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

Brand vs Zyra

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

How to Beat Zyra as Brand

based on 2,995 Brand vs Zyra matchups
Win Rate
48.2 %
K/D/A
1.87
Pick Rate
3.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Zyra as Brand resulted from an examination of 2995 ranked games where both champions fought one another. This champion pairing is fairly rare. Brand is forced to battle against Zyra in only 3.4% of his matches.

Brand vs Zyra Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Brand does a below average job of countering Zyra. On average, he wins a lowly 48.2% of games the champions battle one another in. In Brand versus Zyra matches, Brand’s side is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Zyra.

Best Brand vs Zyra 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 ScepterDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Void StaffZhonya's HourglassShard of True IceMorellonomicon

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 e
>
Last skill for Brand to max out q

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
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
5
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 Zyra as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Zyra

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 Zyra

Moving the fight to a different area will deprive Zyra of accumulated seeds.

Moving closer to Zyra can be a smart move if she places plants too far away from herself.

Seeds placed by Zyra's W are larger, a different color, and grant a small amount of vision to her team.

Zyra's seeds can be destroyed by stepping on them. If she tries to grow them as you do, dodge back at the last moment.

Plants take fixed damage from attacks and effects, similar to wards. They also expire quickly on their own.

Brand vs Zyra Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
48.2 %
VS
Win Rate
51.8 %
Zyra Image
5.6
< Kills >
4.1
7.7
< Deaths >
6.6
8.8
< Assists >
10.9
1.26
< Killing Sprees >
0.91
77
< Minions Killed >
59
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.45
652
< Physical Damage >
879
22,426
< Magic Damage >
19,966
1,151
< True Damage >
1,151
24,230
< Damage Dealt >
21,996
20,902
< Damage Taken >
17,449
10,472
< Gold Earned >
9,946
1.45
< Towers >
1.64
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
1,882
< Total Healing >
1,687
12,657
< Experience >
12,283
45
< Vision Score >
54
21
< Wards Placed >
24
83
< Time Dealing CC >
257

How to Counter Zyra with Brand in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight several valuable Brand against Zyra counter stats that can help you interpret the distinctions between the pair. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Zyra’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Zyra..

Brand usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives more damage than Zyra. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Zyra

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Zyra
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Zyra

Who is Better, Brand or Zyra?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Brand usually loses when facing off against Zyra, with a 48.2% win rate. As a result, Brand makes a poor counter to Zyra.

While Brand does have a lower win rate than Zyra, when they face off with one another, Brand also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Brand into Zyra.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Zyra matchups, Zyra is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Brand is a somewhat poor counter to Zyra. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Zyra.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Zyra Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zyra as Brand, we analyzed 2,995 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 Zyra 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 in order to counter Zyra during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand typically picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Zyra. Champions who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Brand versus Zyra build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when fighting Zyra than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 48.2% when playing against Zyra with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Zyra 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. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Brand vs Zyra fights, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 48.2% win rate overall.

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