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.
Vel'Koz is very dangerous if left alone in a fight. Try to focus him down early.
Vel'Koz has fairly low mobility and is vulnerable to ganks.
Life Form Disintegration Ray can be interrupted by stuns, silences and knockups.
The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some significant Braum against Vel'Koz matchup stats that can help you distinguish the distinctions between this set of champs. For instance, Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Vel'Koz’s ratio of NaN, showing that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Vel'Koz. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.
Braum usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Vel'Koz. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when taking on Vel'Koz, with a 45.9% win rate. Therefore, Braum makes a bad counter to Vel'Koz.
While Braum does have a much lower win rate than Vel'Koz, when on opposite teams, Braum also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Braum into Vel'Koz.
Furthermore, Braum has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Braum vs Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz 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 Vel'Koz. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Braum against Vel'Koz.
To truly master Braum to counter Vel'Koz during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Braum usually accumulates less CS relative to Vel'Koz. Champions who typically don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.
The best items to have in your Braum versus Vel'Koz build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better countering Vel'Koz than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Braum boasted an average winrate of 45.9% when playing against Vel'Koz with this counter build.
To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Vel'Koz as Braum, you should use 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 Vel'Koz counterpicks, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 45.9% win rate overall.
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