How to Win Brand vs Nunu & Willump Counter Matchup Brand is in the b tier of champions

Brand vs Nunu & Willump

How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Brand in LoL Nunu & Willump is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Brand

based on 1,868 Brand vs Nunu & Willump matchups
Win Rate
53.1 %
K/D/A
1.95
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL matches each week. Within our dataset, Brand fought Nunu & Willump 1868 times. With so many games with Brand versus Nunu & Willump gives us confidence in our capacity to provide actionable stats and a supported build to suppress your opponent. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Brand is forced to battle against Nunu & Willump in only 2.1% of his games.

Brand vs Nunu & Willump Matchup Summary

Brand does a good job of beating Nunu & Willump. Typically, he wins a fantastic 53.1% of games the champions face off with one another in. In Brand against Nunu & Willump games, Brand’s team is 0.2% less probable to gain first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood versus Nunu & Willump.

Best Brand vs Nunu & Willump 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 AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassRylai's Crystal ScepterMorellonomicon

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 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
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
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W
6
R
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W
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Q
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W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Nunu & Willump as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Nunu & Willump

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 Nunu & Willump

Using Summoner Flash is a surefire way to escape Absolute Zero.

Interrupting the charge up on Absolute Zero will lower the amount of damage your team takes.

Biggest Snowball Ever moves very fast but cannot turn as quickly, so don't try to escape it by running away in a straight line. Instead, make sudden, sharp turns.

Brand vs Nunu & Willump Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
53.1 %
VS
Win Rate
46.9 %
Nunu & Willump Image
5.4
< Kills >
4.9
7.6
< Deaths >
6.3
9.4
< Assists >
12.2
1.21
< Killing Sprees >
1.09
71
< Minions Killed >
38
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
1.52
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.42
792
< Physical Damage >
1,376
23,125
< Magic Damage >
11,329
1,049
< True Damage >
1,004
24,967
< Damage Dealt >
13,709
19,017
< Damage Taken >
35,850
10,094
< Gold Earned >
10,762
1.66
< Towers >
1.44
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.38
1,542
< Total Healing >
15,718
11,774
< Experience >
12,838
42
< Vision Score >
19
20
< Wards Placed >
5
79
< Time Dealing CC >
384

How to Counter Nunu & Willump with Brand in LoL

The stats provided here show some critical Brand against Nunu & Willump matchup stats that can help you understand the differences between the two. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nunu & Willump’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Nunu & Willump..

Brand usually has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Typically, he receives less damage than Nunu & Willump. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Nunu & Willump

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Nunu & Willump
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Nunu & Willump

Who is Better, Brand or Nunu & Willump?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when taking on Nunu & Willump, with a 53.1% win rate. Thus, Brand makes a great counter to Nunu & Willump.

While Brand does have a higher win rate than Nunu & Willump, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champ to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Brand into Nunu & Willump.

Furthermore, Brand has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nunu & Willump. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Nunu & Willump matchups, Brand is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Brand is a great counter for Nunu & Willump. Focus your play on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Nunu & Willump.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Nunu & Willump Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nunu & Willump as Brand, we analyzed 1,868 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 Nunu & Willump 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Brand in order to counter Nunu & Willump during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand most often gets more CS as Nunu & Willump. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Brand versus Nunu & Willump build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Nunu & Willump than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 53.1% battling Nunu & Willump with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of defeating Nunu & Willump as Brand, you should take 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 combinations players used for Brand vs Nunu & Willump counter picks, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 53.1% winrate overall.

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