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.
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.
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.
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.
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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