How to Synergize Brand with Aphelios on the Same Team Brand is in the b tier of champions

Brand with Aphelios

How to Win With Brand and Aphelios Paired Together Aphelios is in the b tier of champions
Mage
Marksman

How to Synergize Brand and Aphelios

based on 1,235 Brand with Aphelios pairs
Win Rate
47.9 %
K/D/A
1.89
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we download the stats from from millions of League of Legends rounds directly from Riot Games each week. Brand has fought alongside Aphelios in 1235 recent, ranked games. By amassing so much complete data directly from the publishers of LoL, we are totally sure that we can give you high-quality, accurate builds to help Brand synergize with Aphelios. It is very rare for Brand to play with Aphelios as teammates. This has only happened in about 1.4% of games with Brand.

Brand Aphelios Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Brand does a dismal job of synergizing with Aphelios. Normally, he wins a poor 47.9% of the time the champions fight alongside one another. If you want to do better as Brand when fighting on the same team as Aphelios by learning how to better synergize your strategy with him, then dig into the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Brand Aphelios Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishRylai's Crystal ScepterShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceMorellonomiconZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Brand's passive ability p
Brand q ability q
Brand w ability w
Brand e ability e
Brand's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Brand and Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Brand with Aphelios

You can deter enemies from standing near their minions by setting them ablaze, due to Conflagration.

Pyroclasm bounces randomly between enemies, so try to cast it on a small group of enemies if you want to hit the same target multiple times.

You can use Brand's abilities in a variety of combinations to maximize his damage in different situations.

Advice to Understand How Aphelios Will Play

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different strengths, so try to find the right situation for your current weapons.

Brand Aphelios Synergy Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
47.9 %
VS
Win Rate
52.1 %
Aphelios Image
5.2
< Kills >
5.4
7.4
< Deaths >
7.4
8.8
< Assists >
9.2
1.19
< Killing Sprees >
1.22
71
< Minions Killed >
73
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.43
727
< Physical Damage >
739
22,515
< Magic Damage >
22,407
1,101
< True Damage >
1,116
24,345
< Damage Dealt >
24,262
19,450
< Damage Taken >
19,477
10,148
< Gold Earned >
10,231
1.53
< Towers >
1.62
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,698
< Total Healing >
1,671
12,081
< Experience >
12,139
45
< Vision Score >
43
21
< Wards Placed >
20
81
< Time Dealing CC >
81

How to Play with Aphelios as Brand in LoL

The Brand Aphelios synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Aphelios, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Brand sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Aphelios. His KDA worsened from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Aphelios helps Brand perform poorer in competitive LoL games. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is only marginal.

When Brand is paired with Aphelios, he observes a marginal improvement in his total damage dealt. This could demonstrate that Aphelios supports by providing protection for him to dish out more damage or that his allyship also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Brand is played together with Aphelios on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Aphelios.

Additionally, when Brand plays with Aphelios on the same team, he on average takes a little less damage than when he plays alone. Taking not as much damage may mean that Aphelios does a decent job of covering Brand during team fights.

Synergies between Brand and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Brand with Aphelios
Brand
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Brand
Aphelios
Synergy

Is Brand better when played alongside Aphelios?

There is no universally accepted best synergy for Brand that will always be his best synergy. However, overall, Aphelios is a very bad ally for Brand. By being on the same team as Brand, he drops their win rate by -3.6% to 47.9%. This proves that there is an easy to overcome and exploit bond between Brand and Aphelios that results in them performing worse together than without each other.

Aphelios has a much greater difficulty compared to Brand. That means Brand players should be careful when arranging Aphelios comrades to play with, as they will need a much higher level of skill to be able to work well with you.

Playing together, Brand players should see an overall large increase in your team’s capability to to do a lot of AP damage. Combined, these two are able to dish out a surprising amount of magic type damage.

In contrast, by grouping Brand and Aphelios together, you probably will not be granting your team a great deal of protection for burst damage. We recommend you have other champs on your team that helps cover this hole in their playstyle.

Regardless of the ability of your Aphelios teammate, you need to focus on increasing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you will do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand Aphelios Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Brand and Aphelios, we analyzed 1,235 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Brand with Aphelios comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Brand in order to synergize with Aphelios during both the lane and mid / late game phases of LoL, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this champion pairing. If you use the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot.

The best items to prioritize in your Brand and Aphelios synergy build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Brand used at least these three great items in his build, he performed significantly better when paired up with Aphelios than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Brand boasted an average win rate of 47.9% helping carry Aphelios with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of vanquishing your oponents, you should take the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Brand and Aphelios pairings, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 47.9% winrate overall.

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