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

Bard vs Jhin

How to Beat Jhin as Bard in LoL Jhin is in the s tier of champions
Support Mage
Marksman Mage

How to Beat Jhin as Bard

based on 3,529 Bard vs Jhin matchups
Win Rate
48.9 %
K/D/A
2.74
Pick Rate
9.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League games every week. In our database, Bard faced Jhin 3529 times. With so many matchups for Bard vs Jhin provides us confidence in our capacity to provide actionable stats and a pro build to obliterate Jhin. This champion pairing is somewhat uncommon. Bard encounters Jhin in only 9.2% of his rounds.

Bard vs Jhin Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Bard has done a poor job of beating Jhin. On average, he wins a acceptable 48.9% of matches the champs face off with one another in. In Bard against Jhin games, Bard’s team is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Jhin.

Best Bard vs Jhin Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Bard Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariRedemptionShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Force of NatureDead Man's PlateKnight's VowFrozen Heart

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 e
>
Last skill for Bard to max out w

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeConditioningUnflinching
Domination Zombie WardRelentless Hunter
AttackSpeed Armor MagicRes
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
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Jhin as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Jhin

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 Jhin

Jhin places invisible traps around the map. Watch where you step!

Deadly Flourish only roots those hit by one of Jhin's basic attacks, traps, or allies within the last 4 seconds.

Jhin's attacks are quite potent, but he runs out of ammo after the 4th shot. Use this window to jump him and burst him down.

Bard vs Jhin Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
48.9 %
VS
Win Rate
51.1 %
Jhin Image
2.5
< Kills >
7.2
5.7
< Deaths >
5.1
13.1
< Assists >
8.1
0.5
< Killing Sprees >
1.65
27
< Minions Killed >
172
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.24
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.52
2,295
< Physical Damage >
17,308
7,954
< Magic Damage >
2,008
942
< True Damage >
532
11,192
< Damage Dealt >
19,850
19,718
< Damage Taken >
18,849
8,335
< Gold Earned >
12,172
1.64
< Towers >
2.33
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
5,306
< Total Healing >
4,119
11,207
< Experience >
12,814
58
< Vision Score >
18
28
< Wards Placed >
9
251
< Time Dealing CC >
141

How to Counter Jhin with Bard in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several important Bard versus Jhin matchup stats that may help us explain the differences between the two. For instance, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Jhin’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Jhin. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Bard usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Jhin. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Bard and Jhin

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Jhin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Jhin

Who is Better, Bard or Jhin?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Bard usually loses when taking on Jhin, with a 48.9% win rate. As a result, Bard makes a poor counter to Jhin.

While Bard does have a lower winrate compared to Jhin, when on opposite teams, Bard also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more complex character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Bard into Jhinas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Bard has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Jhin. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Bard vs Jhin matchups, Jhin is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Bard is a somewhat poor counter for Jhin. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Jhin.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Jhin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jhin as Bard, we analyzed 3,529 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 Jhin 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 learn all of the intricacies of Bard to counter Jhin during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard most often picks up a lot less CS compared to Jhin. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Bard versus Jhin build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Redemption, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did much better versus Jhin than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Bard had an average win rate of 48.9% when playing against Jhin with this counter build.

To have the best probability of defeating Jhin as Bard, Bard players should use the Guardian, Font of Life, Conditioning, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Bard vs Jhin counter picks, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 48.9% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Jhin as Bard are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to a particular division, you can use the selection menu located at the top of this page.