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

Brand vs Samira

How to Beat Samira as Brand in LoL Samira is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Samira as Brand

based on 4,282 Brand vs Samira matchups
Win Rate
51.7 %
K/D/A
2.03
Pick Rate
4.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Samira as Brand came out of an analysis of 4282 ranked matches where both champions clashed against each other. This particular champ pairing is relatively uncommon. Brand encounters Samira in only 4.8% of his rounds.

Brand vs Samira Matchup Summary

Brand has done a decent job of countering Samira. On average, he wins a acceptable 51.7% of games the champions face each other in. In Brand versus Samira matches, Brand’s team is 0.1% less expected to get first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood versus Samira.

Best Brand vs Samira Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishRylai's Crystal ScepterDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Void StaffZhonya's HourglassShard of True IceMorellonomicon

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 Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive HealthScaling
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 Samira as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Samira

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.

Brand vs Samira Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
51.7 %
VS
Win Rate
48.3 %
Samira Image
5.5
< Kills >
9.6
7.6
< Deaths >
7.2
9.9
< Assists >
6.2
1.23
< Killing Sprees >
2.16
71
< Minions Killed >
163
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.46
768
< Physical Damage >
18,924
22,362
< Magic Damage >
2,872
1,079
< True Damage >
659
24,209
< Damage Dealt >
22,456
18,961
< Damage Taken >
25,149
10,191
< Gold Earned >
13,158
1.64
< Towers >
2.09
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,556
< Total Healing >
2,898
11,956
< Experience >
12,884
42
< Vision Score >
17
20
< Wards Placed >
8
78
< Time Dealing CC >
23

How to Counter Samira with Brand in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight several critical Brand vs. Samira matchup stats that may help us distinguish the differences between the two. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Samira’s ratio of NaN, showing that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Samira..

Brand usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he takes less damage than Samira. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Samira

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Samira
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Samira

Who is Better, Brand or Samira?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when facing off against Samira, with a 51.7% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes a good counter for Samira.

While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Samira, when facing one another, Brand also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less time consuming character to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Brand into Samira.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Samira matchups, Brand is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Brand is a decent counter for Samira. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Brand against Samira.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Samira Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Samira as Brand, we analyzed 4,282 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 Samira 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 Samira during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand on average gets less CS as Samira. Champions who on average don't get much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The best items to have in your Brand versus Samira build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs Samira than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 51.7% when countering Samira with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Samira as Brand, Brand players should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Brand vs Samira counters, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 51.7% winrate overall.

If you would like to view Brand x Samira tips and counter builds for a an individual skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions given are computed using every game with data with these champs.