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

Braum vs Samira

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

based on 941 Braum vs Samira matchups
Win Rate
47.9 %
K/D/A
2.69
Pick Rate
4.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL games that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Samira as Braum came out of an examination of 941 ranked rounds where both champions fought one another. This particular matchup is somewhat uncommon. Braum fights Samira in only 4.8% of his rounds.

Braum vs Samira Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum does a below average job of countering Samira. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.9% of games the champs face off with one another in. In Braum versus Samira matches, Braum’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Samira.

Best Braum vs Samira 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 SolariThornmailPauldrons 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 Samira as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Samira

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.

Braum vs Samira Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
47.9 %
VS
Win Rate
52.1 %
Samira Image
1.6
< Kills >
8.4
5.9
< Deaths >
6.5
14.3
< Assists >
6.7
0.26
< Killing Sprees >
1.89
33
< Minions Killed >
165
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.5
1,514
< Physical Damage >
18,046
5,773
< Magic Damage >
2,627
556
< True Damage >
618
7,844
< Damage Dealt >
21,292
20,893
< Damage Taken >
22,281
7,575
< Gold Earned >
12,581
1.69
< Towers >
2.29
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
2,106
< Total Healing >
2,534
9,965
< Experience >
11,879
44
< Vision Score >
17
21
< Wards Placed >
8
169
< Time Dealing CC >
25

How to Counter Samira with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize several vital Braum against Samira matchup stats that can help us understand the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Samira’s ratio of NaN, showing that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Samira. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Braum usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Samira. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Braum and Samira

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Samira
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Samira

Who is Better, Braum or Samira?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when taking on Samira, with a 47.9% win rate. As a result, Braum makes a bad counter to Samira.

While Braum does have a lower win rate than Samira, when facing one another, Braum also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex champ to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Braum into Samira.

Moreover, Braum has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Samira. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing 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 Samira matchups, Samira is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Braum is a trash counter for Samira. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Braum against Samira.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Samira Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Samira as Braum, we analyzed 941 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 Samira 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 Samira during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum often gets a lot less CS relative to Samira. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Braum versus Samira build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better versus Samira than with most other common item sets. In fact, Braum boasted an average win rate of 47.9% when playing against Samira with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Samira as Braum, Braum players 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 Samira counter picks, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 47.9% win rate overall.

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