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

Blitzcrank vs Viktor

How to Beat Viktor as Blitzcrank in LoL Viktor is in the s tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Mage

How to Beat Viktor as Blitzcrank

based on 3,350 Blitzcrank vs Viktor matchups
Win Rate
48.5 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
4.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Viktor as Blitzcrank came out of an evaluation of 3350 ranked games where both champs fought each other. This counter pairing is fairly uncommon. Blitzcrank is forced to battle against Viktor in only 4.5% of his rounds.

Blitzcrank vs Viktor Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Blitzcrank has done a below average job of countering Viktor. Normally, he wins a acceptable 48.5% of the time the champs oppose one another in. In Blitzcrank vs Viktor matches, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.3% more likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Viktor.

Best Blitzcrank vs Viktor Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsMobility Boots

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariZeke's ConvergenceFrozen Heart

Optional Items

Force of NaturePauldrons of WhiterockBulwark of the MountainKnight's Vow

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 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
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Viktor as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Viktor

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 Viktor

Be aware of how many augments Viktor has upgraded by looking at the color of the light on his staff (purple, yellow, blue, red).

Be careful about how close you let Viktor get to you. Viktor's control of the battlefield increases with his proximity to his opponent.

Blitzcrank vs Viktor Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
48.5 %
VS
Win Rate
51.5 %
Viktor Image
2.1
< Kills >
6.1
6
< Deaths >
5.6
12.8
< Assists >
7.4
0.38
< Killing Sprees >
1.36
34
< Minions Killed >
178
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.5
2,339
< Physical Damage >
665
5,570
< Magic Damage >
23,937
829
< True Damage >
1,222
8,739
< Damage Dealt >
25,825
21,693
< Damage Taken >
17,887
7,868
< Gold Earned >
12,155
1.31
< Towers >
2
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
1,746
< Total Healing >
1,138
10,335
< Experience >
14,433
49
< Vision Score >
20
23
< Wards Placed >
9
220
< Time Dealing CC >
253

How to Counter Viktor with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show some valuable Blitzcrank against Viktor counter statistics that can help you figure out the differences and similarities between this set of champions. For instance, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Viktor’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Viktor. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives more damage than Viktor. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Viktor

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Viktor
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Viktor

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Viktor?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually loses when taking on Viktor, with a 48.5% win rate. Thus, Blitzcrank makes a bad counter for Viktor.

While Blitzcrank does have a lower winrate compared to Viktor, when facing one another, Blitzcrank also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Blitzcrank into Viktor.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Viktor matchups, Viktor is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Blitzcrank is a somewhat poor counter for Viktor. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Blitzcrank against Viktor.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Viktor Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Viktor as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 3,350 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 Viktor 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 Viktor during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank usually accumulates a lot less CS as Viktor. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Blitzcrank versus Viktor build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Frozen Heart. When Blitzcrank combined at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Viktor than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Blitzcrank boasted an average win rate of 48.5% battling Viktor with this build.

To have the best chance of vanquishing Viktor as Blitzcrank, Blitzcrank players should equip the Glacial Augment, Hextech Flashtraption, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Blitzcrank vs Viktor face-offs, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 48.5% win rate overall.

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