Ekko vs Bard Counter Build

How to Win Ekko vs Bard Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Bard as Ekko in LoL

How to Beat Bard as Ekko

6,177 Ekko vs Bard Matchups Analyzed

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Bard as Ekko resulted from an evaluation of 6177 ranked matches where both champs opposed one another. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Ekko is forced to battle against Bard in only 1.9% of his rounds.

Ekko does a average job of countering Bard. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.2% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Ekko vs Bard games, Ekko’s side is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood versus Bard.

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Best Ekko Items to Counter Bard

The most crucial items to use in your Ekko versus Bard build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Nashor's Tooth, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Ekko included at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Bard than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Ekko had an average winrate of 62.4% when countering Bard with this build.

Best Ekko Runes to Counter Bard

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

To have the greatest likelihood of beating Bard as Ekko, you should take the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Ekko vs Bard counters, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 52.5% winrate overall.

We have also included the top Bard runes to fend off Ekko in order to help you realize how he will probably be built to try to beat your champ.


7.3 | Ekko Bard | 2.5


5.6 | Ekko Bard | 5.4


6.3 | Ekko Bard | 13.4

Ekko vs Bard Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here clarify several critical Ekko versus Bard matchup statistics that can help you interpret the differences between this set of champions. For instance, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is not as good as Bard’s KDA ratio of 2.9, indicating that Ekko may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Bard. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Ekko usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes more damage than Bard. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Ekko vs Bard matchups, Ekko typically racks up much more CS than Bard. Champions who on average do not amass very much CS usually do not require much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with plenty of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to best the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.64 | Ekko Bard | 0.5

Largest Multi-Kill

1.51 | Ekko Bard | 0.93

Damage Dealt

18,326 | Ekko Bard | 10,039

Damage Taken

26,953 | Ekko Bard | 16,545

Healing Done

9,466 | Ekko Bard | 4,857

Vision Score

19 | Ekko Bard | 56

Gold Earned

11,265 | Ekko Bard | 7,967

Minions Killed

92 | Ekko Bard | 24

Dragons Killed

0.79 | Ekko Bard | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.17 | Ekko Bard | 0.01


1.84 | Ekko Bard | 1.7


0.45 | Ekko Bard | 0.47

CC Duration (sec)

354 | Ekko Bard | 212

Experience Earned

13,170 | Ekko Bard | 10,634

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6,177 Ekko vs Bard 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 Bard as Ekko 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.