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Brand vs Kindred

How to Beat Kindred as Brand in LoL Kindred is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Kindred as Brand

based on 2,106 Brand vs Kindred matchups
Win Rate
54.8 %
K/D/A
2.03
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League matches that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Kindred as Brand came out of an analysis of 2106 ranked games where both champs clashed against each other. This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Brand has to counter Kindred in only 2.4% of his matches.

Brand vs Kindred Matchup Summary

Brand does a great job of countering Kindred. Typically, he wins a fantastic 54.8% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Brand versus Kindred rounds, Brand’s side is 0.1% less probable to get first blood, indicating that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Kindred.

Best Brand vs Kindred 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

Zhonya's HourglassRylai's Crystal ScepterMorellonomicon

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 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
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Q
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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 Kindred as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Kindred

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 Kindred

When Kindred uses Lamb's Respite get inside, it stops all champions from dying.

Clear the Hunts Wolf activates on jungle camps to slow down Kindred's damage output.

Kindred is fragile - turn the pressure up on her, and she will be forced to play cautiously.

Brand vs Kindred Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
54.8 %
VS
Win Rate
45.2 %
Kindred Image
5.4
< Kills >
8.3
7.1
< Deaths >
7.2
9
< Assists >
6.8
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.91
70
< Minions Killed >
47
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
1.42
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.42
750
< Physical Damage >
15,202
21,379
< Magic Damage >
3,434
930
< True Damage >
2,561
23,059
< Damage Dealt >
21,198
18,831
< Damage Taken >
28,412
10,059
< Gold Earned >
12,534
1.71
< Towers >
1.72
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.32
1,634
< Total Healing >
12,345
11,894
< Experience >
13,486
42
< Vision Score >
22
20
< Wards Placed >
5
80
< Time Dealing CC >
176

How to Counter Kindred with Brand in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize some vital Brand versus Kindred counter statistics that can help you interpret the differences between this pair of champions. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kindred’s ratio of NaN, showing that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Kindred..

Brand usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. On average, he receives less damage than Kindred. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Kindred

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Kindred
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Kindred

Who is Better, Brand or Kindred?

Both League champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when playing against Kindred, with a 54.8% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes a great counter to Kindred.

While Brand does have a much higher winrate compared to Kindred, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex champion to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Brand into Kindred.

Furthermore, Brand has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kindred. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Brand vs Kindred matchups, Brand is the better champion 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 Kindred. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Kindred.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Kindred Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kindred as Brand, we analyzed 2,106 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 Kindred 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 truly master Brand to counter Kindred during both the lane 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 mind the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand typically picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Kindred. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Brand versus Kindred build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better versus Kindred than with many other common item sets. In fact, Brand boasted an average win rate of 54.8% when playing against Kindred with this build.

To have the greatest probability of annihilating Kindred as Brand, Brand players 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 rune builds we have analyed for Brand vs Kindred counter picks, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 54.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Kindred as Brand are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a specific rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.