breaker deals double damage. If you see Vi start to charge you should back off or try to dodge it.

Vi will shred your Armor and gain Attack Speed if she manages to hit you three times in a row. Try not to engage in extended brawls with her.

Blitzcrank vs Vi Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
49.2 %
VS
Win Rate
50.8 %
Vi Image
2.3
< Kills >
6.6
6.1
< Deaths >
6.3
13
< Assists >
8.3
0.46
< Killing Sprees >
1.51
34
< Minions Killed >
39
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
1.55
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.44
2,489
< Physical Damage >
15,533
6,035
< Magic Damage >
218
891
< True Damage >
1,119
9,416
< Damage Dealt >
16,870
21,651
< Damage Taken >
26,827
8,037
< Gold Earned >
11,551
1.39
< Towers >
1.56
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
1,720
< Total Healing >
6,992
10,654
< Experience >
13,383
45
< Vision Score >
21
21
< Wards Placed >
6
238
< Time Dealing CC >
263

How to Counter Vi with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here feature some significant Blitzcrank against Vi matchup statistics that may help you grasp the differences between the pair. For instance, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Vi’s ratio of NaN, showing that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Vi. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes less damage than Vi. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Vi

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Vi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Vi

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Vi?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Blitzcrank usually fairs equally well when facing off against Vi, with a 49.2% win rate. Therefore, Blitzcrank makes an ok counter to Vi.

While Blitzcrank does have a lower win rate than Vi, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champ to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Blitzcrank into Vi.

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

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

Blitzcrank is a somewhat poor counter for Vi. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Blitzcrank against Vi.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Vi Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vi as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 1,462 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 Vi 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 Vi during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank most often gets a similar amount of CS compared to Vi. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Blitzcrank versus Vi build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs Vi than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank boasted an average win rate of 49.2% when countering Vi with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Vi as Blitzcrank, you should take the Aftershock, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Blitzcrank vs Vi LoL games, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.2% winrate overall.

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