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

Brand vs Heimerdinger

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Brand in LoL Heimerdinger is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Mage Support

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Brand

based on 929 Brand vs Heimerdinger matchups
Win Rate
51 %
K/D/A
1.97
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL games every week. Within our dataset, Brand fought Heimerdinger 929 times. Having so many games with Brand versus Heimerdinger gives us confidence in our capacity to prepare enlightening stats and a solid build to shatter your foe. This counter pairing is somewhat rare. Brand encounters Heimerdinger in only 1.4% of his matches.

Brand vs Heimerdinger Matchup Summary

Brand has done a decent job of beating Heimerdinger. On average, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of games the champions fight one another in. In Brand against Heimerdinger matches, Brand’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Heimerdinger.

Best Brand vs Heimerdinger 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 AnguishZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterMorellonomiconShard 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 CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCut Down
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
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
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W
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R
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Heimerdinger as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Heimerdinger

You can use Brand's abilities in a variety of combinations to maximize his damage in different situations.

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.

Advice to Win Against Heimerdinger

Be wary of Heimerdinger's Upgrade!!!, as he can use it to find an answer to most trouble he gets into. Once his ultimate is down, go in for the kill!

It's better to destroy all of Heimerdinger's turrets at once with the help of creeps than to fight them one at a time.

Brand vs Heimerdinger Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
51 %
VS
Win Rate
49 %
Heimerdinger Image
6.8
< Kills >
5.8
7.9
< Deaths >
7.3
8.8
< Assists >
7.1
1.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.3
80
< Minions Killed >
148
0.19
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.51
651
< Physical Damage >
709
22,378
< Magic Damage >
23,122
982
< True Damage >
815
24,012
< Damage Dealt >
24,646
19,748
< Damage Taken >
19,410
11,079
< Gold Earned >
11,575
1.71
< Towers >
2.01
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
2,032
< Total Healing >
1,740
13,253
< Experience >
14,888
40
< Vision Score >
20
19
< Wards Placed >
10
93
< Time Dealing CC >
234

How to Counter Heimerdinger with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize some valuable Brand vs. Heimerdinger counter stats that can help you grasp the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Heimerdinger’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Heimerdinger..

Brand normally has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Heimerdinger. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Heimerdinger

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Heimerdinger
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Heimerdinger

Who is Better, Brand or Heimerdinger?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when taking on Heimerdinger, with a 51.0% win rate. Thus, Brand makes a good counter for Heimerdinger.

While Brand does have a higher winrate compared to Heimerdinger, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult champion to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Brand into Heimerdinger.

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

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Brand vs Heimerdinger matchups, Brand is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Brand is a decent counter to Heimerdinger. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Heimerdinger.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Heimerdinger Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Heimerdinger as Brand, we analyzed 929 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 Heimerdinger 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 learn all of the intricacies of Brand in order to counter Heimerdinger during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand most often gets less CS as Heimerdinger. Champions who typically don't earn much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities 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 situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The best items to have in your Brand versus Heimerdinger build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Heimerdinger than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 51.0% battling Heimerdinger with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of coming out on top against Heimerdinger as Brand, Brand players should take 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 runes that we analyzed for Brand vs Heimerdinger counter picks, this sequence of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.0% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Heimerdinger as Brand are displayed for all ranked divisions. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a specific rank, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.