League of Legends Champion Bard Bard is in the s tier of champions

Bard

Support Mage
Bard is a support Role support
Difficulty Hard
Power Spike Mid-Game
Traveler's Call ability p
Cosmic Binding ability q
Caretaker's Shrine ability w
Magical Journey ability e
Tempered Fate ability r
support

Bard Counters

based on 35,112 matches
Win Rate
50 %
Pick Rate
3.1 %
Ban Rate
0.4 %

How We Analyze Our Counter Bard Data

We analyze millions of League of Legends games each week, pulled directly from Riot Games, to determine the best and worst Bard counters. At this moment, our detailed counter Bard data is based on 35,112 recent games and will show you which champions have the highest and lowest win rates against them.

Bard Counters Summary

In the selected support position, Bard is strongest against Tahm Kench and Rell, with win rates of 56.2% and 55.7%, respectively. He make an excellent counter pick to either champs. Yet, he is not good in support lane when fighting Zyra and Brand. Be careful about playing Bard into either of these two champs.

Bard Matchups in Lane

Additional Info for Bard Players

Bard Counters Summary (Continued)

The top champions outside of lane to counter Bard include Zeri, Karthus, and Kalista. These are all great at countering Bard with high win rates over 54%. Even if these Bard counter picks are not used in your lane, it's not smart to choose him into these matchups. They will often win against Bard.

Yet, if the opposing team choses either Talon or Swain, Bard mains should seriously consider picking him, as he easily crushes these champions with win rates over 54% against each ofthem.

How to Counter Bard

As the enemy, you can also travel through Magical Journey but Bard and his teammates get a move speed boost. Be careful because most Bards will shoot a stun back at you the moment you emerge. If several of you are chasing through the tunnel, it makes more sense to stagger your use to avoid all being stunned at once.

Remember, Tempered Fate also affects Bard's teammates.

Bard can Ult towers. Be careful and avoid being turret dived or you won't be able to counter Bard.

Bard coutners players looking to invade and counter jungle. Because he is often roaming he can come to the aid of other lanes or his own jungler. As an opposing jungler, you must also keep track of Bard's most likely position.

How to Use this Countering Bard Guide

To see the details and best Bard counter builds for a specific matchup, you can click the related row in one of the tables above. If you want specific Ashe counters not highlighted above, you may use the filters below to find details on your specific Bard matchup.

To limit the Bard counters to a particular ranked tier only, pick the desired tier from the dropdown menu above. The recommended champion counters will be revised. If you would like great champion pairings for your own allies to advance your win percentage, take a look at our Bard synergies.

We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot Games servers each week to give you an advantage. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Bard counters online. Having evaluated so many matches gives us lots of faith in our conclusions.

All Bard Matchups

The Bard counter matchups shown below include data from Silver+ tiers and champions in all positions. Click an individual Bard matchup to see a detailed build, stats, and advice to win your next fight. You will also have the opportunity to further refine your tier selection.

