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Bard vs Lillia

How to Beat Lillia as Bard in LoL Lillia is in the a tier of champions
Support Mage
Fighter Mage

How to Beat Lillia as Bard

based on 1,267 Bard vs Lillia matchups
Win Rate
47.3 %
K/D/A
2.84
Pick Rate
3.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of rated LoL matches that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Lillia as Bard resulted from an evaluation of 1267 ranked matches where both champions faced off against one another. This champion pairing is relatively rare. Bard has to counter Lillia in only 3.3% of his rounds.

Bard vs Lillia Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Bard does a dismal job of countering Lillia. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.3% of games the champions battle one another in. In Bard versus Lillia games, Bard’s team is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood versus Lillia.

Best Bard vs Lillia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalCloth Armor

Core Bard Items

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

Optional Items

Force of NatureRedemptionChemtech PutrifierBulwark of the Mountain

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
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
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E
16
R

Guide to Countering Lillia as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Lillia

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.

Bard vs Lillia Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
47.3 %
VS
Win Rate
52.7 %
Lillia Image
2.7
< Kills >
6.6
5.7
< Deaths >
5.8
13.5
< Assists >
7.8
0.57
< Killing Sprees >
1.54
27
< Minions Killed >
94
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.86
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.45
2,375
< Physical Damage >
781
8,155
< Magic Damage >
17,552
930
< True Damage >
5,887
11,461
< Damage Dealt >
24,221
20,267
< Damage Taken >
31,296
8,454
< Gold Earned >
11,942
1.62
< Towers >
1.67
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.2
5,483
< Total Healing >
11,721
11,417
< Experience >
14,363
58
< Vision Score >
19
27
< Wards Placed >
6
248
< Time Dealing CC >
386

How to Counter Lillia with Bard in LoL

The stats shown here highlight several vital Bard versus Lillia counter stats that can help us figure out the differences between this set of champs. As an example, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Lillia’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Lillia. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Bard normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes less damage than Lillia. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Bard and Lillia

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Lillia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Lillia

Who is Better, Bard or Lillia?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Bard usually loses when facing off against Lillia, with a 47.3% win rate. As a result, Bard makes a poor counter for Lillia.

While Bard does have a lower winrate than Lillia, when facing one another, Bard also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging character to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Bard into Lilliaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Bard has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lillia. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Bard vs Lillia matchups, Lillia is the better champ with a lower 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 trash counter for Lillia. Focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Bard against Lillia.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Lillia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lillia as Bard, we analyzed 1,267 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 Lillia 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 to counter Lillia during both the early game 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 pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard most often accumulates a lot less CS as Lillia. Champs who on average don't get much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Bard versus Lillia build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better versus Lillia than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Bard boasted an average win rate of 47.3% when countering Lillia with this counter build.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Lillia as Bard, you should use the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Bard vs Lillia face-offs, this blending of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.3% win rate overall.

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