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Brand Counter Stats

Brand Counters
Support Lane
Ranked #15 out of 39 in Support Discover all Support champions who counter Brand. Use our statistics and learn how to counter Brand in League of Legends and win in Champion Select! Brand Data for all roles taken from 80,925 matches.
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Bottom Lane (87%) Brand Bottom Lane Counters: 70,461 matches, 30 counter champions

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Tips Against Brand in Bottom Lane Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

Jovy says “Brand is squishy and he will have a hard time interrupting your ult (he needs to hit you twice before he can stun you), but outside of that is very hard to deal with because he does major damage.”
Wanted Dead or Alive - MF ADC by Jovy | Miss Fortune Player
PH45 says “Annoying poke and you can't really outdamage him early. Just farm up and see if your supp or jungler can get a good engage on the enemy.”
IHaveNoName says “Squishy, high range, may deal a lot. If done right, he's an easy target especially on free terrain with zero friendly units. Avoid his Q under all circumstances. Buy scimitar when in doubt.”
Absolute domination Draven - How to by IHaveNoName | Draven Player
Vapora Dark says “Brand is a skill match depending on the Brand's skill. If he lands his W's and Q's he can solo carry as his damage is absurd and his CC is incredible. If he misses either his Q or W his damage and CC fall VERY quickly as his Q is his only CC, and early game his W is his poke ability, missing either messes him up. Dodging W is pretty easy once you get boots and dodgind Q is even easier. Make sure to NEVER be hit by a Q if you're ablaze, otherwise he can one shot you. He is a high damage support and can wreck you if you're not careful. Play footsies with him and keep the brush he's sitting in warded so you can have more reliably information on his distance of his spells. ”
Art Requires a Certain Cruelty - In Depth Jhin Guide by Vapora Dark | Jhin Player
OverjarlZane says “His passive is busted by design, he's an extremely annoying mage who matches you push for push and can poke you out of lane easily”
[10.19] The Jarls APC Ziggs AND THE TOWERS CRIED OUT by OverjarlZane | Ziggs Player
Profesor APH. says “1cc its pretty easy matchup just dont give him change to haras you with w (have vision in bush)”
[10.19] BEST GUIDE FOR APHELIOS - SEASON 10 by Profesor APH. | Aphelios Player
QueerJunk says “Your W can cancel his R & his Q, make him almost useless. Easily 1shot if within E range.”
OverjarlZane says “Pretty damn strong, annoying in lane and very bursty but he's VERY squishy which is where you can bully him. Start shield if you're worried about him.”
[10.19] The Jarls GraspMF Crit & Lethality builds by OverjarlZane | Miss Fortune Player
Ultrama says “Pretty annoying, he has a lot of poke and his stun can make you cry if you are in a bad position. Ward the bushes and don't get to close.”
[10.18] Miss Letalithy (In Depth / Match-ups and Synergies) by Ultrama | Miss Fortune Player
yers says “You can compare his playstyle like yours. Level 1 and 2 he tends to play more pushed up to land his W's and Q's, which you can then punish his positioning.”
yer's Recommended botlane by yers | Syndra Player
DjapeFromSerbia says “Outranges Swain, he can't hit E ever on him. Flashing in and all in-ing is only hope.”
Swain BOT as APC / ADC Guide for Season 10 [ Patch 10.17 ] by DjapeFromSerbia | Swain Player
Panuelos says “Mages are strong against Aphelios”
Aphelios - The deadliest is your faith by Panuelos | Aphelios Player
eyh4sxdf says “It's brand, using your ult when he uses his could screw over everyone when yours ends.”
An In-Depth Guide to Kindred ADC by eyh4sxdf | Kindred Player
FunkyJack says “I'm going to use brad to represent poke champions. Poke champs are annoying but senna has a good amount of sustain, if you don't act stupid you won't die because you can sustain yourself with q and biscuits.”
FunkyJack's guide to ADC Senna by FunkyJack | Senna Player
Terrific says “Either in Even threat level or Major. It really depends if the Brand can hit his abilities. Care for his Q stun and also for his 3rd ability on you because he will be able to proc his passive that way it is basically another free ability DMG on you. Do not stack on eachother if he ults or has ult up if he plays well he can win an entire teamfight because you guys stack on eachother.”
Siberg says “Watch out for the poke”
Bandle gunner in all the lanes by Siberg | Tristana Player
KuuHaKu_OtgmZ says “Just watch out for his skills and you'll be fine, since he lacks burst if his path is blocked, coordinate with your support for great engages”
[10.14] [En-US|Pt-BR] Art should terrify! In-Depth Jhin guid by KuuHaKu_OtgmZ | Jhin Player
NakadashiV2 says “Say bye to your healthbar if you cant dodge”
SEASON 10 RATIRL MANAMUNE TWITCH BUILD (10.14) by NakadashiV2 | Twitch Player
Iroh_LFT says “You don't like champions with long range poke, unless your support is smart.”
Zoodyacc says “You can Tumble [Q] away from Q, W and R of his. However if you really get hit by ANY of his abilities that will hurt you A LOT, try to play passive against him if possible.”
ShroudedBRH says “Brands kit allows him to deal a lot of damage against you without many items you literally just have to dodge everything he throws at you. Avoid staying clumped past level 6 when he has ult”
Ashe Complete Botlane Guide by ShroudedBRH | Ashe Player
TheGronne says “You can't get close to minions when against Brand. He single handedly prevents you from farming.”
[10.8] TheGronne's Guide to Season 2020 Xayah by TheGronne | Xayah Player
MaradinhoHD says “Brand is bad against you because it does a lot of damage and the lot of pressure Poriço will become difficult to farm”
ez by MaradinhoHD | Ezreal Player
LupinTheCat says “ if this song is played with a Brand on the map you instantly die, don't play initial D on this one, it will lead you to your doom”
Soraka's hurricane. god bless the ds by LupinTheCat | Soraka Player
Bebras19 says “Squishy, high range, may deal a lot. If done right, he's an easy target especially on free terrain with zero friendly units. Avoid his Q under all circumstances. Buy scimitar when in doubt.”
"NOT DRAVEN, IT'S DRAAAAVEN." AK-47 DRAVEN BUILD by Bebras19 | Draven Player
TheGronne says “Even with your aa range, he can still poke you every time you farm. Watch out and go poke items and build.”
TheGronne's Guide to 2020 On-Hit Neeko ADC (In-Depth) by TheGronne | Neeko Player
JohnnyC says “ban him or let your team pick him just don’t let him get too feed when go up against him be sure to have cleanse if you go up against him”
Kai’sa Conquers Bottom lane(it’s a bun) by JohnnyC | Kai'Sa Player
Ta-gon yt says “ a very usefull support who dont let anyone farm and his high dmg”
mrPERISH says “Brand is pretty strong right now. His poke and stun can be pretty devastating. Try to keep your distance and don't face check the brush.”
[10.4] Miss Carry Your Team by mrPERISH | Miss Fortune Player
mrPERISH says “Brand is pretty strong right now. His poke and stun can be pretty devastating. Try to keep your distance and don't face check the brush.”
[10.4] Miss Carry Your Team by mrPERISH | Miss Fortune Player
mrPERISH says “Brand is pretty strong right now. His poke and stun can be pretty devastating. Try to keep your distance and don't face check the brush.”
[10.4] Miss Carry Your Team by mrPERISH | Miss Fortune Player
mrPERISH says “Brand is pretty strong right now. His poke and stun can be pretty devastating. Try to keep your distance and don't face check the brush.”
[10.4] Miss Carry Your Team by mrPERISH | Miss Fortune Player
mrPERISH says “Brand is pretty strong right now. His poke and stun can be pretty devastating. Try to keep your distance and don't face check the brush.”
[10.4] Miss Carry Your Team by mrPERISH | Miss Fortune Player
Shimaru says “Will burst you down try playing a bit passive.”
ReallyBoring says “This champion is just busted lol. Spams one ability that deals too much dmg. Beg your jungler to come.”
[9.24] Diamond Draven ADC main [800+ games] by ReallyBoring | Draven Player
fireice90 says “If he keeps hitting his skill shots on you. your basically screwed”
Kali by fireice90 | Kalista Player
Mr. Nyahr says “Massive poke damage and a stun, dodge every skillshot that you can or he's going to beat you down in lane.”
[9.23] Daughter of the Void - Kai'Sa ADC Guide by Mr. Nyahr | Kai'Sa Player
Taldazar says “brand will poke you a lot making farming almost imposible”
Grab a bullet! by Taldazar | Tristana Player
Staszko says “i think it's the biggest possible threat vs duo melee bot”
Jax adc - surprisingly good, lot of fun by Staszko | Jax Player
mhsmhs123 says “Not really against Brand ADC, but against Brand support, Vayne can really be pushed behind. Brand's ability to push Vayne back and deal damage to her really are hard to counter since Vayne's attack range is short. Because of this, Brand support counters Vayne pretty hard in the early game”
Vayne [The Night Hunter] Champion Guide by mhsmhs123 | Vayne Player
Eucalyptus says “Not terrible if you're able to effectively avoid his damage but he is far to dangerous to risk playing into without a Hexdrinker, don't bother.”
