How to Win Braum vs Kog'Maw Counter Matchup Braum is in the b tier of champions

Braum vs Kog'Maw

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Braum in LoL Kog'Maw is in the b tier of champions
Support Tank
Marksman Mage

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Braum

based on 271 Braum vs Kog'Maw matchups
Win Rate
46.1 %
K/D/A
2.88
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Kog'Maw as Braum resulted from an examination of 271 ranked games where both champs fought each other. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Braum encounters Kog'Maw in only 1.4% of his matches.

Braum vs Kog'Maw Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum has done a terrible job of countering Kog'Maw. Normally, he wins a lowly 46.1% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Braum against Kog'Maw games, Braum’s side is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood against Kog'Maw.

Best Braum vs Kog'Maw 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 Kog'Maw as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Kog'Maw

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 Kog'Maw

Run away from Kog'Maw after he dies!!!!

The range on Living Artillery increases each rank.

Bio-Arcane Barrage allows Kog'Maw to kill Baron Nashor extremely early. It can be valuable to ward Nashor when Kog'Maw completes his Blade of the Ruined King.

Kog'Maw doesn't have a good escape ability, so he is especially prone to ganks.

Braum vs Kog'Maw Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
46.1 %
VS
Win Rate
53.9 %
Kog'Maw Image
1.5
< Kills >
7.4
5.7
< Deaths >
6.2
14.9
< Assists >
7.9
0.24
< Killing Sprees >
1.78
34
< Minions Killed >
167
0.02
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.51
1,348
< Physical Damage >
10,636
5,955
< Magic Damage >
13,282
581
< True Damage >
2,964
7,885
< Damage Dealt >
26,883
22,900
< Damage Taken >
20,621
7,874
< Gold Earned >
12,371
1.79
< Towers >
2.36
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
2,610
< Total Healing >
2,410
10,482
< Experience >
12,909
48
< Vision Score >
17
23
< Wards Placed >
8
176
< Time Dealing CC >
257

How to Counter Kog'Maw with Braum in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several important Braum versus Kog'Maw matchup statistics that may help you grasp the differences between the pair. As an example, Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kog'Maw. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Braum normally has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Kog'Maw. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Braum and Kog'Maw

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Kog'Maw
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Kog'Maw

Who is Better, Braum or Kog'Maw?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Braum usually loses when taking on Kog'Maw, with a 46.1% win rate. Thus, Braum makes a poor counter to Kog'Maw.

While Braum does have a lower winrate compared to Kog'Maw, when they face off with one another, Braum also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex character to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Braum into Kog'Maw.

Moreover, Braum has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kog'Maw. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Braum vs Kog'Maw matchups, Kog'Maw 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 terribly counter to Kog'Maw. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Braum against Kog'Maw.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Kog'Maw Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kog'Maw as Braum, we analyzed 271 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 Kog'Maw 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Braum in order to counter Kog'Maw during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum typically racks up a lot less CS relative to Kog'Maw. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, 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 situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Braum versus Kog'Maw 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 performed significantly better against Kog'Maw than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Braum had an average win rate of 46.1% when playing against Kog'Maw with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Kog'Maw 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 runes that we analyzed for Braum vs Kog'Maw counter picks, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 46.1% win rate overall.

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