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Bard

the Wandering Caretaker
Ban Rate 0.19%
Support
100%
Win Rate
45.89%

Pick Rate
6.61%

Bard Support has a win rate 46.14% for Platinum+ players whilst the very best Bard's are earning a win rate of 51.22% with the average rank of these top players being in Diamond III.

LoLalytics ranks Bard at 41 amongst Support champions earning a tier grade of Silver.

This ranking takes into account the win rate of Platinum+ players, the pick/ban influence of Bard, the win rate and average rank of the best Bard players.

Bard
Counter Picks

Taric

Karma

Nautilus

Lulu

Vel'Koz

Tahm Kench

Alistar

Braum

Zilean

Win 50.77% 48.72% 48.36% 48.31% 47.64% 47.26% 47.22% 46.83% 46.57%
Pick 1.06% 4.49% 1.66% 1.94% 1.50% 0.80% 1.77% 2.67% 1.51%
Bard
Countered By

Lux

Soraka

Zyra

Blitzcrank

Brand

Nami

Morgana

Janna

Thresh

Win 42.54% 42.90% 42.96% 44.04% 44.28% 44.46% 44.47% 44.80% 45.51%
Pick 0.99% 3.42% 5.46% 5.07% 3.67% 4.92% 4.24% 9.70% 20.38%
Summoner Spells

Flash

Teleports your champion a short distance toward your cursor's location.

Exhaust

Exhausts target enemy champion, reducing their Movement Speed and Attack Speed by 30%, their Armor and Magic Resist by 10, and their damage dealt by 40% for 2.5 seconds.

Ignite

Ignites target enemy champion, dealing 70-410 true damage (depending on champion level) over 5 seconds, grants you vision of the target, and reduces healing effects on them for the duration.
Win 46.15% 45.95% 46.60%
Pick 99.98% 65.77% 33.68%
Starting Items
350

Spellthief's Edge

+5 Ability Power
+2 Gold per 10 seconds
+25% Base Mana Regen

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 10 additional damage and grant 8 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds. Killing a minion disables this passive for 12 seconds.

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.
0

Warding Totem (Trinket)

Limited to 1 Trinket.

Active: Consume a charge to place an invisible Stealth Ward which reveals the surrounding area for 60 - 120 seconds.

Stores one charge every 180 - 90 seconds, up to 2 maximum charges.

Ward duration and recharge time gradually improve with level.

(Limit 3 Stealth Wards on the map per player. Switching to a Lens type trinket will disable Trinket use for 120 seconds.)
50

Total Biscuit of Rejuvenation

Click to Consume: Restores 15 Health and 15 Mana immediately and then 150 Health over 15 seconds.
50

Health Potion

Limited to 5 at one time. Limited to 1 type of Healing Potion.

Click to Consume: Restores 150 Health over 15 seconds.
150

Refillable Potion

Limited to 1 type of Healing Potion.

UNIQUE Active: Consumes a charge to restore 125 Health over 12 seconds. Holds up to 2 charges and refills upon visiting the shop.
350

Ancient Coin

+25% Base Mana Regen
+5% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Passive - Favor: Being near a minion's death without dealing the killing blow grants 4 Gold and 5 Health.

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.

''Gold dust rises from the desert and clings to the coin.'' - Historian Shurelya, 11 November, 23 CLE
Win 46.28% 46.11% 46.38% 42.80% 43.10% 41.67%
Pick 96.70% 93.37% 92.91% 2.84% 2.57% 1.24%
First Item
800

Sightstone

+150 Health

UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 3 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
2200

Frost Queen's Claim

+50 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+2 Gold per 10 seconds
+75% Base Mana Regen

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage and grant 15 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
UNIQUE Active: Summon 2 icy ghosts for 6 seconds that seek out nearby enemy champions. Ghosts reveal enemies on contact and reduce their Movement Speed by 40% for between 2 and 5 seconds based on how far the ghosts have traveled (90 second cooldown).

