How to Synergize Bard with Annie on the Same Team Bard is in the s tier of champions

Bard with Annie

How to Win With Bard and Annie Paired Together Annie is in the s tier of champions
Support Mage
Mage

How to Synergize Bard and Annie

based on 514 Bard with Annie pairs
Win Rate
45.9 %
K/D/A
2.74
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We pull the results of from millions of LoL games straight from Riot Games each week. Bard has been on the same team as Annie in 514 recently played, competitive games. By gathering so much complete data straight from the publishers of League, we are totally sure that we can give you high-quality, insightful builds to help Bard synergize with Annie. It is very rare for Bard to play with Annie as allies. This pairing has only taken place in approximately 1.4% of rounds with Bard.

Bard Annie Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Bard has done a terrible job of synergizing with Annie. Typically, he wins a lowly 45.9% of games the champs fight alongside one another. If you want to do better as Bard when playing alongside Annie by figuring out how to better synergize your play style with her, then look into the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Bard Annie Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Bard Items

~22 Mins
Shurelya's BattlesongDead Man's PlateShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Frozen HeartRedemption

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Bard to level up q
>
Second ability for Bard to level up w
>
Last skill for Bard to max out e

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Domination Zombie WardRelentless Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Bard's passive ability p
Bard q ability q
Bard w ability w
Bard e ability e
Bard's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Bard and Annie

Tips for Playing as Bard with Annie

Don't forget that enemies can also use your Magical Journey doorways, and that your ultimate can also hit your allies!

Let your Caretaker's Shrines charge up - they heal for a lot more when at full power.

It's important to collect chimes to improve your meep's attacks, but don't neglect your lane partner! Try to make a big entrance by bringing an ally into the lane with you with Magical Journey.

Advice to Understand How Annie Will Play

Molten Shield is a good spell to cast to work up to Annie's stun, so sometimes it's beneficial to grab at least 1 rank in it early.

Striking killing blows on minions with Disintegrate enables Annie to farm extremely well early in the game.

Storing a stun for use with her ultimate can turn the tide of a team fight.

Bard Annie Synergy Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
45.9 %
VS
Win Rate
54.1 %
Annie Image
2.9
< Kills >
2.7
5.7
< Deaths >
5.5
12.7
< Assists >
13.5
0.57
< Killing Sprees >
0.55
25
< Minions Killed >
25
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.48
2,285
< Physical Damage >
2,288
8,060
< Magic Damage >
8,165
806
< True Damage >
878
11,151
< Damage Dealt >
11,332
19,596
< Damage Taken >
19,386
8,332
< Gold Earned >
8,381
1.64
< Towers >
1.69
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
5,333
< Total Healing >
5,592
10,962
< Experience >
11,076
53
< Vision Score >
56
25
< Wards Placed >
27
250
< Time Dealing CC >
258

How to Play with Annie as Bard in LoL

The Bard Annie synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Annie, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Bard sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Annie. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Annie helps Bard perform poorer in competitive LoL rounds. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Bard is paired with Annie, he sees a little drop in his full damage output. This difference could demonstrate that Annie does not help protection for him to deal more damage or that her allyship also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Bard is played together with Annie on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays without Annie. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Annie.

Moreover, when Bard plays with Annie on the same team, he often receives a little more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage may mean that Annie does a poor job of covering Bard during team fights.

Synergies between Bard and Annie

Damage Types Compared

Bard with Annie
Bard
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Bard
Annie
Synergy

Is Bard better when played alongside Annie?

There is no perfect synergy for Bard that will no matter what be his best ally. Yet, Annie is a terrible teammate for Bard. By locking into the same team as Bard, she decreases their win rate by -3.8% to 45.9%. This demonstrates that there is a terrible synergy between Bard and Annie that results in them performing not as well together than alone.

Annie has a much lower diffuclty than Bard. That means you don't need to be cautious when arranging Annie comrades to fight alongside, as they will have to have a much lower level of skill to be able to work well with you.

When playing alongside, Bard players should see an overall large increase in your team’s capability to deal magical damage. Together, these two can blast through enemies with magic damage.

In contrast, by aligning Bard and Annie together, you will not be granting your team enough anti-tank damage dealing potential. Plan to include other champions on your team that fills this gap in this pairing's potential.

Regardless of the skill of your Annie teammate, you need to focus on increasing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you do this, you will do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard Annie Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Bard and Annie, we analyzed 514 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Bard with Annie comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

To learn all of the intricacies of Bard in order to synergize with Annie during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League matches, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot.

The most crucial finished items to have in your Bard and Annie synergy build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Dead Man's Plate, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard combined at least these three great items in his build, he did a lot better as an ally of Annie than with most other common builds. In fact, Bard had an average win rate of 45.9% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Annie with this build.

To have the highest chance of defeating your oponents, Bard players should take the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Bard and Annie pairings, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 45.9% win rate overall.

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