Tentacles are an immense source of power. Don't fight without them.
Spirits inherit their target's current health. If making a
Leap of Faith is best used to follow-up a strong engage or when being engaged upon. Be careful about being the first one into a fight.
is your goal, try whittling your opponent's health down a bit first to make killing the spirit easier.
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 highlight several critical Illaoi versus Blitzcrank counter stats that may help you appreciate the differences between the two. As an example, Illaoi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Blitzcrank’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Illaoi may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Blitzcrank. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.
Illaoi often has a much larger longest kill spree than her counter does. On average, she takes more damage than Blitzcrank. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Illaoi usually wins when taking on Blitzcrank, with a 51.7% win rate. Therefore, Illaoi makes a good counter for Blitzcrank.
While Illaoi does have a higher winrate than Blitzcrank, when they face off with one another, Illaoi also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more challenging character to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Illaoi into Blitzcrank.
Moreover, Illaoi also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Blitzcrank. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Illaoi vs Blitzcrank matchups, Illaoi is the better champ with a higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Illaoi is a decent counter to Blitzcrank. Make sure you focus your tactics on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Illaoi against Blitzcrank.
To truly master Illaoi in order to counter Blitzcrank during both the early game 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 stats displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Illaoi most often racks up much more CS compared to Blitzcrank. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. 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 require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.
The ideal items to focus on in your Illaoi versus Blitzcrank build consist of Divine Sunderer, Sterak's Gage, and Hullbreaker. When Illaoi combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better when facing Blitzcrank than with most other common item sets. In fact, Illaoi had an average winrate of 51.7% when countering Blitzcrank with this build.
To have the highest probability of annihilating Blitzcrank as Illaoi, you should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Demolish, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Illaoi vs Blitzcrank matchups, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 51.7% win rate overall.
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