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.
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.
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.
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.
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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