How to Win Brand vs Kai'Sa Counter Matchup Brand is in the b tier of champions

Brand vs Kai'Sa

How to Beat Kai'Sa as Brand in LoL Kai'Sa is in the b tier of champions
Mage
Marksman

How to Beat Kai'Sa as Brand

based on 5,942 Brand vs Kai'Sa matchups
Win Rate
53 %
K/D/A
1.97
Pick Rate
6.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League matches every week. In our database, Brand faced off against Kai'Sa 5942 times. Having so many matchups for Brand versus Kai'Sa gives us confidence in our capability to provide informative stats and a recommended build to destroy Kai'Sa. This particular champion matchup is relatively uncommon. Brand has to counter Kai'Sa in only 6.7% of his games.

Brand vs Kai'Sa Matchup Summary

Brand does a good job of beating Kai'Sa. Normally, he wins a whopping 53.0% of the time the champs battle one another in. In Brand vs Kai'Sa rounds, Brand’s team is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Kai'Sa.

Best Brand vs Kai'Sa Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

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

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 CollectionTreasure 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
E
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
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E
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E
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Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Kai'Sa as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Kai'Sa

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 Kai'Sa

Kai'Sa is very vulnerable to getting outranged by mages and long range carries.

Make sure to place wards in your blind spots so you can see Kai'Sa coming.

Kai'Sa is very good at picking off isolated enemies. Stick together against her.

Brand vs Kai'Sa Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
53 %
VS
Win Rate
47 %
Kai'Sa Image
5.4
< Kills >
8.9
7.4
< Deaths >
6.3
9.2
< Assists >
6.1
1.21
< Killing Sprees >
2.03
72
< Minions Killed >
173
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.3
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.49
747
< Physical Damage >
13,279
22,025
< Magic Damage >
5,736
1,085
< True Damage >
1,873
23,857
< Damage Dealt >
20,889
19,115
< Damage Taken >
20,811
10,226
< Gold Earned >
13,157
1.69
< Towers >
2.16
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
1,565
< Total Healing >
3,150
12,121
< Experience >
13,216
44
< Vision Score >
18
20
< Wards Placed >
9
78
< Time Dealing CC >
31

How to Counter Kai'Sa with Brand in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify some important Brand versus Kai'Sa counter statistics that can help you grasp the distinctions between the two. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kai'Sa’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Kai'Sa..

Brand normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Kai'Sa. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Kai'Sa

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Kai'Sa
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Kai'Sa

Who is Better, Brand or Kai'Sa?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when playing against Kai'Sa, with a 53.0% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes a good counter to Kai'Sa.

While Brand does have a higher win rate than Kai'Sa, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging champion to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Brand into Kai'Sa.

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

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Kai'Sa matchups, Brand is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Brand is a good counter for Kai'Sa. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Brand against Kai'Sa.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Kai'Sa Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kai'Sa as Brand, we analyzed 5,942 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 Kai'Sa 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 to counter Kai'Sa during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand usually gets less CS compared to Kai'Sa. Champions who on average don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. 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, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Brand versus Kai'Sa build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Brand used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs. Kai'Sa than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 53.0% when playing against Kai'Sa with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Kai'Sa as Brand, Brand players should equip 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 builds we have analyed for Brand vs Kai'Sa battles, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 53.0% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Kai'Sa as Brand are presented for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to filter the statistics and builds to an individual division, you may use the selection menu located at the top of this page.