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

Blitzcrank vs Volibear

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

based on 3,405 Blitzcrank vs Volibear matchups
Win Rate
48.1 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
4.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Volibear as Blitzcrank came out of an evaluation of 3405 ranked games where both champions fought one another. This particular champion pairing is relatively uncommon. Blitzcrank has to counter Volibear in only 4.6% of his games.

Blitzcrank vs Volibear Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Blitzcrank does a below average job of countering Volibear. Normally, he wins a lowly 48.1% of games the champions face off with one another in. In Blitzcrank versus Volibear matches, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.2% more expected to gain first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Volibear.

Best Blitzcrank vs Volibear Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsKindlegem

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
EvenshroudFrozen HeartBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Zeke's ConvergenceKnight's VowForce of NatureThornmail

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

Guide to Countering Volibear as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Volibear

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.

Blitzcrank vs Volibear Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
48.1 %
VS
Win Rate
51.9 %
Volibear Image
2.1
< Kills >
5.4
6
< Deaths >
5.7
12.7
< Assists >
8.6
0.37
< Killing Sprees >
1.25
33
< Minions Killed >
72
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
1.1
0.38
< Inhibitors >
0.48
2,487
< Physical Damage >
8,833
5,768
< Magic Damage >
6,823
791
< True Damage >
1,240
9,047
< Damage Dealt >
16,897
21,185
< Damage Taken >
31,405
7,786
< Gold Earned >
11,137
1.31
< Towers >
2.1
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.22
1,682
< Total Healing >
7,971
10,232
< Experience >
13,253
44
< Vision Score >
19
21
< Wards Placed >
6
229
< Time Dealing CC >
524

How to Counter Volibear with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore some influential Blitzcrank vs. Volibear counter stats that may help you appreciate the distinctions between the two. As an example, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Volibear’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Volibear. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes less damage than Volibear. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Volibear

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Volibear
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Volibear

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Volibear?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually loses when trying to fight Volibear, with a 48.1% win rate. Thus, Blitzcrank makes a poor counter to Volibear.

While Blitzcrank does have a lower win rate compared to Volibear, when on opposite teams, Blitzcrank also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Blitzcrank into Volibear.

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

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Volibear matchups, Volibear is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Blitzcrank is a somewhat poor counter for Volibear. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Blitzcrank against Volibear.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Volibear Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Volibear as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 3,405 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 Volibear 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

If you would like to truly master Blitzcrank to counter Volibear during both the laning 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 listen to the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank often racks up less CS relative to Volibear. Champs who on average don't get much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions 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 many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Blitzcrank versus Volibear build include Evenshroud, Frozen Heart, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Volibear than with many other typical builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average winrate of 48.1% battling Volibear with this build.

To have the highest chance of beating Volibear as Blitzcrank, Blitzcrank players should equip the Aftershock, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Blitzcrank vs Volibear counterpicks, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.1% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Volibear as Blitzcrank are presented for every ranked division. To narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.