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

Bard with Sona

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

How to Synergize Bard and Sona

based on 30 Bard with Sona pairs
Win Rate
33.3 %
K/D/A
2.28
Pick Rate
0.1 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

Our servers download data from from millions of LoL rounds directly from Riot Games each and every week. Bard has gone into battle with Sona in 30 recent, ranked games. By accumulating so much accurate data straight from the creators of League, we have complete confidence that we can provide you with robust, insightful builds to help Bard synergize with Sona. It is very rare for Bard to play with Sona as allies. This has only occurred in approx. 0.1% of rounds with Bard.

Bard Sona Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Bard does a pathetic job of playing alongside Sona. Typically, he wins a poor 33.3% of matches the champions play on the same team. If you want to do better as Bard when playing with Sona by figuring out how to better synergize your playstyle with her, then dig into the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Bard Sona Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionControl Ward

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorPlated Steelcaps

Core Bard Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariFrozen HeartForce of Nature

Optional Items

Cosmic DriveRanduin's OmenKnight's VowMikael's Blessing

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 LifeConditioningOvergrowth
Domination Zombie WardRelentless Hunter
AttackSpeed MagicRes 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 Sona

Tips for Playing as Bard with Sona

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 Sona Will Play

Save Crescendo for the game-altering moment.

Well-timed uses of Aria of Perseverance will grant you maximum survivability.

Make sure to tag your allies while Sona's auras are active, but avoid getting caught out by enemies.

Bard Sona Synergy Stats

Bard Image
Win Rate
33.3 %
VS
Win Rate
66.7 %
Sona Image
3.5
< Kills >
2.7
4.7
< Deaths >
5.5
7.2
< Assists >
13.6
0.73
< Killing Sprees >
0.55
79
< Minions Killed >
26
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.27
< Inhibitors >
0.47
3,795
< Physical Damage >
2,311
6,833
< Magic Damage >
8,123
929
< True Damage >
879
11,558
< Damage Dealt >
11,313
16,773
< Damage Taken >
19,490
8,149
< Gold Earned >
8,408
1.5
< Towers >
1.69
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
3,943
< Total Healing >
5,599
10,593
< Experience >
11,143
20
< Vision Score >
58
9
< Wards Placed >
28
302
< Time Dealing CC >
254

How to Play with Sona as Bard in LoL

The Bard Sona synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Sona, 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 Sona. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This worsening shows that Sona helps Bard perform poorer in competitive League rounds. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.

When Bard plays on the same team as Sona, he observes a marginal improvement in his total damage output. This difference may signal that Sona supports by providing protection for him to dish out more damage or that her presence also helps increase the match's duration. Similarly, when Bard is played alongside Sona on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Sona.

Additionally, when Bard plays with Sona on the same team, he on average takes much less damage than when he plays alone. Getting dealt not as much damage may indicate that Sona does a decent job of protecting Bard in teamfights.

Synergies between Bard and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Bard with Sona
Bard
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Bard
Sona
Synergy

Is Bard better when played alongside Sona?

There is no perfect companion for Bard that will 100% of the time be his top synergy. Yet, Sona is a very bad teammate for Bard. By being on the same side as Bard, she drops their win rate by -16.5% to 33.3%. This proves that there is a terrible strategic relationship between Bard and Sona that results in them performing worse together than without each other.

Sona has a much lower diffuclty than Bard. That means Bard players don't need to be careful when finding Sona allies to go into battle on the same side as, as they will need a much lower level of skill to play well with you.

Playing alongside, Bard players should witness an overall large increase in your team’s ability to support your allies. When paired, these champs will help their other teammates secure a victory.

In contrast, by bringing Bard and Sona together, you probably will not be providing your other teammates a great deal of cover. Make sure to bring other champions on your team that offsets this gap in this pairing's abilities.

Regardless of the ability of your Sona teammate, you should focus on maximizing your income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well anyway.

Additional Information for Bard Players

How We Calculated Our Bard Sona Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Bard and Sona, we analyzed 30 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 Sona 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 to synergize with Sona during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League matches, you should keep reading to pick up some more tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly.

The best finished items to build first in your Bard and Sona synergy build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Frozen Heart, and Force of Nature. When Bard used at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when paired up with Sona than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Bard had an average winrate of 33.3% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Sona with this build.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating your oponents, Bard players should equip the Guardian, Font of Life, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Zombie Ward, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for this team composition, this combo of runes resulted in the top win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 33.3% win rate overall.

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