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

Bard vs Sett

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

How to Beat Sett as Bard

based on 1,091 Bard vs Sett matchups
Win Rate
51.1 %
K/D/A
3.13
Pick Rate
3.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League games that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Sett as Bard came out of an evaluation of 1091 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against one another. This champion matchup is relatively rare. Bard fights Sett in only 3.4% of his rounds.

Bard vs Sett Matchup Summary

Bard has done a decent job of beating Sett. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.1% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Bard vs Sett matches, Bard’s side is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood against Sett.

Best Bard vs Sett 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

Dead Man's PlateRedemptionBulwark of the MountainChemtech Putrifier

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
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Sett as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Sett

Let your Caretaker's Shrines charge up - they heal for a lot more when at full power.

Don't forget that enemies can also use your Magical Journey doorways, and that your ultimate can also hit your allies!

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 Sett Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
51.1 %
VS
Win Rate
48.9 %
Sett Image
2.8
< Kills >
5.7
5.4
< Deaths >
6.3
14.1
< Assists >
5.6
0.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.32
28
< Minions Killed >
151
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.55
2,502
< Physical Damage >
16,147
8,542
< Magic Damage >
360
993
< True Damage >
4,863
12,038
< Damage Dealt >
21,371
19,604
< Damage Taken >
32,438
8,556
< Gold Earned >
11,528
1.68
< Towers >
2.65
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
5,371
< Total Healing >
3,128
11,493
< Experience >
14,010
55
< Vision Score >
18
27
< Wards Placed >
9
271
< Time Dealing CC >
193

How to Counter Sett with Bard in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here show several vital Bard vs. Sett matchup statistics that may help you realize the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Sett’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Sett. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Bard usually has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, he receives less damage than Sett. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Bard and Sett

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Sett
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Sett

Who is Better, Bard or Sett?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Bard usually wins when trying to fight Sett, with a 51.1% win rate. Therefore, Bard makes a good counter to Sett.

While Bard does have a higher win rate than Sett, when on opposite teams, Bard also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Settas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

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

Bard is a decent counter to Sett. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Bard against Sett.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Sett Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sett as Bard, we analyzed 1,091 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 Sett 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 Sett during both the laning 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 pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard usually gets a lot less CS compared to Sett. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Bard versus Sett build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Frozen Heart, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better countering Sett than with most other common builds. In fact, Bard boasted an average win rate of 51.1% when countering Sett with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of beating Sett 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 Sett battles, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 51.1% winrate overall.

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