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

Gragas vs Blitzcrank

How to Beat Blitzcrank as Gragas in LoL Blitzcrank is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Mage
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Blitzcrank as Gragas

based on 949 Gragas vs Blitzcrank matchups
Win Rate
46.5 %
K/D/A
2.25
Pick Rate
3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Blitzcrank as Gragas came out of an examination of 949 ranked games where both champions engaged one another. This particular champ pairing is somewhat rare. Gragas has to counter Blitzcrank in only 3.0% of his matches.

Gragas vs Blitzcrank Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Gragas has done a terrible job of beating Blitzcrank. Normally, he wins a lowly 46.5% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Gragas versus Blitzcrank matches, Gragas’s team is 0.2% less likely to gain first blood, indicating that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Blitzcrank.

Best Gragas vs Blitzcrank Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Sapphire CrystalAmplifying Tome

Core Gragas Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassCosmic Drive

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapFimbulwinterLich BaneShadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Gragas's passive ability p
Gragas q ability q
Gragas w ability w
Gragas e ability e
Gragas's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Blitzcrank as Gragas

Tips for Playing as Gragas against Blitzcrank

Try to knock enemies back into your towers with Explosive Cask.

Try to combo Body Slam with Explosive Cask to set up kills for your team.

The damage reduction from Drunken Rage is applied when you start drinking, try to use it when you see damage coming your way.

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.

Gragas vs Blitzcrank Counter Stats

Gragas Image
Win Rate
46.5 %
VS
Win Rate
53.5 %
Blitzcrank Image
4.8
< Kills >
2.1
5.6
< Deaths >
6.3
7.8
< Assists >
13.2
1.11
< Killing Sprees >
0.38
118
< Minions Killed >
33
0.27
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.38
< Inhibitors >
0.39
1,464
< Physical Damage >
2,487
16,361
< Magic Damage >
5,640
813
< True Damage >
801
18,638
< Damage Dealt >
8,929
27,001
< Damage Taken >
21,063
10,435
< Gold Earned >
7,787
1.42
< Towers >
1.35
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
9,280
< Total Healing >
1,612
13,099
< Experience >
10,154
19
< Vision Score >
46
9
< Wards Placed >
21
385
< Time Dealing CC >
215

How to Counter Blitzcrank with Gragas in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize several significant Gragas vs. Blitzcrank matchup statistics that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Gragas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Blitzcrank’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Gragas may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Blitzcrank..

Gragas normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes more damage than Blitzcrank. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Gragas and Blitzcrank

Damage Types Compared

Gragas
Blitzcrank
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Gragas
Blitzcrank

Who is Better, Gragas or Blitzcrank?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Gragas usually loses when trying to fight Blitzcrank, with a 46.5% win rate. As a result, Gragas makes a poor counter for Blitzcrank.

While Gragas does have a lower winrate compared to Blitzcrank, when they face off with one another, Gragas also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champ to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Gragas into Blitzcrank.

Additionally, Gragas has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Blitzcrank. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, 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 Gragas vs Blitzcrank matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Gragas is a trash counter for Blitzcrank. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Gragas against Blitzcrank.

Additional Information for Gragas Players

How We Calculated Our Gragas vs Blitzcrank Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Blitzcrank as Gragas, we analyzed 949 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 Gragas 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

If you would like to truly master Gragas in order to counter Blitzcrank during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Gragas typically racks up much more CS compared to Blitzcrank. Champs who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Gragas versus Blitzcrank build include Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Cosmic Drive. When Gragas used at least these three items in his build, he performed much better vs. Blitzcrank than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Gragas boasted an average win rate of 46.5% when countering Blitzcrank with this counter build.

To have the best probability of defeating Blitzcrank as Gragas, you should take the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Inspiration and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Gragas vs Blitzcrank counter picks, this blending of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 46.5% win rate overall.

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