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Bard vs Yasuo

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How to Beat Yasuo as Bard

based on 2,565 Bard vs Yasuo matchups
Win Rate
51 %
K/D/A
3.31
Pick Rate
6.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Yasuo as Bard came out of an examination of 2565 ranked rounds where both champs engaged one another. This pairing is fairly uncommon. Bard has to counter Yasuo in only 6.7% of his rounds.

Bard vs Yasuo Matchup Summary

Bard has done a decent job of beating Yasuo. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of matches the champs face one another in. In Bard against Yasuo matches, Bard’s team is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood against Yasuo.

Best Bard vs Yasuo Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsKindlegem

Core Bard Items

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

Optional Items

Knight's VowFrozen HeartChemtech PutrifierRedemption

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 e
>
Last skill for Bard to max out w

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
7
Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
14
W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Yasuo as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Yasuo

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 Yasuo

Steel Tempest is very narrow. Dodge laterally if possible.

Yasuo is at his weakest just after he has launched a whirlwind. Engage at that point.

Yasuo's shield from Resolve lasts only 2 seconds. Dealing damage to him will trigger it. Wait it out, then engage.

When Yasuo lands two Steel Tempests in a row, his next will fire a tornado. Watch and listen for the associated sound to prepare to dodge.

Bard vs Yasuo Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
51 %
VS
Win Rate
49 %
Yasuo Image
2.8
< Kills >
6.3
5.1
< Deaths >
6.9
14.1
< Assists >
5.5
0.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.44
26
< Minions Killed >
178
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.5
2,339
< Physical Damage >
16,618
7,829
< Magic Damage >
1,506
916
< True Damage >
1,134
11,085
< Damage Dealt >
19,259
18,659
< Damage Taken >
23,507
8,397
< Gold Earned >
12,105
1.76
< Towers >
2.19
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
5,237
< Total Healing >
2,059
11,368
< Experience >
13,942
56
< Vision Score >
17
26
< Wards Placed >
8
265
< Time Dealing CC >
133

How to Counter Yasuo with Bard in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some strategic Bard vs. Yasuo matchup stats that can help you figure out the distinctions between the two. Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Yasuo’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Yasuo. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Bard normally has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Yasuo. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Bard and Yasuo

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Yasuo
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Yasuo

Who is Better, Bard or Yasuo?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Bard usually wins when facing off against Yasuo, with a 51.0% win rate. Therefore, Bard makes a good counter to Yasuo.

While Bard does have a higher win rate compared to Yasuo, when they face off with one another, Bard also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging character to learn. You should be careful when picking Bard into Yasuoas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Bard has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Yasuo. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing 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 Yasuo matchups, Bard is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Bard is a decent counter for Yasuo. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Bard against Yasuo.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Yasuo Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Yasuo as Bard, we analyzed 2,565 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 Yasuo 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 Yasuo during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard usually picks up a lot less CS compared to Yasuo. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Bard versus Yasuo build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better when facing Yasuo than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Bard had an average win rate of 51.0% battling Yasuo with this build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Yasuo as Bard, Bard players should take 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 Yasuo clashes, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 51.0% win rate overall.

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