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.
2200

Eye of the Watchers

+200 Health
+100% Base Mana Regen
+25 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+2 Gold per 10 seconds

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage and grant 15 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 4 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
Win 45.82% 46.35% 53.06%
Pick 85.59% 7.77% 2.50%
Time 9 min 13 min 13 min
Boots
900

Boots of Mobility

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +25 Movement Speed. Increases to +115 Movement Speed when out of combat for 5 seconds.
900

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

UNIQUE Passive: +10% Cooldown Reduction
UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
UNIQUE Passive: Reduces Summoner Spell cooldowns by 10%


''This item is dedicated in honor of Ionia's victory over Noxus in the Rematch for the Southern Provinces on 10 December, 20 CLE.''
900

Boots of Swiftness

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +55 Movement Speed
UNIQUE Passive - Slow Resist: Movement slowing effects are reduced by 25%.
1100

Mercury's Treads

+25 Magic Resist

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
UNIQUE Passive - Tenacity: Reduces the duration of stuns, slows, taunts, fears, silences, blinds, polymorphs, and immobilizes by 30%.
1100

Ninja Tabi

+30 Armor

UNIQUE Passive: Blocks 12% of the damage from basic attacks.
UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
1100

Sorcerer's Shoes

+15 Magic Penetration

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
Win 47.19% 46.20% 49.39% 46.74% 37.47% 52.29%
Pick 61.77% 19.66% 6.71% 5.18% 2.20% 1.43%
Time 14 min 16 min 17 min 22 min 21 min 20 min
Second Item
2200

Eye of the Watchers

+200 Health
+100% Base Mana Regen
+25 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+2 Gold per 10 seconds

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage and grant 15 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 4 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
2200

Frost Queen's Claim

+50 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+2 Gold per 10 seconds
+75% Base Mana Regen

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage and grant 15 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
UNIQUE Active: Summon 2 icy ghosts for 6 seconds that seek out nearby enemy champions. Ghosts reveal enemies on contact and reduce their Movement Speed by 40% for between 2 and 5 seconds based on how far the ghosts have traveled (90 second cooldown).

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.
2100

Redemption

+400 Health
+75% Base Health Regen
+75% Base Mana Regen
+10% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Passive: +10% Heal and Shield Power
UNIQUE Active: Target an area within 5500 range. After 2.5 seconds, call down a beam of light to heal allies for 130 (+20 per level of target) Health, burn enemy champions for 10% of their maximum Health as true damage and deal 250 true damage to enemy minions (120 second cooldown).

Can be used while dead.

(Half effect if the target has been affected by another Redemption recently.)
800

Sightstone

+150 Health

UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 3 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
1600

Ruby Sightstone

+500 Health

UNIQUE Passive: Item Active cooldowns are reduced by 20%.
UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 4 charges and refills when visiting the shop.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
2200

Locket of the Iron Solari

+30 Armor
+60 Magic Resist

UNIQUE Active: Grants a decaying shield to nearby allies for 2.5 seconds that absorbs up to 35 (+35 per level) damage (90 second cooldown).

(Half effect if the target has been affected by another Locket of the Iron Solari recently.)
Win 45.51% 46.30% 50.92% 45.45% 46.54% 45.23%
Pick 26.31% 25.03% 22.53% 6.06% 5.27% 4.00%
Time 15 min 17 min 19 min 17 min 15 min 20 min
Third Item
2100

Redemption

+400 Health
+75% Base Health Regen
+75% Base Mana Regen
+10% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Passive: +10% Heal and Shield Power
UNIQUE Active: Target an area within 5500 range. After 2.5 seconds, call down a beam of light to heal allies for 130 (+20 per level of target) Health, burn enemy champions for 10% of their maximum Health as true damage and deal 250 true damage to enemy minions (120 second cooldown).

Can be used while dead.

(Half effect if the target has been affected by another Redemption recently.)
2200

Locket of the Iron Solari

+30 Armor
+60 Magic Resist

UNIQUE Active: Grants a decaying shield to nearby allies for 2.5 seconds that absorbs up to 35 (+35 per level) damage (90 second cooldown).

(Half effect if the target has been affected by another Locket of the Iron Solari recently.)
1600

Ruby Sightstone

+500 Health

UNIQUE Passive: Item Active cooldowns are reduced by 20%.
UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 4 charges and refills when visiting the shop.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
2200

Eye of the Watchers

+200 Health
+100% Base Mana Regen
+25 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+2 Gold per 10 seconds

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage and grant 15 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 4 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
2200

Frost Queen's Claim

+50 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+2 Gold per 10 seconds
+75% Base Mana Regen

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage and grant 15 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
UNIQUE Active: Summon 2 icy ghosts for 6 seconds that seek out nearby enemy champions. Ghosts reveal enemies on contact and reduce their Movement Speed by 40% for between 2 and 5 seconds based on how far the ghosts have traveled (90 second cooldown).

