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

Bard vs Morgana

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

How to Beat Morgana as Bard

based on 1,952 Bard vs Morgana matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2.79
Pick Rate
5.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL games that we evaluate each week. Our guide on how to beat Morgana as Bard came out of an analysis of 1952 ranked rounds where both champions opposed each other. This particular matchup is fairly uncommon. Bard is forced to battle against Morgana in only 5.1% of his rounds.

Bard vs Morgana Matchup Summary

Bard does a ok job of countering Morgana. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.2% of games the champs face each other in. In Bard vs Morgana matches, Bard’s side is 0.1% less expected to get first blood, implying that he probably won't get first blood versus Morgana.

Best Bard vs Morgana 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 SolariFrozen HeartShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Force of NatureDead Man's PlateRedemptionKnight's Vow

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 e
>
Last skill for Bard to max out w

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeConditioningUnflinching
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
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Morgana as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Morgana

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 Morgana

Black Shield makes Morgana immune to disabling effects, but can be broken with magic damage.

Tormented Shadow deals tons of damage to units missing large amounts of Health. When low on Health, be wary of Morgana's attempts to trap you within its reach.

Morgana often needs to land Dark Binding to setup her other attacks. Use your minions as shields against Dark Binding.

Bard vs Morgana Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Morgana Image
2.8
< Kills >
3.3
5.8
< Deaths >
6.1
13.4
< Assists >
12.2
0.57
< Killing Sprees >
0.69
28
< Minions Killed >
48
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.46
2,398
< Physical Damage >
897
7,952
< Magic Damage >
14,662
937
< True Damage >
925
11,289
< Damage Dealt >
16,485
20,244
< Damage Taken >
18,719
8,590
< Gold Earned >
9,221
1.64
< Towers >
1.76
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
5,551
< Total Healing >
3,745
11,639
< Experience >
11,467
56
< Vision Score >
48
26
< Wards Placed >
22
253
< Time Dealing CC >
124

How to Counter Morgana with Bard in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some vital Bard vs. Morgana matchup stats that may help you explain the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Morgana’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Morgana..

Bard usually has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Morgana. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Bard and Morgana

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Morgana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Morgana

Who is Better, Bard or Morgana?

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 taking on Morgana, with a 50.2% win rate. As a result, Bard makes an ok counter to Morgana.

While Bard does have a higher win rate compared to Morgana, when facing one another, Bard also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Bard into Morganaas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Bard also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Morgana. 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 overall in League of Legends, in Bard vs Morgana matchups, Bard is the better champ 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 for Morgana. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Bard against Morgana.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Morgana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Morgana as Bard, we analyzed 1,952 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 Morgana 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 Morgana during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard usually racks up less CS compared to Morgana. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Bard versus Morgana build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Frozen Heart, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard used at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when facing Morgana than with many other typical builds. In fact, Bard had an average winrate of 50.2% battling Morgana with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of beating Morgana as Bard, Bard players should take the Guardian, Font of Life, Conditioning, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes players used for Bard vs Morgana LoL games, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 50.2% winrate overall.

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