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

Braum vs Tahm Kench

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

based on 378 Braum vs Tahm Kench matchups
Win Rate
47.4 %
K/D/A
2.62
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Tahm Kench as Braum came out of an evaluation of 378 ranked matches where both champions opposed one another. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Braum fights Tahm Kench in only 1.9% of his matches.

Braum vs Tahm Kench Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum has done a dismal job of beating Tahm Kench. Normally, he wins a lowly 47.4% of matches the champs face one another in. In Braum vs Tahm Kench games, Braum’s side is 0.1% more expected to get first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Tahm Kench.

Best Braum vs Tahm Kench 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

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
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R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Tahm Kench as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Tahm Kench

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 Tahm Kench

Watch out for Kench's Abyssal Dive - you can cancel it's channel with immobilizing crowd control effects.

When you see Tahm Kench use the shield from Thick Skin, remember that he just opted out of a good deal of healing. He will also not accumulate new gray health until Thick Skin comes off cooldown. Use this to your advantage!

Braum vs Tahm Kench Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
47.4 %
VS
Win Rate
52.6 %
Tahm Kench Image
1.5
< Kills >
4.2
5.8
< Deaths >
5.1
13.7
< Assists >
9.4
0.25
< Killing Sprees >
0.98
33
< Minions Killed >
113
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.53
1,497
< Physical Damage >
2,443
6,122
< Magic Damage >
12,784
522
< True Damage >
664
8,142
< Damage Dealt >
15,892
21,571
< Damage Taken >
30,184
7,555
< Gold Earned >
9,774
1.64
< Towers >
2.03
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
2,310
< Total Healing >
8,309
10,044
< Experience >
12,365
44
< Vision Score >
23
21
< Wards Placed >
11
183
< Time Dealing CC >
618

How to Counter Tahm Kench with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore some significant Braum against Tahm Kench counter stats that may help us distinguish the distinctions between this pair of champions. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Tahm Kench’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Tahm Kench. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Braum normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives less damage than Tahm Kench. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Braum and Tahm Kench

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Tahm Kench
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Tahm Kench

Who is Better, Braum or Tahm Kench?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when facing off against Tahm Kench, with a 47.4% win rate. Therefore, Braum makes a bad counter to Tahm Kench.

While Braum does have a lower win rate compared to Tahm Kench, when facing one another, Braum also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging champ to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Braum into Tahm Kench.

Furthermore, Braum also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Tahm Kench. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Braum vs Tahm Kench matchups, Tahm Kench is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Braum is a bad counter to Tahm Kench. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Braum against Tahm Kench.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Tahm Kench Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tahm Kench as Braum, we analyzed 378 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 Tahm Kench 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 Tahm Kench during both the laning 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 mind the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum most often accumulates a lot less CS as Tahm Kench. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Braum versus Tahm Kench build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs Tahm Kench than with most other typical builds. In fact, Braum had an average winrate of 47.4% when countering Tahm Kench with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Tahm Kench as Braum, Braum players should use 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 combinations players chose for Braum vs Tahm Kench counterpicks, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 47.4% winrate overall.

If you want to get Braum x Tahm Kench tips and builds for a a specific skill level, please select one from the selection menu above. By default, the statistics and strategies shown are calculated using all games with data with both champs.