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.
The stat comparisons shown on this page feature several valuable Bard vs. Fiddlesticks matchup stats that may help us appreciate the differences between this pair of champs. Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Fiddlesticks’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Fiddlesticks. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.
Bard normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. Typically, he receives less damage than Fiddlesticks. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm 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 fairs equally well when trying to fight Fiddlesticks, with a 49.5% win rate. As a result, Bard makes an ok counter for Fiddlesticks.
While Bard does have a lower winrate than Fiddlesticks, when they face off with one another, Bard also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Fiddlesticksas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Bard also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Fiddlesticks. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Bard vs Fiddlesticks matchups, Fiddlesticks is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.
Bard is a somewhat poor counter for Fiddlesticks. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Fiddlesticks.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Bard to counter Fiddlesticks during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Bard most often racks up a similar amount of CS as Fiddlesticks. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.
The most crucial items to use in your Bard versus Fiddlesticks build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better against Fiddlesticks than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Bard boasted an average win rate of 49.5% battling Fiddlesticks with this build.
To have the best likelihood of beating Fiddlesticks 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 runes players picked for Bard vs Fiddlesticks LoL games, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.5% win rate overall.
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