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

Bard vs Rengar

How to Beat Rengar as Bard in LoL Rengar is in the s tier of champions
Support Mage
Assassin Fighter

How to Beat Rengar as Bard

based on 903 Bard vs Rengar matchups
Win Rate
49.5 %
K/D/A
2.87
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches every week. In our data, Bard did battle with Rengar in 903 games. With so many matchups for Bard versus Rengar gives us faith in our capability to prepare enlightening stats and a recommended build to obliterate Rengar. This particular pairing is fairly rare. Bard has to counter Rengar in only 2.4% of his rounds.

Bard vs Rengar Matchup Summary

Bard does a ok job of beating Rengar. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.5% of matches the champs face one another in. In Bard against Rengar rounds, Bard’s team is 0.1% less expected to get first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood against Rengar.

Best Bard vs Rengar 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 SolariKnight's VowShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Dead Man's PlateFrozen 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 Armor HealthScaling
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
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Q
10
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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E
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R

Guide to Countering Rengar as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Rengar

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 Rengar

Rengar puts an indicator over the nearest enemy champion when he is camouflaged during his ultimate.

Rengar's passive enables him to leap out of brush, so avoid fighting him when near bushes.

Rengar gains an empowered ability when his resource bar is full. Try to confront him when it's low.

Bard vs Rengar Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
49.5 %
VS
Win Rate
50.5 %
Rengar Image
2.5
< Kills >
8.1
5.5
< Deaths >
6.3
13.3
< Assists >
6
0.5
< Killing Sprees >
1.83
24
< Minions Killed >
56
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
1.23
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.44
2,224
< Physical Damage >
16,776
7,348
< Magic Damage >
1,574
799
< True Damage >
1,473
10,372
< Damage Dealt >
19,823
18,814
< Damage Taken >
30,391
8,140
< Gold Earned >
12,392
1.68
< Towers >
1.73
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.27
4,968
< Total Healing >
11,302
10,857
< Experience >
13,375
57
< Vision Score >
21
28
< Wards Placed >
5
233
< Time Dealing CC >
216

How to Counter Rengar with Bard in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some strategic Bard against Rengar matchup stats that can help you interpret the differences between the two. As an example, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Rengar’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Rengar. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Bard normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives less damage than Rengar. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Bard and Rengar

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Rengar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Rengar

Who is Better, Bard or Rengar?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Bard usually fairs equally well when playing against Rengar, with a 49.5% win rate. Therefore, Bard makes an ok counter to Rengar.

While Bard does have a lower win rate than Rengar, when they face off with one another, Bard also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Rengaras his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Bard also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Rengar. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Bard vs Rengar matchups, Rengar is the better champ 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 for Rengar. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Bard against Rengar.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Rengar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Rengar as Bard, we analyzed 903 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 Rengar 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 in order to counter Rengar during both the lane 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 mind the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard typically racks up less CS as Rengar. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Bard versus Rengar build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better countering Rengar than with most other typical builds. In fact, Bard had an average win rate of 49.5% battling Rengar with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Rengar as Bard, you should use the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Bard vs Rengar face-offs, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.5% win rate overall.

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