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

Brand vs Kennen

How to Beat Kennen as Brand in LoL Kennen is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Kennen as Brand

based on 563 Brand vs Kennen matchups
Win Rate
55.8 %
K/D/A
1.93
Pick Rate
0.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League of Legends games every week. In our data, Brand did battle with Kennen 563 times. Using so many games with Brand versus Kennen gives us confidence in our capacity to prepare actionable data and a supported build to counter your opposition. This particular matchup is fairly rare. Brand has to counter Kennen in only 0.6% of his games.

Brand vs Kennen Matchup Summary

Brand has done a great job of countering Kennen. Typically, he wins a whopping 55.8% of the time the champions oppose each other in. In Brand against Kennen games, Brand’s team is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood against Kennen.

Best Brand vs Kennen 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 AnguishRylai's Crystal ScepterShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

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 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
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Q
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Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Kennen as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Kennen

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 Kennen

Kennen is flimsy by nature - turn and attack him if he gets careless with Lightning Rush.

Consider playing a bit more cautiously around Kennen when you have a Mark of the Storm debuff. If he hits you with 3 Marks of the Storm, you will get stunned.

Brand vs Kennen Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
55.8 %
VS
Win Rate
44.2 %
Kennen Image
5.5
< Kills >
5.5
7.6
< Deaths >
6
9.2
< Assists >
6.7
1.21
< Killing Sprees >
1.29
70
< Minions Killed >
148
0.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.4
744
< Physical Damage >
2,281
22,166
< Magic Damage >
18,234
1,048
< True Damage >
809
23,958
< Damage Dealt >
21,324
19,400
< Damage Taken >
22,426
10,285
< Gold Earned >
11,020
1.62
< Towers >
1.83
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,585
< Total Healing >
2,527
12,139
< Experience >
14,209
45
< Vision Score >
19
21
< Wards Placed >
9
77
< Time Dealing CC >
61

How to Counter Kennen with Brand in LoL

The stats provided here show several critical Brand vs. Kennen counter statistics that can help us grasp the distinctions between the two. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kennen’s ratio of NaN, showing that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Kennen..

Brand normally has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Typically, he receives less damage than Kennen. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Kennen

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Kennen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Kennen

Who is Better, Brand or Kennen?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when trying to fight Kennen, with a 55.8% win rate. Thus, Brand makes a fantastic counter to Kennen.

While Brand does have a much higher win rate than Kennen, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Brand into Kennen.

Furthermore, Brand also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kennen. 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 Kennen matchups, Brand is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Brand is a great counter to Kennen. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Brand against Kennen.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Kennen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kennen as Brand, we analyzed 563 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 Kennen 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 to counter Kennen during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand often picks up less CS as Kennen. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Brand versus Kennen build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Brand combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better against Kennen than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 55.8% when countering Kennen with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Kennen as Brand, you should take 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 runes players chose for Brand vs Kennen clashes, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 55.8% win rate overall.

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