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

Brand vs Lucian

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

based on 3,202 Brand vs Lucian matchups
Win Rate
53.5 %
K/D/A
1.93
Pick Rate
3.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Lucian as Brand resulted from an examination of 3202 ranked rounds where both champions opposed each other. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Brand is forced to battle against Lucian in only 3.6% of his games.

Brand vs Lucian Matchup Summary

Brand does a good job of beating Lucian. Typically, he wins a whopping 53.5% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Brand against Lucian games, Brand’s team is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood versus Lucian.

Best Brand vs Lucian Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSapphire Crystal

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishRylai's Crystal ScepterDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassVoid StaffShard of True IceMorellonomicon

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 CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
Adaptive Adaptive HealthScaling
Brand's passive ability p
Brand q ability q
Brand w ability w
Brand e ability e
Brand's ultimate ability r
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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 Lucian as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Lucian

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 Lucian

Lucian has strong burst, but little sustained damage.

Piercing Light does not give Lucian extra Attack Range. He still needs to find a target in range to line up his shot. Avoid Piercing Light by anticipating the angle Lucian will choose.

Lucian cannot change the aim of The Culling. Take advantage of this by avoiding the angle of the bullets.

Brand vs Lucian Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
53.5 %
VS
Win Rate
46.5 %
Lucian Image
5.5
< Kills >
8.7
7.6
< Deaths >
6.6
9.2
< Assists >
6.3
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
2.03
74
< Minions Killed >
175
0.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.21
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.48
735
< Physical Damage >
17,725
22,826
< Magic Damage >
2,667
1,143
< True Damage >
1,034
24,706
< Damage Dealt >
21,426
19,466
< Damage Taken >
22,579
10,373
< Gold Earned >
12,881
1.7
< Towers >
2.22
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
1,602
< Total Healing >
2,562
12,304
< Experience >
13,372
45
< Vision Score >
19
21
< Wards Placed >
9
84
< Time Dealing CC >
37

How to Counter Lucian with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize several strategic Brand against Lucian matchup stats that may help you appreciate the differences between the pair. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Lucian’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Lucian..

Brand normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Lucian. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Lucian

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Lucian
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Lucian

Who is Better, Brand or Lucian?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when facing off against Lucian, with a 53.5% win rate. Thus, Brand makes a great counter to Lucian.

While Brand does have a higher winrate than Lucian, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champ to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Brand into Lucian.

Moreover, Brand has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lucian. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Lucian matchups, Brand is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Brand is a great counter to Lucian. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Lucian.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Lucian Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lucian as Brand, we analyzed 3,202 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 Lucian 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 Lucian during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand usually accumulates less CS relative to Lucian. Champions who on average don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Brand versus Lucian build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Lucian than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Brand boasted an average winrate of 53.5% when playing against Lucian with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against Lucian as Brand, Brand players should equip 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 sets players picked for Brand vs Lucian LoL games, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 53.5% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Lucian as Brand are given for all ranked divisions. To scope the statistics and builds to a specific division, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.