LORD OF UNLIMITED KITING- Graves ADC by Eucalyptus | Graves Player
Fruxo says “Annoying poke and you can't really outdamage him early. Just farm up and see if your supp or jungler can get a good engage on the enemy.”
✔️ How to be a Purple Peach by Fruxo | Kai'Sa Player
kil09 says “Have a lot dmg and cc, poke Tiene mucho daño cc y pokeo”
Veroxus says “Any champ that has really hard poke is difficult for Xayah but if you know what Brand does and how to counter him it wont be that difficult. ”
Fly up the ranks with Xayah. by Veroxus | Xayah Player
A__Name says “he can and will 1 shot you, but you outrange with q and e poke”
AustriaEagle1 says “I hate him so much!!!!!!!!!!!!”
[9.20] Jinx ADC for Everyone LOLPH Player by AustriaEagle1 | Jinx Player
Mimori says “Dont get poked too much, try to kill him when you have hp”
9.20 DIAMOND DRAVEN OTP TIPS & TRICKS by Mimori | Draven Player
Aoire says “His poke is absolutely oppressive. I ban him 100% of the time. ”
Tank Mage Morgana (Tankgana) by Aoire | Morgana Player
Fruxo says “Annoying poke and you can't really outdamage him early. Just farm up and see if your supp or jungler can get a good engage on the enemy.”
✔️ Experience My Love For Feathers by Fruxo | Xayah Player
mads803k says “pretty damm strong at first, but later on u can two tap him, but still watch out for his fire and "R". *DANGER* Doing early game he will poke at all times and doing late game he will kill with the pokes. But he has a semi low hp so you can take him on with you're support.”
Lantmajs says “Brand's long ability range and good pokey-ness makes it harder to farm.”
The JHINius Build (Bot/Mid) by Lantmajs | Jhin Player
ELMallekZarzor says “If W hits minions, casting E can spread to enemies around the target, so avoid standing close to your wave. Move away from teammates if you have 3 stacks of Blaze, as the explosion is AoE.All-in potential at lvl 3 with full stun combo rotation and at lvl 6 where his R makes it super easy for him .but Low mobility champion. Let him push in and call for a gank. and CDs pretty high early on, so good windows to trade after he uses his combos.”
Miss Fortune - LOw Elo Build- High AD&Mana ! by ELMallekZarzor | Miss Fortune Player
lonely Xatu says “Free mana! and you can stop his combo.”
Lethality Sivir for Degenerates by lonely Xatu | Sivir Player
seabun says “you just don't want to be a fried fish, right? ”
worlds cutest adc! crit nami <3 by seabun | Nami Player
SmoreEater says “Honestly try to get your support to ban this Support every time unless you have a Yuumi as your support. The reason why this guy is so dangerous is because when you are rushing in, you have to take in mind that back-line minions will aggro onto you, and Brand can stun you and light you on fire, making him a bad threat to go against he can easily counter you like this.”
(50% Winrate 2.0 KDA) Iron Teemo ADC Guide by SmoreEater | Teemo Player
Arcanarist says “Does % HP and can poke for free”
Lethal Tempo Kench Hijinks by Arcanarist | Tahm Kench Player
Frybi says “brand is a threat to everyone the best way to kill him is to hope your supp tanks hits or get ganked”
Vayne (Frybi's guide uwu) by Frybi | Vayne Player
Shake the Shade says “Brand is ridiculously strong and can kill pretty much any adc without help of his own adc. That being said if you dodge his stuff and engage when he's on cooldown he's pretty easy to kill”
DaSticks says “will harass you in lane but you can tumble to dodge his Q and can dodge his stun in fights.”
[9.8] Vayne is OP by DaSticks | Vayne Player
Xerxes Is ADC says “Get dorans shield for this man, he's scary if you're in the open so just stand behind ranged minions and have ur support him out, but prepare for brand to engage on your support in that, u all in brand along with ur support. ”
Season 9.7 Diamond Draven ADC Build by Xerxes Is ADC | Draven Player
L9 Boosted Trash says “He's the draven of supports, has extremely high kill potential in the early game with his Q stun and a ton of dot dmg aswell, be careful with this guy”
Serve justice as ADC Kayle by L9 Boosted Trash | Kayle Player
purrpledrank says “Really annoying to play against, can just drop his AoE on top of where your axes fall causing you to either tank the damage or drop it. Ban if you can.”
Draaaven does it all! by purrpledrank | Draven Player
FelipeGustavo says “His explosive damage and his range are very dangerous against you he can put his skills where his ax will fall so be careful and keep away.”
Best Draven Build For to Destroy by FelipeGustavo | Draven Player
Ightveso says “He can Punish you early hard on last hitting. Later you can use your mobility with Jhin too juke him. ”
[9.4] Rank 34 Jhin World! Go get your LP! <3 by Ightveso | Jhin Player
Nouqen says “A tricky matchup, because of its high rate of long-range damage with explosive damage”
[9.3] Machine gun Lulu - AD Carry Build by Nouqen | Lulu Player
TheRealMemorable says “Kai'sa really hates any lane bully but eventually you outscale (xerath,ezreal,mf)”
s9 Kai'Sa build by TheRealMemorable | Kai'Sa Player
godo says “Brand will keep pressure on you all the time in bot lane”
Talon ADC by godo | Talon Player
Darkkin says “Muito poke e DPS, CC pesado e CDR razoavelmente baixo de CC. ------------------------------------------------------Very poke and DPS, CC hard and CDR fairly low.”
[9.1] Santa Claus Draven - Darkkin Build by Darkkin | Draven Player
II Monokaiser II says “Extremamente Fácil quando junto a Sup de engage.”
O Guia definitivo para o Mordekaiser ADC by II Monokaiser II | Mordekaiser Player
GetOwnedBro says “OP Support - most ban him anyways.”
Ezreal - APC/Poke Master/Burst Master by GetOwnedBro | Ezreal Player
Gordove says “Some mana sustain, but wizard supports are complicated to deal with.”
[8.23] Sivir - On the Hunt! by Gordove | Sivir Player
Vimo94 says “AOE damage are fucking dangerous for Morde, ban him”
Who need ADC when you can play Mordekaiser? by Vimo94 | Mordekaiser Player
L U C I 4 N says “Brand can stun Lucian which it makes harder to do plays against them. To win against this champion you must first lure out his stun then either stun brand with your support or focus him. To dodge his stun u can e to the side and follow your combo.”
Lucian Guide (ADC/TOP) by L U C I 4 N | Lucian Player

In the Jungle (6%) Brand In the Jungle Counters: 5,042 matches, 39 counter champions

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Tips Against Brand in the Jungle Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

ChaseMorePlz says “Try not to get combo'd by him, will result in you getting stunned and bursted down. Dangerous champion when ahead, grabbing a Banshees versus him or Mercury Treads is very effective.”
(10.19) This Udyr DOES NOT FLINCH! GODYR Jungle Guide (S10) by ChaseMorePlz | Udyr Player
fubukisnow says “The passive Do much damage and all time of passive do damage shows shaco AND HE DO MUCH DAMAGE BROKEN.”
[10.19] 7 Different shaco build JG/Sup <fubukisnow> by fubukisnow | Shaco Player
Ambient12 says “This is the only support I would consider rushing a Hexdrinker against, because he can easily out damage his adc if he decides to push a Frost Queen's Claim. Hide in minions to avoid the devastating 2 second stun. He's pretty squishy and easy to nuke, so kill him before he can kill you. If he isn't landing skill shots and you feel confident, you can proceed with your normal build.”
[10.17] [Season 10] Jungle Pantheon Guide by Ambient12 | Pantheon Player
Grenfell says “Is able to burst you down fairly easily, as he does max HP in magic damage. Brand is rarely played jungle but he can still have a lot of impact on you, especially if he is fed.”
[10.16] Dominate the Rift with Rammus by Grenfell | Rammus Player
HOW TO GET TO DIAMOND (EASY) (FAST) by pooploI | Master Yi Player
Pezzimi says “Brand just presses w and r, and you're half hp. Q is almost unavoidable if they do the combo correctly. Hard to gank.”
[10.15] Wait, Yi doesn't just press Q? by Pezzimi | Master Yi Player
StrangeRune says “Easy kill, often builds HP with Rylai's and Liandry's so get Razor if you're concerned. If you shield something he can't combo off it. You can easily prevent a stun or a lot of damage this way. He can still kill you if you mess up though. Edge makes you impossible for him.”
Official /r/Nocturnemains guide to Darkness by StrangeRune | Nocturne Player
Luzyni says “Brand Mid XD, only be carefull because he do a lot of damage and, try to dodge his CC”
Break Their Time by Luzyni | Ekko Player
RZEMgub9r says “Ganks runes with inspiration Brand jungle is poop, you do everything better”
[10.12] Morgana Jungle by RZEMgub9r | Morgana Player
oscarlotus says “This is a jungler now. He is scary.”
