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

Bard with Kayn

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

How to Synergize Bard and Kayn

based on 1,887 Bard with Kayn pairs
Win Rate
50.9 %
K/D/A
3.05
Pick Rate
6.1 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

Our servers pull the results of from millions of League of Legends games directly from Riot Games each and every week. Bard has gone into battle with Kayn in 1887 recently played, competitive games. By amassing so much complete data from the hosts of League, we have complete confidence that we can showcase high quality, usable builds to help Bard play with Kayn. It is somewhat uncommon for Bard to play with Kayn on the same team. This has only taken place in about 6.1% of games with Bard.

Bard Kayn Synergy Summary

Bard has done a average job of fighting on the same side as Kayn. On average, he wins an acceptable 50.9% of matches the champs appear on the same team. If you want to maximize your potential as Bard when playing alongside Kayn by figuring out how to better synergize your strategy with him, then dig into the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Bard Kayn Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Bard Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariRedemptionShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Force of NatureBulwark of the MountainDead Man's PlateChemtech Putrifier

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 Armor MagicRes
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 Kayn

Tips for Playing as Bard with Kayn

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.

Advice to Understand How Kayn Will Play

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.

Bard Kayn Synergy Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
50.9 %
VS
Win Rate
49.1 %
Kayn Image
2.7
< Kills >
2.6
5.5
< Deaths >
5.4
14.1
< Assists >
13.6
0.55
< Killing Sprees >
0.55
27
< Minions Killed >
27
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.49
2,401
< Physical Damage >
2,328
8,526
< Magic Damage >
8,182
968
< True Damage >
966
11,896
< Damage Dealt >
11,476
19,842
< Damage Taken >
19,508
8,576
< Gold Earned >
8,456
1.78
< Towers >
1.72
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
5,511
< Total Healing >
5,486
11,585
< Experience >
11,352
59
< Vision Score >
59
28
< Wards Placed >
28
273
< Time Dealing CC >
264

How to Play with Kayn as Bard in LoL

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.

Synergies between Bard and Kayn

Damage Types Compared

Bard with Kayn
Bard
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Bard
Kayn
Synergy

Is Bard better when played alongside Kayn?

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.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard Kayn Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Bard and Kayn, we analyzed 1,887 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 Kayn 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 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.