Bard vs Syndra
Syndra 380 Games
In Game
57.4 %
Bard vs Lissandra
Lissandra 372 Games
In Game
56.5 %
Bard vs Ziggs
Ziggs 409 Games
In Game
56.5 %
Bard vs Rell
Rell 259 Games
In Game
56.4 %
Bard vs Zeri
Zeri 535 Games
In Game
56.1 %
Bard vs Karthus
Karthus 570 Games
In Game
55.6 %
Bard vs Nidalee
Nidalee 392 Games
In Game
55.6 %
Bard vs Orianna
Orianna 414 Games
In Game
55.1 %
Bard vs Ryze
Ryze 257 Games
In Game
54.9 %
Bard vs Illaoi
Illaoi 635 Games
In Game
54.8 %
Bard vs Nasus
Nasus 834 Games
In Game
54.8 %
Bard vs Alistar
Alistar 447 Games
In Game
54.8 %
Bard vs Malphite
Malphite 585 Games
In Game
54.5 %
Bard vs Rek'Sai
Rek'Sai 420 Games
In Game
54.5 %
Bard vs Braum
Braum 223 Games
In Game
54.3 %
Bard vs Jayce
Jayce 363 Games
In Game
54.3 %
Bard vs Leona
Leona 848 Games
In Game
53.9 %
Bard vs Yuumi
Yuumi 1,337 Games
In Game
53.9 %
Bard vs Kalista
Kalista 377 Games
In Game
53.8 %
Bard vs Cho'Gath
Cho'Gath 449 Games
In Game
53.7 %
Bard vs Jarvan IV
Jarvan IV 537 Games
In Game
53.6 %
Bard vs Diana
Diana 1,533 Games
In Game
53.5 %
Bard vs Gragas
Gragas 529 Games
In Game
53.1 %
Bard vs Gwen
Gwen 322 Games
In Game
53.1 %
Bard vs Fiora
Fiora 989 Games
In Game
53.1 %
Bard vs Lee Sin
Lee Sin 935 Games
In Game
53 %
Bard vs Renekton
Renekton 919 Games
In Game
52.9 %
Bard vs Aphelios
Aphelios 496 Games
In Game
52.8 %
Bard vs Gnar
Gnar 431 Games
In Game
52.7 %
Bard vs Akshan
Akshan 605 Games
In Game
52.4 %
Bard vs Lucian
Lucian 1,138 Games
In Game
52.4 %
Bard vs Rakan
Rakan 388 Games
In Game
52.3 %
Bard vs Fizz
Fizz 621 Games
In Game
52.2 %
Bard vs Nilah
Nilah 657 Games
In Game
52.2 %
Bard vs Tryndamere
Tryndamere 750 Games
In Game
52.1 %
Bard vs Corki
Corki 150 Games
In Game
52 %
Bard vs LeBlanc
LeBlanc 654 Games
In Game
52 %
Bard vs Kennen
Kennen 304 Games
In Game
52 %
Bard vs Rumble
Rumble 355 Games
In Game
51.8 %
Bard vs Evelynn
Evelynn 485 Games
In Game
51.8 %
Bard vs Ashe
Ashe 2,337 Games
In Game
51.7 %
Bard vs Azir
Azir 560 Games
In Game
51.6 %
Bard vs Kayle
Kayle 777 Games
In Game
51.6 %
Bard vs Olaf
Olaf 629 Games
In Game
51.5 %
Bard vs Jinx
Jinx 1,160 Games
In Game
51.5 %
Bard vs Twisted Fate
Twisted Fate 414 Games
In Game
51.4 %
Bard vs Veigar
Veigar 1,005 Games
In Game
51.4 %
Bard vs Sion
Sion 972 Games
In Game
51.4 %
Bard vs Taric
Taric 504 Games
In Game
51.2 %
Bard vs Zoe
Zoe 512 Games
In Game
51.2 %
Bard vs Irelia
Irelia 1,081 Games
In Game
51.2 %
Bard vs Wukong
Wukong 722 Games
In Game
51.1 %
Bard vs Rengar
Rengar 654 Games
In Game
51.1 %
Bard vs Varus
Varus 758 Games
In Game
51.1 %
Bard vs Tahm Kench
Tahm Kench 356 Games
In Game
51.1 %
Bard vs Pantheon
Pantheon 1,274 Games
In Game
50.9 %
Bard vs Shen
Shen 802 Games
In Game
50.9 %
Bard vs Viego
Viego 1,069 Games
In Game
50.8 %
Bard vs Lulu
Lulu 1,592 Games
In Game
50.8 %
Bard vs Gangplank
Gangplank 1,088 Games
In Game
50.8 %
Bard vs Yasuo
Yasuo 1,749 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Bard vs Blitzcrank
Blitzcrank 890 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Bard vs Ekko
Ekko 1,251 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Bard vs Draven
Draven 1,407 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Bard vs Shyvana
Shyvana 650 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Bard vs Ahri
Ahri 1,095 Games
In Game
50.5 %
Bard vs Aurelion Sol
Aurelion Sol 91 Games
In Game
50.5 %
Bard vs Kassadin
Kassadin 535 Games
In Game
50.5 %
Bard vs Twitch
Twitch 1,639 Games
In Game
50.4 %
Bard vs Sett
Sett 1,528 Games
In Game
50.4 %
Bard vs Qiyana
Qiyana 413 Games
In Game
50.4 %
Bard vs Nautilus
Nautilus 1,119 Games
In Game
50.4 %
Bard vs Sivir
Sivir 1,779 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Bard vs Cassiopeia
Cassiopeia 457 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Bard vs Skarner
Skarner 181 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Bard vs Dr. Mundo
Dr. Mundo 534 Games
In Game
50.2 %
Bard vs Karma
Karma 975 Games
In Game
50.2 %
Bard vs Kindred
Kindred 781 Games
In Game
50.2 %
Bard vs Sylas
Sylas 1,709 Games
In Game
50.1 %
Bard vs Soraka
Soraka 1,181 Games
In Game
50.1 %
Bard vs Yone
Yone 1,689 Games
In Game
