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

Brand vs Nocturne

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

based on 2,048 Brand vs Nocturne matchups
Win Rate
50.9 %
K/D/A
1.81
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League rounds every week. Within our database, Brand faced off against Nocturne in 2048 rounds. With so many games with Brand vs Nocturne gives us confidence in our ability to produce useful data and a recommended build to counter Nocturne. This pairing is fairly rare. Brand is forced to battle against Nocturne in only 2.3% of his matches.

Brand vs Nocturne Matchup Summary

Brand does a average job of beating Nocturne. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.9% of games the champions clash against one another in. In Brand versus Nocturne games, Brand’s side is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Nocturne.

Best Brand vs Nocturne 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

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot 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 HealthScaling
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
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
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 Nocturne as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Nocturne

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 Nocturne

Nocturne's Unspeakable Horror is broken with range, so try to save your movement abilities for when he casts it.

Stay close to your allies when Paranoia is cast - there is strength in numbers!

Brand vs Nocturne Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
50.9 %
VS
Win Rate
49.1 %
Nocturne Image
5.3
< Kills >
8.3
7.9
< Deaths >
6.5
9
< Assists >
7.8
1.21
< Killing Sprees >
1.91
73
< Minions Killed >
44
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
1.39
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.45
752
< Physical Damage >
16,486
21,559
< Magic Damage >
1,508
1,277
< True Damage >
1,276
23,589
< Damage Dealt >
19,272
19,980
< Damage Taken >
32,661
10,242
< Gold Earned >
12,519
1.59
< Towers >
1.5
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.28
1,648
< Total Healing >
11,257
12,272
< Experience >
14,159
43
< Vision Score >
21
20
< Wards Placed >
6
77
< Time Dealing CC >
579

How to Counter Nocturne with Brand in LoL

The stats shown here feature some valuable Brand vs. Nocturne counter statistics that can help us figure out the differences between the two. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nocturne’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Nocturne..

Brand normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. Typically, he takes less damage than Nocturne. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Nocturne

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Nocturne
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Nocturne

Who is Better, Brand or Nocturne?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Brand usually fairs equally well when facing off against Nocturne, with a 50.9% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes an ok counter to Nocturne.

While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Nocturne, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Brand into Nocturne.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Nocturne matchups, Brand is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Brand is a decent counter to Nocturne. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Nocturne.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Nocturne Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nocturne as Brand, we analyzed 2,048 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 Nocturne 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 Nocturne during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand most often picks up more CS compared to Nocturne. Champs who typically don't get much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Brand versus Nocturne build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better versus Nocturne than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Brand boasted an average win rate of 50.9% when countering Nocturne with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of beating Nocturne as Brand, Brand players should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Brand vs Nocturne LoL games, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 50.9% winrate overall.

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