Let your Caretaker's Shrines charge up - they heal for a lot more when at full power.
Don't forget that enemies can also use your Magical Journey doorways, and that your ultimate can also hit your allies!
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.
Look at the line-up of both your team and the enemy's team when picking your form.
Remember that nearby enemies can see which wall you're in.
The Bard Kayn synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Kayn, 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 very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Kayn. His KDA worsened from NaN to NaN. This drop shows that Kayn helps Bard perform worse in competitive League rounds. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Bard is paired with Kayn, he sees a small increase in his total damage dealt. This may signal that Kayn supports by providing cover for him to dish out more damage or that his participation also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Bard is played with Kayn on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays without Kayn. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Kayn.
Additionally, when Bard plays with Kayn on the same team, he usually takes a little more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage may indicate that Kayn does a poor job of covering Bard in teamfights.
There is no perfect ally for Bard that will no matter what be his top ally. Yet, overall, Kayn is a very typical companion for Bard. By playing on the same team as Bard, he increases their win rate by 0.5% to 50.9%. This proves that there is not really a strong bond between Bard and Kayn that results in them performing at the top of their game together than alone.
Kayn has a lower difficulty than Bard. That means you don't need to be careful when finding Kayn allies to fight alongside, as they will need a relatively low level of skill to be able to fight well with you.
Fighting on the same side, you should witness an overall large increase in your team’s capability to dish out massive AD. Combined, these champs can tear through the other team with a lot of physcial damage.
Although, by pairing Bard and Kayn together, you probably will not be giving your other teammates much magical damage output. We recommend you have other champions on your team that offsets this disparity in their capabilities.
Regardless of the skill of your Kayn teammate, you should focus on increasing your income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and clearing objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well, regardless.
To truly master Bard to work well with Kayn during both the lane and mid / late game phases of LoL games, you should continue reading to learn some more tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and tips presented above, you should increase your win rate by a lot.
The ideal items to build first in your Bard and Kayn synergy build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Redemption, and Shard of True Ice. When Bard included at least these three finished items in his build, he did significantly better when paired up with Kayn than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Bard had an average win rate of 50.9% when playing alongside Kayn with this build.
To have the greatest probability of defeating your oponents, you 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 we have analyed for this champion pairing, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.9% winrate overall.
If you would like to view Bard and Kayn collaboration tips and builds for a an individual rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu displayed above. At first, the stats and guides displayed are calculated using all matches with data with both champs.