Jungle Amumu Build [10.4] by oscarlotus | Amumu Player
OGPOTATOJEFFSHACO says “Dodge with Q you win 1 v 1. Invade he does nothing till late.”
Ephiron says “Indeed Very Dangerous”
Pantheon Climb FROM IRON TO GOLD 1 BEST GUIDE by Ephiron | Pantheon Player
Maxturbando says “Ok,this guy is pure cancer.You can't kill him but he will destroy you,your clone and your team.Was permaban for me before.”
Low Elo Shaco Guide by Maxturbando | Shaco Player
xMalcho says “He can kill you when you are invisible.Alot of times I start with half hp in team fight because of his w,r and pasive.”
[9.13] AD Shaco Jungle - READ THE NOTES by xMalcho | Shaco Player
New Player says “High damage abilities and decent waveclear. He might not do much damage on you if you have Adaptive Helm or just enough health and resists in general, but can be a problem against your team.”
Jungle Cho'Gath (Season 9) by New Player | Cho'Gath Player
Pancakedwastaken says “Make sure to gank his lane constantly because he can kill you before you even get near to him. Once he is behind, hr can never catch up”
Xin Zhao-Jungler of Demecia by Pancakedwastaken | Xin Zhao Player
FatalStarkey says “His slows are very hard to handle in mid-game + the extreme damage he is putting out. Try to go in when you know his W or Q is on cooldown.”
[Patch 8.23] Rengar jungle guide by FatalStarkey | Rengar Player

Middle Lane (6%) Brand Middle Lane Counters: 4,826 matches, 44 counter champions

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Tips Against Brand in Middle Lane Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

Polarshift says “Outdamages you, but you can easily setup a gank for your jungler. If you dodge his Q pre-6 you can get close, otherwise not. Remember that his R counts as a third stack too. His passive is actually dodgeable with your ult if you havent been stunned by his Q. I don't remember the timing, but I think you have to predict it and use it just before his passive applies to you.”
Yeager says “His range can be quite annoying but luckily his main poke (Q and W) are skillshots. Rush tier 2 boots(Mercs) right after lost chapter and this lane will be easy. Brand usually builds rylais chapter and liandries because of its synergy with the passive, so you will be hit by slows into stuns during fights. Mercs helps with that, but if it isn't enough, then cleanse is. ”
Yeager's Master Orianna guide by Yeager | Orianna Player
Drewmatth Taliyah says “Start Doran + 2 Pots if 1) You think you can outplay her and hit your W's to generate a kill at levels 3-5 or 2) You think she will burst you down post 6 (get an extra ring). Start Corrupting if you think you will not hit your W's (or you will get poked down) and you rely more on wave clear/spammy poke (you will be way more squisher but more durable -- this is recommended if you are sure you will not get hit by CC spells and instantly die). Relatively easy matchup but you can still be killed if he hits his stun. Predict that and go for the kill. Roam if you cannot kill him but push your lane first. Stay away from minions when he casts R (or teammates, of course).”
TALIYAH PRIMER: Ultimate Guide to Taliyah MID by Drewmatth by Drewmatth Taliyah | Taliyah Player
Yeager says “He does have the range advantage, but your waveclear is better when you have the hex core. Rush boots early to dodge his skillshots and focus on farming. Stay away from your minions, else he will spread his passive onto you. ”
Yeager's Master Viktor Guide by Yeager | Viktor Player
Sylvan Lore says “Brand is a matchup very similar to Ahri in your early trading. He has good range and you want to make sure that when he is poking with his W that he is forced to make the decision between pushing the wave and damaging you. At the same time though, standing beside your wave leaves you at threat for a stun which is in almost all cases a lost trade. If you ever find yourself in a 1v1 without a wave nearby after level 6 it is possible to win, but in generally he out damages you. You will out-scale him with utility and a bunch of other advantages, but should your team clump poorly he can destroy a teamfight. Barrier can be good if you feel afraid in this matchup but I also think his kill pressure isn't so high that teleport isn't an option. Merc treads or Banshee's Veil work if you do fall behind and are struggling to hold your own against him. ”
[10.19] Command: Attack - One Trick Orianna Mid by Sylvan Lore | Orianna Player
PlayCabex says “Your w blocks his explosion (passive) but not his fire, get hextech protobelt and level 6 as soon as possible”
Vladimir guide patch 10.19 MID/TOP Iron to diamond by PlayCabex | Vladimir Player
sweodigaming says “This match-up is in brand favor, he is a lane bully, has better range of his abilities than Annie. Do care since his all-ins are also really strong. Ask for ganks to get ahead, I would also suggest buying banshee's veil somewhere in the game.”
[10.19] the Dark Child - All Viable Roles and Runes by sweodigaming | Annie Player
7daysko says “Shouldnt be too hard. You have more damage and less mana problems than him (!).”
FalleN3 says “It's important that you dodge his skill shots as if you dont, he will hurt you a LOT. Celerity is a good option against Brand and you can also go for a boots start instead of Dorans Ring. Consider going for a ROA in this match-up and if the enemy team-comp allows, a Zhonya's Hourglass can go a long way for saving your life multiple times. Be careful of his ultimate bouncing between you and your team-mates during ganks / skirmishes and team-fights. If he gets ahead of you by a few kills, you can be in for a touch time.”
Orianna Mid | FalleN3's Guide to Orianna by FalleN3 | Orianna Player
FalleN3 says “Brand out ranges you quiet a bit which will make it difficult for you to harass him. He will do insane damage to you with his combo, and I mean INSANE damage. You can stand behind minions to block his stun (Q) Try to avoid his spells and farm as much as you can until you hit level 6. Be careful with Tibbers as standing beside him during Brands ulti will result in you getting hit multiple times.”
Annie Mid | FalleN3's Guide to Annie by FalleN3 | Annie Player
Scyrine says “he can do a lot of damage to you before level 3, but after that you should be quick enough to dodge his skillshots and pick an easy kill on him. I almost never lose this matchup, just play smart. ”
Yasukeh says “Try to stay away from minions so that he can't clear minions at the same time he is harrassing you. Once you get tiamat, you can often tank his stun with your spin and all in him. If he misses his stun, he has no way of stopping you from running him down. ”
In Depth Rank 1 Grandmasters Tryndamere by Yasukeh. by Yasukeh | Tryndamere Player
Yeager says “Play around his W cooldowns. When it's on cd you trade with him. I advice rushing boots in this matchup if you have trouble dodging his W and Q”
Yeager's Master Corki Guide by Yeager | Corki Player
FalleN3 says “Brand is very squishy but he will do a LOT of damage to you if he manages to land his combo. It is possible to stand behind minions to block his (Q). You can use your (E) in order to leap over his ultimate and stop it from moving to other targets. Try to out-roam him pre 6 and after level 6 he should be much easier to 100-0. Try to avoid his spells as much as you can and farm/out-roam until level 6”
Fizz Mid | FalleN3's Guide to Fizz by FalleN3 | Fizz Player
Dr Eggmund says “Hate this champion with my entire soul oh my lord. Your main priority is to avoid his combo at all costs this means his BS Aoe attack and his stun. I suggest playing passive against him and all-ining this piece of crap when you get a gank or if you get level 6 before him. You can do what i do sometimes and just play like a wuss till late game and destroy him either works ”
Vladimir《Patch 10.19》: The Skies Will Rain Red by Dr Eggmund | Vladimir Player
Glasletter says “Shield the stun and he can't hit his passive either. You outsustain his poke as well.”
Fuzzmonkey says “Not played a lot in mid lane nowadays but be mindful of his W (or E) - Q combo. Stay behind minions as often as possible to avoid this.”
[10.19] THE ULTIMATE SYNDRA GUIDE! - Always win lane 100% by Fuzzmonkey | Syndra Player
Fuzzmonkey says “Leblanc struggles a little bit since her revert. With Brand he can ult you and it will bounce between you and your passive clone(once he gets you low enough), so make sure to steer your clone away from yourself to avoid the bounce damage. Other than that, avoid his Q stun and you should be able to deal with him.”
[10.19] Fuzzmonkey's LeBlanc Guide - Always win lane 100% by Fuzzmonkey | LeBlanc Player
Yuki H. says “Heavily dependent on how well you can dodge Brand's skillshots. After his entire spell rotation, you can look for a quick trade with W, and can even W in if, and only if, the enemy team will NOT come to reinforce Brand. ”
[10.19] Zed + Matchups by Yuki H. | Zed Player
RedFire2055 says “The worst enemie you can ever face is yourself. Brand Matchup is based on Brain, Skill,Playstyle and Experience , try your best. ”
Brand The Fire God by RedFire2055 | Brand Player
RedFire2055 says “It is viable only in DuoQ”
Brand The Fire God by RedFire2055 | Brand Player
RedFire2055 says “Atm Brand is not good how Apc bcs his waveclear is weak , but if you need you can still play him there bcs he can bully duolaners.”
