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.
Run away from Kog'Maw after he dies!!!!
The range on Living Artillery increases each rank.
Bio-Arcane Barrage allows Kog'Maw to kill Baron Nashor extremely early. It can be valuable to ward Nashor when Kog'Maw completes his Blade of the Ruined King.
Kog'Maw doesn't have a good escape ability, so he is especially prone to ganks.
The stat comparisons shown here show some influential Brand against Kog'Maw counter statistics that may help us appreciate the distinctions between the pair. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Kog'Maw..
Brand typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Kog'Maw. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when trying to fight Kog'Maw, with a 53.5% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes a great counter for Kog'Maw.
While Brand does have a higher winrate than Kog'Maw, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex character to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Brand into Kog'Maw.
Additionally, Brand also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kog'Maw. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Brand vs Kog'Maw 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 teammates during late stage team fights.
Brand is a great counter for Kog'Maw. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Kog'Maw.
To learn all of the intricacies of Brand to counter Kog'Maw during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Brand usually racks up less CS relative to Kog'Maw. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Brand versus Kog'Maw build consist of 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 countering Kog'Maw than with many other common builds. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 53.5% when playing against Kog'Maw with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest chance of beating Kog'Maw 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. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Brand vs Kog'Maw counter picks, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 53.5% win rate overall.
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