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Bard vs Yone

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Support Mage
Assassin Fighter

How to Beat Yone as Bard

based on 2,529 Bard vs Yone matchups
Win Rate
49.1 %
K/D/A
3.04
Pick Rate
6.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we evaluate each week. Our guide on how to beat Yone as Bard resulted from an analysis of 2529 ranked rounds where both champs engaged each other. This champ matchup is relatively uncommon. Bard is forced to battle against Yone in only 6.6% of his games.

Bard vs Yone Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Bard has done a dismal job of countering Yone. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.1% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Bard vs Yone games, Bard’s side is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Yone.

Best Bard vs Yone 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

RedemptionChemtech PutrifierDead Man's PlateKnight's Vow

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 Adaptive 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
Q
4
E
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
W
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Q
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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 Yone as Bard

Tips for Playing as Bard against Yone

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 Yone Counter Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
49.1 %
VS
Win Rate
50.9 %
Yone Image
2.7
< Kills >
6.5
5.4
< Deaths >
6.5
13.7
< Assists >
5.5
0.54
< Killing Sprees >
1.48
27
< Minions Killed >
174
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.44
2,363
< Physical Damage >
14,338
8,021
< Magic Damage >
4,569
928
< True Damage >
3,269
11,313
< Damage Dealt >
22,176
19,490
< Damage Taken >
24,910
8,419
< Gold Earned >
12,150
1.74
< Towers >
1.97
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
5,335
< Total Healing >
2,290
11,361
< Experience >
14,615
57
< Vision Score >
17
27
< Wards Placed >
8
262
< Time Dealing CC >
147

How to Counter Yone with Bard in LoL

The stats provided here show several vital Bard vs. Yone matchup statistics that can help you explain the differences and similarities between this set of champions. For instance, Bard’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Yone’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Bard may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Yone. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Bard typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Yone. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Bard and Yone

Damage Types Compared

Bard
Yone
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Bard
Yone

Who is Better, Bard or Yone?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Bard usually fairs equally well when facing off against Yone, with a 49.1% win rate. As a result, Bard makes an ok counter for Yone.

While Bard does have a lower winrate than Yone, when facing one another, Bard also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champ to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Bard into Yoneas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Bard vs Yone matchups, Yone is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Bard is a somewhat poor counter for Yone. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Bard against Yone.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard vs Yone Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Yone as Bard, we analyzed 2,529 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 Yone 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Bard to counter Yone during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Bard most often gets a lot less CS relative to Yone. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Bard versus Yone build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Frozen Heart, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when fighting Yone than with most other common item sets. In fact, Bard boasted an average winrate of 49.1% when playing against Yone with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Yone 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 builds we have analyed for Bard vs Yone LoL games, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 49.1% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Yone as Bard are presented for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.