Blitzcrank vs Zilean Counter Build

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

How to Beat Zilean as Blitzcrank

4,293 Blitzcrank vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League matches that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Zilean as Blitzcrank came out of an examination of 4293 ranked rounds where both champs faced off against each other. This champion matchup is relatively rare. Blitzcrank has to counter Zilean in only 1.8% of his matches.

Blitzcrank does a average job of countering Zilean. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.9% of matches the champions face each other in. In Blitzcrank against Zilean games, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.3% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Zilean.

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Best Blitzcrank Items to Counter Zilean

The best items to focus on in your Blitzcrank versus Zilean build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better countering Zilean than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average win rate of 58.2% when countering Zilean with this build.

Best Blitzcrank Runes to Counter Zilean

Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

To have the highest chance of defeating Zilean as Blitzcrank, you should use the Aftershock, Demolish, Bone Plating, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Blitzcrank vs Zilean counterpicks, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 52.6% winrate overall.

We have also shown the top Zilean runes to fight back against Blitzcrank in order to help you infer how he will likely be played against your champ.


2.2 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 2.6


5.7 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 5.3


11.3 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 12.5

Blitzcrank vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here clarify some vital Blitzcrank vs. Zilean matchup statistics that can help us explain the distinctions between the two. Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is not as good as Zilean’s ratio of 2.8, highlighting that Blitzcrank may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zilean..

Blitzcrank usually has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, he takes more damage than Zilean. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Blitzcrank commonly earns fewer minion kills than Zilean. Champs who on average don't finish with much CS typically do not need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale easily off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as carries, usually must have a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, work to top the averages presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.42 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 0.54

Largest Multi-Kill

0.9 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 0.93

Damage Dealt

8,753 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 11,755

Damage Taken

19,569 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 15,285

Healing Done

1,726 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 5,687

Vision Score

45 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 42

Gold Earned

7,634 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 8,455

Minions Killed

33 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 53

Dragons Killed

0.04 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.01 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 0.01


1.38 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 1.94


0.4 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 0.52

CC Duration (sec)

128 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 165

Experience Earned

10,042 | Blitzcrank Zilean | 11,540

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,293 Blitzcrank vs Zilean 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 Zilean 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.