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

Brand vs Ziggs

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

based on 1,260 Brand vs Ziggs matchups
Win Rate
52.1 %
K/D/A
1.94
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked LoL matches each week. Within our database, Brand battled Ziggs in 1260 rounds. Including so many games with Brand vs Ziggs gives us a lot of faith in our ability to provide enlightening statistics and a solid build to crush Ziggs. This particular counter matchup is somewhat rare. Brand encounters Ziggs in only 1.4% of his matches.

Brand vs Ziggs Matchup Summary

Brand has done a good job of beating Ziggs. Typically, he wins a fantastic 52.1% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In Brand vs Ziggs rounds, Brand’s side is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Ziggs.

Best Brand vs Ziggs Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

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

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot 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 CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
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
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W
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Q
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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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R

Guide to Countering Ziggs as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Ziggs

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 Ziggs

Ziggs' ultimate, Mega Inferno Bomb, deals more damage in the center of the explosion.

Don't step on Ziggs' mines! They'll slow you and make it much easier for him to hit you with his other abiltiies.

Many of Ziggs' abilities have long cooldowns. Try catching him just after he's used his abilities.

Brand vs Ziggs Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
52.1 %
VS
Win Rate
47.9 %
Ziggs Image
5.3
< Kills >
5.4
7.2
< Deaths >
5.5
8.7
< Assists >
8.2
1.21
< Killing Sprees >
1.24
74
< Minions Killed >
163
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.59
681
< Physical Damage >
779
21,762
< Magic Damage >
24,354
1,111
< True Damage >
643
23,554
< Damage Dealt >
25,777
20,363
< Damage Taken >
18,425
10,250
< Gold Earned >
11,615
1.46
< Towers >
2.92
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
2,032
< Total Healing >
1,839
12,333
< Experience >
14,067
45
< Vision Score >
22
21
< Wards Placed >
11
80
< Time Dealing CC >
258

How to Counter Ziggs with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here feature several critical Brand against Ziggs counter stats that can help us figure out the distinctions between this pair of champs. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ziggs’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Ziggs..

Brand usually has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Ziggs. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Ziggs

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Ziggs
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Ziggs

Who is Better, Brand or Ziggs?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Brand usually wins when facing off against Ziggs, with a 52.1% win rate. As a result, Brand makes a good counter for Ziggs.

While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Ziggs, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging character to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Brand into Ziggs.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Ziggs matchups, Brand is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Brand is an above average counter to Ziggs. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Ziggs.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Ziggs Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ziggs as Brand, we analyzed 1,260 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 Ziggs 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 Ziggs during both the laning 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 tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand most often picks up less CS relative to Ziggs. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Brand versus Ziggs build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Brand incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Ziggs than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 52.1% when playing against Ziggs with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Ziggs as Brand, Brand players should use the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Brand vs Ziggs fights, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.1% win rate overall.

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