How to Win Bard vs Cassiopeia Counter Matchup Bard is in the s tier of champions

Bard vs Cassiopeia

How to Beat Cassiopeia as Bard in LoL Cassiopeia is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Cassiopeia as Bard

based on 511 Bard vs Cassiopeia matchups
Win Rate
50.1 %
K/D/A
3.13
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup stats from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Cassiopeia as Bard came out of an analysis of 511 ranked matches where both champions clashed against each other. This champ matchup is fairly rare. Bard encounters Cassiopeia in only 1.3% of his matches.

Bard vs Cassiopeia Matchup Summary

Bard has done a average job of countering Cassiopeia. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.1% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Bard against Cassiopeia matches, Bard’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood against Cassiopeia.

Best Bard vs Cassiopeia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Bard Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariDead Man's PlateShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Chemtech PutrifierBulwark of the MountainRedemption

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Bard to level up q
>
Second ability for Bard to level up w
>
Last skill for Bard to max out e

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Domination Zombie WardRelentless Hunter
AttackSpeed Armor HealthScaling
Bard's passive ability p
Bard q ability q
Bard w ability w
Bard e ability e
Bard's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
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E
16
R

Guide to Countering Cassiopeia as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Cassiopeia

Don't forget that enemies can also use your Magical Journey doorways, and that your ultimate can also hit your allies!

Let your Caretaker's Shrines charge up - they heal for a lot more when at full power.

It's important to collect chimes to improve your meep's attacks, but don't neglect your lane partner! Try to make a big entrance by bringing an ally into the lane with you with Magical Journey.

Advice to Win Against Cassiopeia

Be wary of Cassiopeia's damage potential with Twin Fang when she has you poisoned.

Turn away from Cassiopeia when she is casting Petrifying Gaze to get slowed instead of stunned.

Bard vs Cassiopeia Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
50.1 %
VS
Win Rate
49.9 %
Cassiopeia Image
2.8
< Kills >
6.7
5.3
< Deaths >
6.3
13.8
< Assists >
6.6
0.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.57
27
< Minions Killed >
168
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.17
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.42
2,340
< Physical Damage >
580
8,302
< Magic Damage >
22,167
1,018
< True Damage >
609
11,661
< Damage Dealt >
23,357
19,468
< Damage Taken >
24,386
8,475
< Gold Earned >
11,668
1.66
< Towers >
1.83
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.09
5,507
< Total Healing >
5,383
11,288
< Experience >
14,011
59
< Vision Score >
19
29
< Wards Placed >
9
249
< Time Dealing CC >
419

How to Counter Cassiopeia with Bard in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page feature several important Bard against Cassiopeia matchup stats that may help you explain the differences between this set of champs. As an example, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Cassiopeia’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Cassiopeia. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Bard normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Cassiopeia. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Bard and Cassiopeia

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Cassiopeia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Cassiopeia

Who is Better, Bard or Cassiopeia?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Bard usually fairs equally well when taking on Cassiopeia, with a 50.1% win rate. Therefore, Bard makes an ok counter to Cassiopeia.

While Bard does have a higher win rate compared to Cassiopeia, when facing one another, Bard also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Bard into Cassiopeiaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Bard has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Cassiopeia. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Bard vs Cassiopeia matchups, Bard is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Bard is a decent counter for Cassiopeia. You will do well by focussing your tactics on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Bard against Cassiopeia.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Cassiopeia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Cassiopeia as Bard, we analyzed 511 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 Cassiopeia as Bard 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Bard in order to counter Cassiopeia during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard most often accumulates a lot less CS as Cassiopeia. Champions who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Bard versus Cassiopeia build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Cassiopeia than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Bard had an average win rate of 50.1% when countering Cassiopeia with this build.

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Cassiopeia as Bard, you should equip the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Bard vs Cassiopeia counterpicks, this blending of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.1% winrate overall.

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