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

Braum vs Darius

How to Beat Darius as Braum in LoL Darius is in the a tier of champions
Support Tank
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Darius as Braum

based on 1,081 Braum vs Darius matchups
Win Rate
47.5 %
K/D/A
2.67
Pick Rate
5.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Darius as Braum came out of an analysis of 1081 ranked rounds where both champs faced off against each other. This champ pairing is somewhat uncommon. Braum encounters Darius in only 5.5% of his matches.

Braum vs Darius Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum has done a below average job of beating Darius. Normally, he wins a lowly 47.5% of the time the champions battle one another in. In Braum vs Darius rounds, Braum’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Darius.

Best Braum vs Darius 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 VowPauldrons of Whiterock

Optional Items

ThornmailBulwark 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
CDRScaling 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 Darius as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Darius

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 Darius

Darius's ability to escape from fights is limited. If you have an advantage against him, press your lead.

When Darius's axe grab is on cooldown, he is vulnerable to harassment attacks.

Braum vs Darius Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
47.5 %
VS
Win Rate
52.5 %
Darius Image
1.5
< Kills >
6.8
5.8
< Deaths >
5.9
14
< Assists >
4.8
0.23
< Killing Sprees >
1.56
34
< Minions Killed >
165
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.51
1,320
< Physical Damage >
15,232
5,957
< Magic Damage >
142
677
< True Damage >
3,974
7,954
< Damage Dealt >
19,349
22,028
< Damage Taken >
28,642
7,719
< Gold Earned >
11,949
1.67
< Towers >
2.5
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
2,208
< Total Healing >
6,021
10,339
< Experience >
14,232
47
< Vision Score >
17
22
< Wards Placed >
8
179
< Time Dealing CC >
166

How to Counter Darius with Braum in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some critical Braum vs. Darius counter stats that can help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Darius’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Darius. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Braum normally has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives less damage than Darius. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Braum and Darius

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Darius
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Darius

Who is Better, Braum or Darius?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when playing against Darius, with a 47.5% win rate. Thus, Braum makes a bad counter to Darius.

While Braum does have a lower win rate than Darius, when facing one another, Braum also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champ to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Braum into Darius.

Furthermore, Braum has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Darius. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Braum vs Darius matchups, Darius is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Braum is a garbage counter to Darius. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Braum against Darius.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Darius Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Darius as Braum, we analyzed 1,081 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 Darius 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 to counter Darius during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum usually gets a lot less CS relative to Darius. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. 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, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Braum versus Darius build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better when fighting Darius than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Braum had an average winrate of 47.5% when playing against Darius with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of beating Darius as Braum, you should take the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Braum vs Darius counterpicks, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 47.5% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Darius as Braum are given for all skill levels, merged. To narrow the statistics and builds to an individual skill level, you should use the selection menu at the top of this page.