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

Bard vs Evelynn

How to Beat Evelynn as Bard in LoL Evelynn is in the s tier of champions
Support Mage
Assassin Mage

How to Beat Evelynn as Bard

based on 617 Bard vs Evelynn matchups
Win Rate
48.1 %
K/D/A
2.77
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League rounds each week. In our dataset, Bard faced off against Evelynn in 617 matches. Including so many games with Bard vs Evelynn provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to prepare informative data and a recommended build to smash Evelynn. This pairing is relatively rare. Bard fights Evelynn in only 1.6% of his matches.

Bard vs Evelynn Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Bard does a below average job of beating Evelynn. On average, he wins a lowly 48.1% of the time the champs clash against one another in. In Bard versus Evelynn rounds, Bard’s team is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Evelynn.

Best Bard vs Evelynn 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

Force of NatureRedemptionChemtech 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
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W
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E
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Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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Guide to Countering Evelynn as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Evelynn

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 Evelynn

A large share of Evelynn's threat is in her charm, 'Allure.' Protect allies marked with 'Allure' or, if you are marked, make sure allies are between you and where Evelynn may attack from.

Purchasing Vision Wards can help you detect Evelynn's location in order to prepare for her ambushes.

If you suspect Evelynn is about to ambush one of your teammates, let them know by pinging the minimap and typing in chat.

Bard vs Evelynn Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
48.1 %
VS
Win Rate
51.9 %
Evelynn Image
2.6
< Kills >
9.3
5.7
< Deaths >
5.3
13.2
< Assists >
6.9
0.51
< Killing Sprees >
1.93
27
< Minions Killed >
24
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
1.29
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.35
2,356
< Physical Damage >
698
7,986
< Magic Damage >
21,495
885
< True Damage >
1,197
11,227
< Damage Dealt >
23,391
20,332
< Damage Taken >
28,817
8,469
< Gold Earned >
12,010
1.74
< Towers >
1.03
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.33
5,409
< Total Healing >
9,886
11,350
< Experience >
13,652
60
< Vision Score >
20
29
< Wards Placed >
7
249
< Time Dealing CC >
196

How to Counter Evelynn with Bard in LoL

The stats provided here show several valuable Bard vs. Evelynn counter statistics that may help you figure out the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Evelynn’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Evelynn. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Bard typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Evelynn. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Bard and Evelynn

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Evelynn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Evelynn

Who is Better, Bard or Evelynn?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Bard usually loses when playing against Evelynn, with a 48.1% win rate. Thus, Bard makes a bad counter for Evelynn.

While Bard does have a lower winrate compared to Evelynn, when facing one another, Bard also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Evelynnas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Bard vs Evelynn matchups, Evelynn is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Bard is a somewhat poor counter for Evelynn. You will do well by focussing your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Evelynn.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Evelynn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Evelynn as Bard, we analyzed 617 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 Evelynn 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 Evelynn during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard often accumulates a similar amount of CS as Evelynn. Champs who on average don't earn much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Bard versus Evelynn build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard bought at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when facing Evelynn than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Bard had an average winrate of 48.1% battling Evelynn with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of crushing Evelynn as Bard, Bard players 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 picked for Bard vs Evelynn counters, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 48.1% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Evelynn as Bard are presented for every ranked division. To narrow the statistics and builds to an individual player tier, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.