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.
Try to knock enemies back into your towers with Explosive Cask.
Try to combo Body Slam with Explosive Cask to set up kills for your team.
The damage reduction from Drunken Rage is applied when you start drinking, try to use it when you see damage coming your way.
The Brand Gragas synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Gragas, 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 Gragas. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Gragas helps Brand perform not as well in competitive League of Legends matches. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.
When Brand is an ally to Gragas, he sees a small decrease in his full damage dealt. This may indicate that Gragas does not help cover for him to deal more damage or that his support also helps increase the round's duration. Similarly, when Brand is played alongside Gragas on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Gragas.
Moreover, when Brand plays with Gragas on the same team, he often receives a little more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage may mean that Gragas does a poor job of protecting Brand during team fights.
There is no ideal champion pairing for Brand that will 100% of the time be his ideal ally. Yet, overall, Gragas is a very bad ally for Brand. By being on the same side as Brand, he drops their win rate by -4.0% to 47.8%. This shows that there is a very bad bond between Brand and Gragas that allows them to perform not as well together than without each other.
Gragas has a greater difficulty than Brand. That means you should be careful when lining up Gragas allies to fight alongside, as they will need a greater level of skill to be able to do well with you.
Working on the same side, you should expect to observe an overall large increase in your team’s capability to deal magical damage. Together, these two can deal quite a lot of AP type damage.
Although, by pairing Brand and Gragas together, you probably will not be granting your other teammates much attack damage. We recommend you include other champions on your team that nullifies this relative disparity in their potential.
Regardless of your Gragas ally's ability, you need to focus on increasing your income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you will do well anyway.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Brand in order to pair well with Gragas during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League, you should keep reading to pick up additional lessons on this champion pairing. If you use the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot.
The best items to have in your Brand and Gragas synergy build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand used at least these three great items in his build, he performed significantly better when paired up with Gragas than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Brand boasted an average winrate of 47.8% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Gragas with these items in his kit.
To have the highest chance of defeating your oponents, you should equip 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 runes players used for Brand and Gragas pairings, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 47.8% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to pair Gragas with Brand are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a distinct rank, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.