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.
Kill all of Zac's bloblets when he splits apart to stop him from reforming.
Silences, stuns, roots and knockups will all interrupt Zac when he is charging Elastic Slingshot.
Zac heals from the goo that separates from him. You can crush the goo pieces by stepping on them.
The stat comparisons shown on this page show some important Braum vs. Zac matchup statistics that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between these two champs. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Zac’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Zac..
Braum often has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, he receives less damage than Zac. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Braum usually loses when playing against Zac, with a 41.5% win rate. As a result, Braum makes a bad counter to Zac.
While Braum does have a much lower winrate compared to Zac, when facing one another, Braum also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Braum into Zac.
Furthermore, Braum has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zac. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Braum vs Zac matchups, Zac is the better champ 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 bad counter for Zac. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Braum against Zac.
To truly master Braum to counter Zac 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 listen to the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Braum often gets a similar amount of CS as Zac. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.
The top items to focus on in your Braum versus Zac build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs Zac than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Braum boasted an average winrate of 41.5% battling Zac with this counter build.
To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Zac as Braum, you should equip 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 runes players used for Braum vs Zac clashes, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 41.5% winrate overall.
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