How to Synergize Garen with Brand on the Same Team Garen is in the s tier of champions

Garen with Brand

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

How to Synergize Garen and Brand

based on 5,797 Garen with Brand pairs
Win Rate
53.7 %
K/D/A
2.13
Pick Rate
4.1 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

Our servers download the results of from millions of League games straight from Riot Games each and every week. Garen has been on the same team as Brand in 5797 recent, competitive matches. By pooling so much great data directly from the hosts of LoL, we are sure that we can present to you robust, accurate builds to help Garen synergize with Brand. It is somewhat uncommon for Garen to play alongside Brand as teammates. This pairing has only occurred in approx. 4.1% of matches with Garen.

Garen Brand Synergy Summary

Garen has done a good job of synergizing with Brand. Usually, he wins an epic 53.7% of games the champions play on the same team. If you want to do better as Garen when playing alongside Brand by figuring out how to better synergize your gameplay with him, then look into the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Garen Brand Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsIronspike Whip

Core Garen Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerDead Man's PlateDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Phantom DancerInfinity EdgeHullbreakerSterak's Gage

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve DemolishSecond Wind
Adaptive Adaptive HealthScaling
Garen's passive ability p
Garen q ability q
Garen w ability w
Garen e ability e
Garen's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Garen and Brand

Tips for Playing as Garen with Brand

Garen's regeneration greatly increases if he can avoid receiving damage for several seconds.

Garen is only constrained by cooldowns, making items such as Black Cleaver very effective for him.

Judgment deals maximum damage when only hitting a single target. For effective trading, try to position such that only the enemy champion is hit.

Advice to Understand How Brand Will Play

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.

Garen Brand Synergy Stats

Garen Image
Win Rate
53.7 %
VS
Win Rate
46.3 %
Brand Image
6.6
< Kills >
6.4
5.2
< Deaths >
5
4.5
< Assists >
4.4
1.5
< Killing Sprees >
1.45
175
< Minions Killed >
175
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.69
< Inhibitors >
0.63
14,147
< Physical Damage >
13,895
242
< Magic Damage >
254
4,924
< True Damage >
4,721
19,314
< Damage Dealt >
18,871
29,951
< Damage Taken >
29,048
12,638
< Gold Earned >
12,343
2.94
< Towers >
2.87
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
2,709
< Total Healing >
2,482
15,671
< Experience >
15,167
18
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
187
< Time Dealing CC >
186

How to Play with Brand as Garen in LoL

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

Overall, Garen sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Brand. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Brand helps Garen perform poorer in ranked League of Legends matches. Yet, the small difference indicates that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Garen is an ally to Brand, he gets a marginal improvement in his complete damage dealt. This may signal that Brand helps provide cover for him to dish out more damage or that his participation also helps extend the game's duration. Similarly, when Garen is played with Brand on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing alongside Brand.

Moreover, when Garen plays with Brand on the same side, he usually receives a little more damage than when he plays alone. Receiving more damage may mean that Brand does a poor job of protecting Garen in teamfights.

Synergies between Garen and Brand

Damage Types Compared

Garen with Brand
Garen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Garen
Brand
Synergy

Is Garen better when played alongside Brand?

There is no ideal synergy for Garen that will always be his top ally. Yet, overall, Brand is a decent ally for Garen. By playing on the same team as Garen, he raises their win rate by 2.2% to 53.7%. This proves that there is a good bond between Garen and Brand that results in them performing better together than alone.

Brand has a lower difficulty than Garen. That means Garen players don't need to be cautious when arranging Brand allies to fight alongside, as they will need a relatively low level of skill to be able to fight well with you.

Playing on the same side, you will likely see an overall large increase in your team’s ability to to do a lot of AP damage. Combined, these champs are able to dish out a surprising amount of magic type damage.

Conversely, by aligning Garen and Brand together, you may not be granting your side much utility. Plan to pick other champs on your team that neutralizes this relative disparity in their potential.

Regardless of the ability of your Brand teammate, you need to focus on increasing your gold income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you will do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Garen Players

How We Calculated Our Garen Brand Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Garen and Brand, we analyzed 5,797 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 Garen with Brand 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Garen to work well with Brand during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends rounds, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly.

The best items to get in your Garen and Brand synergy build include Stridebreaker, Dead Man's Plate, and Death's Dance. When Garen bought at least these three great items in his build, he performed much better as an ally of Brand than with many other common builds. In fact, Garen had an average win rate of 53.7% when playing alongside Brand with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing your oponents, Garen players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Demolish, and Second Wind runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players used for this champion pairing, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 53.7% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to synergize Brand with Garen are shown for every ranked division. If you would like to narrow the stats and builds to a specific rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.