50 %
Bard vs Volibear
Volibear 1,022 Games
In Game
50 %
Bard vs Darius
Darius 1,793 Games
In Game
49.9 %
Bard vs Senna
Senna 1,560 Games
In Game
49.9 %
Bard vs Janna
Janna 1,374 Games
In Game
49.9 %
Bard vs Hecarim
Hecarim 1,436 Games
In Game
49.8 %
Bard vs Rammus
Rammus 650 Games
In Game
49.8 %
Bard vs Poppy
Poppy 457 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Bard vs Caitlyn
Caitlyn 3,320 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Bard vs Katarina
Katarina 1,147 Games
In Game
49.6 %
Bard vs Singed
Singed 661 Games
In Game
49.5 %
Bard vs Aatrox
Aatrox 2,054 Games
In Game
49.5 %
Bard vs Lux
Lux 2,499 Games
In Game
49.5 %
Bard vs Garen
Garen 1,500 Games
In Game
49.5 %
Bard vs Renata Glasc
Renata Glasc 870 Games
In Game
49.4 %
Bard vs Samira
Samira 1,485 Games
In Game
49.4 %
Bard vs Udyr
Udyr 2,650 Games
In Game
49.4 %
Bard vs Elise
Elise 438 Games
In Game
49.3 %
Bard vs Master Yi
Master Yi 1,391 Games
In Game
49.3 %
Bard vs Kai'Sa
Kai'Sa 2,730 Games
In Game
49.3 %
Bard vs Yorick
Yorick 766 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Bard vs Ivern
Ivern 161 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Bard vs Sejuani
Sejuani 694 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Bard vs Ornn
Ornn 874 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Bard vs Tristana
Tristana 1,691 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Bard vs Thresh
Thresh 1,243 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Bard vs Zilean
Zilean 951 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Bard vs Trundle
Trundle 1,205 Games
In Game
49 %
Bard vs Shaco
Shaco 1,195 Games
In Game
49 %
Bard vs Akali
Akali 1,335 Games
In Game
48.9 %
Bard vs Nunu & Willump
Nunu & Willump 577 Games
In Game
48.9 %
Bard vs Ezreal
Ezreal 2,264 Games
In Game
48.9 %
Bard vs Taliyah
Taliyah 515 Games
In Game
48.9 %
Bard vs Riven
Riven 618 Games
In Game
48.9 %
Bard vs Viktor
Viktor 1,550 Games
In Game
48.8 %
Bard vs Kled
Kled 332 Games
In Game
48.8 %
Bard vs Bel'Veth
Bel'Veth 1,081 Games
In Game
48.7 %
Bard vs Zed
Zed 1,559 Games
In Game
48.7 %
Bard vs Fiddlesticks
Fiddlesticks 965 Games
In Game
48.7 %
Bard vs Miss Fortune
Miss Fortune 3,878 Games
In Game
48.7 %
Bard vs Heimerdinger
Heimerdinger 677 Games
In Game
48.7 %
Bard vs Xayah
Xayah 447 Games
In Game
48.5 %
Bard vs Zac
Zac 833 Games
In Game
48.5 %
Bard vs Seraphine
Seraphine 1,304 Games
In Game
48.5 %
Bard vs Kha'Zix
Kha'Zix 881 Games
In Game
48.5 %
Bard vs Graves
Graves 1,702 Games
In Game
48.5 %
Bard vs Vayne
Vayne 1,403 Games
In Game
48.5 %
Bard vs Talon
Talon 539 Games
In Game
48.4 %
Bard vs Vex
Vex 1,165 Games
In Game
48.3 %
Bard vs Neeko
Neeko 350 Games
In Game
48.3 %
Bard vs Amumu
Amumu 1,579 Games
In Game
48.3 %
Bard vs Warwick
Warwick 1,063 Games
In Game
48.3 %
Bard vs Maokai
Maokai 1,298 Games
In Game
48.2 %
Bard vs Kayn
Kayn 1,898 Games
In Game
48.2 %
Bard vs Xin Zhao
Xin Zhao 341 Games
In Game
48.1 %
Bard vs Jax
Jax 1,117 Games
In Game
48.1 %
Bard vs Kog'Maw
Kog'Maw 387 Games
In Game
48.1 %
Bard vs Quinn
Quinn 349 Games
In Game
48.1 %
Bard vs Jhin
Jhin 2,694 Games
In Game
48 %
Bard vs Vladimir
Vladimir 1,230 Games
In Game
47.9 %
Bard vs Nocturne
Nocturne 808 Games
In Game
47.9 %
Bard vs Malzahar
Malzahar 705 Games
In Game
47.9 %
Bard vs Galio
Galio 410 Games
In Game
47.8 %
Bard vs Annie
Annie 487 Games
In Game
47.6 %
Bard vs Lillia
Lillia 947 Games
In Game
47.4 %
Bard vs Nami
Nami 1,313 Games
In Game
47.4 %
Bard vs Vi
Vi 903 Games
In Game
47.4 %
Bard vs Urgot
Urgot 622 Games
In Game
47.4 %
Bard vs Sona
Sona 783 Games
In Game
46.9 %
Bard vs Brand
Brand 1,058 Games
In Game
46.8 %
Bard vs Anivia
Anivia 594 Games
In Game
46.8 %
Bard vs Morgana
Morgana 1,640 Games
In Game
46.7 %
Bard vs Camille
Camille 755 Games
In Game
46.5 %
Bard vs Pyke
Pyke 1,244 Games
In Game
46.5 %
Bard vs Teemo
Teemo 1,057 Games
In Game
46.3 %
Bard vs Xerath
Xerath 1,097 Games
In Game
46.3 %
Bard vs Mordekaiser
Mordekaiser 1,810 Games
In Game
46.2 %
Bard vs Vel'Koz
Vel'Koz 665 Games
In Game
46.2 %
Bard vs Swain
Swain 1,515 Games
In Game
46.1 %
Bard vs Zyra
Zyra 1,111 Games
In Game
45.4 %