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.
The stats shown on this page feature several important Blitzcrank versus Zeri counter stats that can help us figure out the differences between the two. As an example, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Zeri’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Zeri. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.
Blitzcrank typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Zeri. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually wins when facing off against Zeri, with a 52.9% win rate. Therefore, Blitzcrank makes a good counter to Zeri.
While Blitzcrank does have a higher winrate compared to Zeri, when on opposite teams, Blitzcrank also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Blitzcrank into Zeri.
Additionally, Blitzcrank also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Zeri. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Zeri matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Blitzcrank is a good counter for Zeri. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Blitzcrank against Zeri.
If you would like to truly master Blitzcrank in order to counter Zeri during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Blitzcrank typically gets a lot less CS relative to Zeri. Champions who on average don't get much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.
The best items to prioritize in your Blitzcrank versus Zeri build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs Zeri than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average winrate of 52.9% battling Zeri with this counter build.
To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Zeri 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 sets that we analyzed for Blitzcrank vs Zeri counter picks, this set of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 52.9% winrate overall.
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