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

Braum vs Pyke

How to Beat Pyke as Braum in LoL Pyke is in the a tier of champions
Support Tank
Support Assassin

How to Beat Pyke as Braum

based on 982 Braum vs Pyke matchups
Win Rate
48.7 %
K/D/A
2.45
Pick Rate
5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Pyke as Braum came out of an analysis of 982 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against one another. This particular counter pairing is relatively uncommon. Braum fights Pyke in only 5.0% of his matches.

Braum vs Pyke Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum does a dismal job of countering Pyke. Typically, he wins a acceptable 48.7% of games the champs face each other in. In Braum versus Pyke rounds, Braum’s team is 0.2% less likely to obtain first blood, implying that he probably won't get first blood versus Pyke.

Best Braum vs Pyke Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSteel Shoulderguards

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalCloth Armor

Core Braum Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariKnight's VowPauldrons of Whiterock

Optional Items

ThornmailBulwark 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
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
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Pyke as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Pyke

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 Pyke

Pyke regenerates a significant amount of damage he has taken from enemy champions, but only when you can't see him!

When Pyke is hidden nearby in his Ghostwater Dive, sharks will circle underneath your feet.

Try not to stand near low health allies. If Pyke executes them using Death From Below, you might be next on the list.

Braum vs Pyke Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
48.7 %
VS
Win Rate
51.3 %
Pyke Image
1.7
< Kills >
7.1
6.5
< Deaths >
6.3
14.2
< Assists >
8.5
0.28
< Killing Sprees >
1.68
35
< Minions Killed >
41
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.37
1,458
< Physical Damage >
8,397
6,197
< Magic Damage >
21
633
< True Damage >
2,580
8,289
< Damage Dealt >
10,999
21,574
< Damage Taken >
20,329
7,791
< Gold Earned >
9,617
1.8
< Towers >
1.18
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,013
< Total Healing >
4,519
10,352
< Experience >
10,461
45
< Vision Score >
57
22
< Wards Placed >
27
173
< Time Dealing CC >
91

How to Counter Pyke with Braum in LoL

The stats provided here underscore some influential Braum vs. Pyke matchup stats that may help us interpret the differences between the two. As an example, Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Pyke’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Pyke. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Braum typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Pyke. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Braum and Pyke

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Pyke
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Pyke

Who is Better, Braum or Pyke?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when facing off against Pyke, with a 48.7% win rate. Thus, Braum makes a bad counter to Pyke.

While Braum does have a lower winrate than Pyke, when facing one another, Braum also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Braum into Pyke.

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

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Braum vs Pyke matchups, Pyke is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Braum is a somewhat poor counter to Pyke. Focus your actions on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Braum against Pyke.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Pyke Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Pyke as Braum, we analyzed 982 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 Pyke 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 to counter Pyke 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 mind the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum usually picks up a similar amount of CS as Pyke. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Braum versus Pyke build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better against Pyke than with most other typical builds. In fact, Braum had an average win rate of 48.7% when playing against Pyke with this counter build.

To have the best probability of beating Pyke 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 sets players chose for Braum vs Pyke LoL games, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 48.7% winrate overall.

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