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

Braum vs Zoe

How to Beat Zoe as Braum in LoL Zoe is in the a tier of champions
Support Tank
Mage Support

How to Beat Zoe as Braum

based on 308 Braum vs Zoe matchups
Win Rate
46.4 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked LoL matches each week. In our database, Braum faced off against Zoe in 308 matches. Having so many matchups for Braum vs Zoe provides us a lot of faith in our ability to produce informative statistics and a pro build to smash Zoe. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Braum has to counter Zoe in only 1.6% of his games.

Braum vs Zoe Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum does a awful job of countering Zoe. On average, he wins a lowly 46.4% of games the champs oppose one another in. In Braum against Zoe matches, Braum’s side is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Zoe.

Best Braum vs Zoe Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Braum Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariThornmailBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Pauldrons of WhiterockKnight's Vow

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 Zoe as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Zoe

Work with your allies to stack Concussive Blows, encourage them to basic attack marked targets.

Glacial Fissure leaves a powerful slow zone, position it well to split teamfights and slow the enemy approach.

Leap in front of squishy friends and shield them from projectiles with Unbreakable.

Advice to Win Against Zoe

Zoe's Paddle Star deals more damage the further it has flown.

Zoe must return to her starting point after casting Portal Jump, making her vulnerable to a counterattack.

Sleepy Trouble Bubble travels further over walls. Stop Zoe from hiding in fog of war to prevent her from setting the spell up.

Braum vs Zoe Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
46.4 %
VS
Win Rate
53.6 %
Zoe Image
1.3
< Kills >
6
5.8
< Deaths >
5.2
13.1
< Assists >
8.1
0.19
< Killing Sprees >
1.38
33
< Minions Killed >
123
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.47
1,248
< Physical Damage >
1,730
5,666
< Magic Damage >
16,396
506
< True Damage >
3,234
7,421
< Damage Dealt >
21,360
21,629
< Damage Taken >
17,066
7,425
< Gold Earned >
10,553
1.45
< Towers >
1.85
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,199
< Total Healing >
2,054
9,882
< Experience >
12,398
44
< Vision Score >
26
21
< Wards Placed >
12
163
< Time Dealing CC >
134

How to Counter Zoe with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some significant Braum versus Zoe matchup stats that may help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Zoe’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Zoe. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Braum typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes more damage than Zoe. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Braum and Zoe

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Zoe
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Zoe

Who is Better, Braum or Zoe?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when facing off against Zoe, with a 46.4% win rate. Thus, Braum makes a bad counter for Zoe.

While Braum does have a lower winrate than Zoe, when facing one another, Braum also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champion to develop with. You may get destroyed when picking Braum into Zoe.

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

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Braum vs Zoe matchups, Zoe 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 bad counter to Zoe. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Braum against Zoe.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Zoe Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zoe as Braum, we analyzed 308 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 Zoe 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 Zoe during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum on average picks up a lot less CS compared to Zoe. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Braum versus Zoe build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Braum bought at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Zoe than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Braum had an average win rate of 46.4% when countering Zoe with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Zoe 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 rune combinations players used for Braum vs Zoe battles, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 46.4% winrate overall.

If you want to see Braum vs Zoe tips and matchup stats and build suggestions for a an individual rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu above. If viewing for the first time, the stats and build suggestions shown are calculated using every match with data with both champs.