How to Win Braum vs Vel'Koz Counter Matchup Braum is in the b tier of champions

Braum vs Vel'Koz

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

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Braum

based on 475 Braum vs Vel'Koz matchups
Win Rate
45.9 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Vel'Koz as Braum resulted from an analysis of 475 ranked matches where both champions fought each other. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Braum has to counter Vel'Koz in only 2.4% of his games.

Braum vs Vel'Koz Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum has done a terrible job of beating Vel'Koz. Typically, he wins a lowly 45.9% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Braum vs Vel'Koz games, Braum’s team is 0.1% more probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Vel'Koz.

Best Braum vs Vel'Koz 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 Vel'Koz as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Vel'Koz

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 Vel'Koz

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.

Braum vs Vel'Koz Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
45.9 %
VS
Win Rate
54.1 %
Vel'Koz Image
1.5
< Kills >
5.7
6.3
< Deaths >
5.7
14.1
< Assists >
9.9
0.24
< Killing Sprees >
1.36
34
< Minions Killed >
92
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.56
1,231
< Physical Damage >
588
5,920
< Magic Damage >
19,352
603
< True Damage >
6,563
7,754
< Damage Dealt >
26,504
24,563
< Damage Taken >
16,374
7,883
< Gold Earned >
10,556
1.45
< Towers >
2.02
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,519
< Total Healing >
1,387
10,692
< Experience >
12,511
49
< Vision Score >
42
22
< Wards Placed >
19
175
< Time Dealing CC >
214

How to Counter Vel'Koz with Braum in LoL

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.

Differences between Braum and Vel'Koz

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Vel'Koz
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Vel'Koz

Who is Better, Braum or Vel'Koz?

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.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Vel'Koz Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vel'Koz as Braum, we analyzed 475 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 Vel'Koz 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 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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