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

Braum vs Xerath

How to Beat Xerath as Braum in LoL Xerath is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Xerath as Braum

based on 639 Braum vs Xerath matchups
Win Rate
44.8 %
K/D/A
2.61
Pick Rate
3.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked LoL matches each and every week. In our dataset, Braum did battle with Xerath in 639 matches. Including so many matchups for Braum vs Xerath provides us faith in our capability to provide useful stats and a recommended build to destroy Xerath. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Braum encounters Xerath in only 3.2% of his games.

Braum vs Xerath Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum has done a pathetic job of beating Xerath. Normally, he wins a lowly 44.8% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Braum against Xerath matches, Braum’s team is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Xerath.

Best Braum vs Xerath 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 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
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R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Xerath as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Xerath

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 Xerath

Xerath's range can be intimidating, but most champions who close distance with him can trade favorably.

Banshee's Veil will make it much harder for Xerath to land Shocking Orb on you.

Xerath takes a long time to engage Rite of the Arcane. Watch for his spellcast animation and start dodging.

Braum vs Xerath Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
44.8 %
VS
Win Rate
55.2 %
Xerath Image
1.5
< Kills >
5.6
5.9
< Deaths >
5
13.9
< Assists >
10.5
0.23
< Killing Sprees >
1.28
35
< Minions Killed >
97
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.47
1,357
< Physical Damage >
603
5,966
< Magic Damage >
23,318
600
< True Damage >
1,123
7,924
< Damage Dealt >
25,045
23,630
< Damage Taken >
15,134
7,822
< Gold Earned >
10,971
1.55
< Towers >
1.8
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
2,451
< Total Healing >
1,247
10,686
< Experience >
12,780
48
< Vision Score >
37
22
< Wards Placed >
17
175
< Time Dealing CC >
191

How to Counter Xerath with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here underscore several critical Braum versus Xerath matchup statistics that can help us figure out the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Xerath’s ratio of NaN, showing that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Xerath..

Braum typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Xerath. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Braum and Xerath

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Xerath
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Xerath

Who is Better, Braum or Xerath?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when playing against Xerath, with a 44.8% win rate. Thus, Braum makes a bad counter to Xerath.

While Braum does have a much lower win rate than Xerath, when facing one another, Braum also has a much 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 Xerath.

Furthermore, Braum has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Xerath. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Braum is a garbage counter for Xerath. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Braum against Xerath.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Xerath Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Xerath as Braum, we analyzed 639 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 Xerath 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 Xerath during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum on average accumulates less CS as Xerath. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Braum versus Xerath build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum bought at least these three items in his build, he performed much better against Xerath than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Braum boasted an average win rate of 44.8% when playing against Xerath with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of beating Xerath 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 builds players used for Braum vs Xerath counters, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 44.8% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Xerath as Braum are presented for all skill levels, merged. To narrow the stats and builds to a specific skill level, you may use the selection menu located earlier on the page.