How to Win Neeko vs Brand Counter Matchup Neeko is in the b tier of champions

Neeko vs Brand

How to Beat Brand as Neeko in LoL Brand is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Brand as Neeko

based on 1,595 Neeko vs Brand matchups
Win Rate
46.2 %
K/D/A
2.29
Pick Rate
5.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL games that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Brand as Neeko came out of an evaluation of 1595 ranked rounds where both champs engaged one another. This champ pairing is relatively uncommon. Neeko is forced to battle against Brand in only 5.3% of her games.

Neeko vs Brand Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Neeko has done a pathetic job of beating Brand. Typically, she wins a lowly 46.2% of the time the champions face one another in. In Neeko vs Brand games, Neeko’s side is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood. This indicates that she most likely will get first blood against Brand.

Best Neeko vs Brand Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Neeko Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflameHorizon FocusMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Neeko to level up q
>
Second ability for Neeko to level up e
>
Last skill for Neeko to max out w

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Neeko's passive ability p
Neeko q ability q
Neeko w ability w
Neeko e ability e
Neeko'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 Brand as Neeko

Tips for Playing as Neeko against Brand

You can set her passive to use hotkeys in the options menu. The default is Shift+F1~F5

Try to use Inherent Glamour sparingly, ineffective uses will put enemies on the alert.

Advice to Win Against Brand

Brand's passive allows him to excel against teams that cluster together. Be sure to split up against him.

Try to move away from allies when you see Pyroclasm being cast. The initial missile speed is slow, which should give your team time to react.

Brand must land an ability before his combo is able to get started. Dodging his Sear or Pillar of Flame will disrupt his rhythm.

Neeko vs Brand Counter Stats

Neeko Image
Win Rate
46.2 %
VS
Win Rate
53.8 %
Brand Image
6
< Kills >
6.1
6.2
< Deaths >
7.8
8.2
< Assists >
9.5
1.39
< Killing Sprees >
1.41
125
< Minions Killed >
77
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.48
1,782
< Physical Damage >
759
17,415
< Magic Damage >
24,355
1,271
< True Damage >
1,194
20,468
< Damage Dealt >
26,309
21,941
< Damage Taken >
20,635
11,021
< Gold Earned >
10,789
2
< Towers >
1.64
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
1,979
< Total Healing >
1,807
13,777
< Experience >
12,846
29
< Vision Score >
44
14
< Wards Placed >
20
204
< Time Dealing CC >
85

How to Counter Brand with Neeko in LoL

The stats provided here feature some valuable Neeko versus Brand matchup stats that can help us understand the differences between the pair. As an example, Neeko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Brand’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Neeko may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Brand..

Neeko often has a similar longest killing spree as her counter does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Brand. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Neeko and Brand

Damage Types Compared

Neeko
Brand
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Neeko
Brand

Who is Better, Neeko or Brand?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Neeko usually loses when playing against Brand, with a 46.2% win rate. As a result, Neeko makes a poor counter for Brand.

While Neeko does have a lower winrate compared to Brand, when they face off with one another, Neeko also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more difficult character to develop with. You may get destroyed when picking Neeko into Brand.

Moreover, Neeko also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Brand. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Neeko vs Brand matchups, Brand is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Neeko is a bad counter for Brand. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Neeko against Brand.

Additional Information for Neeko Players

How We Calculated Our Neeko vs Brand Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Brand as Neeko, we analyzed 1,595 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 Brand as Neeko 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

If you would like to truly master Neeko to counter Brand during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Neeko often gets more CS relative to Brand. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Neeko versus Brand build consist of Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shard of True Ice. When Neeko bought at least these three items in her build, she performed much better countering Brand than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Neeko had an average winrate of 46.2% when countering Brand with these items in her kit.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Brand as Neeko, you should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Neeko vs Brand counter picks, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 46.2% winrate overall.

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