Use the CC from your abilities to land both of your Precision Protocol attacks on enemies.
Try waiting until the other team is distracted with fighting your team, and use Hookshot to pick off vulnerable targets.
You can crush Bard's healing shrines just by walking over them. Don't let his allies take them without a fight.
Bard's ultimate, Tempered Fate, affects allies, enemies, monsters, and turrets alike. Sometimes it can be to your advantage to jump into it!
Bard's opponents can also travel through his Magical Journey doorways. You can follow him, if you think it's safe.
The stats shown here clarify several valuable Camille versus Bard matchup statistics that may help us distinguish the distinctions between the pair. Camille’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Bard’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Camille may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Bard. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.
Camille typically has a much larger longest killing spree than her foe does. On average, she receives more damage than Bard. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Camille usually wins when facing off against Bard, with a 51.7% win rate. Therefore, Camille makes a good counter to Bard.
While Camille does have a higher win rate than Bard, when facing one another, Camille also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less complex character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Camille into Bard.
Additionally, Camille has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Bard. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Camille vs Bard matchups, Camille is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.
Camille is a decent counter for Bard. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Camille against Bard.
If you would like to truly master Camille in order to counter Bard during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Camille usually racks up much more CS compared to Bard. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The top items to prioritize in your Camille versus Bard build consist of Divine Sunderer, Ravenous Hydra, and Maw of Malmortius. When Camille included at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better against Bard than with most other common builds. In fact, Camille had an average winrate of 51.7% battling Bard with this counter build.
To have the greatest probability of annihilating Bard as Camille, Camille players should take the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Camille vs Bard counter picks, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 51.7% winrate overall.
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