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

Brand vs Rammus

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

How to Beat Rammus as Brand

based on 1,768 Brand vs Rammus matchups
Win Rate
52.4 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League games that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Rammus as Brand came out of an analysis of 1768 ranked rounds where both champs engaged one another. This particular pairing is fairly rare. Brand has to counter Rammus in only 2.0% of his games.

Brand vs Rammus Matchup Summary

Brand does a good job of countering Rammus. On average, he wins a terrific 52.4% of games the champs oppose each other in. In Brand versus Rammus matches, Brand’s team is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Rammus.

Best Brand vs Rammus 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

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 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
E
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Rammus as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Rammus

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 Rammus

Rammus often stacks high Armor, leaving him especially vulnerable to caster damage while not in Defensive Ball Curl.

Pay particular attention to when his Defensive Ball Curl is off. Rammus has much lower stats than a normal tank when he's out of the stance.

Brand vs Rammus Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
52.4 %
VS
Win Rate
47.6 %
Rammus Image
5.7
< Kills >
5.2
7.6
< Deaths >
6.3
9.5
< Assists >
11.3
1.29
< Killing Sprees >
1.18
74
< Minions Killed >
33
0.18
< Dragons Killed >
1.15
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.35
774
< Physical Damage >
2,578
24,025
< Magic Damage >
12,575
1,113
< True Damage >
1,191
25,913
< Damage Dealt >
16,345
19,920
< Damage Taken >
31,829
10,440
< Gold Earned >
10,910
1.67
< Towers >
1.08
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.28
1,685
< Total Healing >
8,039
12,279
< Experience >
13,359
43
< Vision Score >
19
20
< Wards Placed >
6
86
< Time Dealing CC >
593

How to Counter Rammus with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several significant Brand against Rammus matchup stats that may help us distinguish the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Rammus’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Rammus..

Brand normally has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. On average, he receives less damage than Rammus. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Rammus

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Rammus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Rammus

Who is Better, Brand or Rammus?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when trying to fight Rammus, with a 52.4% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes a good counter for Rammus.

While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Rammus, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champion to learn. You should be be fine when picking Brand into Rammus.

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

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Rammus matchups, Brand is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Brand is a good counter for Rammus. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Rammus.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Rammus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Rammus as Brand, we analyzed 1,768 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 Rammus 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Brand to counter Rammus during both the lane 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 listen to the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand often gets more CS compared to Rammus. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills typically 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, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Brand versus Rammus build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand bought at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better countering Rammus than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 52.4% when playing against Rammus with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of defeating Rammus as Brand, you 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 runes players chose for Brand vs Rammus battles, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 52.4% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Rammus as Brand are given for all ranked divisions. To narrow the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.