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Bard vs Jinx

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How to Beat Jinx as Bard

based on 1,723 Bard vs Jinx matchups
Win Rate
51.8 %
K/D/A
3.12
Pick Rate
4.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of rated League rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Jinx as Bard came out of an analysis of 1723 ranked rounds where both champs engaged each other. This champ matchup is fairly uncommon. Bard is forced to battle against Jinx in only 4.5% of his games.

Bard vs Jinx Matchup Summary

Bard does a decent job of countering Jinx. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.8% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Bard versus Jinx games, Bard’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Jinx.

Best Bard vs Jinx Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBoots of Swiftness

Core Bard Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariDead Man's PlateShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Knight's VowFrozen HeartChemtech PutrifierRedemption

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 LifeConditioningUnflinching
Domination Zombie WardRelentless Hunter
AttackSpeed Armor Armor
Bard's passive ability p
Bard q ability q
Bard w ability w
Bard e ability e
Bard's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
Q
4
E
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Jinx as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Jinx

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 Jinx

Jinx's ultimate does less damage the closer you are to her.

Jinx's snare grenades have a long cooldown and are her primary means of protecting herself. If she misses with them she will have a hard time escaping if engaged upon.

Jinx's minigun takes time to ramp up. If you see her poking with rockets try to jump on her and burst her down.

Bard vs Jinx Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
51.8 %
VS
Win Rate
48.2 %
Jinx Image
2.7
< Kills >
6.2
5.2
< Deaths >
6
13.5
< Assists >
7.2
0.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.4
26
< Minions Killed >
175
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.25
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.54
2,357
< Physical Damage >
17,448
8,038
< Magic Damage >
898
924
< True Damage >
1,818
11,320
< Damage Dealt >
20,165
18,891
< Damage Taken >
18,630
8,408
< Gold Earned >
11,903
1.83
< Towers >
2.61
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
5,319
< Total Healing >
2,287
11,144
< Experience >
12,462
56
< Vision Score >
18
27
< Wards Placed >
8
252
< Time Dealing CC >
79

How to Counter Jinx with Bard in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page feature several significant Bard versus Jinx matchup statistics that can help you understand the distinctions between this pair of champions. Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Jinx’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Jinx. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Bard usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Jinx. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Bard and Jinx

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Jinx
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Jinx

Who is Better, Bard or Jinx?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Bard usually wins when facing off against Jinx, with a 51.8% win rate. As a result, Bard makes a good counter for Jinx.

While Bard does have a higher winrate compared to Jinx, when they face off with one another, Bard also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Jinxas 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 Jinx. 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 Jinx matchups, Bard is the better champ with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Bard is a decent counter for Jinx. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Bard against Jinx.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Jinx Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jinx as Bard, we analyzed 1,723 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 Jinx 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 Jinx during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard most often racks up a lot less CS as Jinx. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Bard versus Jinx build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Jinx than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Bard had an average win rate of 51.8% when countering Jinx with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of beating Jinx as Bard, Bard players should take 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 players chose for Bard vs Jinx counterpicks, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.8% winrate overall.

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