You can use Brand's abilities in a variety of combinations to maximize his damage in different situations.
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.
Rengar's passive enables him to leap out of brush, so avoid fighting him when near bushes.
Rengar puts an indicator over the nearest enemy champion when he is camouflaged during his ultimate.
Rengar gains an empowered ability when his resource bar is full. Try to confront him when it's low.
The stats shown on this page highlight several strategic Brand vs. Rengar counter stats that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Rengar’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Rengar..
Brand often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. Typically, he receives less damage than Rengar. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Brand usually fairs equally well when playing against Rengar, with a 50.2% win rate. Thus, Brand makes an ok counter for Rengar.
While Brand does have a higher win rate than Rengar, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Brand into Rengar.
Moreover, Brand has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Rengar. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Brand vs Rengar matchups, Brand is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Brand is a decent counter to Rengar. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Rengar.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Brand in order to counter Rengar during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Brand most often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Rengar. Champs who on average don't get much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.
The most important items to use in your Brand versus Rengar build include Zaz'Zak's Realmspike, Stormsurge, and Liandry's Torment. When Brand combined at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Rengar than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 50.2% when playing against Rengar with these items in his kit.
To have the highest probability of annihilating Rengar as Brand, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Coup de Grace, and Presence of Mind runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Brand vs Rengar face-offs, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.2% win rate overall.
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