Brand The Fire God by RedFire2055 | Brand Player
RedFire2055 says “I need more data to make a good Threats for Brand Toplane , so go check the Brand Midlane Threats”
Brand The Fire God by RedFire2055 | Brand Player
Hullos says “He has more dmg than most immobile mages but no shield or movement so if he hits you it hurts but it you hit them its hurts more. Just engage with W as always. ”
OverjarlZane says “Lots of damage but if you play well he cant hit you since half his kit is skill shots.”
[10.19] The Jarls Midcian by OverjarlZane | Lucian Player
BloooodTV says “D-Blade. Brand is one of those matchups that seem easy on paper, but can get hard in game. His combo can easily drop to you half and if you stay his jungler can finish you off. If you get any sort of lead shove it down his throat, deny him cs, and constantly trade. Outscales you. Take Fleet or Conq (Depends on team comp).”
[10.19] "Kill me? You can try." Yasuo Guide by BloooodTV | Yasuo Player
FalleN3 says “Brand is very squishy but he will do a LOT of damage to you if he manages to land his combo. It's possible to stand behind minions to block his (Q). Try to avoid his spells as much as you can and farm until level 6. He is easy picking for you once you have your ultimate!”
Akali Mid | FalleN3's Guide to Akali by FalleN3 | Akali Player
I count to seven says “Try to dodge his W, Syndra is really slow and it can be hard for you”
10.19 | Syndra Guide ~ Power without limit! by I count to seven | Syndra Player
TheFwnK says “Pretty annoying with his skills. Reach level 6 and you can make him obsidian or a stone. Get it? Because you are a fish and you are wet. No? Ok. :c”
Fizz's Bible - Assassinating enemies like a fish. by TheFwnK | Fizz Player
TimRhabey says “This matchup is really reliant on you dodging his skillshots, if you can do that this matchup is a minor threat. Take the comet rune setup so you can match his poke.”
Gragas Laner for Every Matchup | In Depth by TimRhabey | Gragas Player
Akali187 says “You destroy him with one combo. Care for his stun and ult. Use your E to dodge his stun while simultaneously landing your E on him, than continue with your combo. If he is fed all it takes is one ability and you will be vulnerable as Akali is Squishy.”
All Aspect Akali Guide by Akali187 | Akali Player
xxseraphinaaxx says “Can poke you pretty hard, just dodge his shots and walk up a little closer to land your Q + E combo once you reach level 3 and watch him sweat. ”
[S10] Anivia Mid General Guide by xxseraphinaaxx | Anivia Player
Coldsong says “Brand is rarely picked mid, but he is still a pretty good counter to Talon. His damage is really hard to handle even with hexdrinker and his passive + Q will destroy you. Make sure to roam often and do not stand near minions when he ults.”
[Season 10] - Coldsong's Talon Guide! by Coldsong | Talon Player
Fadedreformed says “Just don't get hit by his q and you win automatically. I highly suggest you to take Electro and smash his face”
DaggerTV_ says “If you can doge the main cc, its easy, but a good player can make it tricky to doge”
Katarina 10.19 Diamond Guide In-depth by DaggerTV_ | Katarina Player
Proma says “Dshield Does a lot of damage but you should win if you can get on top of him and avoid his cc. Post 6 you should win 1v1.”
economistastonks says “This is a calm lane. He can try to poke you, but usually you'll dodge it. One of the most guaranteed gank=money. I would go merc treads, just in case. ”
Farming Champions by economistastonks | Pyke Player
Chiefsnake says “Annoying. you really just need to dodge his stun. If he hits it you'll take a large chunk of damage but as long as you're moving and dodging it you should be fine”
Scuffed Asol guide by Chiefsnake | Aurelion Sol Player
elnino9 says “Learn to avoid his abilities. Dodge his W and you will be alright as this is his highest damaging spell and it is what he will max. Starting boots here helps to avoid his skillshots. Careful when getting hit by his E engulf. He can set ablaze minions to poke this way, don't get too close. Get aggressive if his abilities are on CD. The most important ability to avoid is his Q as it stuns when you're ablaze. He's very squishy and immobile, take advantage.”
Midlane God says “Dodge his stun and go in pretty easy matchup.”
Dominate Mid as Rumble by Midlane God | Rumble Player
Veralion says “HoB/beads. Almost always goes support nowadays, shouldn’t be too bad, but he does tons of damage and can be very unforgiving. Save W to yeet out of his pillar and never get EQ’d and you’re good. Be careful when walking up for farm, as a good Brand will put his pillar down right in your path expecting you to run into it. Feint walking up and bait it out beforehand if possible; that ability seriously hurts. I’m pretty sure he just explodes you instantly if you ult on top of him at 6 out of the blue, let him stun you, and guarantee him a full combo, so don’t do that. Wait for him to use spells on the wave (especially E, his EQW combo is what makes him truly dangerous), then charge him and R when you’re too close to miss. He has no mobility; you will easily catch and absolutely melt him. If your jungler swings by and lands some CC, you will kill him before it expires. ”
AP Shyvana Mid: The Lizard Wizard by Veralion | Shyvana Player
Tauricus2017 says “His damage hits you hard If you won't dodge his skillshots. When his Sear (Q) is on cooldown you should be OK engaging as he won't be able to stop you really. Play safe, consider buying a Corrupting potion and time your engages properly.”
AP Tristana by Tauricus2017 | Tristana Player
Bartoos says “This guy has some long range poke but you got some long range burst so feel free to break his legs.”
Syndra Mid guide [10.18] by Bartoos | Syndra Player
seemes says “high damage, good range, good scaling, ty and pressure him off farm and try to solokill him early on”
A Chads Guide to A$$'Gath by seemes | Cho'Gath Player
Timowatzki says “Brand is really annoying. He outranges you with his W and deals way too much damage. Keep it safe and u outscale him.”
Veigar S10 Updated Guide by Timowatzki | Veigar Player
Zak247 says “Can insta burst all squishes. If he E Q Ws you you are intsa dead however can be easily one shot by you. Just respect his stun and VERY high burst”
RezoneVerified says “Low health pool and easily out ranged.”
[NEW PATCH 9.24 - [SEASON 9] - KOREAN ZILEAN! - WHAT UP I GO by RezoneVerified | Zilean Player
Haywyre says “Play it slow when fighting him and focus on dodging his stun, after that it's free.”
[10.16] Haywyre's In-Depth Rank 100 Katarina Guide by Haywyre | Katarina Player
Poppi Sama says “Immobile, yet dangerous if caught by stun. Can out maneuver once level 6, and when doing so look for combos and all ins. ”
DingDongGaming says “Stay away from your creeps and you're good to go!”
[70% Winrate] Rank #84 Karthus In The World Guide (MID) by DingDongGaming | Karthus Player
Frixen says “Brand is immobile, mana hungry, easy to dodge abilities, as well as less wave clear than TF, while not being able to keep up with your roams one bit. Just look to push out, and roam. Don't take all-in fights against him, and you should be fin”
TheCatOfCheshire says “The early laning phase is a bit hard because he got more dmg than you and he can poke you quite easily. If you can land a charm you get the upper hand, if not he got it. You're better than him to roam so take advantage of that. To engage him, use your R to dodge his flame column, then engage him asap.”
All about those tails (1 million mastery in-depth) by TheCatOfCheshire | Ahri Player
Lunasta says “Try to waste his mana by hard pushing the wave, i wouldn't recommend staying safe as he can still ult you even if you're under your tower”
[ 10.16 ] A TOP 50 Qiyana's Guide (Top/Mid/JG/ADC) by Lunasta | Qiyana Player
GnarZing says “Take Comet. His poke hurts, so back up and Give up cs if you have to. Combo him at 6”
Zing's Guide to Mid Gnar (10.16) (WIP) by GnarZing | Gnar Player
Snow Day Zoe says “Skill match up, but his abilities are just better than zoe's, he is very immobile, so you can hit your e easily”
iDiedOk says “Very annoying late-game damage and burst. Don't let him catch you.”
Ultimate Yone Climbing Guide by iDiedOk | Yone Player
Brentonlop says “Although he is very squishy and immoble, he always wins trades and gets ahead in CS. Ask jungle for multiple ganks.”
Brentonlop's In depth Leblanc Guide by Brentonlop | LeBlanc Player
Zoe Sparklepop says “Low Major He outranges you and out-trades you as long as he hits all abilities. You can't exactly win this lane alone unless you're just better, you'll have to ask jungler to help you get ahead and you can win.”
snukumz says “Very easy if you can dodge or bait out his stun. ”
BUST IT DOWN TRISTANA - TRISTANA MID GUIDE! by snukumz | Tristana Player
Mpegial says “Brand can be very powerful in a team fight because he can damage everyone without trying to much, so I would suggest either shutting him down fast or shutting down his bot lane preferably.”
