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

Brand vs Talon

How to Beat Talon as Brand in LoL Talon is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Talon as Brand

based on 1,416 Brand vs Talon matchups
Win Rate
50.4 %
K/D/A
1.84
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League games every week. Within our dataset, Brand did battle with Talon in 1416 matches. Having so many games with Brand vs Talon gives us faith in our capacity to prepare useful data and a supported build to crush Talon. This matchup is fairly rare. Brand has to counter Talon in only 1.6% of his rounds.

Brand vs Talon Matchup Summary

Brand has done a average job of beating Talon. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.4% of matches the champs oppose one another in. In Brand vs Talon matches, Brand’s side is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood against Talon.

Best Brand vs Talon Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishRylai's Crystal ScepterShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceMorellonomiconZhonya's Hourglass

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 q
>
Last skill for Brand to max out e

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
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
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Q
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W
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Q
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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 Talon as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Talon

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 Talon

Talon's attacks are all physical damage. Build armor early to counter his burst damage.

Talon has unrivaled roaming ability. Make sure to keep track of his position or force him to stay in lane by pushing aggressively.

Talon is heavily reliant on Shadow Assault to escape a fight. When it is down he's significantly more vulnerable.

Brand vs Talon Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
50.4 %
VS
Win Rate
49.6 %
Talon Image
5.5
< Kills >
9.1
7.9
< Deaths >
6.9
9
< Assists >
6.7
1.24
< Killing Sprees >
2.06
74
< Minions Killed >
107
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.68
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.33
753
< Physical Damage >
21,067
21,946
< Magic Damage >
70
1,114
< True Damage >
1,815
23,814
< Damage Dealt >
22,953
19,974
< Damage Taken >
28,875
10,292
< Gold Earned >
13,178
1.53
< Towers >
1.28
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.15
1,625
< Total Healing >
5,817
12,239
< Experience >
14,604
44
< Vision Score >
20
21
< Wards Placed >
6
79
< Time Dealing CC >
244

How to Counter Talon with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show some influential Brand vs. Talon matchup stats that can help us realize the differences and similarities between this set of champs. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Talon’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Talon..

Brand typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, he receives less damage than Talon. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Talon

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Talon
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Talon

Who is Better, Brand or Talon?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Brand usually fairs equally well when facing off against Talon, with a 50.4% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes an ok counter to Talon.

While Brand does have a higher winrate compared to Talon, when facing one another, Brand also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Brand into Talon.

Moreover, Brand also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Talon. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Talon matchups, Brand is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Brand is a decent counter for Talon. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Talon.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Talon Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Talon as Brand, we analyzed 1,416 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 Talon 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 Talon 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 will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand usually racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Talon. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Brand versus Talon build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Brand used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when facing Talon than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Brand boasted an average win rate of 50.4% when countering Talon with this counter build.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Talon as Brand, you should use 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 rune sets players chose for Brand vs Talon face-offs, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.4% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Talon as Brand are presented for all ranked divisions combined. To narrow the stats and builds to a particular division, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.