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

Brand vs Sylas

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

based on 11,479 Brand vs Sylas matchups
Win Rate
54.4 %
K/D/A
1.91
Pick Rate
6.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League rounds each and every week. Within our dataset, Brand did battle with Sylas 11479 times. Using so many games with Brand versus Sylas provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce actionable statistics and a solid build to smash Sylas. This particular pairing is relatively uncommon. Brand encounters Sylas in only 6.3% of his rounds.

Brand vs Sylas Matchup Summary

Brand does a great job of countering Sylas. On average, he wins a terrific 54.4% of games the champs battle one another in. In Brand vs Sylas rounds, Brand’s team is 0.1% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood versus Sylas.

Best Brand vs Sylas Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishShard of True IceShadowflame

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceRylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya's HourglassVoid Staff

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
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
Ability Haste Adaptive Force Health Scaling
Brand's passive ability p
Brand q ability q
Brand w ability w
Brand e ability e
Brand's ultimate ability r
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
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W
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E
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W
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E
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R
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E
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E
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Sylas as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Sylas

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 Sylas

Sylas's healthbar can be deceptive, watch out for his Kingslayer!

Try to fight Sylas when he isn't able to take your ultimate.

Brand vs Sylas Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
54.4 %
VS
Win Rate
45.6 %
Sylas Image
5.6
< Kills >
8.6
7.9
< Deaths >
7.3
9.5
< Assists >
6.8
1.26
< Killing Sprees >
1.91
68
< Minions Killed >
89
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.49
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.34
769
< Physical Damage >
592
23,320
< Magic Damage >
21,071
968
< True Damage >
1,147
25,058
< Damage Dealt >
22,811
19,945
< Damage Taken >
35,791
10,305
< Gold Earned >
11,576
1.61
< Towers >
1.26
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.13
1,702
< Total Healing >
6,625
12,113
< Experience >
13,702
44
< Vision Score >
19
20
< Wards Placed >
7
102
< Time Dealing CC >
313

How to Counter Sylas with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify several critical Brand vs. Sylas matchup statistics that can help you appreciate the differences between this set of champs. For instance, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Sylas’s ratio of NaN, showing that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Sylas..

Brand usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Sylas. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Sylas

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Sylas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Sylas

Who is Better, Brand or Sylas?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when playing against Sylas, with a 54.4% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes a great counter to Sylas.

While Brand does have a much higher winrate compared to Sylas, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less time consuming character to learn. You should be be fine when picking Brand into Sylas.

Furthermore, Brand has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Sylas. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Brand is a great counter to Sylas. Focus your play 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 Sylas.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Sylas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sylas as Brand, we analyzed 11,479 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 Sylas 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 to counter Sylas during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand on average accumulates a similar amount of CS as Sylas. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, 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 case, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Brand versus Sylas build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Shadowflame. When Brand used at least these three items in his build, he performed much better countering Sylas than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 54.4% when countering Sylas with this build.

To have the best chance of defeating Sylas as Brand, Brand players should take the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Brand vs Sylas counterpicks, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 54.4% win rate overall.

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