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.
2700

Frozen Heart

+90 Armor
+20% Cooldown Reduction
+400 Mana

UNIQUE Aura: Reduces the Attack Speed of nearby enemies by 15%.
2900

Randuin's Omen

+500 Health
+60 Armor
-10% Damage taken from Critical Strikes

UNIQUE Passive - Cold Steel: When hit by basic attacks, reduces the attacker's Attack Speed by 15% (1 second duration).
UNIQUE Active: Slows the Movement Speed of nearby enemy units by 35% for 4 seconds (60 second cooldown).
2400

Knight's Vow

+400 Health
+100% Base Health Regen
+20 Armor

UNIQUE Active: Designate an allied champion as your Partner (90 second cooldown).
UNIQUE Passive: If your Partner is nearby, gain +40 additional Armor and +15% Movement Speed towards them.
UNIQUE Passive: If your Partner is nearby, heal for 12% of the damage your Partner deals to champions and redirect 12% of the damage your Partner takes from champions to you as true damage (healing and damage redirection are reduced by 50% if you are ranged).

(Champions can only be linked by one Knight's Vow at a time.)
2700

Zz'Rot Portal

+55 Armor
+55 Magic Resist
+125% Base Health Regen

UNIQUE Passive - Point Runner: Builds up to +20% Movement Speed over 2 seconds while near turrets, fallen turrets and Void Gates.
UNIQUE Active: Spawns a Void Gate for 120 seconds (120 second cooldown).

Every 4 seconds the gate makes a Voidspawn. The first and every fourth Voidspawn gains 15% of maximum Health as damage.
Win 50.83% 51.07% 49.45% 48.35% 50.90% 47.99% 41.76% 44.90% 50.96%
Pick 32.52% 13.76% 9.36% 6.28% 5.73% 2.31% 1.49% 1.34% 1.13%
Time 22 min 24 min 21 min 22 min 23 min 26 min 26 min 25 min 26 min
Fourth Item
2200

Locket of the Iron Solari

+30 Armor
+60 Magic Resist

UNIQUE Active: Grants a decaying shield to nearby allies for 2.5 seconds that absorbs up to 35 (+35 per level) damage (90 second cooldown).

(Half effect if the target has been affected by another Locket of the Iron Solari recently.)
2100

Redemption

+400 Health
+75% Base Health Regen
+75% Base Mana Regen
+10% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Passive: +10% Heal and Shield Power
UNIQUE Active: Target an area within 5500 range. After 2.5 seconds, call down a beam of light to heal allies for 130 (+20 per level of target) Health, burn enemy champions for 10% of their maximum Health as true damage and deal 250 true damage to enemy minions (120 second cooldown).

Can be used while dead.

(Half effect if the target has been affected by another Redemption recently.)
1600

Ruby Sightstone

+500 Health

UNIQUE Passive: Item Active cooldowns are reduced by 20%.
UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 4 charges and refills when visiting the shop.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
2200

Eye of the Watchers

+200 Health
+100% Base Mana Regen
+25 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+2 Gold per 10 seconds

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage and grant 15 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 4 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
2200

Frost Queen's Claim

+50 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+2 Gold per 10 seconds
+75% Base Mana Regen

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage and grant 15 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
UNIQUE Active: Summon 2 icy ghosts for 6 seconds that seek out nearby enemy champions. Ghosts reveal enemies on contact and reduce their Movement Speed by 40% for between 2 and 5 seconds based on how far the ghosts have traveled (90 second cooldown).

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.
2700

Frozen Heart

+90 Armor
+20% Cooldown Reduction
+400 Mana

UNIQUE Aura: Reduces the Attack Speed of nearby enemies by 15%.
2400

Knight's Vow

+400 Health
+100% Base Health Regen
+20 Armor

UNIQUE Active: Designate an allied champion as your Partner (90 second cooldown).
UNIQUE Passive: If your Partner is nearby, gain +40 additional Armor and +15% Movement Speed towards them.
UNIQUE Passive: If your Partner is nearby, heal for 12% of the damage your Partner deals to champions and redirect 12% of the damage your Partner takes from champions to you as true damage (healing and damage redirection are reduced by 50% if you are ranged).

