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

Brand vs Gragas

How to Beat Gragas as Brand in LoL Gragas is in the b tier of champions
Mage
Fighter Mage

How to Beat Gragas as Brand

based on 1,170 Brand vs Gragas matchups
Win Rate
52.6 %
K/D/A
1.93
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we evaluate each week. Our guide on how to beat Gragas as Brand resulted from an examination of 1170 ranked games where both champs fought each other. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Brand is forced to battle against Gragas in only 1.3% of his rounds.

Brand vs Gragas Matchup Summary

Brand does a good job of beating Gragas. On average, he wins a terrific 52.6% of matches the champs face off with each other in. In Brand against Gragas rounds, Brand’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Gragas.

Best Brand vs Gragas 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 AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya'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 q
>
Last skill for Brand to max out e

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
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
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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 Gragas as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Gragas

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 Gragas

Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.

Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.

Brand vs Gragas Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
52.6 %
VS
Win Rate
47.4 %
Gragas Image
5.5
< Kills >
5.4
7.6
< Deaths >
5.8
9.2
< Assists >
7.7
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.24
72
< Minions Killed >
121
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.39
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.33
748
< Physical Damage >
1,500
23,216
< Magic Damage >
17,049
1,102
< True Damage >
1,045
25,066
< Damage Dealt >
19,594
19,745
< Damage Taken >
30,158
10,295
< Gold Earned >
11,162
1.61
< Towers >
1.38
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
1,702
< Total Healing >
10,604
12,113
< Experience >
14,059
46
< Vision Score >
21
22
< Wards Placed >
9
83
< Time Dealing CC >
394

How to Counter Gragas with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore some significant Brand against Gragas matchup stats that may help us interpret the differences and similarities between these two champs. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Gragas’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Gragas..

Brand normally has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Typically, he takes less damage than Gragas. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Gragas

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Gragas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Gragas

Who is Better, Brand or Gragas?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when taking on Gragas, with a 52.6% win rate. As a result, Brand makes a good counter to Gragas.

While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Gragas, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champion to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Brand into Gragas.

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

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Gragas 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 teammates during late stage team fights.

Brand is an above average counter to Gragas. Make sure you focus your play on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Gragas.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Gragas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gragas as Brand, we analyzed 1,170 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 Gragas 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 learn all of the intricacies of Brand in order to counter Gragas during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand most often gets less CS as Gragas. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Brand versus Gragas build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand included at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Gragas than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 52.6% battling Gragas with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of beating Gragas as Brand, Brand players should use the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Brand vs Gragas counter picks, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 52.6% win rate overall.

If you need to view Brand x Gragas tips and builds for a a distinct player tier, please select one from the selection menu above. At first, the stats and build suggestions shown are calculated using all games with data with both champions.