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

Bard vs Seraphine

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

How to Beat Seraphine as Bard

based on 2,377 Bard vs Seraphine matchups
Win Rate
51.2 %
K/D/A
3.06
Pick Rate
6.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League games every week. In our dataset, Bard engaged Seraphine 2377 times. Including so many games with Bard vs Seraphine gives us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce enlightening statistics and a supported build to suppress your enemy. This pairing is relatively uncommon. Bard encounters Seraphine in only 6.2% of his matches.

Bard vs Seraphine Matchup Summary

Bard does a decent job of countering Seraphine. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.2% of games the champions battle one another in. In Bard versus Seraphine rounds, Bard’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Seraphine.

Best Bard vs Seraphine Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalCloth Armor

Core Bard Items

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

Optional Items

Anathema's ChainsFrozen HeartForce of NatureBulwark 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
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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
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Seraphine as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Seraphine

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 Seraphine Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
51.2 %
VS
Win Rate
48.8 %
Seraphine Image
2.6
< Kills >
3.2
5.3
< Deaths >
5.8
13.6
< Assists >
11.9
0.54
< Killing Sprees >
0.66
26
< Minions Killed >
86
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.56
2,287
< Physical Damage >
1,522
7,876
< Magic Damage >
12,688
917
< True Damage >
489
11,081
< Damage Dealt >
14,700
19,447
< Damage Taken >
17,001
8,413
< Gold Earned >
9,456
1.73
< Towers >
2.26
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
5,500
< Total Healing >
5,176
11,264
< Experience >
11,604
59
< Vision Score >
40
28
< Wards Placed >
19
254
< Time Dealing CC >
243

How to Counter Seraphine with Bard in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page feature several vital Bard against Seraphine matchup stats that can help us realize the differences between the two. For instance, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Seraphine’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Seraphine..

Bard often has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Seraphine. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Bard and Seraphine

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Seraphine
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Seraphine

Who is Better, Bard or Seraphine?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Bard usually wins when facing off against Seraphine, with a 51.2% win rate. As a result, Bard makes a good counter for Seraphine.

While Bard does have a higher winrate compared to Seraphine, when on opposite teams, Bard also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Seraphineas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Bard vs Seraphine matchups, Bard is the better champ with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Bard is a decent counter to Seraphine. Focus your play on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Seraphine.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Seraphine Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Seraphine as Bard, we analyzed 2,377 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 Seraphine 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 in order to counter Seraphine during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard often picks up a lot less CS relative to Seraphine. Champs who on average don't get much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Bard versus Seraphine build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard bought at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Seraphine than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Bard boasted an average win rate of 51.2% when playing against Seraphine with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of beating Seraphine 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 builds players picked for Bard vs Seraphine battles, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 51.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Seraphine as Bard are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to filter the statistics and builds to a specific player tier, you may use the selection menu located earlier on the page.