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.
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.
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.
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.
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.