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.
Steel Tempest is very narrow. Dodge laterally if possible.
Yasuo is at his weakest just after he has launched a whirlwind. Engage at that point.
Yasuo's shield from Resolve lasts only 2 seconds. Dealing damage to him will trigger it. Wait it out, then engage.
When Yasuo lands two Steel Tempests in a row, his next will fire a tornado. Watch and listen for the associated sound to prepare to dodge.
The stats shown here clarify some strategic Brand vs. Yasuo matchup stats that may help you distinguish the differences between the pair. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Yasuo’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Yasuo. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.
Brand usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Yasuo. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when facing off against Yasuo, with a 52.0% win rate. Thus, Brand makes a good counter for Yasuo.
While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Yasuo, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Brand into Yasuo.
Furthermore, Brand also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Yasuo. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Yasuo matchups, Brand is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Brand is a decent counter for Yasuo. Focus your actions on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Yasuo.
To learn all of the intricacies of Brand to counter Yasuo 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 pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Brand typically gets less CS relative to Yasuo. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.
The top items to have in your Brand versus Yasuo 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 performed significantly better vs. Yasuo than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 52.0% when countering Yasuo with this build.
To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Yasuo as Brand, Brand players should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Eyeball Collection, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Brand vs Yasuo counters, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.0% winrate overall.
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