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

Brand vs Malphite

How to Beat Malphite as Brand in LoL Malphite is in the b tier of champions
Mage
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Malphite as Brand

based on 1,932 Brand vs Malphite matchups
Win Rate
52.3 %
K/D/A
1.96
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Malphite as Brand came out of an evaluation of 1932 ranked games where both champs battled one another. This particular champ matchup is somewhat rare. Brand encounters Malphite in only 2.2% of his rounds.

Brand vs Malphite Matchup Summary

Brand has done a good job of countering Malphite. Typically, he wins a whopping 52.3% of matches the champs face off with one another in. In Brand vs Malphite games, Brand’s team is 0.1% more probable to get first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Malphite.

Best Brand vs Malphite 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 AnguishZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterShard 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 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
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R
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Q
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Q
14
E
15
E
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R

Guide to Countering Malphite as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Malphite

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 Malphite

Malphite is one of a couple tanks who are capable of jungling. Watch out if he gets Smite.

If you're a physical damage character stay behind your allies when fighting Malphite. Ground Slam can significantly reduce your damage output.

Brand vs Malphite Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
52.3 %
VS
Win Rate
47.7 %
Malphite Image
5.6
< Kills >
4.9
7.7
< Deaths >
5.8
9.5
< Assists >
8.6
1.27
< Killing Sprees >
1.11
72
< Minions Killed >
122
0.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.4
740
< Physical Damage >
3,669
23,264
< Magic Damage >
13,784
1,128
< True Damage >
768
25,133
< Damage Dealt >
18,223
19,932
< Damage Taken >
24,131
10,417
< Gold Earned >
10,467
1.61
< Towers >
1.62
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,677
< Total Healing >
2,576
12,252
< Experience >
13,888
45
< Vision Score >
22
21
< Wards Placed >
10
81
< Time Dealing CC >
777

How to Counter Malphite with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show several vital Brand versus Malphite matchup stats that can help us realize the differences and similarities between the pair. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Malphite’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Malphite..

Brand often has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Malphite. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Malphite

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Malphite
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Malphite

Who is Better, Brand or Malphite?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when taking on Malphite, with a 52.3% win rate. As a result, Brand makes a good counter for Malphite.

While Brand does have a higher winrate compared to Malphite, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult character to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Brand into Malphite.

Additionally, Brand has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Malphite. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Brand vs Malphite matchups, Brand is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Brand is an above average counter to Malphite. Focus your strategy on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Malphite.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Malphite Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Malphite as Brand, we analyzed 1,932 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 Malphite 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 learn all of the intricacies of Brand to counter Malphite during both the laning 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 listen to the build and tips shown here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand typically racks up less CS relative to Malphite. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They 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, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Brand versus Malphite build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand bought at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Malphite than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 52.3% battling Malphite with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Malphite 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 Malphite counterpicks, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.3% win rate overall.

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