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Bard vs Fizz

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Support Mage
Assassin Fighter

How to Beat Fizz as Bard

based on 807 Bard vs Fizz matchups
Win Rate
49.6 %
K/D/A
2.84
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League rounds that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Fizz as Bard resulted from an analysis of 807 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This champ matchup is fairly rare. Bard fights Fizz in only 2.1% of his rounds.

Bard vs Fizz Matchup Summary

Bard has done a ok job of countering Fizz. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.6% of the time the champs battle one another in. In Bard against Fizz matches, Bard’s side is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Fizz.

Best Bard vs Fizz 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 SolariFrozen HeartShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Dead Man's PlateChemtech PutrifierForce of NatureRedemption

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
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Q
8
W
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Q
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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 Fizz as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Fizz

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 Fizz

Fizz's attacks becomes more deadly for a few seconds after he uses his empowered attack - keep him away while his trident is glowing!

Fizz is a slippery target when his abilities are not on cooldown - bait him into using them early and follow up with crowd control or hard-hitting attacks!

Bard vs Fizz Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
49.6 %
VS
Win Rate
50.4 %
Fizz Image
2.6
< Kills >
8.2
5.6
< Deaths >
5.9
13.3
< Assists >
6.1
0.52
< Killing Sprees >
1.81
25
< Minions Killed >
148
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.42
2,345
< Physical Damage >
2,810
7,892
< Magic Damage >
16,153
895
< True Damage >
1,205
11,134
< Damage Dealt >
20,168
19,007
< Damage Taken >
21,060
8,315
< Gold Earned >
11,778
1.73
< Towers >
1.61
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
5,042
< Total Healing >
2,033
11,106
< Experience >
13,500
56
< Vision Score >
17
28
< Wards Placed >
7
245
< Time Dealing CC >
168

How to Counter Fizz with Bard in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight several important Bard against Fizz matchup statistics that may help you interpret the distinctions between these two champs. For instance, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Fizz’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Fizz. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Bard usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Fizz. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Bard and Fizz

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Fizz
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Fizz

Who is Better, Bard or Fizz?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Bard usually fairs equally well when facing off against Fizz, with a 49.6% win rate. Therefore, Bard makes an ok counter to Fizz.

While Bard does have a lower win rate than Fizz, when they face off with one another, Bard also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Fizzas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Bard has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Fizz. 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 in League of Legends, in Bard vs Fizz matchups, Fizz is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Bard is a somewhat poor counter for Fizz. You will do well by focussing your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Bard against Fizz.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Fizz Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Fizz as Bard, we analyzed 807 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 Fizz 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 truly master Bard in order to counter Fizz during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard often accumulates a lot less CS compared to Fizz. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Bard versus Fizz build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Frozen Heart, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard bought at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Fizz than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Bard boasted an average winrate of 49.6% battling Fizz with these items in his kit.

To have the highest chance of coming out on top against Fizz as Bard, you should equip 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 players picked for Bard vs Fizz battles, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.6% win rate overall.

If you want to get Bard versus Fizz tips and matchup stats and build suggestions for a an individual player tier, please choose one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the statistics and guides displayed are computed using all games completed with both champs.