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

Bard vs Rell

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

How to Beat Rell as Bard

based on 330 Bard vs Rell matchups
Win Rate
54.8 %
K/D/A
3.28
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Rell as Bard came out of an evaluation of 330 ranked games where both champs fought one another. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Bard has to counter Rell in only 0.9% of his games.

Bard vs Rell Matchup Summary

Bard does a great job of countering Rell. Normally, he wins a terrific 54.8% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Bard versus Rell matches, Bard’s team is 0.1% less likely to get first blood, implying that he most likely won't get first blood against Rell.

Best Bard vs Rell Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Bard Items

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

Optional Items

Redemption

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
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
14
E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Rell as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Rell

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 Rell Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
54.8 %
VS
Win Rate
45.2 %
Rell Image
2.9
< Kills >
1.9
5.4
< Deaths >
6.6
14.8
< Assists >
12.8
0.63
< Killing Sprees >
0.33
24
< Minions Killed >
37
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.38
2,528
< Physical Damage >
1,281
8,121
< Magic Damage >
6,295
983
< True Damage >
743
11,633
< Damage Dealt >
8,321
18,665
< Damage Taken >
20,572
8,473
< Gold Earned >
7,695
1.88
< Towers >
1.42
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0
5,237
< Total Healing >
2,806
11,023
< Experience >
10,203
56
< Vision Score >
44
26
< Wards Placed >
20
255
< Time Dealing CC >
141

How to Counter Rell with Bard in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show some important Bard against Rell matchup statistics that may help us interpret the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Rell’s ratio of NaN, showing that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Rell..

Bard usually has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Rell. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Bard and Rell

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Rell
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Rell

Who is Better, Bard or Rell?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Bard usually wins when trying to fight Rell, with a 54.8% win rate. Thus, Bard makes a great counter to Rell.

While Bard does have a much higher win rate than Rell, when on opposite teams, Bard also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Bard into Rellas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Bard has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Rell. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Bard is a great counter for Rell. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Rell.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Rell Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Rell as Bard, we analyzed 330 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 Rell 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 to counter Rell during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard often racks up less CS compared to Rell. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Bard versus Rell build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better against Rell than with most other common item sets. In fact, Bard had an average win rate of 54.8% battling Rell with this build.

To have the highest chance of crushing Rell 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 we have analyed for Bard vs Rell fights, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 54.8% winrate overall.

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