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.
Katarina's abilities deal magic damage, so even if she's building Attack Damage items, get magic resistance to counter her.
Try to save a disable for when Katarina uses her Death Lotus.
The stat comparisons shown on this page feature several critical Braum vs. Katarina matchup statistics that can help us understand the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. As an example, Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Katarina’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Katarina. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.
Braum typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Katarina. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Braum usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Katarina, with a 50.3% win rate. Thus, Braum makes an ok counter to Katarina.
While Braum does have a higher win rate than Katarina, when they face off with one another, Braum also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Braum into Katarina.
Additionally, Braum has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Katarina. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Braum vs Katarina 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 to Katarina. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Braum against Katarina.
If you would like to truly master Braum to counter Katarina during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Braum typically accumulates a lot less CS relative to Katarina. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.
The ideal items to focus on in your Braum versus Katarina build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs Katarina than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Braum had an average win rate of 50.3% when countering Katarina with these items in his kit.
To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Katarina as Braum, Braum players should use 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 Katarina counter picks, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 50.3% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Katarina as Braum are given for all skill levels combined. To filter the stats and builds to a particular skill level, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.