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

Brand vs Blitzcrank

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

How to Beat Blitzcrank as Brand

based on 2,951 Brand vs Blitzcrank matchups
Win Rate
51.1 %
K/D/A
1.94
Pick Rate
3.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. Within our dataset, Brand faced off against Blitzcrank in 2951 matches. Including so many matchups for Brand versus Blitzcrank provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to prepare enlightening data and a pro build to counter your opposition. This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Brand fights Blitzcrank in only 3.3% of his games.

Brand vs Blitzcrank Matchup Summary

Brand does a decent job of countering Blitzcrank. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.1% of the time the champions face one another in. In Brand vs Blitzcrank games, Brand’s team is 0.3% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Blitzcrank.

Best Brand vs Blitzcrank Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

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

Optional Items

Void StaffZhonya'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 q
>
Last skill for Brand to max out e

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
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
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W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Blitzcrank as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Blitzcrank

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 Blitzcrank

Blitzcrank's passive Mana Barrier grants him a shield when he is low on health.

Staying behind creeps can prevent you from being Rocket Grabbed. Blitzcrank's Rocket Grab only pulls the first enemy target it encounters.

Brand vs Blitzcrank Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
51.1 %
VS
Win Rate
48.9 %
Blitzcrank Image
5.6
< Kills >
2.4
7.8
< Deaths >
6.6
9.5
< Assists >
13.4
1.27
< Killing Sprees >
0.42
74
< Minions Killed >
34
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.37
749
< Physical Damage >
2,490
23,309
< Magic Damage >
5,983
1,098
< True Damage >
833
25,156
< Damage Dealt >
9,307
19,233
< Damage Taken >
23,195
10,300
< Gold Earned >
8,121
1.62
< Towers >
1.23
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,572
< Total Healing >
1,851
12,166
< Experience >
10,840
42
< Vision Score >
45
20
< Wards Placed >
21
85
< Time Dealing CC >
228

How to Counter Blitzcrank with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize several critical Brand vs. Blitzcrank matchup stats that can help you grasp the differences between these two champions. For instance, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Blitzcrank’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Blitzcrank. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Brand usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Blitzcrank. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Blitzcrank

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Blitzcrank
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Blitzcrank

Who is Better, Brand or Blitzcrank?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when facing off against Blitzcrank, with a 51.1% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes a good counter for Blitzcrank.

While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Blitzcrank, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging character to learn. You should be careful when picking Brand into Blitzcrank.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Blitzcrank matchups, Brand is the better champion with a higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Brand is a decent counter for Blitzcrank. Focus your actions 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 Blitzcrank.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Blitzcrank Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Blitzcrank as Brand, we analyzed 2,951 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 Blitzcrank 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 Blitzcrank during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand typically gets more CS as Blitzcrank. Champions who typically don't take much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, 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 situation, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Brand versus Blitzcrank build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better against Blitzcrank than with many other typical builds. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 51.1% battling Blitzcrank with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of defeating Blitzcrank 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. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Brand vs Blitzcrank clashes, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 51.1% win rate overall.

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