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.
Although Master Yi cannot be slowed while using Highlander, other disables can stop him in his tracks.
If Master Yi tries to farm with Alpha Strike, hit him a few times so he has to use mana with Meditate to heal.
Meditate is an effective method of healing damage over time, but Master Yi is susceptible to coordinated team ganks early in the game.
The stats shown on this page underscore several valuable Brand against Master Yi counter stats that may help us grasp the distinctions between the two. For instance, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Master Yi’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Master Yi..
Brand typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Master Yi. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Brand usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Master Yi, with a 49.2% win rate. Thus, Brand makes an ok counter for Master Yi.
While Brand does have a lower winrate than Master Yi, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Brand into Master Yi.
Furthermore, Brand also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Master Yi. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Brand vs Master Yi matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.
Brand is a somewhat poor counter to Master Yi. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Brand against Master Yi.
If you would like to truly master Brand to counter Master Yi during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Brand often accumulates more CS as Master Yi. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The most important items to have in your Brand versus Master Yi build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs Master Yi than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 49.2% when playing against Master Yi with this build.
To have the best likelihood of crushing Master Yi as Brand, you should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Brand vs Master Yi LoL games, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.2% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Master Yi as Brand are given for all ranked divisions combined. To filter the statistics and builds to a distinct player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.