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

Bard vs Elise

How to Beat Elise as Bard in LoL Elise is in the s tier of champions
Support Mage
Mage Fighter

How to Beat Elise as Bard

based on 449 Bard vs Elise matchups
Win Rate
55.7 %
K/D/A
3.04
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Elise as Bard resulted from an analysis of 449 ranked rounds where both champions fought each other. This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Bard is forced to battle against Elise in only 1.2% of his games.

Bard vs Elise Matchup Summary

Bard has done a great job of beating Elise. Typically, he wins a whopping 55.7% of matches the champions fight each other in. In Bard against Elise rounds, Bard’s side is 0.2% less probable to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Elise.

Best Bard vs Elise Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Bard Items

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

Optional Items

RedemptionChemtech Putrifier

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
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Elise as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Elise

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 Elise

Rappel has a long cooldown. Elise is vulnerable after she has used it.

Elise's Spider Form is more dangerous when you are at low health, and her Human Form more potent when you are at high health.

Rappel will only move Elise straight up and down unless she can descend upon an enemy unit.

Bard vs Elise Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
55.7 %
VS
Win Rate
44.3 %
Elise Image
2.6
< Kills >
7.1
5.4
< Deaths >
6.1
13.8
< Assists >
7.1
0.55
< Killing Sprees >
1.6
25
< Minions Killed >
35
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
1.26
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.44
2,260
< Physical Damage >
1,347
7,838
< Magic Damage >
15,911
894
< True Damage >
1,331
10,993
< Damage Dealt >
18,590
18,830
< Damage Taken >
25,929
8,334
< Gold Earned >
10,919
1.89
< Towers >
1.73
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.29
5,273
< Total Healing >
7,714
10,925
< Experience >
12,143
60
< Vision Score >
24
29
< Wards Placed >
6
244
< Time Dealing CC >
148

How to Counter Elise with Bard in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight some influential Bard vs. Elise matchup statistics that may help you understand the differences between the two. As an example, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Elise’s ratio of NaN, showing that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Elise. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Bard normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Elise. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Bard and Elise

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Elise
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Elise

Who is Better, Bard or Elise?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Bard usually wins when taking on Elise, with a 55.7% win rate. As a result, Bard makes a fantastic counter for Elise.

While Bard does have a much higher win rate than Elise, when on opposite teams, Bard also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Bard into Eliseas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Bard vs Elise matchups, Bard is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Bard is a great counter to Elise. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Elise.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Elise Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Elise as Bard, we analyzed 449 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 Elise 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 truly master Bard to counter Elise during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard on average gets a similar amount of CS as Elise. Champs who on average don't take much CS 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, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Bard versus Elise build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when facing Elise than with many other common item sets. In fact, Bard boasted an average winrate of 55.7% when countering Elise with this build.

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Elise as Bard, you should take the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Bard vs Elise face-offs, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 55.7% win rate overall.

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