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.
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.
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.
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.
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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