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

Braum vs Kindred

How to Beat Kindred as Braum in LoL Kindred is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Kindred as Braum

based on 484 Braum vs Kindred matchups
Win Rate
49.6 %
K/D/A
2.92
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League games each week. Within our database, Braum engaged Kindred in 484 games. Including so many games with Braum vs Kindred provides us faith in our capacity to produce actionable statistics and a recommended build to counter Kindred. This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Braum has to counter Kindred in only 2.4% of his matches.

Braum vs Kindred Matchup Summary

Braum does a ok job of beating Kindred. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.6% of games the champs fight one another in. In Braum against Kindred matches, Braum’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Kindred.

Best Braum vs Kindred 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 SolariThornmailBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Pauldrons 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
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Kindred as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Kindred

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 Kindred

When Kindred uses Lamb's Respite get inside, it stops all champions from dying.

Clear the Hunts Wolf activates on jungle camps to slow down Kindred's damage output.

Kindred is fragile - turn the pressure up on her, and she will be forced to play cautiously.

Braum vs Kindred Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
49.6 %
VS
Win Rate
50.4 %
Kindred Image
1.6
< Kills >
7.4
5.3
< Deaths >
6.7
13.9
< Assists >
7.1
0.26
< Killing Sprees >
1.65
32
< Minions Killed >
45
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
1.49
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.47
1,274
< Physical Damage >
13,881
5,586
< Magic Damage >
3,244
481
< True Damage >
2,639
7,342
< Damage Dealt >
19,765
20,877
< Damage Taken >
26,438
7,540
< Gold Earned >
12,016
1.72
< Towers >
1.97
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.36
2,096
< Total Healing >
11,940
9,928
< Experience >
12,829
44
< Vision Score >
22
21
< Wards Placed >
5
176
< Time Dealing CC >
186

How to Counter Kindred with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize several strategic Braum vs. Kindred counter stats that may help us realize the distinctions between the two. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kindred’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kindred. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Braum usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives less damage than Kindred. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Braum and Kindred

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Kindred
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Kindred

Who is Better, Braum or Kindred?

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 facing off against Kindred, with a 49.6% win rate. As a result, Braum makes an ok counter to Kindred.

While Braum does have a lower win rate than Kindred, when facing one another, Braum also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Braum into Kindred.

Furthermore, Braum also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kindred. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Braum vs Kindred matchups, Kindred is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Braum is a somewhat poor counter to Kindred. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Braum against Kindred.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Kindred Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kindred as Braum, we analyzed 484 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 Kindred 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 Kindred during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Kindred. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Braum versus Kindred build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Braum incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Kindred than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Braum boasted an average win rate of 49.6% battling Kindred with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Kindred 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. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Braum vs Kindred LoL games, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.6% winrate overall.

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