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

Braum vs Sylas

How to Beat Sylas as Braum in LoL Sylas is in the b tier of champions
Support Tank
Mage Assassin

How to Beat Sylas as Braum

based on 899 Braum vs Sylas matchups
Win Rate
48.6 %
K/D/A
2.71
Pick Rate
4.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL games that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Sylas as Braum resulted from an examination of 899 ranked matches where both champs engaged one another. This particular champion pairing is fairly uncommon. Braum has to counter Sylas in only 4.5% of his games.

Braum vs Sylas Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum does a poor job of countering Sylas. Normally, he wins a acceptable 48.6% of games the champions clash against each other in. In Braum against Sylas games, Braum’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Sylas.

Best Braum vs Sylas 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 VowBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

ThornmailPauldrons of Whiterock

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 Sylas as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Sylas

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 Sylas

Sylas's healthbar can be deceptive, watch out for his Kingslayer!

Try to fight Sylas when he isn't able to take your ultimate.

Braum vs Sylas Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
48.6 %
VS
Win Rate
51.4 %
Sylas Image
1.5
< Kills >
7.3
5.9
< Deaths >
6.5
14.5
< Assists >
7.8
0.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.67
33
< Minions Killed >
135
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.41
1,442
< Physical Damage >
584
6,078
< Magic Damage >
19,842
650
< True Damage >
1,138
8,171
< Damage Dealt >
21,564
21,637
< Damage Taken >
30,686
7,677
< Gold Earned >
11,105
1.71
< Towers >
1.67
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,199
< Total Healing >
7,384
10,269
< Experience >
13,261
46
< Vision Score >
18
22
< Wards Placed >
8
175
< Time Dealing CC >
331

How to Counter Sylas with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore several significant Braum versus Sylas matchup stats that may help us interpret the distinctions between the two. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sylas’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Sylas. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Braum normally has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, he receives less damage than Sylas. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Braum and Sylas

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Sylas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Sylas

Who is Better, Braum or Sylas?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Braum usually loses when playing against Sylas, with a 48.6% win rate. As a result, Braum makes a poor counter for Sylas.

While Braum does have a lower win rate than Sylas, when on opposite teams, Braum also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Braum into Sylas.

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

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Braum vs Sylas matchups, Sylas is the better champ 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 for Sylas. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Braum against Sylas.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Sylas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sylas as Braum, we analyzed 899 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 Sylas 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 truly master Braum in order to counter Sylas during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum typically racks up a lot less CS compared to Sylas. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Braum versus Sylas build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Braum bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better countering Sylas than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Braum boasted an average win rate of 48.6% when playing against Sylas with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Sylas as Braum, Braum players 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 combinations players picked for Braum vs Sylas LoL games, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.6% winrate overall.

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