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Brand vs Ahri

How to Beat Ahri as Brand in LoL Ahri is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Ahri as Brand

based on 3,362 Brand vs Ahri matchups
Win Rate
52.4 %
K/D/A
1.89
Pick Rate
3.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Ahri as Brand resulted from an evaluation of 3362 ranked matches where both champs engaged each other. This particular champion matchup is fairly rare. Brand has to counter Ahri in only 3.8% of his matches.

Brand vs Ahri Matchup Summary

Brand does a good job of beating Ahri. On average, he wins a fantastic 52.4% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Brand versus Ahri matches, Brand’s side is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood against Ahri.

Best Brand vs Ahri Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishRylai's Crystal ScepterDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassMorellonomiconShard of True Ice

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 CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
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
12
E
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E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Ahri as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Ahri

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 Ahri

Ahri's survivability is dramatically reduced when her Ultimate, Spirit Rush, is down.

Stay behind minions to make Charm difficult to land, this will reduce Ahri's damage potential significantly.

Brand vs Ahri Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
52.4 %
VS
Win Rate
47.6 %
Ahri Image
5.3
< Kills >
6.3
7.5
< Deaths >
5.6
8.9
< Assists >
8
1.2
< Killing Sprees >
1.42
75
< Minions Killed >
156
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.44
714
< Physical Damage >
1,405
22,454
< Magic Damage >
14,368
1,132
< True Damage >
5,052
24,300
< Damage Dealt >
20,827
19,307
< Damage Taken >
21,388
10,254
< Gold Earned >
11,154
1.65
< Towers >
1.83
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,656
< Total Healing >
4,815
12,194
< Experience >
14,152
43
< Vision Score >
20
20
< Wards Placed >
9
79
< Time Dealing CC >
73

How to Counter Ahri with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify several critical Brand versus Ahri counter statistics that may help us appreciate the distinctions between the two. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Ahri’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Ahri..

Brand often has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Ahri. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Ahri

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Ahri
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Ahri

Who is Better, Brand or Ahri?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when trying to fight Ahri, with a 52.4% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes a good counter for Ahri.

While Brand does have a higher winrate compared to Ahri, when facing one another, Brand also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult champion to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Brand into Ahri.

Moreover, Brand has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ahri. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Ahri matchups, Brand is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Brand is an above average counter for Ahri. Focus your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Ahri.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Ahri Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ahri as Brand, we analyzed 3,362 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 Ahri 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

To truly master Brand to counter Ahri during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on 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 most often gets less CS as Ahri. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Brand versus Ahri build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better against Ahri than with many other common item sets. In fact, Brand boasted an average win rate of 52.4% when countering Ahri with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of defeating Ahri as Brand, you should take the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Brand vs Ahri LoL games, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 52.4% win rate overall.

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