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

Shen vs Braum

How to Beat Braum as Shen in LoL Braum is in the b tier of champions
Tank
Support Tank

How to Beat Braum as Shen

based on 404 Shen vs Braum matchups
Win Rate
52.2 %
K/D/A
3.1
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of ranked LoL games that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Braum as Shen came out of an examination of 404 ranked rounds where both champions fought each other. This particular counter matchup is somewhat rare. Shen encounters Braum in only 0.9% of his rounds.

Shen vs Braum Matchup Summary

Shen does a good job of countering Braum. On average, he wins a fantastic 52.2% of the time the champions battle one another in. In Shen versus Braum matches, Shen’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Braum.

Best Shen vs Braum Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Shen Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletThornmailTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

Randuin's Omen

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot 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 WindRevitalize
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
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Braum as Shen

Tips for Playing as Shen against Braum

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 Braum

Unbreakable gives Braum extremely strong directional defense, either wait until it is down or outposition the ability.

Braum must land Winter's Bite or a basic attack to start Concussive Blows. If you get marked, exit combat range before getting hit 3 more times to avoid the stun.

Braum's ultimate has a long cast time, use that extra time to dodge. Walking over the frozen ground left behind will slow you, position so that you don't need to cross it.

Shen vs Braum Counter Stats

Shen Image
Win Rate
52.2 %
VS
Win Rate
47.8 %
Braum Image
4.4
< Kills >
1.5
5
< Deaths >
6
11.1
< Assists >
13.6
1.02
< Killing Sprees >
0.21
125
< Minions Killed >
34
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.49
6,452
< Physical Damage >
1,342
6,974
< Magic Damage >
5,786
1,237
< True Damage >
560
14,663
< Damage Dealt >
7,689
25,876
< Damage Taken >
22,267
10,002
< Gold Earned >
7,670
1.83
< Towers >
1.61
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,598
< Total Healing >
2,230
13,590
< Experience >
10,254
19
< Vision Score >
46
9
< Wards Placed >
21
581
< Time Dealing CC >
200

How to Counter Braum with Shen in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore several important Shen against Braum counter stats that can help us grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. Shen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Braum’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Shen may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Braum..

Shen typically has a much larger longest kill spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Braum. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Shen and Braum

Damage Types Compared

Shen
Braum
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Shen
Braum

Who is Better, Shen or Braum?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Shen usually wins when playing against Braum, with a 52.2% win rate. Therefore, Shen makes a good counter for Braum.

While Shen does have a higher winrate than Braum, when facing one another, Shen also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging champion to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Shen into Braum.

Additionally, Shen has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Braum. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Shen is an above average counter to Braum. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Shen against Braum.

Additional Information for Shen Players

How We Calculated Our Shen vs Braum Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Braum as Shen, we analyzed 404 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 Braum 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 learn all of the intricacies of Shen in order to counter Braum during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Shen on average racks up much more CS as Braum. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Shen versus Braum build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Titanic Hydra. When Shen included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better countering Braum than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Shen boasted an average win rate of 52.2% battling Braum with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of beating Braum as Shen, Shen players should use the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Second Wind, Revitalize, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Shen vs Braum LoL games, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 52.2% winrate overall.

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