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

Braum vs Gragas

How to Beat Gragas as Braum in LoL Gragas is in the b tier of champions
Support Tank
Fighter Mage

How to Beat Gragas as Braum

based on 331 Braum vs Gragas matchups
Win Rate
46.8 %
K/D/A
2.73
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Gragas as Braum came out of an evaluation of 331 ranked rounds where both champs faced one another. This particular champ pairing is fairly rare. Braum encounters Gragas in only 1.7% of his games.

Braum vs Gragas Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum does a pathetic job of beating Gragas. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.8% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Braum vs Gragas games, Braum’s side is 0.1% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood against Gragas.

Best Braum vs Gragas 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

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 Gragas as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Gragas

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 Gragas

Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.

Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.

Braum vs Gragas Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
46.8 %
VS
Win Rate
53.2 %
Gragas Image
1.5
< Kills >
4.7
5.6
< Deaths >
5.1
13.8
< Assists >
7.9
0.23
< Killing Sprees >
1.09
34
< Minions Killed >
121
0.02
< Dragons Killed >
0.44
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.42
1,346
< Physical Damage >
1,424
6,095
< Magic Damage >
16,304
545
< True Damage >
961
7,987
< Damage Dealt >
18,689
21,523
< Damage Taken >
27,040
7,635
< Gold Earned >
10,629
1.62
< Towers >
1.59
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.09
2,234
< Total Healing >
9,760
10,128
< Experience >
13,244
48
< Vision Score >
20
23
< Wards Placed >
9
168
< Time Dealing CC >
379

How to Counter Gragas with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several significant Braum vs. Gragas matchup stats that can help us interpret the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Gragas’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Gragas. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

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

Differences between Braum and Gragas

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Gragas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Gragas

Who is Better, Braum or Gragas?

Both League champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when playing against Gragas, with a 46.8% win rate. As a result, Braum makes a poor counter for Gragas.

While Braum does have a lower win rate compared to Gragas, when on opposite teams, Braum also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex champion to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Braum into Gragas.

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

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Braum vs Gragas matchups, Gragas is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Braum is a trash counter for Gragas. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Braum against Gragas.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Gragas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gragas as Braum, we analyzed 331 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 Gragas 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 Gragas during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum often picks up a lot less CS as Gragas. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Braum versus Gragas build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum used at least these three items in his build, he did much better against Gragas than with most other common item sets. In fact, Braum boasted an average winrate of 46.8% when playing against Gragas with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Gragas 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 used for Braum vs Gragas counters, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 46.8% winrate overall.

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