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

Brand vs Ryze

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

based on 762 Brand vs Ryze matchups
Win Rate
56.4 %
K/D/A
2.07
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League games every week. Within our dataset, Brand faced Ryze 762 times. Using so many games with Brand vs Ryze provides us faith in our ability to prepare useful stats and a recommended build to destroy your opposition. This matchup is relatively rare. Brand encounters Ryze in only 0.9% of his matches.

Brand vs Ryze Matchup Summary

Brand has done a great job of countering Ryze. Normally, he wins a fantastic 56.4% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Brand against Ryze matches, Brand’s side is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Ryze.

Best Brand vs Ryze 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 ScepterMorellonomiconZhonya'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
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
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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E
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R

Guide to Countering Ryze as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Ryze

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 Ryze

Crowd controlling Ryze during Realm Warp's windup will cancel the portal.

Ryze is especially dangerous to opponents that are marked with Flux.

Use Realm Warp's windup time to figure out how to deal with what may be coming out of the portal.

Brand vs Ryze Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
56.4 %
VS
Win Rate
43.6 %
Ryze Image
5.5
< Kills >
5.2
7
< Deaths >
6
9
< Assists >
6.6
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.2
79
< Minions Killed >
173
0.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.37
793
< Physical Damage >
944
23,511
< Magic Damage >
17,993
1,172
< True Damage >
509
25,476
< Damage Dealt >
19,446
19,003
< Damage Taken >
26,069
10,331
< Gold Earned >
11,547
1.76
< Towers >
1.88
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,674
< Total Healing >
2,933
12,292
< Experience >
14,522
42
< Vision Score >
19
20
< Wards Placed >
9
78
< Time Dealing CC >
142

How to Counter Ryze with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here feature some significant Brand against Ryze matchup statistics that can help you understand the distinctions between this set of champs. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ryze’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Ryze..

Brand often has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Typically, he takes less damage than Ryze. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Ryze

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Ryze
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Ryze

Who is Better, Brand or Ryze?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when facing off against Ryze, with a 56.4% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes a fantastic counter to Ryze.

While Brand does have a much higher winrate than Ryze, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champion to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Brand into Ryze.

Furthermore, Brand has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ryze. This often 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 overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Ryze matchups, Brand is the better champ with a noticably higher 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 great counter for Ryze. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Brand against Ryze.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Ryze Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ryze as Brand, we analyzed 762 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 Ryze 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 Ryze during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand typically racks up less CS relative to Ryze. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions 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, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Brand versus Ryze build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Ryze than with most other common item sets. In fact, Brand boasted an average win rate of 56.4% when countering Ryze with this build.

To have the greatest probability of beating Ryze 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. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Brand vs Ryze battles, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 56.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Ryze as Brand are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to a distinct player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.