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

Brand vs Garen

How to Beat Garen as Brand in LoL Garen is in the s tier of champions
Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Garen as Brand

based on 5,757 Brand vs Garen matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
1.96
Pick Rate
6.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Garen as Brand resulted from an examination of 5757 ranked games where both champs fought each other. This particular counter pairing is fairly uncommon. Brand fights Garen in only 6.5% of his rounds.

Brand vs Garen Matchup Summary

Brand does a average job of beating Garen. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.2% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Brand vs Garen rounds, Brand’s side is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood against Garen.

Best Brand vs Garen 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 ScepterShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceZhonya's HourglassVoid StaffMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash 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 Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
CDRScaling 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
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Garen as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Garen

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 Garen

Stack armor items to lower the large amount of physical damage that Garen deals out.

Be careful about attacking Garen in brush. It often will lead to taking full damage from Judgment.

Try to run away from Garen as your health gets lower, as he can execute you quickly with Demacian Justice.

Judgment deals maximum damage when only hitting a single target. If getting out of its radius isn't possible, move through allied minions to reduce damage taken.

Brand vs Garen Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Garen Image
5.2
< Kills >
6.9
7.3
< Deaths >
5.3
9.1
< Assists >
4.4
1.19
< Killing Sprees >
1.54
73
< Minions Killed >
174
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.6
746
< Physical Damage >
14,153
22,058
< Magic Damage >
259
1,068
< True Damage >
4,920
23,873
< Damage Dealt >
19,333
19,267
< Damage Taken >
30,692
10,177
< Gold Earned >
12,592
1.63
< Towers >
2.78
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,629
< Total Healing >
2,724
12,171
< Experience >
15,544
43
< Vision Score >
17
20
< Wards Placed >
8
82
< Time Dealing CC >
186

How to Counter Garen with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several valuable Brand versus Garen matchup statistics that can help us grasp the distinctions between this pair of champions. For instance, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Garen’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Garen. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in deathsassists.

Brand usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Garen. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Garen

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Garen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Garen

Who is Better, Brand or Garen?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Brand usually fairs equally well when facing off against Garen, with a 50.2% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes an ok counter for Garen.

While Brand does have a higher win rate than Garen, when facing one another, Brand also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Brand into Garen.

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

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Garen matchups, Brand is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Brand is a decent counter for Garen. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Brand against Garen.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Garen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Garen as Brand, we analyzed 5,757 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 Garen 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 Garen during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand typically gets less CS as Garen. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Brand versus Garen build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Brand incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better when facing Garen than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 50.2% when playing against Garen with this counter build.

To have the best probability of beating Garen as Brand, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Brand vs Garen counter picks, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.2% win rate overall.

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