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

Braum vs Sion

How to Beat Sion as Braum in LoL Sion is in the b tier of champions
Support Tank
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Sion as Braum

based on 466 Braum vs Sion matchups
Win Rate
50.4 %
K/D/A
2.91
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of rated League games that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Sion as Braum came out of an analysis of 466 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This champ matchup is fairly rare. Braum has to counter Sion in only 2.4% of his matches.

Braum vs Sion Matchup Summary

Braum has done a average job of countering Sion. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.4% of games the champs oppose one another in. In Braum vs Sion games, Braum’s team is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Sion.

Best Braum vs Sion 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

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
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 Sion as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Sion

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 Sion

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.

Braum vs Sion Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
50.4 %
VS
Win Rate
49.6 %
Sion Image
1.6
< Kills >
4.4
5.7
< Deaths >
6.7
15
< Assists >
6.7
0.27
< Killing Sprees >
0.96
33
< Minions Killed >
177
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.53
1,535
< Physical Damage >
12,751
6,282
< Magic Damage >
6,389
563
< True Damage >
562
8,380
< Damage Dealt >
19,702
22,790
< Damage Taken >
37,794
7,960
< Gold Earned >
11,927
1.69
< Towers >
2.93
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
2,693
< Total Healing >
3,097
10,895
< Experience >
14,973
46
< Vision Score >
16
21
< Wards Placed >
8
199
< Time Dealing CC >
720

How to Counter Sion with Braum in LoL

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.

Differences between Braum and Sion

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Sion
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Sion

Who is Better, Braum or Sion?

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.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Sion Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sion as Braum, we analyzed 466 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 Sion 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 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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