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.
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.
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.
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.
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.