As a result of Bard's K/D/A and utility, he has a fairly average overall win rate. He does very well in the mid game, with a winrate of 50% in that phase. Unfortunately, he does poorest in the late game, where Bard's win rate is 47.1%., The difference between his best and worst game phases is only 2.9%. This large difference indicates that his power spikes and wanes in different phases of the game. Prepare accordingly.
In the current meta, Bard is somewhat popular. He has been selected in 3.1% of recently ranked games. Hardly anyone sees him as a threat. He has only been banned in roughly 0.5% of League of Legends games.
Bard is played mostly in the support position. This happens in 97,4% of his rounds. Support Bard also has the highest win rate (49,3%) of all positions. Currently, Bard's meta game is focused on utility and support. In particular, his kit should mostly be centered around assisting others. Additionally, he is a pretty good magical damage dealer champion. Dealing physical damage is the least important part of Bard’s playstyle.
You should expect to have to to dedicate a significant amount of time practicing and learning to get good at playing Bard. Many LoL players believe he is a challenging champ to use. Bard mostly causes magic damage (71% of his total damage). He doesn't deal much of other damage types and should not be played as hybrid damage dealer..
Bard deals a small amount of damage in a regular ranked match (11.469 damage). You probably shouldn't focus on developing him as a powerful champion to crush your opponents. Rather, you should dedicate yourself to assisting your allies to win.
If you are looking for a dominating carry, then you should definitely not consider this champ. He has one of the lowest kill totals on the Rift amongst all champions. Additionally, he has a fairly typical average champion death count (5.6 deaths). Furthermore, Bard has a high KDA ratio (2.8) with 13.2 assists.
The best Bard players know who their champion is, and they adapt their gameplay around their champion's playstyle. Bard is great at many things, but not everything. By focusing more on accentuating your strengths than filling in your weaknesses, you are more likely to win your next game of League of Legends.
Furthermore, you should know when your champion spikes in power in order to be prepared and take advantage of your powerful position while it lasts. Not all LoL champions are strong throughout the entire game length. Some grow in power while others fade. Some start strong and fall off completely in the late game. Bard is best in the mid game.
Pay attention to the stats comparison shown above, which compares Bard against all other champions. You can see their strengths and weaknesses relative to others of the same champion type. You can either try to overcome some of the weaknesses, or you can work to strengthen their talents.
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