Bard Counters

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Bard

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65,960 LoL Matches Analyzed

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To determine the most and least favorable counters for Bard, we summarized the scores of 65,960 recently finished, ranked League of Legends rounds. We determined which champs have the best and worst win rates versus him. Moreover, we isolated those rare champions that are solid companions and who could help stop him from being countered. Having checked so many rounds provides us a lot of certainty in our conclusions.

As you can see below, Amumu is the strongest counter to Bard with a 54.0% win fraction against him. In a close second and third place, Brand and Swain are the next scariest threats to Bard. These two have win rates of 46.0% and 46.0%, respectively. You should not take him into a round where one of these other champs has already been selected.

On the other hand, if you are battling Azir, you can expect to do much better. Bard counters them with a very respectable win rate of 55.0%. Likewise, you can expect to do very well when battling Nidalee and Gangplank. These champs have the next lowest win rates against Bard.

Who Counters Bard

Champion Win Rate
Bard vs Amumu Counter Amumu 46 %
Bard vs Brand Counter Brand 46 %
Bard vs Swain Counter Swain 46 %
Bard vs Master Yi Counter Master Yi 47 %
Bard vs Heimerdinger Counter Heimerdinger 47 %

Who Bard Counters

Champion Win Rate
Bard vs Azir Matchup Azir 55 %
Bard vs Nidalee Matchup Nidalee 55 %
Bard vs Gangplank Matchup Gangplank 54 %
Bard vs Qiyana Matchup Qiyana 54 %
Bard vs Lillia Matchup Lillia 54 %

Bard Team Synergies

Champion Win Rate
League of Legends Champion Rammus Stats Rammus 53 %
League of Legends Champion Swain Stats Swain 53 %
League of Legends Champion Skarner Stats Skarner 53 %
League of Legends Champion Udyr Stats Udyr 53 %
League of Legends Champion Amumu Stats Amumu 53 %

If you are looking for the best champ pairings for your own allies to enhance your win percentage more, glance at our champ synergies above. Regardless of his chosen position, he does admirably when on the same team as Rammus. This pairing typically boosts his chances of winning by 3.0%. Swain and Skarner are also fantastic champs to pair with.

To get the details and best Bard counter builds about a specific matchup, you should click the corresponding row in the tables above. If you want specific Bard counters that are not shown here, you can click the button to view details on all potential counters. To get more focused countering tips and tactics, you should read our tips a little further down on the page.

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Guide to Countering Bard

  • As the enemy, you can also travel through Magical Journey but Bard and his teammates get a move speed boost.
  • Remember, Tempered Fate also affects Bard's teammates.

Our Methods

We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot’s servers each week. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Bard counters online.