Blitz Desktop App Beta - Frequently Asked Questions

Last updated: May 2018

Q: What does the Blitz app do, and how does it work?

Blitz uses computer vision to automatically identify your champion and recommend the best runes and builds to counter your specific lane opponent. We also grab your teammate's Summoner Names when you enter champion select and automatically display their strengths and ranked winrates on their chosen champion.

When you're not in game, Blitz builds a personalized profile of your unique strengths and weaknesses so you can improve over time.

Q: How do I know if Blitz's computer vision tech is working on my PC?

If your League of Legends client is on, you should see the "Online" indicator in the Blitz app:

If you don't see "Online", click here for troubleshooting section.

Q: Where does Blitz gets its data from?

Blitz does not use OP.GG or Champion.gg stats.

We grab all our raw data directly from the Riot's League of Legends API and analyze them ourselves. All recommendations and stats come from Plat 2+ ranked games in NA, EU, and Korea.

Q: Will Blitz get me banned?

No, the Blitz app does not break any Riot Games rules and is safe to use.

Q: What makes Blitz's recommendations better?

We built Blitz for the everyday player. The app not only provides general recommendations, but more importantly, matchup-specific info (i.e. What's best vs your lane opponent).

We're also the only data-driven tool that gives you detailed component-level build order (Sheen > Phage > Stinger vs just Trinity Force).

You can filter all recommendations by 1) the most frequent build, or 2) the build with the highest win rate (that surpasses a certain frequency, so our data isn’t skewed by outliers that snowball early).

Of course, data-driven builds are never perfect, so do think critically on what you think is best for you. Our expert-crafted champion tips do have some suggestions on what to do in specific scenarios!

Q: What game modes does the Blitz app work on?

Any 5v5 ranked or normal games. For other modes, you can still manually find rune and item build recs.

Q: Can I change accounts/summoners?

Yes you can. Click into Settings (top right of the app) and change there.

Q: What does Blitz computer vision capture?

The Blitz app only scans your League of Legends client screen. We don't store screenshots of any sort.

Q: Will running the Blitz desktop app lag my computer?

The short answer is no. When Blitz isn't actively being used, we essentially "pause" the app to use minimal resources.

Blitz will NOT affect your framerate in game. It may affect champion select frame rate while auto-detecting teammates and champions, but the effects should be minor.

Q: When will the Blitz desktop app become available for MacOS?

Soon(TM)

Q: Why isn't Blitz available in Garena?

Riot has yet to open up the Garena API to public. It's currently in testing. The moment it's available, we'll support it!

Troubleshooting

Q: I'm on Windows 7, and my champion select doesn't work properly.

You must be using a Windows Aero Theme and enable Aero Preview for Blitz to work.

Right click your Desktop, click on Personalize, and select one of the Aero Themes.

Q: The Blitz app isn't detecting properly when I enter champion select.

With your League of Legends client open, does the top righthand corner of the Blitz app indicate the following?

If it does:

If not:

If none of the above options work, reach out on the Blitz beta Discord server and we'll help debug.

Q: My Blitz live/in-game mode isn't working.

With your League of Legends client open, does the top righthand corner of the Blitz app indicate the following?

If it does:

If not:

If none of the above options work, reach out on the Blitz beta Discord server and we'll help debug.

Q: Blitz often detects the wrong Summoner Names for me.

The Blitz Vision Engine is still in beta and will not always detect summoner names correctly (We don't work too well with special characters, and currently don't support non-English languages).

That said, we should be able to get more names correct. If it's often wrong (usually unusual screen DPI or color), hit us up on the Blitz beta Discord server and we'll check it out.

Q: My app won't update properly.

Please let us know via the feedback button at the bottom righthand corner of the Blitz app (this sends us the logs), and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. In the meantime, you can download the latest version of the Blitz app here.

If this happens repeatedly, reach out on the Blitz beta Discord server and we'll help debug.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, join our Discord at https://blitz.gg/beta-discord.


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