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Brand vs Vladimir

How to Beat Vladimir as Brand in LoL Vladimir is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Mage

How to Beat Vladimir as Brand

based on 2,724 Brand vs Vladimir matchups
Win Rate
52.2 %
K/D/A
1.99
Pick Rate
3.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League matches that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Vladimir as Brand came out of an analysis of 2724 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against one another. This champion matchup is relatively rare. Brand is forced to battle against Vladimir in only 3.1% of his rounds.

Brand vs Vladimir Matchup Summary

Brand has done a good job of countering Vladimir. Normally, he wins a fantastic 52.2% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Brand versus Vladimir games, Brand’s team is 0.1% more expected to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Vladimir.

Best Brand vs Vladimir Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

MorellonomiconRylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya'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 e
>
Last skill for Brand to max out q

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
E
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
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E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Vladimir as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Vladimir

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 Vladimir

Making Vladimir use Sanguine Pool at the start of a fight will maximize the Health cost of the ability to him.

Items that counter Health stacking, such as Liandry's Torment and Blade of the Ruined King, are very effective against Vladimir.

Try to take Vladimir down before Hemoplague detonates, as it will heal him for each afflicted enemy Champion.

Brand vs Vladimir Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
52.2 %
VS
Win Rate
47.8 %
Vladimir Image
5.3
< Kills >
6.6
7.2
< Deaths >
5.5
9
< Assists >
5.9
1.2
< Killing Sprees >
1.48
72
< Minions Killed >
180
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.35
750
< Physical Damage >
836
22,944
< Magic Damage >
22,266
1,123
< True Damage >
806
24,818
< Damage Dealt >
23,909
19,170
< Damage Taken >
31,273
10,143
< Gold Earned >
11,834
1.67
< Towers >
1.76
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,686
< Total Healing >
24,966
11,992
< Experience >
14,844
45
< Vision Score >
16
21
< Wards Placed >
8
76
< Time Dealing CC >
98

How to Counter Vladimir with Brand in LoL

The stats shown here feature some critical Brand vs. Vladimir matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Vladimir’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Vladimir..

Brand normally has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. Typically, he takes less damage than Vladimir. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Vladimir

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Vladimir
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Vladimir

Who is Better, Brand or Vladimir?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when taking on Vladimir, with a 52.2% win rate. Thus, Brand makes a good counter for Vladimir.

While Brand does have a higher win rate than Vladimir, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champ to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Brand into Vladimir.

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

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Vladimir 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 allies during team fights.

Brand is an above average counter to Vladimir. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Vladimir.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Vladimir Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vladimir as Brand, we analyzed 2,724 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 Vladimir 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 truly master Brand in order to counter Vladimir during both the lane 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 listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand most often racks up less CS relative to Vladimir. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Brand versus Vladimir build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand bought at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better countering Vladimir than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Brand boasted an average win rate of 52.2% when playing against Vladimir with this build.

To have the best chance of vanquishing Vladimir as Brand, you 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 runes that we analyzed for Brand vs Vladimir counter picks, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.2% winrate overall.

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