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

Bard vs Corki

How to Beat Corki as Bard in LoL Corki is in the b tier of champions
Support Mage
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How to Beat Corki as Bard

based on 384 Bard vs Corki matchups
Win Rate
55.7 %
K/D/A
3.23
Pick Rate
1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL matches that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Corki as Bard resulted from an evaluation of 384 ranked games where both champs clashed against each other. This champion matchup is fairly rare. Bard encounters Corki in only 1.0% of his matches.

Bard vs Corki Matchup Summary

Bard does a great job of countering Corki. Typically, he wins a fantastic 55.7% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Bard vs Corki rounds, Bard’s team is 0.2% more probable to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood versus Corki.

Best Bard vs Corki 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

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 Adaptive Armor
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 Corki as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Corki

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 Corki

Corki is vulnerable after he uses his Valkyrie or Special Delivery, so try switching focus to him if he uses them to enter a fight.

Watch out for Corki's Missile Barrage. They deal splash damage, so you can get hit even when hiding behind minions.

Bard vs Corki Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
55.7 %
VS
Win Rate
44.3 %
Corki Image
2.7
< Kills >
6.2
5.2
< Deaths >
6.1
14.1
< Assists >
6.7
0.56
< Killing Sprees >
1.42
27
< Minions Killed >
179
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.43
2,326
< Physical Damage >
3,548
8,041
< Magic Damage >
20,218
910
< True Damage >
1,413
11,278
< Damage Dealt >
25,181
19,494
< Damage Taken >
19,971
8,537
< Gold Earned >
12,498
1.96
< Towers >
1.83
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
5,702
< Total Healing >
2,095
11,504
< Experience >
14,083
59
< Vision Score >
19
28
< Wards Placed >
9
247
< Time Dealing CC >
174

How to Counter Corki with Bard in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here feature several vital Bard versus Corki counter stats that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Corki’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Corki. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Bard often has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Corki. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Bard and Corki

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Corki
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Corki

Who is Better, Bard or Corki?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Bard usually wins when facing off against Corki, with a 55.7% win rate. Thus, Bard makes a fantastic counter to Corki.

While Bard does have a much higher win rate compared to Corki, when facing one another, Bard also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex character to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Bard into Corkias his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Bard vs Corki matchups, Bard is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Bard is a great counter to Corki. Focus your strategy on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Corki.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Corki Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Corki as Bard, we analyzed 384 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 Corki 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Bard to counter Corki during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard often picks up a lot less CS compared to Corki. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Bard versus Corki build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Corki than with many other common item sets. In fact, Bard boasted an average win rate of 55.7% when playing against Corki with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Corki as Bard, you should use 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 players used for Bard vs Corki counters, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 55.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Corki as Bard are given for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to an individual rank, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.