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

Brand vs Viego

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

based on 3,376 Brand vs Viego matchups
Win Rate
51.2 %
K/D/A
1.96
Pick Rate
3.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League games that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Viego as Brand resulted from an evaluation of 3376 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This particular pairing is fairly rare. Brand encounters Viego in only 3.8% of his rounds.

Brand vs Viego Matchup Summary

Brand does a decent job of countering Viego. On average, he wins a acceptable 51.2% of games the champions fight each other in. In Brand vs Viego matches, Brand’s side is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Viego.

Best Brand vs Viego Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

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

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

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 CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
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
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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 Viego as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Viego

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.

Brand vs Viego Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
51.2 %
VS
Win Rate
48.8 %
Viego Image
5.3
< Kills >
8
7.3
< Deaths >
6.5
9
< Assists >
6.8
1.21
< Killing Sprees >
1.84
73
< Minions Killed >
46
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
1.47
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.44
734
< Physical Damage >
14,894
21,834
< Magic Damage >
2,678
1,140
< True Damage >
1,732
23,708
< Damage Dealt >
19,306
19,084
< Damage Taken >
33,114
10,183
< Gold Earned >
12,314
1.66
< Towers >
1.6
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.33
1,570
< Total Healing >
11,936
12,069
< Experience >
13,848
43
< Vision Score >
21
20
< Wards Placed >
5
78
< Time Dealing CC >
207

How to Counter Viego with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight some important Brand versus Viego matchup statistics that can help you interpret the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Viego’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Viego..

Brand normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Viego. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Viego

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Viego
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Viego

Who is Better, Brand or Viego?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when facing off against Viego, with a 51.2% win rate. As a result, Brand makes a good counter for Viego.

While Brand does have a higher winrate compared to Viego, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champ to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Brand into Viego.

Moreover, Brand has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Viego. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Brand is a decent counter for Viego. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Viego.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Viego Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Viego as Brand, we analyzed 3,376 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 Viego 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 in order to counter Viego during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand typically racks up more CS as Viego. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Brand versus Viego build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Brand used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs. Viego than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Brand boasted an average win rate of 51.2% when playing against Viego with this build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Viego as Brand, Brand players should use 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 sets players used for Brand vs Viego fights, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 51.2% winrate overall.

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