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

Braum vs Aphelios

How to Beat Aphelios as Braum in LoL Aphelios is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Aphelios as Braum

based on 285 Braum vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
55.4 %
K/D/A
2.96
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Aphelios as Braum resulted from an analysis of 285 ranked matches where both champions fought one another. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Braum fights Aphelios in only 1.4% of his rounds.

Braum vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Braum has done a great job of countering Aphelios. On average, he wins a terrific 55.4% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Braum vs Aphelios rounds, Braum’s side is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Aphelios.

Best Braum vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSteel Shoulderguards

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalCloth Armor

Core Braum Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariKnight's VowPauldrons of Whiterock

Optional Items

Bulwark of the Mountain

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
AttackSpeed Armor Armor
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 Aphelios as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Aphelios

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 Aphelios

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different weaknesses, try to exploit the ones that work best for your champion. Watch out for the purple Gravity gun, it can root you.

Braum vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
55.4 %
VS
Win Rate
44.6 %
Aphelios Image
1.5
< Kills >
6.5
5.5
< Deaths >
6
14.8
< Assists >
7
0.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.56
35
< Minions Killed >
172
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.61
< Inhibitors >
0.47
1,399
< Physical Damage >
19,167
5,963
< Magic Damage >
1,234
558
< True Damage >
1,270
7,921
< Damage Dealt >
21,672
22,165
< Damage Taken >
18,732
7,907
< Gold Earned >
11,904
1.96
< Towers >
2.53
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
2,594
< Total Healing >
3,901
10,590
< Experience >
12,404
47
< Vision Score >
19
22
< Wards Placed >
9
176
< Time Dealing CC >
150

How to Counter Aphelios with Braum in LoL

The stats provided here underscore some critical Braum versus Aphelios matchup statistics that can help you understand the differences between this set of champions. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Aphelios’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Aphelios. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Braum often has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he receives more damage than Aphelios. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Braum and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Aphelios

Who is Better, Braum or Aphelios?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Braum usually wins when taking on Aphelios, with a 55.4% win rate. As a result, Braum makes a fantastic counter to Aphelios.

While Braum does have a much higher winrate compared to Aphelios, when on opposite teams, Braum also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champ to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Braum into Aphelios.

Additionally, Braum has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aphelios. This 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 Braum vs Aphelios matchups, Braum is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Braum is a great counter to Aphelios. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Braum against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Braum, we analyzed 285 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 Aphelios 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 learn all of the intricacies of Braum to counter Aphelios during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum usually picks up a lot less CS compared to Aphelios. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Braum versus Aphelios build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs Aphelios than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Braum boasted an average win rate of 55.4% battling Aphelios with this build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Aphelios as Braum, you 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 builds players chose for Braum vs Aphelios battles, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 55.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Aphelios as Braum are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a specific division, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.