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

Bard vs Kled

How to Beat Kled as Bard in LoL Kled is in the s tier of champions
Support Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Kled as Bard

based on 465 Bard vs Kled matchups
Win Rate
46.7 %
K/D/A
3.13
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Kled as Bard resulted from an evaluation of 465 ranked matches where both champions faced one another. This particular champion matchup is relatively rare. Bard is forced to battle against Kled in only 1.2% of his rounds.

Bard vs Kled Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Bard has done a pathetic job of countering Kled. On average, he wins a lowly 46.7% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Bard versus Kled matches, Bard’s team is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood, indicating that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Kled.

Best Bard vs Kled Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Bard Items

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

Optional Items

Chemtech 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 LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Domination Zombie WardRelentless Hunter
AttackSpeed Armor HealthScaling
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
W
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Q
10
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 Kled as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Kled

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 Kled

Kled is much more threatening when he has Violent Tendencies ready.

Kled generates courage by damaging enemies with his Pocket Pistol and basic attacks, killing minions, and attacking structures or epic monsters.

Watch Kled's courage bar when he's off his mount - when it reaches 100%, he will remount and regain a significant amount of health.

Bard vs Kled Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
46.7 %
VS
Win Rate
53.3 %
Kled Image
2.6
< Kills >
6.4
5.2
< Deaths >
5.8
13.7
< Assists >
7.1
0.56
< Killing Sprees >
1.47
23
< Minions Killed >
147
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.55
2,334
< Physical Damage >
18,706
8,025
< Magic Damage >
425
969
< True Damage >
996
11,329
< Damage Dealt >
20,127
18,158
< Damage Taken >
36,325
8,075
< Gold Earned >
11,438
1.61
< Towers >
2.78
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
5,075
< Total Healing >
5,541
10,583
< Experience >
13,481
57
< Vision Score >
16
28
< Wards Placed >
8
239
< Time Dealing CC >
107

How to Counter Kled with Bard in LoL

The stats provided here feature some important Bard vs. Kled counter stats that may help you appreciate the distinctions between the pair. Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kled’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Kled. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Bard usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Kled. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Bard and Kled

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Kled
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Kled

Who is Better, Bard or Kled?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Bard usually loses when playing against Kled, with a 46.7% win rate. As a result, Bard makes a bad counter to Kled.

While Bard does have a lower winrate than Kled, when they face off with one another, Bard also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champion to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Bard into Kledas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Bard vs Kled matchups, Kled is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Bard is a terribly counter to Kled. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Kled.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Kled Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kled as Bard, we analyzed 465 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 Kled 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 learn all of the intricacies of Bard to counter Kled during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard most often picks up a lot less CS as Kled. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Bard versus Kled build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better countering Kled than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Bard had an average win rate of 46.7% when playing against Kled with this counter build.

To have the best chance of annihilating Kled 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 rune combinations we have analyed for Bard vs Kled clashes, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 46.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Kled as Bard are given for every ranked division. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to a particular division, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.