Thanks to 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 49.8% in that phase. Unfortunately, he does terribly in the late game, where Bard's winrate is 48.4%., The difference between his best and worst game phases is only 1.4%. This small difference shows us that his power is flat throughout the entire game.
In the current meta, Bard is not very popular. He has been used in only 3% of recently ranked rounds. He is rarely banned during champion select. Obviously, very few players see him as a real threat. In the latest ranked matches, Bard was banned 0.4% of the time.
You will see him most often played in the support position. The top win rate position for Bard is support (49,5%). Currently, Bard's meta game is centered around utility and support. In particular, his kit should primarily be focused on assisting others. Furthermore, he is a decent magical damage dealer champion. Dealing physical damage is the least critical part of Bard’s build.
You should expect to have to to spend a significant amount of time practicing and learning to pick up Bard. Most LoL players consider he is a tough champ to use. Bard mostly causes magic damage (72% of his total damage). He doesn't deal much of other damage types and should not be considered a hybrid damage dealer..
Bard deals a small amount of damage in a normal match (11 297 damage). You shouldn't focus on building him as a powerful champ to crush your enemies. Instead, you should dedicate yourself to helping your teammates 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 counts in the game among other champs. Furthermore, he has a relatively typical average champion death rate (5.5 deaths). Moreover, Bard's KDA is usually very high with an average KDA ratio of 2.9 as well as 13.5 assists per round.
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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