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

Zac vs Braum

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

How to Beat Braum as Zac

based on 571 Zac vs Braum matchups
Win Rate
58.5 %
K/D/A
3.84
Pick Rate
0.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL matches that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Braum as Zac came out of an analysis of 571 ranked rounds where both champions fought one another. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Zac is forced to battle against Braum in only 0.8% of his rounds.

Zac vs Braum Matchup Summary

Zac does a great job of beating Braum. On average, he wins a terrific 58.5% of the time the champions oppose each other in. In Zac vs Braum rounds, Zac’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Braum.

Best Zac vs Braum Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Zac Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisSpirit VisageThornmail

Optional Items

Demonic Embrace

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Aftershock Font of LifeConditioningRevitalize
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Zac's passive ability p
Zac q ability q
Zac w ability w
Zac e ability e
Zac's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Braum as Zac

Tips for Playing as Zac against Braum

Picking up goo chunks is very important to staying alive.

When Cell Division is ready, try to die in a position that makes it difficult for the enemy team to kill your bloblets.

Charging Elastic Slingshot from the fog of war will give opponents less time to react.

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.

Zac vs Braum Counter Stats

Zac Image
Win Rate
58.5 %
VS
Win Rate
41.5 %
Braum Image
5.6
< Kills >
1.4
4.5
< Deaths >
6.1
11.7
< Assists >
13.2
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
0.22
46
< Minions Killed >
35
1.3
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.41
1,094
< Physical Damage >
1,324
15,526
< Magic Damage >
5,708
1,411
< True Damage >
686
18,032
< Damage Dealt >
7,719
36,291
< Damage Taken >
22,205
11,082
< Gold Earned >
7,539
1.66
< Towers >
1.47
0.34
< Baron Takedowns >
0
36,466
< Total Healing >
2,197
13,084
< Experience >
10,016
21
< Vision Score >
48
6
< Wards Placed >
22
502
< Time Dealing CC >
174

How to Counter Braum with Zac in LoL

The stats shown here highlight several important Zac versus Braum matchup stats that can help us appreciate the differences between this pair of champs. Zac’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Braum’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Zac may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Braum. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.

Zac typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he receives more damage than Braum. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Zac and Braum

Damage Types Compared

Zac
Braum
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zac
Braum

Who is Better, Zac or Braum?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Zac usually wins when trying to fight Braum, with a 58.5% win rate. As a result, Zac makes a fantastic counter to Braum.

While Zac does have a much higher win rate than Braum, when they face off with one another, Zac also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champion to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Zac into Braumas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Zac vs Braum matchups, Zac is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Zac is a great counter for Braum. Focus your play on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Zac against Braum.

Additional Information for Zac Players

How We Calculated Our Zac vs Braum Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Braum as Zac, we analyzed 571 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 Zac 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 learn all of the intricacies of Zac in order to counter Braum during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zac often gets a similar amount of CS relative to Braum. Champions who typically don't get much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Zac versus Braum build consist of Sunfire Aegis, Spirit Visage, and Thornmail. When Zac bought at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better against Braum than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Zac had an average win rate of 58.5% when playing against Braum with this build.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Braum as Zac, Zac players should use the Aftershock, Font of Life, Conditioning, Revitalize, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Zac vs Braum counters, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 58.5% win rate overall.

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