The: How to be a Talon main by Mpegial | Talon Player
The PaIe King says “Abyssal Rush Summoner Spells: Barrier/Flash---- Build Path: Abyssal Mask, Sorcerers Shoes, Liandry's Torment, Banshees Veil , Void Staff, Rabadons Deathcap . ----Rune Page: Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Ultimate Hunter, Zombie Ward, Bone Plating or Conditioning, Overgrowth.---- ”
The Karthus Community Guide by The PaIe King | Karthus Player
snukumz says “You out range him and out damage him. Level up, combo him after 6 and you'll probably kill him. ”
PG Venom says “crazy burst damage and hard to gank post 6. if you get an early lead it's gg but same goes for him.”
Every lane is easy lane Xerath by PG Venom | Xerath Player
marisaowo says “If he lands a stun on you he can do quite a lot of dmg with his burn since you're so squishy (esp early on)”
nguyenbautroi says “Very hard to deal with by his stun that make you hard to combo.”
Killing Machine Pyke by nguyenbautroi | Pyke Player
1256 says “nobody plays brand mid anymore lol, dodge w or at least q, ez kills just run him down very bad pick electro”
galactic kassadin guide by 1256 | Kassadin Player
AZIR MEN says “Try to dodge his W, it's his main source of damage. If you have been lit a blaze, try to dodge his Q. If it hits you, it'll stun you. Play aggro if his Q is off cooldown. Taking tier 2 boots first is a good idea. Take conq/comet with taste of blood secondary.”
Pentakai says “Cancer pre-6. Afterwards it gets easier. Dodge his Q always, otherwise you will lose the trade/fight.”
[10.13] PTK| Choose Your Path | Kassadin Guide by Pentakai | Kassadin Player
KitsyMamori says “His W has about the same range as your E, so be careful with poking. If he does not buy a hourglass you can easily shut him down once you have hit your Q.”
Kitsy's Lux Build (MID) by KitsyMamori | Lux Player
SicKitty says “battle of the skill shots but more annoying then challenging”
Death to all towers by SicKitty | Ziggs Player
PepeOnDrugs says “Brand is very squishy but he will do a LOT of damage to you if he manages to land his combo. It's possible to stand behind minions to block his (Q). Try to avoid his spells as much as you can and farm until level 6. He is easy picking for you once you have your ultimate! ”
How to dominate with Akali by PepeOnDrugs | Akali Player
Ekko Rush B Guides says “Brand's only ability that will guarantee a full spell rotation is his Q. Dodge that and he won't have any way to defend himself. And even if he somehow hits you with every ability, you can easily negate his passive with your ult. If he uses W+E to push the minion wave you should instantly jump on him, because then has no way of stunning you besides wasting his ultimate.”
[S10] AP Ekko Mid Lane Guide - Short but Detailed by Ekko Rush B Guides | Ekko Player
audiboo says “All I can say is try to dodge his abilities and also try to build magic resist. Brand can counter Neeko by most of his abilities, she is a very squishy champion and when he lands his abilities, he casts the burning effect.”
panger 174 says “es corto rango y pega una banda, jugale mas safe (DH/ELEC)”
pangers zoe build by panger 174 | Zoe Player
Gageowago says “Just keep moving to constantly be ready to dodge his skillshots as that is his only way to do damage. Be very careful about his e q w combo however as he can insta-stun you and follow it up with a passive explosion.”
[10.12] Ahri: The Charming Fox by Gageowago | Ahri Player
Debonair Karma says “He can cause some trouble because of his long range poke. Get an extra point in your shield early and get Corrupting Pot. Take teleport or barrier.”
A guide to Karma Mid [10.12] by Debonair Karma | Karma Player
BigFatCat909 says “Same as Azir, though i recommend the For Heavy Poke runes if you struggle at dodging.”
Hunt Their Shadows by BigFatCat909 | Zed Player
Noodles912 says “Cancer lane before level 6. If you get hit by his abilities, Q can soak a bit of the after burn. This matchup requires good skillshot dodging, so its up to you to win. You outscale hard.”
1v9 every game as Kassadin with Noodles912 by Noodles912 | Kassadin Player
Papapostolou says “You can dodge, his combo, hit stun, his R and still kill him easily. He is kinda squishy so you are totally fine.”
Guide to the Vlad God Patch 10.12 by Papapostolou | Vladimir Player
Lil Tidepod says “Brand can do a lot of damage, but should only be able to kill you early in the game unless he's fed. Your shield will negate a lot of his damage once you pop it during your combo. Simply push him under turret and look for roams, or if he's low get a dive from your jungler right after you bait out his stun.”
ZombieZack1 says “Brand can Easily be won Against with Lux's Shields and High Damage Output, I recommend Taking Lane Phase Runes against him tho”
Magical Rock says “If you lane against him just afk so you don't end up feeding him.”
Ace Machine Corki Mid Lane Guide by Magical Rock | Corki Player
JacWilly says “High Damage, All about dodging skillshots, you can cancel his ult with your ult, takes practice”
A Real Zed Guide + Matchups by JacWilly | Zed Player
zeno smurfer says “no one plays brand mid but he is strong. His ult is good for wave clear. try to dodge his w and q and you win”
rank 1 sylas one trick ultimate guide by zeno smurfer | Sylas Player
Wild Princess says “so much damage take care and after he uses his abilities poke”
Wild Princess Lulu Support / Mid Guide 😎🤠 by Wild Princess | Lulu Player
serruh says “Good amount of early damage, can be a bit dodgy if you get hit by a lot of his abilities in the first few levels. but as a lot of matchups, you can get mercs and not really lose anything, which makes it a lot easier. idk, havent really played it in a while”
[10.10] Ryze MID Guide & Matchups by serruh | Ryze Player
Noodles912 says “Poke is all about him. Save E for his stuns, and Q on him when he uses his W. You then beat him easily. Watch out for his strong poke. It is ok to use E to dodge his W if it is needed. After 6, save E for his ult, and Q to dodge his abilities instead. Look for burst trades.”
RockitoAhri says “His W is challenging to sidestep if the Brand is capable. If you feel you are having difficulties sidestepping it, play it safe until LVL 6. After that you win every all in. Fight away from minions(to avoid his ult bouncing), keep a charge of your ult for sidestepping his W/Q. ”
[10.9] Ahri Guide! Climb Ranked Tips S10! [D1 AHRI OTP] by RockitoAhri | Ahri Player
RockitoAhri says “Can be difficult pre. 6. Try to farm it out. He ends up pushing lane most of the times so its beneficial to just wait for a gank until you reach LVL6. Afterwards you are free to all in after a max range Q hit. You win. ”
[10.9] Ahri Guide! Climb Ranked Tips S10! [D1 AHRI OTP] by RockitoAhri | Ahri Player
Malmortious says “A good Brand can make you regret your existence. Try to do surprise attacks on him with your E , burst him fast before he gets to do anything to you.”
Malmortious' Talon Guide by Malmortious | Talon Player
1Recycle Bin1 says “learn his cooldowns and how to dodge his abilities by sidesteping them, beware of his Q since it leads to a stun.”
1Recycle Bin1 | Only Fools Hesitate!【10.8】 by 1Recycle Bin1 | Katarina Player
chrisloths says “Stand behind plants to dodge his stun. He has good poke but you have better poke.”
theboywhodominatedaplat says “he will poke you alot and his stun will destroy you try to dodge and bait his skills and once he has no Q all in him when he decides to R get away from your minions as far as possible. ”
THE BEST ZED INDEPTH GUIDE FOR SEASON 10 WITH MATCHUPS BABES by theboywhodominatedaplat | Zed Player
EgeLily says “You must dodge his abilities. Boots of Swiftness is reccomended for this matchup. (He outpokes you %100)”
"Fade In The Light!" 10.7 Lux Mid/Support Guide by EgeLily | Lux Player
G7_Zeke says “Brand, along with every other ADC, are pretty strong early game. So, if you get Brand as your matchup, just chill, and don't trade with him until you hit level six, and then you can all in him no problem.”
Insane Off-Meta Akali Guide by G7_Zeke | Akali Player
Gogicha55 says “Not hard just annoying, Go in when he misses his Q but if he's good he can just poke you to death so just shove and roam as much as you can”
Small And Simple Talon Guide by Gogicha55 | Talon Player
8wolf says “Very good waveclear and can potentially oneshot you if he gets the stun off. Keep your distance and poke when it's safe.”
MrRiots says “Starting Item: Dark Seal + Potion Not even a hard matchup. If he misses hes stun, go all in. Misses hes W? Go all in. Turn hes back? All in. Goes as Brand mid vs a Velkoz? Go All in.”
Gettsuu says “Si vous dodgez ses sorts il est facile pour vous de le détruire attention a sa tankiness”
Tehqo says “You just have to be wary of his W. At times, he'll be the one poking you hard. If you're able to push lane, he'll have difficulty farming, and that will be how you gain your advantage.”
Deratrax says “Poke is annoying, and so is Brand.”
Poggers Swain Outplay by Deratrax | Swain Player
TheSpark says “You guys will be poking each other, and whoever lands their cc on the other will kill them. Cleanse is good in this matchup, he has a little less range than you so try and take advantage of that.”
[9.24] Mid Guide to Lux! by TheSpark | Lux Player
Dgraider says “Matchup should be free and easy to win”
Rumbling in the 90s by Dgraider | Rumble Player
Kildoes says “High burst damage, his poke is just painful.”
