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

Bard vs Trundle

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

How to Beat Trundle as Bard

based on 1,349 Bard vs Trundle matchups
Win Rate
50.3 %
K/D/A
3.33
Pick Rate
3.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends rounds each week. In our data, Bard faced Trundle in 1349 matches. Including so many matchups for Bard versus Trundle gives us a lot of faith in our ability to prepare actionable data and a recommended build to counter Trundle. This champion matchup is fairly rare. Bard encounters Trundle in only 3.5% of his games.

Bard vs Trundle Matchup Summary

Bard has done a average job of countering Trundle. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.3% of the time the champs face one another in. In Bard vs Trundle games, Bard’s side is 0.1% less expected to get first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Trundle.

Best Bard vs Trundle 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 PlateChemtech PutrifierRedemptionBulwark 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 Armor
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
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Q
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Q
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W
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Guide to Countering Trundle as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Trundle

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 Trundle

Trundle is very powerful at location-based combat. Try to draw him off of his Frozen Domain.

Make sure to get out of his Pillar of Ice as quickly as possible, as it significantly slows you down.

Bard vs Trundle Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
50.3 %
VS
Win Rate
49.7 %
Trundle Image
2.8
< Kills >
5.7
4.9
< Deaths >
5.5
13.5
< Assists >
7.3
0.6
< Killing Sprees >
1.33
27
< Minions Killed >
70
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
1.24
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.62
2,462
< Physical Damage >
13,290
8,665
< Magic Damage >
2,439
939
< True Damage >
1,132
12,067
< Damage Dealt >
16,862
18,502
< Damage Taken >
35,681
8,421
< Gold Earned >
11,540
1.77
< Towers >
2.58
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.24
5,381
< Total Healing >
15,740
11,259
< Experience >
13,401
56
< Vision Score >
21
27
< Wards Placed >
6
266
< Time Dealing CC >
369

How to Counter Trundle with Bard in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore several critical Bard vs. Trundle counter statistics that may help us understand the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Trundle’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Trundle. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

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

Differences between Bard and Trundle

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Trundle
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Trundle

Who is Better, Bard or Trundle?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Bard usually fairs equally well when playing against Trundle, with a 50.3% win rate. As a result, Bard makes an ok counter for Trundle.

While Bard does have a higher win rate than Trundle, when on opposite teams, Bard also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Trundleas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Bard has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Trundle. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Bard is a decent counter to Trundle. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Bard against Trundle.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Trundle Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Trundle as Bard, we analyzed 1,349 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 Trundle 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 Trundle during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard often gets less CS compared to Trundle. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The best items to have in your Bard versus Trundle build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Frozen Heart, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard bought at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Trundle than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Bard had an average win rate of 50.3% when playing against Trundle with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of defeating Trundle 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. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Bard vs Trundle LoL games, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 50.3% win rate overall.

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