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

Brand vs Yorick

How to Beat Yorick as Brand in LoL Yorick is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Yorick as Brand

based on 1,932 Brand vs Yorick matchups
Win Rate
49.5 %
K/D/A
2.07
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends games every week. Within our dataset, Brand fought Yorick 1932 times. Including so many matchups for Brand versus Yorick gives us a lot of confidence in our capacity to provide useful statistics and a supported build to counter Yorick. This particular champion matchup is fairly rare. Brand encounters Yorick in only 2.2% of his matches.

Brand vs Yorick Matchup Summary

Brand has done a average job of countering Yorick. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.5% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Brand against Yorick rounds, Brand’s side is 0.1% more probable to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Yorick.

Best Brand vs Yorick Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSapphire Crystal

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 e
>
Last skill for Brand to max out q

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive HealthScaling
Brand's passive ability p
Brand q ability q
Brand w ability w
Brand e ability e
Brand's ultimate ability r
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W
2
E
3
Q
4
W
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W
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R
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W
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E
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W
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E
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R
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E
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Yorick as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Yorick

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 Yorick

You can attack Dark Procession to break the wall down.

Try to thin out Yorick's minions before you engage him, Mist Walkers will die from a basic attack or a single target spell.

You can cast Smite on Mist Walkers and the Maiden of the Mist to damage or kill them.

Brand vs Yorick Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
49.5 %
VS
Win Rate
50.5 %
Yorick Image
5.6
< Kills >
4.4
7
< Deaths >
5.3
8.9
< Assists >
4.2
1.28
< Killing Sprees >
1.01
83
< Minions Killed >
187
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.85
756
< Physical Damage >
13,008
23,130
< Magic Damage >
7,492
1,089
< True Damage >
611
24,976
< Damage Dealt >
21,111
19,305
< Damage Taken >
29,919
10,470
< Gold Earned >
12,405
1.63
< Towers >
3.73
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,774
< Total Healing >
6,010
12,648
< Experience >
15,682
41
< Vision Score >
17
19
< Wards Placed >
8
93
< Time Dealing CC >
194

How to Counter Yorick with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify some critical Brand vs. Yorick matchup stats that can help us realize the differences between the two. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Yorick’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Yorick. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Brand typically has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he receives less damage than Yorick. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Yorick

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Yorick
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Yorick

Who is Better, Brand or Yorick?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Brand usually fairs equally well when taking on Yorick, with a 49.5% win rate. As a result, Brand makes an ok counter for Yorick.

While Brand does have a lower win rate compared to Yorick, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Brand into Yorick.

Furthermore, Brand has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Yorick. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Brand vs Yorick matchups, Yorick is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Brand is a somewhat poor counter for Yorick. Focus your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Yorick.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Yorick Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Yorick as Brand, we analyzed 1,932 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 Yorick 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

If you would like to truly master Brand to counter Yorick during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand on average racks up less CS relative to Yorick. Champs who typically don't take much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Brand versus Yorick build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Brand bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better when fighting Yorick than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Brand boasted an average winrate of 49.5% battling Yorick with this build.

To have the greatest chance of defeating Yorick 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. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Brand vs Yorick fights, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.5% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Yorick as Brand are presented for all skill levels combined. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a distinct rank, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.