Lethality Ezreal by Kildoes | Ezreal Player
Rosalinn says “he deal really big dmg and stun is by passive, so u don't know when u are able to use e”
Poppy Kuma says “Could be very annoying. I wish you good luck.”
AP Soraka Mid by Poppy Kuma | Soraka Player
OhReflects says “Dodge his q stun and he will be very vulnerable. ”
[10.2] Katarina: The Blade Queen by OhReflects | Katarina Player
LONERlSM says “Champion has too many problems to kill you. His mana cost are bad so look to just kill his mana and win the lane.”
Karthus Mid lane in Season 10 by LONERlSM | Karthus Player
DravensBukkake says “Ignite/Barrier Treat him same as any other mage. Easy shuffle, W Q AA spam poke, etc. No one plays him mid anymore anyways.”
[S10] 10.1 - New Conq Azir - Combos, Builds, Runes, Matchups by DravensBukkake | Azir Player
Mid Win Repeat says “Rush Hextech GLP-800. He is immobile and you will be able to 100-0 him at will. ”
[10.1] Top Ten Taliyah NA Mid Guide by Mid Win Repeat | Taliyah Player
MarkeleleYasuo says “This lane is really easy if you use the E Q W combo or dodge his q so he doesnt stun you, play as agressive as you can ”
S10 Yasuo Midlane Guide by MarkeleleYasuo | Yasuo Player
LMHStudios says “Like Annie, Brand has no real way disengage against you unless he stuns you. Mercs and smart ability use will make this matchup easy.”
EvilBird090 says “Brand is like Ahri, a lot of skillshots, don't forget to pool his stun, after that you should be gucci. Look to all in him after 6 since he is immobile. If confident push him under turret, poke him when he goes for CS and when half HP, engage on him under tower.”
KNEEL BEFORE VLAD! [9.23] (WORK IN PROGRESS) by EvilBird090 | Vladimir Player
Loggit says “The fact that both of you are close-ranged mages makes it a bit rough, since Brand is actually far stronger for much of the game. He also has better burst.”
Loggit's Ryze: Meh by Loggit | Ryze Player
Tayna says “He has more damage but you will have an easy time if you dodge. ”
Cloud375 says “His abilities hurt and have a longer range than your's do. No more explaining needed. If you reach the point where you have enough items, you can beat him fairly easily, but the question is if you can make it out of laning phase and if the Brand is fed or not.”
For the risks, an AP Sona Mid Guide by Cloud375 | Sona Player
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paykanishe says “Have high dmg potential. but hard to realise. Dodge stan. and you will be fine. Care with 2v2 trades when he take ult.”
Top 10 EUW Ori (9.24) by paykanishe | Orianna Player
Novok says “His W is challenging to sidestep if the Brand is capable. If you feel you are having difficulties sidestepping it, play it safe until LVL 6. After that you win every all in. Fight away from minions(to avoid his ult bouncing and his e spreading), keep a charge of your ult for sidestepping his W/Q. ”
ShuUis says “Anoooooooying mage holy crap,”
Akali Mid Build/Matchups Guide [9.22] by ShuUis | Akali Player
baldmidget says “A mage with skillshots omegalul 1 Make sure to wiggle entire laning phase to make him use ability 2. Every time brand use his w on the wave(jump on him,murder him) 3.At level 6 + just kill him on sight”
LuCowlu says “His AoE burst is just a pain in the ass for LeBlanc. ”
2019 ARAM season for LeBlanc the Deceiver by LuCowlu | LeBlanc Player
Chromuro says “Another rare matchup, is one of the worst. If you learn to dodge every single skill he casts, then you can knock down the difficulty of the matchup to a solid 3-4, in any other case try to farm and pray that he doesn't get feeded.”
Big Shawn says “Your E Ability allows you to dodge most of his abilities, especially your W (Windwall) will help you in avoiding his stun.”
Yasuo | The Unforgiven - Big Shawn's Mid lane Guide by Big Shawn | Yasuo Player
Fox1ne says “Match-up is pretty easy since he has one skill shot and let's say another one with W,so his kit mostly depends on his passive and q stun,most good brand mains going E - q combo but still the only thing you have to watch out is his q and you'll be safe. After 6 you melt him easily.”
Fox1ne | #5 Ahri world otp | Art of mid lane by Fox1ne | Ahri Player
ZenonZeni says “Brand is an even match up for Ahri and his poke is stronger then Ahri's. Wait and out farm him so that you can hit level 6 and outplay him with your ult.”
Ahri Mid - Season 9 - Updated Seasonally by ZenonZeni | Ahri Player
I Do Not Flame says “If you dodge his abilities, you will won easily, but this champ has so much damage”
[9.18] Katarina, the Mid Queen [In depth guide] by I Do Not Flame | Katarina Player
WonderFUllGuy69 says “Pretty easy matchup just dodge W and don't get stunned wich won't be hard if you buy boots early and just oneshot this annoying chiken ”
Pyke Mid | The Roaming Monster $$$ by WonderFUllGuy69 | Pyke Player
TruePvPYT says “This will be a very easy lane for you , but keep in mind, dodge everything and wait for your lvl3 and lvl6 powerspike and you will 100% win.”
[9.18] Play Zed like a God by TruePvPYT | Zed Player
Vispectra says “Although once you hit 6 this lane should be rather simple , his pre-6 kill pressure is very much a threat to you as he does a whooping amount of damage and is rather easy to land his abilities onto you. ”
Massadin Guide season 9 for mid lane! (9.17) by Vispectra | Kassadin Player
talonmains says “He will poke you out of lane and he can burst you very fast, care for his q since the stun lasts very long and try to dodge Brand's W it does a lot of damage. When you see him wasting q you can go for all in”
Talon guide to Master by talonmains | Talon Player
quinniston says “Avoid his Q's and rush a hexdrinker or QSS and you should be ok. ”
ARandomizer says “We all know how Brand works, just avoid getting hit twice by his abilities in a row and you won't have to dea with insane damage of cc”
Sustain Zoe by ARandomizer | Zoe Player
Zeprius says “Pool his stun ... get spirit visage if you or your jungler feeds him and he goes 5/0”
ClemexD10 says “I personally hate this champ going ADC, but don't worry, against him, you will need to dodge his W when he is poking and, once you hit lvl 6, go ahead, far away from your minions so his R don't hits you more. You MUST dodge his Q if you are burned, since if he hits it he will make you a roasted fox in just 2 secs.”
Ahri Mid Build Guide by ClemexD10 | Ahri Player
kilgta says “You should be fine into him. He will try to poke you a lot. Farm when your shield is up. He is one of the hardest champion at level 1 and 2. You just have to accept that you farm under tower if he lands his abilities on you. He can allin you at level 2 if you take too much damage. If the brand in front of you doesnt harass you level 1 to 3, work towards killing him, he is a bad brand. Start corrupt pot or sapphire if hes not a good brand (low amount of games on the champ)”
[9.14]Easy way to higher elo by kilgta | Malzahar Player
unownreality says “he has just as much damage on you. More of a skill match-up. Watch for pillar and hard engage if you see Brand miss his stun, or 2 back to back abilities. Long term trades are required. He burns through mana pretty fast (pun intended)”
[Mid] [9.14] Making Light Work of Climbing Elos by unownreality | Lux Player
MechaaZero says “In my opinion this is a free line. He has to go in the open to land his skillshots if you play the wave right, so landing your E into a Q or an R,Q for massive damage becomes really easy.”
[8.24] Zoe - Penetrate their Souls [320k Mastery] by MechaaZero | Zoe Player
Latarnia40 says “Poke him. Try to walk unpredictable.”
Basic AP Glacial Augment Ezreal Guide by Latarnia40 | Ezreal Player
CC Diana says “As a completely immobile and squishy champion, Brand can be an easy lane for Diana if you play smart. Brand's stun is incredibly telegraphed as it travels in a straight line so treat it like how you would treat Blitzcrank hooks and stand behind minions if you are set ablaze. Even if Brand misses his W, Pillar of Flame he can still easily stun you with an EQ combo so don't dive in recklessly. Brand players will often opt for Rod of Ages or Abyssal Mask as their mana item which can make killing them extremely difficult. If this happens to be the case - push the wave in and roam.”
maplecat21 says “He does a lot of damage, but he's outscaled at boots. ”
Eternal Winter - Controlling the Game through Waveclear by maplecat21 | Anivia Player
RagexAddict says “Much like Annie and Ahri, Brand is more of a skill matchup for Fizz. The key is to avoid his Q at all costs, especially if he has previously hit you with his W, E, or R abilities as this will stun you and open you up to a full combo from him. The best way to take him on is to hold your E for as long as you possibly can. When he throws his ult at you or your minion wave, use your E when it's traveling towards you. It may take some good timing in order to dodge it, but if you do, the ultimate bounce will end and it will be on a full CD. This will allow you to counter attack with ease.”
