How to Win Shen vs Brand Counter Matchup Shen is in the s tier of champions

Shen vs Brand

How to Beat Brand as Shen in LoL Brand is in the b tier of champions
Tank
Mage

How to Beat Brand as Shen

based on 2,500 Shen vs Brand matchups
Win Rate
47.4 %
K/D/A
2.83
Pick Rate
4.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Brand as Shen came out of an evaluation of 2500 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against one another. This champ pairing is fairly uncommon. Shen is forced to battle against Brand in only 4.1% of his rounds.

Shen vs Brand Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Shen has done a dismal job of beating Brand. On average, he wins a lowly 47.4% of games the champions face each other in. In Shen vs Brand rounds, Shen’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood against Brand.

Best Shen vs Brand Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Shen Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletTitanic HydraForce of Nature

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceRanduin's OmenThornmailPauldrons of Whiterock

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying Shield BashSecond WindOvergrowth
Domination Cheap ShotUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Shen's passive ability p
Shen q ability q
Shen w ability w
Shen e ability e
Shen'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
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E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Brand as Shen

Tips for Playing as Shen against Brand

Keep an eye on allies and be ready to save them with your teleport.

Leverage your Energy to get a long-term advantage over Mana users.

Advice to Win Against Brand

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

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

Shen vs Brand Counter Stats

Shen Image
Win Rate
47.4 %
VS
Win Rate
52.6 %
Brand Image
4.2
< Kills >
5.1
5.3
< Deaths >
7.6
10.8
< Assists >
9
0.96
< Killing Sprees >
1.14
126
< Minions Killed >
72
0.11
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.47
6,495
< Physical Damage >
718
6,815
< Magic Damage >
22,493
1,188
< True Damage >
1,014
14,499
< Damage Dealt >
24,226
27,963
< Damage Taken >
19,246
10,140
< Gold Earned >
10,197
1.66
< Towers >
1.7
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
3,137
< Total Healing >
1,585
14,018
< Experience >
11,887
19
< Vision Score >
44
9
< Wards Placed >
21
628
< Time Dealing CC >
89

How to Counter Brand with Shen in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify some influential Shen against Brand matchup stats that may help you figure out the differences between the pair. As an example, Shen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Brand’s ratio of NaN, showing that Shen may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Brand..

Shen often has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Typically, he takes more damage than Brand. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Shen and Brand

Damage Types Compared

Shen
Brand
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Shen
Brand

Who is Better, Shen or Brand?

Both League champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Shen usually loses when playing against Brand, with a 47.4% win rate. As a result, Shen makes a bad counter for Brand.

While Shen does have a lower win rate than Brand, when on opposite teams, Shen also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming champion to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Shen into Brand.

Additionally, Shen has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Brand. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Shen vs Brand matchups, Brand is the better champion with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Shen is a garbage counter for Brand. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Shen against Brand.

Additional Information for Shen Players

How We Calculated Our Shen vs Brand Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Brand as Shen, we analyzed 2,500 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 Shen 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 Shen in order to counter Brand during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Shen usually gets more CS relative to Brand. Champions who on average don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The best items to use in your Shen versus Brand build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Titanic Hydra, and Force of Nature. When Shen incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Brand than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Shen had an average win rate of 47.4% when countering Brand with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest chance of beating Brand as Shen, Shen players should take the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Shen vs Brand face-offs, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.4% winrate overall.

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