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.
Dark Matter deals very high damage, but it can be avoided. Pay attention to the sound and visual indicator to be aware of when and where the spell will land.
Veigar's ultimate deals increased damage based on your missing health.
Event Horizon only stuns units on the edge. If you're inside the spell, you can still move and attack.
The stats shown here emphasize some important Brand against Veigar matchup statistics that may help us explain the differences between the pair. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Veigar’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Veigar..
Brand typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Veigar. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when taking on Veigar, with a 52.4% win rate. Thus, Brand makes a good counter for Veigar.
While Brand does have a higher win rate than Veigar, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champion to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Brand into Veigar.
Moreover, Brand also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Veigar. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Veigar 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 teammates during teamfights.
Brand is an above average counter for Veigar. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Veigar.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Brand to counter Veigar during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Brand on average racks up less CS relative to Veigar. Champions who on average don't get much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.
The most important items to use in your Brand versus Veigar build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand included at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better countering Veigar than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Brand boasted an average winrate of 52.4% battling Veigar with this counter build.
To have the greatest probability of crushing Veigar as Brand, you should take 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 runes players chose for Brand vs Veigar fights, this mix of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.4% winrate overall.
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