How to Win Braum vs Akali Counter Matchup Braum is in the b tier of champions

Braum vs Akali

How to Beat Akali as Braum in LoL Akali is in the b tier of champions
Support Tank
Assassin

How to Beat Akali as Braum

based on 678 Braum vs Akali matchups
Win Rate
50.3 %
K/D/A
2.81
Pick Rate
4.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each week. Within our database, Braum fought Akali 678 times. Using so many games with Braum vs Akali gives us faith in our capability to prepare enlightening statistics and a supported build to destroy Akali. This particular matchup is somewhat uncommon. Braum has to counter Akali in only 4.6% of his rounds.

Braum vs Akali Matchup Summary

Braum has done a average job of countering Akali. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.3% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Braum against Akali matches, Braum’s team is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Akali.

Best Braum vs Akali Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSteel Shoulderguards

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Braum Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariKnight's VowBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

ThornmailPauldrons of Whiterock

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Braum to level up q
>
Second ability for Braum to level up e
>
Last skill for Braum to max out w

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
CDRScaling Armor HealthScaling
Braum's passive ability p
Braum q ability q
Braum w ability w
Braum e ability e
Braum's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Akali as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Akali

Work with your allies to stack Concussive Blows, encourage them to basic attack marked targets.

Leap in front of squishy friends and shield them from projectiles with Unbreakable.

Glacial Fissure leaves a powerful slow zone, position it well to split teamfights and slow the enemy approach.

Advice to Win Against Akali

Akali can still be hit by area effect spells while obscured inside Twilight Shroud. Doing so will briefly reveal her position.

Return to base if your Health is low and Akali has her ultimate available.

Akali's Five Point Strike is powerful when used at maximum range and energy. Engage on her when she has low energy to maximize your chance of winning trades.

Braum vs Akali Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
50.3 %
VS
Win Rate
49.7 %
Akali Image
1.7
< Kills >
8.6
5.8
< Deaths >
5.9
14.6
< Assists >
5.6
0.29
< Killing Sprees >
1.93
33
< Minions Killed >
142
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.31
1,306
< Physical Damage >
1,257
5,832
< Magic Damage >
18,306
573
< True Damage >
1,179
7,712
< Damage Dealt >
20,743
20,380
< Damage Taken >
24,474
7,857
< Gold Earned >
11,307
1.82
< Towers >
1.36
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,981
< Total Healing >
2,093
10,538
< Experience >
13,770
47
< Vision Score >
17
22
< Wards Placed >
8
173
< Time Dealing CC >
60

How to Counter Akali with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight some vital Braum vs. Akali counter stats that may help us figure out the differences between the two. As an example, Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Akali’s ratio of NaN, showing that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Akali. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Braum typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. Typically, he receives less damage than Akali. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Braum and Akali

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Akali

Who is Better, Braum or Akali?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Braum usually fairs equally well when taking on Akali, with a 50.3% win rate. As a result, Braum makes an ok counter for Akali.

While Braum does have a higher win rate than Akali, when on opposite teams, Braum also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Braum into Akali.

Furthermore, Braum has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akali. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Braum vs Akali matchups, Braum is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Braum is a decent counter for Akali. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Braum against Akali.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Akali Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akali as Braum, we analyzed 678 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 Akali as Braum 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 Braum in order to counter Akali during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum on average gets a lot less CS as Akali. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Braum versus Akali build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Braum bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Akali than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Braum had an average win rate of 50.3% battling Akali with this counter build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Akali as Braum, Braum players should equip the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Braum vs Akali fights, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.3% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Akali as Braum are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a specific skill level, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.