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.
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.
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.
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.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Sett as Bard are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct skill level, you should use the selection menu above.