(Champions can only be linked by one Knight's Vow at a time.)
2900

Randuin's Omen

+500 Health
+60 Armor
-10% Damage taken from Critical Strikes

UNIQUE Passive - Cold Steel: When hit by basic attacks, reduces the attacker's Attack Speed by 15% (1 second duration).
UNIQUE Active: Slows the Movement Speed of nearby enemy units by 35% for 4 seconds (60 second cooldown).
2100

Mikael's Crucible

+35 Magic Resist
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+100% Base Mana Regen

UNIQUE Passive: +20% Heal and Shield Power
UNIQUE Passive - Harmony: Grants bonus % Base Health Regen equal to your bonus % Base Mana Regen.
UNIQUE Active: Cleanses all stuns, roots, taunts, fears, silences, and slows on an allied champion and grants them slow immunity for 2 seconds (120 second cooldown).

Successfully cleansing an effect this way grants the ally 40% movement speed for 2 seconds.
Win 55.07% 52.86% 54.91% 59.27% 52.94% 53.22% 54.52% 43.79% 59.40%
Pick 19.07% 8.38% 7.28% 2.68% 2.50% 2.46% 2.17% 1.84% 1.83%
Time 28 min 27 min 27 min 28 min 28 min 29 min 29 min 30 min 28 min
Fifth Item
2200

Locket of the Iron Solari

+30 Armor
+60 Magic Resist

UNIQUE Active: Grants a decaying shield to nearby allies for 2.5 seconds that absorbs up to 35 (+35 per level) damage (90 second cooldown).

(Half effect if the target has been affected by another Locket of the Iron Solari recently.)
1600

Ruby Sightstone

+500 Health

UNIQUE Passive: Item Active cooldowns are reduced by 20%.
UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 4 charges and refills when visiting the shop.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
2400

Knight's Vow

+400 Health
+100% Base Health Regen
+20 Armor

UNIQUE Active: Designate an allied champion as your Partner (90 second cooldown).
UNIQUE Passive: If your Partner is nearby, gain +40 additional Armor and +15% Movement Speed towards them.
UNIQUE Passive: If your Partner is nearby, heal for 12% of the damage your Partner deals to champions and redirect 12% of the damage your Partner takes from champions to you as true damage (healing and damage redirection are reduced by 50% if you are ranged).

(Champions can only be linked by one Knight's Vow at a time.)
2700

Frozen Heart

+90 Armor
+20% Cooldown Reduction
+400 Mana

UNIQUE Aura: Reduces the Attack Speed of nearby enemies by 15%.
2100

Mikael's Crucible

+35 Magic Resist
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+100% Base Mana Regen

UNIQUE Passive: +20% Heal and Shield Power
UNIQUE Passive - Harmony: Grants bonus % Base Health Regen equal to your bonus % Base Mana Regen.
UNIQUE Active: Cleanses all stuns, roots, taunts, fears, silences, and slows on an allied champion and grants them slow immunity for 2 seconds (120 second cooldown).

Successfully cleansing an effect this way grants the ally 40% movement speed for 2 seconds.
2100

Redemption

+400 Health
+75% Base Health Regen
+75% Base Mana Regen
+10% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Passive: +10% Heal and Shield Power
UNIQUE Active: Target an area within 5500 range. After 2.5 seconds, call down a beam of light to heal allies for 130 (+20 per level of target) Health, burn enemy champions for 10% of their maximum Health as true damage and deal 250 true damage to enemy minions (120 second cooldown).

Can be used while dead.

(Half effect if the target has been affected by another Redemption recently.)
2900

Randuin's Omen

+500 Health
+60 Armor
-10% Damage taken from Critical Strikes

UNIQUE Passive - Cold Steel: When hit by basic attacks, reduces the attacker's Attack Speed by 15% (1 second duration).
UNIQUE Active: Slows the Movement Speed of nearby enemy units by 35% for 4 seconds (60 second cooldown).
2700

Zz'Rot Portal

+55 Armor
+55 Magic Resist
+125% Base Health Regen

UNIQUE Passive - Point Runner: Builds up to +20% Movement Speed over 2 seconds while near turrets, fallen turrets and Void Gates.
UNIQUE Active: Spawns a Void Gate for 120 seconds (120 second cooldown).

