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

Braum vs Kayn

How to Beat Kayn as Braum in LoL Kayn is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Kayn as Braum

based on 1,269 Braum vs Kayn matchups
Win Rate
47.7 %
K/D/A
2.84
Pick Rate
6.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends rounds that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Kayn as Braum came out of an examination of 1269 ranked games where both champs opposed one another. This champion matchup is relatively uncommon. Braum has to counter Kayn in only 6.4% of his rounds.

Braum vs Kayn Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum does a dismal job of countering Kayn. Normally, he wins a lowly 47.7% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Braum against Kayn games, Braum’s team is 0.1% more likely to get first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Kayn.

Best Braum vs Kayn Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSteel Shoulderguards

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Braum Items

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

Optional Items

Zeke's ConvergenceThornmailPauldrons 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
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Kayn as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Kayn

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 Kayn

When Kayn is in terrain near you, you will get a visual warning on the edge of the terrain he's in.

Umbral Trespass requires Kayn to damage a target first. Try to dodge Blade's Reach to deny him a long range cast of Umbral Trespass.

Damage Kayn while he's in Shadow Step to shorten its duration, or apply hard crowd control (stun, charm, knockup, etc) to end Shadow Step immediately.

Braum vs Kayn Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
47.7 %
VS
Win Rate
52.3 %
Kayn Image
1.6
< Kills >
6.9
5.7
< Deaths >
6
14.6
< Assists >
8.4
0.26
< Killing Sprees >
1.48
33
< Minions Killed >
41
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
1.41
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.42
1,468
< Physical Damage >
18,193
6,145
< Magic Damage >
320
723
< True Damage >
1,226
8,337
< Damage Dealt >
19,740
22,497
< Damage Taken >
36,528
7,824
< Gold Earned >
12,010
1.68
< Towers >
1.47
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.28
2,456
< Total Healing >
16,253
10,483
< Experience >
13,555
46
< Vision Score >
19
21
< Wards Placed >
5
180
< Time Dealing CC >
293

How to Counter Kayn with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify some important Braum vs. Kayn matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the distinctions between this set of champions. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kayn’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kayn. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.

Braum normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. On average, he receives less damage than Kayn. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Braum and Kayn

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Kayn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Kayn

Who is Better, Braum or Kayn?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Braum usually loses when taking on Kayn, with a 47.7% win rate. Thus, Braum makes a bad counter for Kayn.

While Braum does have a lower winrate compared to Kayn, when facing one another, Braum also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging character to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Braum into Kayn.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Braum vs Kayn matchups, Kayn is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Braum is a trash counter to Kayn. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Braum against Kayn.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Kayn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kayn as Braum, we analyzed 1,269 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 Kayn 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 in order to counter Kayn during both the laning 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 stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum typically accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Kayn. Champs who on average don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Braum versus Kayn build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Braum used at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better against Kayn than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Braum had an average win rate of 47.7% when playing against Kayn with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Kayn 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. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Braum vs Kayn face-offs, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 47.7% win rate overall.

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