How to Win Malphite vs Blitzcrank Counter Matchup Malphite is in the b tier of champions

Malphite vs Blitzcrank

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

How to Beat Blitzcrank as Malphite

based on 1,932 Malphite vs Blitzcrank matchups
Win Rate
51.1 %
K/D/A
2.43
Pick Rate
3.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League matches every week. In our database, Malphite did battle with Blitzcrank 1932 times. Using so many matchups for Malphite versus Blitzcrank provides us a lot of faith in our capability to provide actionable stats and a solid build to crush Blitzcrank. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Malphite fights Blitzcrank in only 3.7% of his matches.

Malphite vs Blitzcrank Matchup Summary

Malphite has done a decent job of beating Blitzcrank. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.1% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Malphite against Blitzcrank matches, Malphite’s team is 0.2% less probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Blitzcrank.

Best Malphite vs Blitzcrank Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalTear of the Goddess

Core Malphite Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletFrozen HeartFimbulwinter

Optional Items

Force of NatureRanduin's OmenThornmailZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Resolve ConditioningOvergrowth
Adaptive Armor Armor
Malphite's passive ability p
Malphite q ability q
Malphite w ability w
Malphite e ability e
Malphite's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Blitzcrank as Malphite

Tips for Playing as Malphite against Blitzcrank

Armor naturally reduces the rate that attacks go through Granite Shield, so Brutal Strikes will strengthen the shield against physical damage.

Despite his abilities scaling on Armor, some games require Malphite to get Magic Resist. When those games occur, try getting Aegis of the Legion, Mercury's Treads, and Guardian Angel.

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.

Malphite vs Blitzcrank Counter Stats

Malphite Image
Win Rate
51.1 %
VS
Win Rate
48.9 %
Blitzcrank Image
4.9
< Kills >
2.4
5.6
< Deaths >
6.4
8.7
< Assists >
12.9
1.12
< Killing Sprees >
0.43
125
< Minions Killed >
33
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.4
3,468
< Physical Damage >
2,294
12,592
< Magic Damage >
5,279
594
< True Damage >
765
16,655
< Damage Dealt >
8,338
19,882
< Damage Taken >
20,031
10,195
< Gold Earned >
7,938
1.82
< Towers >
1.34
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,872
< Total Healing >
1,542
13,419
< Experience >
10,351
20
< Vision Score >
45
10
< Wards Placed >
22
788
< Time Dealing CC >
234

How to Counter Blitzcrank with Malphite in LoL

The stats shown on this page feature several strategic Malphite vs. Blitzcrank counter stats that may help us figure out the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. As an example, Malphite’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Blitzcrank’s ratio of NaN, showing that Malphite may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Blitzcrank..

Malphite typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his foe does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Blitzcrank. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Malphite and Blitzcrank

Damage Types Compared

Malphite
Blitzcrank
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Malphite
Blitzcrank

Who is Better, Malphite or Blitzcrank?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Malphite usually wins when playing against Blitzcrank, with a 51.1% win rate. Therefore, Malphite makes a good counter for Blitzcrank.

While Malphite does have a higher winrate than Blitzcrank, when on opposite teams, Malphite also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging champ to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Malphite into Blitzcrank.

Moreover, Malphite has a very large amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Blitzcrank. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Malphite vs Blitzcrank matchups, Malphite is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Malphite is a decent counter for Blitzcrank. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Malphite against Blitzcrank.

Additional Information for Malphite Players

How We Calculated Our Malphite vs Blitzcrank Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Blitzcrank as Malphite, we analyzed 1,932 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 Malphite 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Malphite to counter Blitzcrank during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Malphite typically gets much more CS relative to Blitzcrank. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Malphite versus Blitzcrank build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Frozen Heart, and Fimbulwinter. When Malphite included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Blitzcrank than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Malphite had an average win rate of 51.1% when countering Blitzcrank with this build.

To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Blitzcrank as Malphite, Malphite players should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Malphite vs Blitzcrank counterpicks, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 51.1% win rate overall.

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