Spirit of Dread restores Health when nearby enemies take damage, including damage dealt by allies. Cast this during a large fight to maximize Hecarim's survivability.
Devastating Charge deals more damage based on the distance traveled. Try using Onslaught of Shadows or Summoner Spells such as Ghost or Flash to maximize this damage.
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.
The stats shown on this page clarify some vital Hecarim versus Blitzcrank matchup statistics that may help us figure out the differences between the two. As an example, Hecarim’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Hecarim may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Blitzcrank. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.
Hecarim usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Blitzcrank. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Hecarim usually loses when playing against Blitzcrank, with a 47.0% win rate. Thus, Hecarim makes a bad counter to Blitzcrank.
While Hecarim does have a lower win rate than Blitzcrank, when they face off with one another, Hecarim also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging character to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Hecarim into Blitzcrank.
Additionally, Hecarim has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Blitzcrank. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Hecarim vs Blitzcrank matchups, Blitzcrank is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Hecarim is a garbage counter for Blitzcrank. Focus your play on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Hecarim against Blitzcrank.
To truly master Hecarim to counter Blitzcrank during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Hecarim often picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Blitzcrank. Champs who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The top items to have in your Hecarim versus Blitzcrank build include Turbo Chemtank, Dead Man's Plate, and Death's Dance. When Hecarim used at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better countering Blitzcrank than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Hecarim boasted an average winrate of 47.0% when playing against Blitzcrank with this counter build.
To have the best probability of crushing Blitzcrank as Hecarim, Hecarim players should use the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Hecarim vs Blitzcrank counterpicks, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 47.0% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Blitzcrank as Hecarim are given for every ranked division. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.