How to Win Brand vs Rek'Sai Counter Matchup Brand is in the b tier of champions

Brand vs Rek'Sai

How to Beat Rek'Sai as Brand in LoL Rek'Sai is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Fighter

How to Beat Rek'Sai as Brand

based on 771 Brand vs Rek'Sai matchups
Win Rate
54.2 %
K/D/A
1.84
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each week. Within our dataset, Brand did battle with Rek'Sai 771 times. Including so many matchups for Brand versus Rek'Sai gives us confidence in our capability to provide actionable stats and a recommended build to obliterate Rek'Sai. This particular counter matchup is somewhat rare. Brand encounters Rek'Sai in only 0.9% of his matches.

Brand vs Rek'Sai Matchup Summary

Brand does a great job of beating Rek'Sai. Typically, he wins a whopping 54.2% of games the champions oppose one another in. In Brand vs Rek'Sai rounds, Brand’s side is 0.1% less probable to get first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood against Rek'Sai.

Best Brand vs Rek'Sai 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

Rylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya's Hourglass

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
5
W
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R
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W
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Q
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E
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Guide to Countering Rek'Sai as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Rek'Sai

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 Rek'Sai

Rek'Sai's Furious Bite gains damage as she builds Fury. Be very careful around her when her Fury is full.

When Rek'Sai is near, she can see the position of you and your allies, but only if you're moving.

If you see one of Rek'Sai's tunnels, briefly stand on one of the entrances to destroy it.

Brand vs Rek'Sai Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
54.2 %
VS
Win Rate
45.8 %
Rek'Sai Image
5.1
< Kills >
8.7
7.6
< Deaths >
6.6
8.9
< Assists >
7.1
1.13
< Killing Sprees >
1.97
71
< Minions Killed >
30
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
1.42
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.4
719
< Physical Damage >
14,438
20,574
< Magic Damage >
82
1,149
< True Damage >
3,702
22,443
< Damage Dealt >
18,222
19,047
< Damage Taken >
30,211
10,012
< Gold Earned >
11,934
1.59
< Towers >
1.44
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
1,529
< Total Healing >
11,281
11,798
< Experience >
13,275
45
< Vision Score >
21
21
< Wards Placed >
5
82
< Time Dealing CC >
269

How to Counter Rek'Sai with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show some strategic Brand vs. Rek'Sai counter stats that may help us realize the distinctions between this pair of champions. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Rek'Sai’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Rek'Sai..

Brand typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, he receives less damage than Rek'Sai. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Rek'Sai

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Rek'Sai
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Rek'Sai

Who is Better, Brand or Rek'Sai?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when trying to fight Rek'Sai, with a 54.2% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes a great counter for Rek'Sai.

While Brand does have a much higher win rate than Rek'Sai, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champ to learn. You should be be fine when picking Brand into Rek'Sai.

Moreover, Brand also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Rek'Sai. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Rek'Sai matchups, Brand is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Brand is a great counter for Rek'Sai. Make sure you focus your play on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Rek'Sai.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Rek'Sai Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Rek'Sai as Brand, we analyzed 771 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 Rek'Sai 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 in order to counter Rek'Sai 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 mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand often racks up more CS compared to Rek'Sai. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't require 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 large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Brand versus Rek'Sai build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better countering Rek'Sai than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 54.2% when playing against Rek'Sai with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Rek'Sai as Brand, Brand players 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. Of all the runes players chose for Brand vs Rek'Sai clashes, this set of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 54.2% winrate overall.

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