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

Bard vs Lux

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

How to Beat Lux as Bard

based on 3,015 Bard vs Lux matchups
Win Rate
51 %
K/D/A
2.86
Pick Rate
7.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Lux as Bard came out of an evaluation of 3015 ranked rounds where both champions fought one another. This counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Bard has to counter Lux in only 7.9% of his games.

Bard vs Lux Matchup Summary

Bard does a decent job of countering Lux. On average, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of the time the champs clash against each other in. In Bard against Lux rounds, Bard’s side is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood versus Lux.

Best Bard vs Lux 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 SolariRedemptionShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Knight's VowChemtech PutrifierForce of NatureFrozen 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 w
>
Last skill for Bard to max out e

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
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
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
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R

Guide to Countering Lux as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Lux

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 Lux

When retreating with low health, be prepared to dodge Lux's Final Spark, a red targeting beam fires prior to the main beam, so try to move to the side if possible.

Lux has powerful zone control abilities. Try to spread out and attack from different directions so she cannot lock down a specific area.

Bard vs Lux Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
51 %
VS
Win Rate
49 %
Lux Image
2.7
< Kills >
4.6
5.6
< Deaths >
5.8
13.3
< Assists >
10.5
0.55
< Killing Sprees >
1.03
28
< Minions Killed >
83
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.5
2,204
< Physical Damage >
1,086
7,863
< Magic Damage >
17,662
885
< True Damage >
977
10,952
< Damage Dealt >
19,725
20,199
< Damage Taken >
14,760
8,529
< Gold Earned >
9,925
1.65
< Towers >
1.99
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
5,646
< Total Healing >
1,056
11,527
< Experience >
12,029
56
< Vision Score >
41
27
< Wards Placed >
19
258
< Time Dealing CC >
297

How to Counter Lux with Bard in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some influential Bard vs. Lux counter statistics that can help you understand the differences between this set of champions. As an example, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Lux’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Lux..

Bard normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes more damage than Lux. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Bard and Lux

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Lux
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Lux

Who is Better, Bard or Lux?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Bard usually wins when facing off against Lux, with a 51.0% win rate. Thus, Bard makes a good counter to Lux.

While Bard does have a higher win rate compared to Lux, when facing one another, Bard also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Luxas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Bard also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lux. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Bard vs Lux matchups, Bard is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Bard is a decent counter to Lux. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Bard against Lux.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Lux Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lux as Bard, we analyzed 3,015 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 Lux 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 in order to counter Lux during both the early game 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 suggestions presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard most often picks up less CS compared to Lux. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Bard versus Lux build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Redemption, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better against Lux than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Bard boasted an average win rate of 51.0% battling Lux with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of annihilating Lux as Bard, Bard players should take the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Bard vs Lux fights, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 51.0% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Lux as Bard are shown for all skill levels combined. If you would like to narrow the stats and builds to a particular skill level, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.