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

Bard vs Lulu

How to Beat Lulu as Bard in LoL Lulu is in the b tier of champions
Support Mage
Support Mage

How to Beat Lulu as Bard

based on 1,654 Bard vs Lulu matchups
Win Rate
49.7 %
K/D/A
3.18
Pick Rate
4.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each week. Within our data, Bard engaged Lulu 1654 times. Using so many matchups for Bard vs Lulu provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to produce enlightening statistics and a supported build to shatter your foe. This particular matchup is somewhat uncommon. Bard has to counter Lulu in only 4.3% of his rounds.

Bard vs Lulu Matchup Summary

Bard has done a ok job of beating Lulu. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.7% of the time the champs clash against one another in. In Bard vs Lulu matches, Bard’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Lulu.

Best Bard vs Lulu 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

Frozen HeartChemtech PutrifierRedemptionBulwark of the Mountain

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Bard to level up q
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Second ability for Bard to level up w
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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
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W
3
E
4
Q
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Q
6
R
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Q
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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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R

Guide to Countering Lulu as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Lulu

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 Lulu

Lulu excels when opponents heavily commit. Don't give her this chance! Use heavy harass tactics instead to force Lulu and her partner out of lane.

The shots from Lulu's faerie can be intercepted - hide behind your minions to avoid the additional Faerie attacks.

Bard vs Lulu Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
49.7 %
VS
Win Rate
50.3 %
Lulu Image
2.4
< Kills >
1.5
4.9
< Deaths >
5
13.2
< Assists >
13.9
0.51
< Killing Sprees >
0.28
25
< Minions Killed >
19
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.55
2,198
< Physical Damage >
1,042
7,795
< Magic Damage >
4,648
882
< True Damage >
453
10,876
< Damage Dealt >
6,144
18,365
< Damage Taken >
14,537
8,180
< Gold Earned >
7,773
1.84
< Towers >
2.26
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
5,279
< Total Healing >
1,862
10,874
< Experience >
10,345
60
< Vision Score >
53
29
< Wards Placed >
25
250
< Time Dealing CC >
222

How to Counter Lulu with Bard in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several strategic Bard against Lulu matchup statistics that can help you appreciate the differences and similarities between the two. Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lulu’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Lulu..

Bard typically has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. On average, he takes more damage than Lulu. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Bard and Lulu

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Lulu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Lulu

Who is Better, Bard or Lulu?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Bard usually fairs equally well when playing against Lulu, with a 49.7% win rate. As a result, Bard makes an ok counter to Lulu.

While Bard does have a lower win rate than Lulu, when on opposite teams, Bard also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Luluas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Bard also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lulu. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Bard vs Lulu matchups, Lulu is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Bard is a somewhat poor counter to Lulu. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Lulu.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Lulu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lulu as Bard, we analyzed 1,654 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 Lulu 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 truly master Bard in order to counter Lulu during both the laning 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 suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard typically accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Lulu. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Bard versus Lulu build consist of 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 significantly better versus Lulu than with most other typical builds. In fact, Bard boasted an average win rate of 49.7% battling Lulu with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Lulu 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. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Bard vs Lulu battles, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.7% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Lulu as Bard are displayed for every ranked division. If you want to scope the stats and builds to an individual skill level, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.