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Brand vs Leona

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

How to Beat Leona as Brand

based on 2,499 Brand vs Leona matchups
Win Rate
52.2 %
K/D/A
2.04
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. In our database, Brand faced Leona in 2499 rounds. With so many matchups for Brand vs Leona gives us a lot of faith in our capacity to provide informative data and a pro build to obliterate your foe. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Brand encounters Leona in only 2.8% of his rounds.

Brand vs Leona Matchup Summary

Brand has done a good job of countering Leona. Normally, he wins a terrific 52.2% of the time the champions face each other in. In Brand against Leona matches, Brand’s side is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably won't get first blood against Leona.

Best Brand vs Leona 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 EmbraceMorellonomicon

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 e
>
Last skill for Brand to max out q

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
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
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W
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E
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W
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E
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R
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E
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E
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Leona as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Leona

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 Leona

When Leona activates Eclipse, you have three seconds to get away from her before she deals damage.

Only foes in the center of Solar Flare get stunned, so you can often avoid this if you're quick.

Brand vs Leona Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
52.2 %
VS
Win Rate
47.8 %
Leona Image
5.5
< Kills >
2.2
7.7
< Deaths >
6.8
10.2
< Assists >
13.5
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
0.37
73
< Minions Killed >
36
0.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.39
788
< Physical Damage >
2,504
23,491
< Magic Damage >
4,373
1,151
< True Damage >
827
25,431
< Damage Dealt >
7,705
19,220
< Damage Taken >
23,729
10,350
< Gold Earned >
8,120
1.67
< Towers >
1.28
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,532
< Total Healing >
2,186
12,106
< Experience >
10,940
43
< Vision Score >
46
20
< Wards Placed >
21
83
< Time Dealing CC >
110

How to Counter Leona with Brand in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several valuable Brand vs. Leona matchup statistics that may help us appreciate the differences and similarities between these two champs. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Leona’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Leona. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.

Brand often has a much larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he receives less damage than Leona. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Leona

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Leona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Leona

Who is Better, Brand or Leona?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when facing off against Leona, with a 52.2% win rate. As a result, Brand makes a good counter to Leona.

While Brand does have a higher win rate than Leona, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champion to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Brand into Leona.

Furthermore, Brand has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Leona. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter 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 Leona 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 team fights.

Brand is an above average counter to Leona. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Leona.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Leona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Leona as Brand, we analyzed 2,499 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 Leona 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 in order to counter Leona 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 mind the build and stats shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand often gets more CS compared to Leona. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. 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, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Brand versus Leona build consist of 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 versus Leona than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 52.2% when countering Leona with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of defeating Leona as Brand, you 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 Leona clashes, this set of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 52.2% winrate overall.

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