Katarina vs Bard Counter Build

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

How to Beat Bard as Katarina

3,953 Katarina vs Bard Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each week. Within our database, Katarina faced Bard in 3953 games. Having so many games with Katarina vs Bard provides us faith in our ability to provide enlightening data and a recommended build to defeat your enemy This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Katarina is forced to battle against Bard in only 1.6% of her games.

Katarina does a average job of beating Bard. Typically, she wins a acceptable 50.6% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Katarina versus Bard games, Katarina’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, implying that she probably will get first blood versus Bard.

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Best Katarina Items to Counter Bard

The top items to have in your Katarina versus Bard build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Katarina included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better vs. Bard than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Katarina boasted an average winrate of 68.7% when countering Bard with this build.

Best Katarina Runes to Counter Bard

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact

To have the highest chance of beating Bard as Katarina, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Ravenous Hunter, and Sudden Impact runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Katarina vs Bard fights, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 60.6% winrate overall.

We have also included the best Bard runes to duel Katarina in order to help you grasp how he will likely be kitted out against your champion.


9.3 | Katarina Bard | 2.5


6.7 | Katarina Bard | 5.8


5.8 | Katarina Bard | 13.2

Katarina vs Bard Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here feature some significant Katarina versus Bard matchup statistics that can help us explain the differences between the two. For instance, Katarina’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is not as good as Bard’s KDA ratio of 2.7, showing that Katarina may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Bard. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Katarina typically has a much larger longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she receives more damage than Bard. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

In Katarina vs Bard matchups, Katarina often gets much more CS than Bard. Champions who on average don't amass much CS normally don't have to have much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off their abilities alone. Although, champions with plenty of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually must have a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, try to best the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

2.05 | Katarina Bard | 0.49

Largest Multi-Kill

1.96 | Katarina Bard | 0.94

Damage Dealt

20,995 | Katarina Bard | 9,759

Damage Taken

22,403 | Katarina Bard | 16,453

Healing Done

3,669 | Katarina Bard | 4,407

Vision Score

16 | Katarina Bard | 53

Gold Earned

11,476 | Katarina Bard | 7,912

Minions Killed

142 | Katarina Bard | 24

Dragons Killed

0.08 | Katarina Bard | 0.06

Barons Killed

0.02 | Katarina Bard | 0.01


1.55 | Katarina Bard | 1.72


0.39 | Katarina Bard | 0.48

CC Duration (sec)

26 | Katarina Bard | 202

Experience Earned

12,948 | Katarina Bard | 10,489

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,953 Katarina 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 Katarina 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.