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

Brand vs Tahm Kench

How to Beat Tahm Kench as Brand in LoL Tahm Kench is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Support Tank

How to Beat Tahm Kench as Brand

based on 1,741 Brand vs Tahm Kench matchups
Win Rate
52.2 %
K/D/A
1.93
Pick Rate
2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League games that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Tahm Kench as Brand resulted from an examination of 1741 ranked matches where both champs faced off against one another. This counter matchup is relatively rare. Brand fights Tahm Kench in only 2.0% of his rounds.

Brand vs Tahm Kench Matchup Summary

Brand does a good job of countering Tahm Kench. Normally, he wins a fantastic 52.2% of games the champs fight each other in. In Brand versus Tahm Kench matches, Brand’s side is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Tahm Kench.

Best Brand vs Tahm Kench Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSapphire Crystal

Core Brand Items

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

Optional Items

MorellonomiconZhonya's HourglassShard of True Ice

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 CollectionTreasure 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
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
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 Tahm Kench as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Tahm Kench

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 Tahm Kench

Watch out for Kench's Abyssal Dive - you can cancel it's channel with immobilizing crowd control effects.

When you see Tahm Kench use the shield from Thick Skin, remember that he just opted out of a good deal of healing. He will also not accumulate new gray health until Thick Skin comes off cooldown. Use this to your advantage!

Brand vs Tahm Kench Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
52.2 %
VS
Win Rate
47.8 %
Tahm Kench Image
5.3
< Kills >
4.6
7.6
< Deaths >
5.5
9.4
< Assists >
9.2
1.19
< Killing Sprees >
1.04
71
< Minions Killed >
114
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.44
803
< Physical Damage >
2,567
24,612
< Magic Damage >
13,115
1,090
< True Damage >
647
26,505
< Damage Dealt >
16,330
19,430
< Damage Taken >
33,860
10,167
< Gold Earned >
10,136
1.62
< Towers >
1.78
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,655
< Total Healing >
9,258
11,954
< Experience >
13,151
42
< Vision Score >
23
20
< Wards Placed >
11
78
< Time Dealing CC >
614

How to Counter Tahm Kench with Brand in LoL

The stats shown here show some influential Brand vs. Tahm Kench counter statistics that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the two. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Tahm Kench’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Tahm Kench. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in deaths.

Brand usually has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Tahm Kench. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Tahm Kench

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Tahm Kench
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Tahm Kench

Who is Better, Brand or Tahm Kench?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when playing against Tahm Kench, with a 52.2% win rate. Thus, Brand makes a good counter to Tahm Kench.

While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Tahm Kench, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champion to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Brand into Tahm Kench.

Additionally, Brand has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Tahm Kench. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Tahm Kench 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 allied champions during team fights.

Brand is a good counter to Tahm Kench. Focus your play on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Tahm Kench.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Tahm Kench Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tahm Kench as Brand, we analyzed 1,741 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 Tahm Kench 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 Tahm Kench during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand typically accumulates less CS relative to Tahm Kench. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Brand versus Tahm Kench build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better versus Tahm Kench than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Brand boasted an average win rate of 52.2% when playing against Tahm Kench with this build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Tahm Kench as Brand, Brand players should take the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Brand vs Tahm Kench LoL games, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 52.2% win rate overall.

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