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.
Use the time after Sion has died to reposition and prepare for his return.
Even if Sion still hits a Decimating Smash, making him release the charge earlier reduces its impact.
The stats provided here clarify several important Braum against Sion counter statistics that can help us understand the distinctions between the pair. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Sion’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Sion. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.
Braum typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he receives less damage than Sion. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Braum usually fairs equally well when playing against Sion, with a 50.4% win rate. As a result, Braum makes an ok counter to Sion.
While Braum does have a higher win rate than Sion, when they face off with one another, Braum also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex champ to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Braum into Sion.
Moreover, Braum also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Sion. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Braum vs Sion matchups, Braum 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 team fights.
Braum is a decent counter for Sion. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Braum against Sion.
To learn all of the intricacies of Braum to counter Sion during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Braum most often racks up a lot less CS relative to Sion. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Braum versus Sion build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Sion than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Braum had an average winrate of 50.4% when playing against Sion with this counter build.
To have the best chance of beating Sion as Braum, you should take 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 we have analyed for Braum vs Sion LoL games, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 50.4% winrate overall.
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