How to Win Brand vs Aatrox Counter Matchup Brand is in the b tier of champions

Brand vs Aatrox

How to Beat Aatrox as Brand in LoL Aatrox is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Aatrox as Brand

based on 3,143 Brand vs Aatrox matchups
Win Rate
51 %
K/D/A
1.92
Pick Rate
3.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League games each and every week. Within our data, Brand engaged Aatrox in 3143 games. Having so many matchups for Brand vs Aatrox provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to provide actionable stats and a pro build to obliterate your opposition. This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Brand fights Aatrox in only 3.5% of his matches.

Brand vs Aatrox Matchup Summary

Brand has done a decent job of countering Aatrox. On average, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Brand versus Aatrox games, Brand’s team is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood against Aatrox.

Best Brand vs Aatrox Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishRylai's Crystal ScepterShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive HealthScaling
Brand's passive ability p
Brand q ability q
Brand w ability w
Brand e ability e
Brand's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
E
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
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E
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E
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Aatrox as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Aatrox

You can deter enemies from standing near their minions by setting them ablaze, due to Conflagration.

Pyroclasm bounces randomly between enemies, so try to cast it on a small group of enemies if you want to hit the same target multiple times.

You can use Brand's abilities in a variety of combinations to maximize his damage in different situations.

Advice to Win Against Aatrox

Keep your distance when Aatrox uses his Ultimate to prevent him from reviving.

Aatrox's Infernal Chains are easier to exit when running towards the sides or at Aatrox.

Aatrox's attacks are very telegraphed, so use the time to dodge the hit zones.

Brand vs Aatrox Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
51 %
VS
Win Rate
49 %
Aatrox Image
5.1
< Kills >
6.3
7.4
< Deaths >
6
9.1
< Assists >
5.4
1.13
< Killing Sprees >
1.41
69
< Minions Killed >
154
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.39
733
< Physical Damage >
20,302
21,829
< Magic Damage >
77
1,333
< True Damage >
945
23,896
< Damage Dealt >
21,324
18,985
< Damage Taken >
33,617
9,961
< Gold Earned >
11,495
1.58
< Towers >
1.99
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,580
< Total Healing >
12,609
11,716
< Experience >
14,464
45
< Vision Score >
17
21
< Wards Placed >
8
73
< Time Dealing CC >
244

How to Counter Aatrox with Brand in LoL

The stats provided here show several important Brand against Aatrox matchup statistics that can help us interpret the differences and similarities between the two. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Aatrox’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Aatrox..

Brand normally has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Typically, he receives less damage than Aatrox. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Aatrox

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Aatrox
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Aatrox

Who is Better, Brand or Aatrox?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when trying to fight Aatrox, with a 51.0% win rate. Thus, Brand makes a good counter for Aatrox.

While Brand does have a higher winrate than Aatrox, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging champ to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Brand into Aatrox.

Additionally, Brand also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aatrox. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Aatrox matchups, Brand is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Brand is a decent counter for Aatrox. Focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Aatrox.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Aatrox Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aatrox as Brand, we analyzed 3,143 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 Aatrox as Brand 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Brand in order to counter Aatrox during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand often picks up less CS compared to Aatrox. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Brand versus Aatrox build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Brand combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs. Aatrox than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Brand boasted an average winrate of 51.0% when playing against Aatrox with this build.

To have the highest chance of defeating Aatrox as Brand, Brand players should take the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Brand vs Aatrox face-offs, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.0% winrate overall.

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