Build Guide by zowiechaozz
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~ So here is my build to how brand should be played..
~ The main reason why i created this build is cause i want to correct people to show them how to do it right,many go for spell vamp,get clairvoyance/exaust as spell and so on...So wrong
~ The Marks Greater Mark of Magic Penetration and Quintensences Greater Quintessence of Ability Power
are as you see typical for an AP
~ But Greater Seal of Vitality and Greater Glyph of Magic Penetration arent..
+ the main reason i picked Greater Seal of Vitality is because its the most usefull as when ur 18 u got a big health boost at lvl 18 flat hp aint realy that usefull to me cause at low lvl surviving isnt so hard,and 40hp would make a difference
+ Greater Quintessence of Ability Power i picked it because in my item build i wont buy any magic penetration items except Sorcerer's Shoes and Brand is a great farmer so to get High Ap wont be a problem.
~ Always start with Doran's Ring and head to mid lane or top solo
~ As almost every game u will be mid (if u dont know or want to mid lane u picked the wrong hero) ull get almost every item till the end of the game or have the most items off all of your teamates.. At your first recall buy Boots of Speed and Amplifying Tome
or if u have more money straight to Sorcerer's Boots or/and Mejai's Soulstealer
~But of course dont buy Mejai's Soulstealer if u aren't getting kills/assists and if ur dying a lot
~ after completing mejai/sorcerer start spending for Blasting Wand and Needlessly Large Rod and after that complete Rabadon's Deathcap
~ after Rabadon's Deathcap u can get whatever ap item u fell like but i recommend Zhonya's Hourglass because of the armor,ap and the brutaly usefull ACTIVE(if u won't be using the active dont buy this item) than rather rush for Rod of Ages or Archangel's Staff
~ then go for Abyssal Scepter and as last Rylai's Crystal Scepter
~ THE ORDER NEEDS TO BE LIKE THAT ~> dorans ring ~> sorcerers shoes ~> mejai ~> rabadons deathcap the later is pretty situational and it depends on you,and if they have a more DPS or AP oriented team...
NO DEFENSE ITEM???NO GUARDIAN?? HMM NOOB
~ yea u wont need defense item cause [Rylai's Crystal Scepter]] Abyssal Scepter Zhonya's Hourglass will give u the needed survivability..
~ So here ill show u what sumoner spells to pick and whic for sure not
WHIC NOT TO PICK
Smite DONT PICK IT EVER UR NOT A JUNGLER,enought said
Clarity U wont need that cause of masteries and dorans ring!! and he has a great basa mana regeneration
Clairvoyance ur not a support!!!u need to do dmg not to check spots!!!
Heal u have a great survivability and u wont need it because of Flash
Ghost ur not a dps u wont need the speed to chase runing enemies(like miss fortune or yi or so :D)
Rally attack dmg? lol quit lol if u think of that
Teleport u dont need the speed up to get to your turret..useless
Fortify ur not a tank!! and if the whole team dies u surely wont be the one who survived
Revive wtf?? if u think of that uninstall lol
COULD BE GOOD/COULDNT
~ so here are the spells that might be usefull in some situations
Exhaust if u face a yi or some brutal AS or AD char but u have Flash to go throught walls and stun..
Ignite always usefull,for every char,to do the last tick of dmg,or prevent a Dr. Mundo from maximizing the effect of his ult..
Flash gret for escapes and chase or do the last hit on an enemy champion :D
Sear this skill is just usefull for stun or last hit a running champion as so :D maximize it at last
Pillar of Flame Great to start a fight,always use it before Conflagration
Conflagration your main source of dmg with your ULTIMATE
always use it after Pillar of Flame
and use it to harras,its the skill what makes u a harras machine,and so annoying hehe :D
Pyroclasm as i saw there is a big controversy about using this skill..many people use it to start a fight or use it when there is one enemy champ around u and no minions near him..or if hes full/half hp
~ SAVE IT FOR TEAM FIGHTS
~ Use it after u ablaze ur target to increase its speed!!
so almost every teamfgiht should be like this W+E+R+Q and aggain :D
Brand is a great farmer one of the best imo
W and E make it posible to farm tons and tons of minions
if they dont have a jungler or everybody is in his lane farm as much as u can.. first W on a creep wave then E
never use ULT to farm creeps(i have seen this situation to,sadly -.-)
~ when ur minions get to the enemys turret go help other lanes!!make the most of it!!
IN TEAMFIGHTS stay at the back of the fight start with W and then use PYROCLASM on the ABLAZED enemy to maximize the dmg and make the most of it,if u do it sucesfully its imposible that ur team will lose the fight unless they are braindead and everybody focuses tank..
So try it and comment and dont vote down without a comment,tell what u like what not :D all in one Brand is a real fun champion to play...GOOD LUCK