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

Brand vs Caitlyn

How to Beat Caitlyn as Brand in LoL Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Caitlyn as Brand

based on 5,823 Brand vs Caitlyn matchups
Win Rate
52 %
K/D/A
1.95
Pick Rate
6.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL games that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Caitlyn as Brand resulted from an evaluation of 5823 ranked rounds where both champs opposed one another. This champ pairing is somewhat uncommon. Brand fights Caitlyn in only 6.5% of his rounds.

Brand vs Caitlyn Matchup Summary

Brand has done a good job of countering Caitlyn. Typically, he wins a whopping 52.0% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Brand versus Caitlyn games, Brand’s side is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Caitlyn.

Best Brand vs Caitlyn 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

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 e
>
Last skill for Brand to max out q

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCut Down
CDRScaling 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
E
9
W
10
E
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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 Caitlyn as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Caitlyn

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 Caitlyn

You can intercept Ace in the Hole's missile from hitting an ally if you stand in its path.

Keep behind allied minions if Caitlyn is harassing you with Piltover Peacemaker (it deals less damage with each subsequent target).

Brand vs Caitlyn Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
52 %
VS
Win Rate
48 %
Caitlyn Image
5.3
< Kills >
7.2
7.3
< Deaths >
6.1
8.9
< Assists >
7
1.2
< Killing Sprees >
1.65
73
< Minions Killed >
170
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.23
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.56
690
< Physical Damage >
18,205
22,187
< Magic Damage >
1,490
1,078
< True Damage >
955
23,956
< Damage Dealt >
20,652
19,598
< Damage Taken >
20,446
10,188
< Gold Earned >
12,290
1.61
< Towers >
2.53
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
1,705
< Total Healing >
3,510
12,165
< Experience >
13,054
43
< Vision Score >
19
20
< Wards Placed >
9
80
< Time Dealing CC >
73

How to Counter Caitlyn with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here show several influential Brand against Caitlyn counter stats that may help you explain the distinctions between these two champs. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Caitlyn’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Caitlyn..

Brand normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Caitlyn. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Caitlyn

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Caitlyn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Caitlyn

Who is Better, Brand or Caitlyn?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when playing against Caitlyn, with a 52.0% win rate. As a result, Brand makes a good counter for Caitlyn.

While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Caitlyn, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Brand into Caitlyn.

Moreover, Brand has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Caitlyn. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Caitlyn matchups, Brand is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Brand is a decent counter for Caitlyn. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Caitlyn.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Caitlyn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Caitlyn as Brand, we analyzed 5,823 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 Caitlyn 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 in order to counter Caitlyn during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand typically picks up less CS relative to Caitlyn. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Brand versus Caitlyn build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Caitlyn than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 52.0% when countering Caitlyn with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Caitlyn as Brand, Brand players should use the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Cut Down runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Brand vs Caitlyn counterpicks, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 52.0% winrate overall.

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