Blitzcrank Guide

Key Insights
Blitzcrank
Q
cannot pass through units; it'll pull the first one hit.
After
Blitzcrank
W
ends, Blitzcrank is slowed for 1.5 seconds.
Blitzcrank
E
also applies
Blitzcrank
W
's bonus damage and
Blitzcrank
R
's marks.
Blitzcrank
E
resets Blitzcrank's auto attack.
Blitzcrank
R
destroys shields before applying its damage on cast.
Strengths
Is a major threat at any point in the game when
Blitzcrank
Q
is available.
When
Blitzcrank
Q
lands and Blitzcrank uses
Blitzcrank
R
before
Blitzcrank
E
, the enemy cannot avoid the CC chain.
Has greater fighting power while
Blitzcrank
W
is active, especially while
Blitzcrank
R
is available due to its passive.
Synergizes well with
Hollow Radiance
,
Zeke's Convergence
,
Winter's Approach
,
Dead Man's Plate
, and
Abyssal Mask
. Can opt for
Evenshroud
or
Locket of the Iron Solari
when needed.
Weaknesses
Blitzcrank
Q
is more threatening when it's available. Once used, Blitzcrank is much less effective.
Pulling the "wrong" enemy with
Blitzcrank
Q
can spell disaster for his team.
If Blitzcrank can't get away using
Blitzcrank
W
, they're likely dead.