SrSuders says “Brand kann schon schwierig werden, jenachdem wie die Skillshots sitzen. Cleanse ist meiner Meinung nach nicht sinnvoll, da man der Brand Q gut ausweichen kann, demnach ist es nur notwendig, wenn der gegnerische Jungler/Supporter einen guten/starken Stun mit sich nimmt.”
Flipps says “Play around his CD, be careful of his stun and make sure you know where the jungler is. ”
Cassiopeia Guide by Flipps | Cassiopeia Player
Bros2550 says “Try to bully him.Save your W for critical moments/evading poke.”
[S9]Bros' Guide to Yasuo [AllRoles][AllMatchups] by Bros2550 | Yasuo Player
LyndonK9 says “Do your best to dodge his W, It's a skill based match up who lands more skill shots, but it's easier for him since his W is AOE. Don't stand next to your teammates when he ults but I didn't need to tell you that...”
9.12 Ahri Guide by LyndonK9 | Ahri Player
PhoenixianSlayer says “He's easy to dodge if you are watching for that”
The Team Slower: Aurelion Sol by PhoenixianSlayer | Aurelion Sol Player
TotallySugoi says “He does a ton of damage but your range is larger, so just try to bully him out of the game.”
Lux Midlane, The Queen of Burst by TotallySugoi | Lux Player
TotallySugoi says “You out range him very hard, so abuse this advantage. He is very vunerable as he has no peel so aim to fire off your combo as much as possible.”
Lux Midlane, The Queen of Burst by TotallySugoi | Lux Player
BenLegend443 says “Possibly the most annoying mage you'd ever find. You have to constantly move or you're screwed.”
Karthus Guide: Feel the frailty of life by BenLegend443 | Karthus Player
Yenwai says “his area spells make popping your passive easy for him and his DOTs deal damage through it, hes not an imposible match up but a hard one never the less. rushing boots to dodge his abilities and he should be manageable. use your teleport to gank while he farms and help your team as you wont win lane easily.”
What i've learned from getting M7 on Malzahar by Yenwai | Malzahar Player
Schmigo says “Stay behind your minions so he doesn't activate his passiv”
KATARINA BRONZE GUIDE (9.12) by Schmigo | Katarina Player
borsamalac says “Dodge his W and you are fine. Get hexdrinker after trinity. After trinity dodge his Q with W and u can kill him. Hardest thing in this matchup is if u cant dodge his W/combos at early game. ”
This is Ground Control to Major Tom by borsamalac | Corki Player
YourBestSenpai says “Depends if you can dodge his skills easily. If he gets a stun on you with q, you are pretty much dead, no question about it. But also, he has no way of escaping if you hit your charm and except for cleanse and flash, just look out for his poke.”
GLP Ahri Mid Guide (Don't ask me why, just do it) by YourBestSenpai | Ahri Player
ParkChnm says “He shouldn't be able to hit you at all and he has no mobility so it should be an easy lane.”
[9.11] Best Xerath in Silver Guide by ParkChnm | Xerath Player
BL00dY3nD says “Your W can counter his Passive (The explosion not the fire). If you do a good job you can counter his R. ”
Electrocute Vladimir [V9.11] by BL00dY3nD | Vladimir Player
Bughans says “Barely a problem, just go aggressive AF. Don't poke, rather just W-Q-AA to proc electrocute, whenever he comes close to you. If you can dodge his stun it's easy.”
AP RAKAN MID - 100% FOOLPROOF EPIC GUIDE by Bughans | Rakan Player
Helnakensbrorsa says “Farm with Q and try not to push. Dodge his Q and E and don't get stunned. You are probably dead if he hits his combo on you. After 6 you can only kill him if you dodge his stun. If you R forward and he hits you, you're dead. ”
Kassawin by Helnakensbrorsa | Kassadin Player
hetter12x says “Poke, high damage and he can kill you in early, not good.”
[9.11]Welcome to the league of katarina! by hetter12x | Katarina Player
notNINJA says “When you're matched against Brand, its quite hard threat tbh, u can't do a single thing(farm only) but u can win lane if you've useful jungler.”
Sylas Mid Guide [REMASTERED] by notNINJA | Sylas Player
HerrSolahri says “Easy Matchup. Easy Oneshot. Care for your clone when he R”
[S 9.9] In-Depth Diamond Leblanc Mid Guide by HerrSolahri | LeBlanc Player
CharmingFeather says “If brand has rylai's then he can just E and get out of any engage range you have. So let him E, then back off and go in the next time he walks up within 10 seconds.”
[9.9] Rakan's Bad Midlane? I Disagree! by CharmingFeather | Rakan Player
BunicelulLaLOL says “He has insane range on his abilities, so try to dodge his W's and you should be fine.”
Neeko AP MID/JG by BunicelulLaLOL | Neeko Player
Freecil says “Dodge the stun and you get a kill”
Anivia Burst God by Freecil | Anivia Player
SmokeyEggs says “Annoying as hell but just stay farm and scale.”
This is for you brendan by SmokeyEggs | Kassadin Player
SmokeyEggs says “Building Mercs and roaming a lot will help in this matchup, Brand can cut through your MR but if you can out damage him, you will win the matchup”
BicBee says “Stay away from minions and other people when Brand ults because it'll bounce. It's hard to predict when and where he'll use his W (circle thing) so if you're having a hard time stay away from the minions and make him choose to CS with the skill or harass. Wait till 6 if you want to solo him. Shoving lane and roaming would be a good option as well. ”
[9.8] CRUSH LOW ELO WITH THIS BUILD by BicBee | Ahri Player
IHaveBongos says “He has quite abit of control over you, and he uses your turrets against you with his ult.”
[9.8] Heimerdinger guide to silly damage! by IHaveBongos | Heimerdinger Player
BicBee says “Keep your ball forward to limit his movement. Stay away from minions and other people when Brand ults because it'll bounce. It's hard to predict when and where he'll use his W (circle thing) so if you're having a hard time stay away from the minions and make him choose to CS with the skill or harass. Wait till 6 if you want to solo him. Shoving lane and roaming would be a good option as well.”
9.8 CARRYING LOW ELO by BicBee | Orianna Player
nooblord14 says “(I'll add something later on)”
AzureArmatt says “You don't see him often on mid lane these days but he's still champion that's a midlaner. His kit focus on applying debuff on his target for extra effects and trying to land 3 abilities in order to get extra damage from passive. His passive is simply mini ignite that will deal magic damage over time. While you are "burning" if brand hits his abilities on you they will receive bonuses (Q will stun you, W will deal more damage and E will set more target ablaze next to you. if brand stack this passive on you up to 3 stacks circle will appear around you, that's an area of explosion that will deal damage to the targets next to you so don't stay close to your teammates when having that on you. You can win against brand when you buy Magic resist (banshe's veil is good paired with mercury's treads to reduce stuns) and don't let yourself being hit by his abilities too much (they have long delays). if you manage to do just that it's easy win”
Easy guide for everybody on how to play Ahri by AzureArmatt | Ahri Player
Edg3Lord says “Will be annoying, but good thing you can block his abilities.”
Nocturne Mid R(o)ams Up Your Team [1.4.1] by Edg3Lord | Nocturne Player
Legal Loli Lulu says “Extremely hard but not impossible.”
Patch 9.7 | "Magical Girl Sion" | AP Mid by Legal Loli Lulu | Sion Player
Friendyboy01 says “If he gets close to you. you can littreally out rage him with a majority of your abilities use it to your advantage!”
Xerath Destroyer of your life (Read notes please) by Friendyboy01 | Xerath Player
OmegaSquadVeigar says “As long as you dodge his Q and W you should be fine and just beat him due to him having about the same range as you do. Avoid getting close to other teammates in teamfights due to his huge AoE damage. You should be able to win against him without much trouble due to being able to just burst him if he gets close.”
klsahdklashd by OmegaSquadVeigar | Veigar Player
Enfurnal says “Brand stuns if he ignites you with his abilities and Qs so don't get hit. Three abilities hit by him you will have an AOE ring damage around you so don't go near your teammates or they will hate you and SPAM question mark pings at you.”
Alpha Ahri Build (Unless enemy makes you BETA) by Enfurnal | Ahri Player
RemainingUchiha says “If you can dodge his w and q, you won't have any problems at all. Don't go right into him unless you know he's used his w and e. OR if you know you can 1 shot him. ”
Ebug8215 says “Just dodge his skill shots. The only negative is that it is hard to engage. Pref wait until he uses his q”
[9.6] Crit is Back! (Lucian Mid S Tier) by Ebug8215 | Lucian Player
shuckhax123 says “When your teammates make his ult/passive hurt you, its annoying. 1v1 he shouldn't be able to kill you tho”
Sivir in the Mid-Lane by shuckhax123 | Sivir Player
thedonk says “Avoid getting stunned by his E, as well as dodge all of his skillshots. He wouldn't be much of a problem if it wasn't for the interaction of your clone and his R. If he ults, you go under 40% hp and your clone will spawn and it will bounce back and forth between you two.”
