Blitzcrank Runes explained
There's one set of runes for Blitzcrank on patch
11.8that is the clear favorite for LoL players and pros alike. The best Blitzcrank Runes on the position Support are
Resolve as the primary path and
Inspiration as the secondary path with a pick rate of 50%. Besides runes you should take a look on Blitzcrank Build and if you are interested in pro matches take a look at Blitzcrank Probuilds. If you want to discuss
Blitzcrank then you should visit the champion subreddit.
Primary path on Blitzcrank
Resolve empowers the survivability of Blitzcrank and increases the tankiness. Most of high elo players – and our LoL pros in the the major regions – have agreed that
Aftershock is the best keystone rune to run on
Blitzcrank. This keystone rune bulks you up, increasing both armour and magic resistance, once you immobilized a champion.
Aftershock synergises both with the sheer amount of crowd control Blitzcrank possesses and the need to be tanky as soon as you engage. This is usually followed up by taking
Bone Plating and
Demolish increases your pressure on the enemy turrets. This rune will help you to punish bad roams or backtimings of your lane opponent.
Bone Plating make Blitzcrank overall tankier, by decreasing the amount of poke damage in the early game.
Unflinching inceases Blitzcrank tenacity based on your missing health.
Secondary path on Blitzcrank
When it comes to your secondary path, most
Blitzcrank players prefer to go with
Inspiration opens creative opportunities on Blitzcrank troughout the match. On the
Inspiration path, the best runes for Blitzcrank are
Hextech Flashtraption and
Having an extra way to decrease the distance with the
Hextech Flashtraption will make an engage much easier to pull off.
Cosmic Insight grants summoner spell and item haste.