Blitzcrank vs Zed Counter Build

How to Win Blitzcrank vs Zed Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Zed as Blitzcrank in LoL

How to Beat Zed as Blitzcrank

11,168 Blitzcrank vs Zed Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League games every week. In our dataset, Blitzcrank did battle with Zed in 11168 games. Using so many matchups for Blitzcrank vs Zed provides us faith in our capacity to provide actionable stats and a supported build to defeat your opposition This particular champion matchup is somewhat uncommon. Blitzcrank has to counter Zed in only 4.8% of his rounds.

Blitzcrank has done a good job of countering Zed. On average, he wins a terrific 52.4% of games the champions clash against each other in. In Blitzcrank against Zed games, Blitzcrank’s side is 0.2% more likely to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Zed.

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Best Blitzcrank Items to Counter Zed

The most important items to have in your Blitzcrank versus Zed build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Knight's Vow. When Blitzcrank included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Zed than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank boasted an average win rate of 65.2% battling Zed with this counter build.

Best Blitzcrank Runes to Counter Zed

Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Hextech Flashtraption Rune Hextech Flashtraption
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery

To have the greatest chance of crushing Zed as Blitzcrank, Blitzcrank players should take the Aftershock, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Hextech Flashtraption, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players used for Blitzcrank vs Zed counters, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 57.8% win rate overall.

We have also included the top Zed runes to counterpick against Blitzcrank to help you understand how he will probably be setup versus your champ.


2.6 | Blitzcrank Zed | 8.6


5.9 | Blitzcrank Zed | 6.4


12.3 | Blitzcrank Zed | 5.6

Blitzcrank vs Zed Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some significant Blitzcrank versus Zed matchup stats that may help you appreciate the distinctions between the two. Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.5 is greater than Zed’s ratio of 2.2, highlighting that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zed. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Zed. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Blitzcrank often earns much less CS than Zed. Champs that don't acquire many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are able to scale easily off their abilities alone. However, champs with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to exceed the averages presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.5 | Blitzcrank Zed | 1.98

Largest Multi-Kill

0.93 | Blitzcrank Zed | 1.52

Damage Dealt

8,944 | Blitzcrank Zed | 20,743

Damage Taken

19,829 | Blitzcrank Zed | 19,840

Healing Done

1,749 | Blitzcrank Zed | 3,271

Vision Score

43 | Blitzcrank Zed | 18

Gold Earned

7,907 | Blitzcrank Zed | 11,669

Minions Killed

33 | Blitzcrank Zed | 144

Dragons Killed

0.05 | Blitzcrank Zed | 0.2

Barons Killed

0.01 | Blitzcrank Zed | 0.03


1.5 | Blitzcrank Zed | 1.55


0.43 | Blitzcrank Zed | 0.36

CC Duration (sec)

139 | Blitzcrank Zed | 131

Experience Earned

10,391 | Blitzcrank Zed | 13,551

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 11,168 Blitzcrank vs Zed 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 Zed 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.