[9.6] My Leblanc Guide Of Deceit by thedonk | LeBlanc Player
Padrepio says “You cannot damage a fire elemental with fire spells and AA! Ok, no, that's a joke, actually your spells deal a lot of damage to an enemy Brand, but you're not supposed to face him in lane.”
[Mid] Brand ~ Catching Fire by Padrepio | Brand Player
Valor_Chaos says “certainly annoying, but if he burns his q early then just walk up and hit him. He wont do shit to you. Once you get 6 you can melt him with passive and ult if you need to. A safer solution is to wait till 11 but thats true for everyone”
Kayle, the Auto Attacker by Valor_Chaos | Kayle Player
overweight_zoe says “Not very scary for zoe if you're decent at dodging abilities. Stronger wave clear and mobility will help you shut him down. Deep wards are your friends as you can easily one shot Brand crossing through the jungle.”
make noobs sit while they pee with zoe by overweight_zoe | Zoe Player
KingDusk says “If He Hits A Combo You Will Lose 50% HP”
Vladimir Glacial Bully by KingDusk | Vladimir Player
muchlove says “Annoying, recommend taking Doran's shield, but if you're confident you can go long-sword and 3x pot. ”
Jenkinsu says “While you outrange him hard, he will delete you if you're too close. Space out and you should be good”
Lethality Jinx: The Money Lord by Jenkinsu | Jinx Player
eloment says “Poke him and all in him. Pretty easy”
Complete Gragas Guide (Mid,Top,Jungle) by eloment | Gragas Player
Junix L9 says “Dodge his W's in lane. When you dodge his Q, you can all in him because he is missing the damage from his passive. ”
[Season 9] Katarina Guide (High Elo) by Junix L9 | Katarina Player
Zaradine says “Poke heavy, build mercs ”
Au5x says “just try not to let it stun you”
Hypercarry Looloo :P (Updated) by Au5x | Lulu Player
Eli The Bat says “Avoid his "Q" passive and your good to go.... Obviously its better for you to not eat all his damage, but you know....”
Kat Best Waifu by Eli The Bat | Katarina Player
YoungBeater says “Brand´s R and his burning are dangerous, be careful.”
One Punch Lux by YoungBeater | Lux Player
LuxIsMyCrush says “both have range, both have cc, the difference from your and him is you are more hot.”
The Light Of Demacia! [9.3] by LuxIsMyCrush | Lux Player
apsonalol says “Começa com bota e desvia das suas skill shots, procure sempre pokear ele depois de usar o W é a única skill que incomoda muito, brand tem um problema é que no lvl 6 ele não precisa acerta nada em você, só o E e R, as 2 são target então, fica complicado, mas se você tiver um bom inicio de jogo e tirar ele da lane várias vezes, você ganhará a match up.”
AP Sona - Maven of the MID by apsonalol | Sona Player
Filthyrich says “His range is so long so he will punish you. Your tibbers can make you get hit by his ult. Remember you can dodge his spells, he cant dodge all of yours.”
Annie from bronze by Filthyrich | Annie Player
moutenn says “You have to be fast on your feet. Bait him to waste his w, by acting like you are gonna take a minion, and back of before you hit it. (If he times it to hit you when you try and get a minion, just let the minion go. There is no reason to lose 1/3 of your hp for it.) An easy way to kill most brands, is to send out your combo (w-e-q). His instict will tell him to get returndamage on you. Reactivate your w and start going on him. He will have nothing left to do against you (unless he stand with minions and you get hit by his r over and over again.) If you just go for him (r first) prioritize to juke his q. The stun allows him, to get a full combo on you - you will die. If you are not confident you can go hexdrinker. (Dont build in to Maw until way later. There is no reason to because you just want the effect of hexdrinker.) ”
Zed Season 9 moutenn guide by moutenn | Zed Player
NDarKnight says “49.6% on lane 51% in game”
[9.2] lux guide by NDarKnight by NDarKnight | Lux Player
HeroTerbiyecisi says “Dodge dodge and dodge”
Carry Talon Guide by HeroTerbiyecisi | Talon Player
LCAU says “This is a poke lane. You have to dodge everything and try to survive the lane. Remember it's not worth getting 1 CS and losing half your health. Start Dark Seal if confident. If not, go Doran's Shield.”
HOW TO WIN IN KATARINA EASY 100% by LCAU | Katarina Player
MarkoLivaja says “He is really strong too but he has more mana problems than you (unbelievable) and less damage if he doesnt ge fed of course”
Best Anivia Build for Season 9 by MarkoLivaja | Anivia Player
Felispo says “De começo, é um matchup bem chato, mas não é muito difícil de se aprender a jogar contra”
Centro do Universo (Guia em PT-BR) by Felispo | Aurelion Sol Player
rimzaki says “He has good nuke but u have good sustain u can endure him save ur sanguine pool for him ultimate and Q cuz it can be stun u He cant escape ur nuke ”
The Ancient Bloodlord Vladimir Guide by rimzaki | Vladimir Player
ThePhantomPsychic says “Brand mid LOL. but seriously, his spells hurt a lot, and since they punish you for standing close to your teammates, and your w rewards you for standing close, it really just screws you over.”
So i heard you like damage? by ThePhantomPsychic | Mordekaiser Player
dingram says “He does a TON of damage and will poke the hell out of you. You will have to be alert and ready to dodge and use your E to avoid his ultimate.”
dingram's Guide to Gold with Fizz by dingram | Fizz Player
Sozzoh says “Brand has more zoning and poke in the early game, so be a bit careful in lane. If you can, push lane as hard as you can and negate farm from Brand by either zoning him off or poking him. Brand has no mobility, and is very mana hungry in the early game, so while still being careful, poke him from a distance. Don't clump in teamfights near brand, or else he'll unleash his full combo and obliterate your entire team.”
[8.24]Empire Above All[IN-DEPTH TOP/MID SWAIN GUIDE] by undeadsoldiers | Swain Player
Katapullt says “Usually Brand is played as Support but when you face him mid be carefull. Avoid his skillshot which stuns you when you got hit by Q or E before. You can use any starter”
Razor Fly! Do it quickly.【8.24】~ All you need to know by Katapullt | Katarina Player
Doctor_Dr says “How to counter: Play safe under turret, warn teamates that he might gank them while you are doing that.”
M7 Veigar Runes + Vs. Champions by Doctor_Dr | Veigar Player
ctt13 says “Outpokes you and can burst you very quickly.”
War Criminal Teemo by ctt13 | Teemo Player
NekoTakahashi says “Watch poke early and it will burst you late game. 100-0 in 0.5.”
I Know What They Desire by NekoTakahashi | Ahri Player
ZF.PandaYang says “His Kit is very dangerous and his burns are too much too handle, get ganks and build QSS and MR boots ASAP!”
An INFORMAL entry guide to Talon! by ZF.PandaYang | Talon Player
JuaniG17 says “All-in him when Q is down, should be easy as long as you don't get stunned.”
JuaniG17 - Talon Guide by JuaniG17 | Talon Player
iiCrispi says “Very effective against Pyke, if he can land a full combo, your dead or you'll be forced to recall losing cs and exp. Try to make efficient trades against him. Ask for ganks when possible.”
Eccentrik says “Do I see him in mid? No. Do I have a chance to? Yes. Can I kill him using Ahri? Yes, just dodge skillshots, sidestep and land charms baby~”
Eccentrik's S9 Ahri! by Eccentrik | Ahri Player
wo xiang zhaoo says “He pokes you quite hard, but after level 6 he's gonna play passive in order to survive. Dodge his Q and you're fine.”
Your very DETAILED Kassadin guide! Get elo NOW! by wo xiang zhaoo | Kassadin Player
asffg123 says “As long as you dodge his skillshots, you should have an equal laning phase. Be careful for his ultimate when near minions.”
Veigar in the Mid Lane (Gold - Plat) by asffg123 | Veigar Player
DuhBrandon says “since this champ is pretty braindead you will have some problems. Especially with his massive poking abilities and combos. If he hits a W or a E on you just run and try and dodge his Q.”
[8.23] [Mid] Kite 2 Win TF Build Season 9 by DuhBrandon | Twisted Fate Player
Canttouchthis123 says “Aftershock makes your all in against brand much safer however expect to be forced out of lane alot pre 6. If the game is allowed to continue into late game brand will be much more useful in teamfights sooooo...”
Aftershock Diana + Shield Bash = op? by Canttouchthis123 | Diana Player
Palme201 says “If he uses his W to farm , try to engage him and sidestep his Q. If you get catched after 6 you prob will die :)”
8.23 Updated Katarina Build (Guide coming soon) by Palme201 | Katarina Player
VAJPi says “Skill matchup. Dodging his spells is your best way to win.”
Ayymann says “fight when he has no stun”
Anivia guide to get out of silver by Ayymann | Anivia Player
deadroses says “can one shot you lvl 3-4 so try not to fight and dodge his aoe attacks”
(8.23) tango's guide to akali mid by deadroses | Akali Player
The Bando says “Annoying R and passive. Gold card no mobility; therefore, gank for easy kills.”

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