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Bard vs Senna

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Support Mage
Marksman Support

How to Beat Senna as Bard

based on 2,368 Bard vs Senna matchups
Win Rate
48.4 %
K/D/A
3.1
Pick Rate
6.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League games each and every week. In our dataset, Bard battled Senna 2368 times. With so many matchups for Bard versus Senna gives us a lot of confidence in our capability to provide informative stats and a supported build to defeat Senna. This pairing is somewhat uncommon. Bard is forced to battle against Senna in only 6.2% of his games.

Bard vs Senna Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Bard does a dismal job of beating Senna. Normally, he wins a lowly 48.4% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Bard vs Senna games, Bard’s team is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Senna.

Best Bard vs Senna Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsKindlegem

Core Bard Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariKnight's VowShard of True Ice

Optional Items

RedemptionBulwark of the MountainFrozen HeartDead Man's Plate

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 LifeConditioningUnflinching
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
Q
4
E
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
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 Senna as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Senna

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 Senna Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
48.4 %
VS
Win Rate
51.6 %
Senna Image
2.7
< Kills >
4.1
5.2
< Deaths >
6.2
13.4
< Assists >
12
0.56
< Killing Sprees >
0.93
27
< Minions Killed >
41
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.59
2,335
< Physical Damage >
16,845
8,176
< Magic Damage >
232
912
< True Damage >
676
11,424
< Damage Dealt >
17,753
19,456
< Damage Taken >
17,841
8,388
< Gold Earned >
9,996
1.7
< Towers >
2.46
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
5,551
< Total Healing >
9,932
11,267
< Experience >
11,295
55
< Vision Score >
53
27
< Wards Placed >
22
258
< Time Dealing CC >
190

How to Counter Senna with Bard in LoL

The stats provided here feature some important Bard versus Senna matchup statistics that may help you interpret the distinctions between these two champs. As an example, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Senna’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Senna..

Bard typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Senna. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Bard and Senna

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Senna
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Senna

Who is Better, Bard or Senna?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Bard usually loses when taking on Senna, with a 48.4% win rate. Thus, Bard makes a bad counter to Senna.

While Bard does have a lower winrate than Senna, when on opposite teams, Bard also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Sennaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Bard vs Senna matchups, Senna is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Bard is a somewhat poor counter for Senna. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Bard against Senna.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Senna Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Senna as Bard, we analyzed 2,368 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 Senna 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 to counter Senna 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 mind the build and stats shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard on average picks up less CS compared to Senna. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Bard versus Senna build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better countering Senna than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Bard boasted an average win rate of 48.4% when countering Senna with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Senna as Bard, Bard players should use the Guardian, Font of Life, Conditioning, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Bard vs Senna counterpicks, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.4% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Senna as Bard are displayed for every ranked division. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to an individual player tier, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.