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

Brand with Skarner

How to Win With Brand and Skarner Paired Together Skarner is in the s tier of champions
Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Synergize Brand and Skarner

based on 329 Brand with Skarner pairs
Win Rate
53.2 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
0.5 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we download the results of from millions of League matches straight from Riot Games each week. Brand has gone into battle with Skarner in 329 recent, competitive games. By pooling so much great data from the hosts of League of Legends, we feel confident that we can produce robust, insightful builds to help Brand synergize with Skarner. It is very rare for Brand to play with Skarner as allies. This has only happened in approximately 0.5% of rounds with Brand.

Brand Skarner Synergy Summary

Brand does a good job of teaming up with Skarner. On average, he wins a terrific 53.2% of matches the champs appear on the same team. If you want to do better as Brand when fighting on the same team as Skarner by figuring out how to better synergize your strategy with him, then check out the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Brand Skarner Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassRylai's Crystal Scepter

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 Skarner

Tips for Playing as Brand with Skarner

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 Skarner Will Play

Capturing Crystal Spires before attempting neutral objectives or team fights around them improves Skarner's performance in said fights dramatically.

Impale is extremely powerful when you use it to position an enemy so your allies can attack them.

Basic attacks reduce the cooldown of Crystal Slash. Use them as often as possible for maximum damage.

Brand Skarner Synergy Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
53.2 %
VS
Win Rate
46.8 %
Skarner Image
5.8
< Kills >
5.4
7.7
< Deaths >
7.6
9.6
< Assists >
9.3
1.3
< Killing Sprees >
1.22
77
< Minions Killed >
73
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.43
753
< Physical Damage >
724
23,045
< Magic Damage >
22,452
1,162
< True Damage >
1,120
24,961
< Damage Dealt >
24,297
20,033
< Damage Taken >
19,598
10,645
< Gold Earned >
10,308
1.71
< Towers >
1.62
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,815
< Total Healing >
1,725
12,366
< Experience >
12,141
46
< Vision Score >
44
21
< Wards Placed >
21
101
< Time Dealing CC >
83

How to Play with Skarner as Brand in LoL

The Brand Skarner synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Skarner, 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 large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Skarner. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Skarner helps Brand perform not as well in ranked LoL games. Yet, the small difference indicates that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Brand plays on the same team as Skarner, he sees a little increase in his complete damage dealt. This change could signal that Skarner provides protection for him to deal more damage or that his allyship also helps increase the match's duration. Similarly, when Brand is played alongside Skarner on the same side, 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 Skarner.

Moreover, when Brand plays with Skarner on the same team, he often receives a little more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage could mean that Skarner does a poor job of covering Brand during team fights.

Synergies between Brand and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Brand with Skarner
Brand
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Brand
Skarner
Synergy

Is Brand better when played alongside Skarner?

There is no ideal champion pairing for Brand that will always be his best teammate. Yet, Skarner is a decent teammate for Brand. By playing on the same team as Brand, he raises their win rate by 1.4% to 53.2%. This clearly indicates that there is a potentially meaningful bond between Brand and Skarner that allows them to perform at the top of their game together than without each other.

Skarner has a greater difficulty than Brand. That means you should be careful when finding Skarner comrades to go into battle on the same side as, as they will need a greater level of skill to be able to play well with you.

When playing together, you should expect to observe an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to deal magical damage. When paired, these champs can blast through enemies with magic damage.

Conversely, by bringing Brand and Skarner together, you will not be providing your side enough engage. Make sure to pick other champions on your team that nullifies this relative gap in this pairing's potential.

Regardless of your Skarner ally's ability, you should focus on maximizing your income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and taking down objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand Skarner Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Brand and Skarner, we analyzed 329 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 Skarner 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 pair well with Skarner during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends games, you should continue reading to master some more lessons on this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly.

The most crucial items to have in your Brand and Skarner synergy build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better as an ally of Skarner than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Brand boasted an average winrate of 53.2% helping carry Skarner with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of crushing your oponents, Brand players should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for this team composition, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 53.2% winrate overall.

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