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Brand vs Soraka

How to Beat Soraka as Brand in LoL Soraka is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Support Mage

How to Beat Soraka as Brand

based on 3,487 Brand vs Soraka matchups
Win Rate
51.3 %
K/D/A
1.91
Pick Rate
3.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds every week. In our data, Brand faced off against Soraka in 3487 matches. Using so many matchups for Brand vs Soraka gives us a lot of confidence in our capacity to provide enlightening statistics and a recommended build to wreck Soraka. This champ matchup is relatively rare. Brand fights Soraka in only 3.9% of his games.

Brand vs Soraka Matchup Summary

Brand does a decent job of countering Soraka. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.3% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Brand versus Soraka matches, Brand’s side is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood against Soraka.

Best Brand vs Soraka Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

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 e
>
Last skill for Brand to max out q

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
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
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E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Soraka as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Soraka

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 Soraka

It's easier to focus Soraka than the ally she is healing.

Take advantage of Soraka's long cooldown on Equinox if she uses it to harass.

Focus on attacking Soraka when she ever ventures to the frontline to heal her allies.

Brand vs Soraka Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
51.3 %
VS
Win Rate
48.7 %
Soraka Image
4.7
< Kills >
1.1
6.9
< Deaths >
5.5
8.5
< Assists >
14.6
1.06
< Killing Sprees >
0.15
70
< Minions Killed >
20
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.49
750
< Physical Damage >
589
22,708
< Magic Damage >
5,439
1,135
< True Damage >
343
24,593
< Damage Dealt >
6,372
18,542
< Damage Taken >
16,167
9,814
< Gold Earned >
7,719
1.64
< Towers >
1.93
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0
1,618
< Total Healing >
21,163
11,688
< Experience >
10,661
44
< Vision Score >
45
20
< Wards Placed >
20
70
< Time Dealing CC >
201

How to Counter Soraka with Brand in LoL

The stats provided here clarify some significant Brand vs. Soraka matchup statistics that can help us explain the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Soraka’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Soraka. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Brand typically has a much larger longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Soraka. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Soraka

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Soraka
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Soraka

Who is Better, Brand or Soraka?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when playing against Soraka, with a 51.3% win rate. As a result, Brand makes a good counter to Soraka.

While Brand does have a higher winrate than Soraka, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Brand into Soraka.

Furthermore, Brand has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Soraka. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Soraka matchups, Brand is the better champ with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Brand is a decent counter to Soraka. Focus your tactics on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Soraka.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Soraka Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Soraka as Brand, we analyzed 3,487 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 Soraka 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 learn all of the intricacies of Brand in order to counter Soraka during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand usually accumulates much more CS as Soraka. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Brand versus Soraka build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs. Soraka than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 51.3% battling Soraka with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of beating Soraka as Brand, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Brand vs Soraka counters, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.3% winrate overall.

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