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.
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.
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.
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.
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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