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

Caitlyn vs Blitzcrank

How to Beat Blitzcrank as Caitlyn in LoL Blitzcrank is in the a tier of champions
Marksman
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Blitzcrank as Caitlyn

based on 4,306 Caitlyn vs Blitzcrank matchups
Win Rate
47.1 %
K/D/A
2.15
Pick Rate
3.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each and every week. In our dataset, Caitlyn did battle with Blitzcrank 4306 times. Having so many matchups for Caitlyn vs Blitzcrank provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to prepare informative statistics and a supported build to counter Blitzcrank. This particular champ matchup is somewhat rare. Caitlyn is forced to battle against Blitzcrank in only 3.1% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Blitzcrank Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn has done a poor job of beating Blitzcrank. On average, she wins a lowly 47.1% of matches the champs face one another in. In Caitlyn vs Blitzcrank matches, Caitlyn’s team is 0.2% less probable to earn first blood. This implies that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Blitzcrank.

Best Caitlyn vs Blitzcrank Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceRapid FirecannonStormrazor

Optional Items

Infinity EdgePhantom DancerThe CollectorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Caitlyn to level up q
>
Second ability for Caitlyn to level up w
>
Last skill for Caitlyn to max out e

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn'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 Blitzcrank as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Blitzcrank

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

Advice to Win Against Blitzcrank

Blitzcrank's passive Mana Barrier grants him a shield when he is low on health.

Staying behind creeps can prevent you from being Rocket Grabbed. Blitzcrank's Rocket Grab only pulls the first enemy target it encounters.

Caitlyn vs Blitzcrank Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
47.1 %
VS
Win Rate
52.9 %
Blitzcrank Image
6.3
< Kills >
2.1
6.2
< Deaths >
5.8
7
< Assists >
12.7
1.48
< Killing Sprees >
0.4
163
< Minions Killed >
33
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.42
17,170
< Physical Damage >
2,401
1,338
< Magic Damage >
5,580
936
< True Damage >
792
19,444
< Damage Dealt >
8,774
18,138
< Damage Taken >
21,274
11,660
< Gold Earned >
7,810
2.51
< Towers >
1.34
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,868
< Total Healing >
1,773
12,174
< Experience >
10,351
18
< Vision Score >
44
8
< Wards Placed >
21
73
< Time Dealing CC >
220

How to Counter Blitzcrank with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize several valuable Caitlyn versus Blitzcrank matchup statistics that may help you grasp the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Blitzcrank. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Caitlyn usually has a much larger longest kill spree than her counter does. On average, she receives less damage than Blitzcrank. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Blitzcrank

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Blitzcrank
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Blitzcrank

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Blitzcrank?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when trying to fight Blitzcrank, with a 47.1% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes a poor counter for Blitzcrank.

While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate compared to Blitzcrank, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more challenging champion to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Caitlyn into Blitzcrank.

Furthermore, Caitlyn has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Blitzcrank. 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 overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Blitzcrank matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Caitlyn is a garbage counter for Blitzcrank. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Blitzcrank.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Blitzcrank Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Blitzcrank as Caitlyn, we analyzed 4,306 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 Blitzcrank as Caitlyn 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Caitlyn in order to counter Blitzcrank during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn usually accumulates much more CS as Blitzcrank. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Caitlyn versus Blitzcrank build include Galeforce, Rapid Firecannon, and Stormrazor. When Caitlyn incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better vs. Blitzcrank than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average win rate of 47.1% when playing against Blitzcrank with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of crushing Blitzcrank as Caitlyn, you should equip the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Caitlyn vs Blitzcrank battles, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 47.1% win rate overall.

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