Azir vs Bard Counter Build

How to Win Azir vs Bard Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Bard as Azir in LoL

How to Beat Bard as Azir

786 Azir vs Bard Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL games that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Bard as Azir resulted from an examination of 786 ranked games where both champs opposed one another. This champ pairing is relatively rare. Azir is forced to battle against Bard in only 1.8% of his rounds.

Unfortunately, Azir does a dismal job of beating Bard. On average, he wins a lowly 47.1% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Azir against Bard games, Azir’s team is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood against Bard.

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Best Azir Items to Counter Bard

The ideal items to use in your Azir versus Bard build include Liandry's Anguish, Nashor's Tooth, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Azir combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Bard than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Azir boasted an average win rate of 52.4% when countering Bard with this build.

Best Azir Runes to Counter Bard

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

To have the best probability of defeating Bard as Azir, Azir players should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Azir vs Bard fights, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 40.4% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the top Bard runes to counterpick against Azir to help you infer how he will probably be played versus you.


5.4 | Azir Bard | 2.4


6 | Azir Bard | 5.4


6.6 | Azir Bard | 13.9

Azir vs Bard Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight several valuable Azir vs. Bard matchup statistics that may help us grasp the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Azir’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is less than Bard’s KDA ratio of 3.0, highlighting that Azir may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Bard. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.

Azir normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Bard. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

In Azir vs Bard matchups, Azir commonly gets much more CS than Bard. Champs who on average do not get a lot of minion kills normally don't have to have much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with plenty of CS, such as carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.

If you would like to get Azir versus Bard tips and builds for a a distinct player tier, feel free to choose one from the selection menu provided above. If viewing for the first time, the statistics and guides displayed are computed using all games with data with both champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.26 | Azir Bard | 0.47

Largest Multi-Kill

1.37 | Azir Bard | 0.93

Damage Dealt

20,010 | Azir Bard | 9,972

Damage Taken

17,437 | Azir Bard | 16,953

Healing Done

1,628 | Azir Bard | 5,180

Vision Score

19 | Azir Bard | 57

Gold Earned

10,935 | Azir Bard | 8,053

Minions Killed

164 | Azir Bard | 24

Dragons Killed

0.12 | Azir Bard | 0.06

Barons Killed

0.07 | Azir Bard | 0.02


1.97 | Azir Bard | 2.14


0.46 | Azir Bard | 0.52

CC Duration (sec)

172 | Azir Bard | 209

Experience Earned

13,498 | Azir Bard | 10,848

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 786 Azir vs Bard matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Bard as Azir comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.