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Bard vs Wukong

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Support Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Wukong as Bard

based on 1,639 Bard vs Wukong matchups
Win Rate
50.1 %
K/D/A
3.04
Pick Rate
4.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends rounds that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Wukong as Bard came out of an analysis of 1639 ranked matches where both champions engaged one another. This particular matchup is fairly uncommon. Bard fights Wukong in only 4.3% of his games.

Bard vs Wukong Matchup Summary

Bard has done a average job of countering Wukong. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.1% of the time the champions fight each other in. In Bard versus Wukong games, Bard’s side is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Wukong.

Best Bard vs Wukong Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBoots of Swiftness

Core Bard Items

~22 Mins
Shurelya's BattlesongDead Man's PlateShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Knight's VowFrozen HeartRedemptionBulwark 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 MagicRes 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
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
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 Wukong as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Wukong

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 Wukong

Wukong becomes tougher to kill when surrounded by his enemies. Try to isolate him to gain an advantage.

Wukong will often use Decoy after Nimbus Strike. Try delaying your abilities by a short amount of time to ensure that you're hitting the real Wukong.

Bard vs Wukong Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
50.1 %
VS
Win Rate
49.9 %
Wukong Image
2.4
< Kills >
6.5
5.2
< Deaths >
5.3
13.4
< Assists >
6.8
0.5
< Killing Sprees >
1.52
26
< Minions Killed >
78
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.96
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.48
2,219
< Physical Damage >
14,358
8,039
< Magic Damage >
2,632
1,020
< True Damage >
1,133
11,278
< Damage Dealt >
18,124
19,011
< Damage Taken >
29,424
8,291
< Gold Earned >
11,434
1.74
< Towers >
1.98
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.22
5,366
< Total Healing >
8,712
11,052
< Experience >
13,354
60
< Vision Score >
20
29
< Wards Placed >
6
255
< Time Dealing CC >
124

How to Counter Wukong with Bard in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some valuable Bard vs. Wukong matchup stats that may help us interpret the differences between the pair. Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Wukong’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Wukong. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Bard normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, he receives less damage than Wukong. This often reflects 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 damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Bard and Wukong

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Wukong
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Wukong

Who is Better, Bard or Wukong?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Bard usually fairs equally well when facing off against Wukong, with a 50.1% win rate. Therefore, Bard makes an ok counter to Wukong.

While Bard does have a higher winrate compared to Wukong, when facing one another, Bard also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Wukongas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Bard also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Wukong. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Bard vs Wukong matchups, Bard is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Bard is a decent counter for Wukong. Make sure you focus your actions on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Wukong.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Wukong Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Wukong as Bard, we analyzed 1,639 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 Wukong 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 Wukong during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard often racks up a lot less CS as Wukong. Champs who typically don't get much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Bard versus Wukong build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better versus Wukong than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Bard boasted an average win rate of 50.1% when playing against Wukong with this build.

To have the best probability of defeating Wukong as Bard, you should take 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 players chose for Bard vs Wukong clashes, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.1% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Wukong as Bard are presented for all skill levels combined. If you want to filter the statistics and builds to a distinct skill level, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.