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

Braum vs Sona

How to Beat Sona as Braum in LoL Sona is in the s tier of champions
Support Tank
Support Mage

How to Beat Sona as Braum

based on 513 Braum vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
46.8 %
K/D/A
2.77
Pick Rate
3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League games that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Sona as Braum resulted from an evaluation of 513 ranked games where both champs engaged one another. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Braum fights Sona in only 3.0% of his rounds.

Braum vs Sona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum does a pathetic job of beating Sona. On average, he wins a lowly 46.8% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Braum vs Sona matches, Braum’s side is 0.1% more likely to get first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Sona.

Best Braum vs Sona 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 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 Sona as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Sona

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.

Work with your allies to stack Concussive Blows, encourage them to basic attack marked targets.

Advice to Win Against Sona

Spread out when you see Sona so she can't make your entire team dance.

Kill Sona first, as she will heal up her team if left alone for too long.

Braum vs Sona Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
46.8 %
VS
Win Rate
53.2 %
Sona Image
1.3
< Kills >
2.2
5.2
< Deaths >
5.1
13.1
< Assists >
14.4
0.21
< Killing Sprees >
0.44
34
< Minions Killed >
17
0.03
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.67
1,330
< Physical Damage >
1,671
5,629
< Magic Damage >
7,883
549
< True Damage >
452
7,509
< Damage Dealt >
10,006
21,412
< Damage Taken >
16,630
7,545
< Gold Earned >
8,126
1.64
< Towers >
2.64
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,262
< Total Healing >
13,398
10,042
< Experience >
10,450
45
< Vision Score >
48
21
< Wards Placed >
22
182
< Time Dealing CC >
41

How to Counter Sona with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight some critical Braum against Sona counter stats that can help you distinguish the differences between the two. For instance, Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Sona’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Sona..

Braum typically has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. On average, he receives more damage than Sona. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Braum and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Sona

Who is Better, Braum or Sona?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when taking on Sona, with a 46.8% win rate. Therefore, Braum makes a bad counter to Sona.

While Braum does have a lower win rate compared to Sona, when they face off with one another, Braum also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult champion to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Braum into Sona.

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

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Braum vs Sona matchups, Sona is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Braum is a terribly counter for Sona. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Braum against Sona.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Braum, we analyzed 513 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 Sona 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 Sona during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum most often racks up more CS relative to Sona. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Braum versus Sona build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Sona than with many other typical builds. In fact, Braum boasted an average win rate of 46.8% battling Sona with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Sona 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. Out of all the rune builds players used for Braum vs Sona counterpicks, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 46.8% winrate overall.

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