Every 4 seconds the gate makes a Voidspawn. The first and every fourth Voidspawn gains 15% of maximum Health as damage.
2450

Banshee's Veil

+300 Health
+70 Magic Resist
+100% Base Health Regeneration

UNIQUE Passive: Grants a spell shield that blocks the next enemy ability. This shield refreshes after no damage is taken from enemy champions for 40 seconds.
Win 55.51% 58.77% 56.48% 51.79% 60.45% 55.66% 56.96% 56.87% 54.79%
Pick 4.85% 4.16% 2.35% 2.13% 1.96% 1.78% 1.72% 1.71% 1.59%
Time 32 min 32 min 34 min 34 min 33 min 33 min 35 min 34 min 34 min
Popular Items
2100

Redemption

+400 Health
+75% Base Health Regen
+75% Base Mana Regen
+10% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Passive: +10% Heal and Shield Power
UNIQUE Active: Target an area within 5500 range. After 2.5 seconds, call down a beam of light to heal allies for 130 (+20 per level of target) Health, burn enemy champions for 10% of their maximum Health as true damage and deal 250 true damage to enemy minions (120 second cooldown).

Can be used while dead.

(Half effect if the target has been affected by another Redemption recently.)
2200

Locket of the Iron Solari

+30 Armor
+60 Magic Resist

UNIQUE Active: Grants a decaying shield to nearby allies for 2.5 seconds that absorbs up to 35 (+35 per level) damage (90 second cooldown).

(Half effect if the target has been affected by another Locket of the Iron Solari recently.)
2200

Frost Queen's Claim

+50 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+2 Gold per 10 seconds
+75% Base Mana Regen

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage and grant 15 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
UNIQUE Active: Summon 2 icy ghosts for 6 seconds that seek out nearby enemy champions. Ghosts reveal enemies on contact and reduce their Movement Speed by 40% for between 2 and 5 seconds based on how far the ghosts have traveled (90 second cooldown).

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.
2200

Eye of the Watchers

+200 Health
+100% Base Mana Regen
+25 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+2 Gold per 10 seconds

UNIQUE Passive - Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage and grant 15 Gold. This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 4 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
1600

Ruby Sightstone

+500 Health

UNIQUE Passive: Item Active cooldowns are reduced by 20%.
UNIQUE Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 4 charges and refills when visiting the shop.

(A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time. Unique Passives with the same name don't stack.)
2700

Frozen Heart

+90 Armor
+20% Cooldown Reduction
+400 Mana

UNIQUE Aura: Reduces the Attack Speed of nearby enemies by 15%.
2400

Knight's Vow

+400 Health
+100% Base Health Regen
+20 Armor

UNIQUE Active: Designate an allied champion as your Partner (90 second cooldown).
UNIQUE Passive: If your Partner is nearby, gain +40 additional Armor and +15% Movement Speed towards them.
UNIQUE Passive: If your Partner is nearby, heal for 12% of the damage your Partner deals to champions and redirect 12% of the damage your Partner takes from champions to you as true damage (healing and damage redirection are reduced by 50% if you are ranged).

(Champions can only be linked by one Knight's Vow at a time.)
2700

Zz'Rot Portal

+55 Armor
+55 Magic Resist
+125% Base Health Regen

UNIQUE Passive - Point Runner: Builds up to +20% Movement Speed over 2 seconds while near turrets, fallen turrets and Void Gates.
UNIQUE Active: Spawns a Void Gate for 120 seconds (120 second cooldown).

Every 4 seconds the gate makes a Voidspawn. The first and every fourth Voidspawn gains 15% of maximum Health as damage.
2900

Randuin's Omen

+500 Health
+60 Armor
-10% Damage taken from Critical Strikes

UNIQUE Passive - Cold Steel: When hit by basic attacks, reduces the attacker's Attack Speed by 15% (1 second duration).
UNIQUE Active: Slows the Movement Speed of nearby enemy units by 35% for 4 seconds (60 second cooldown).
Win 51.26% 53.06% 47.81% 47.67% 52.51% 50.94% 52.86% 52.74% 48.22%
Pick 66.54% 42.82% 42.39% 38.38% 28.08% 8.14% 7.45% 6.17% 6.13%
Time 22 min 27 min 18 min 17 min 24 min 30 min 31 min 32 min 31 min
Winning Items
2500

Hextech Protobelt-01

+300 Health
+60 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Active - Fire Bolt: Dash forward and unleash a nova of fire bolts that deal 75 - 150 (+25% of your Ability Power) as magic damage (40 second cooldown, shared with other Hextech items).

Champions and Monsters hit by multiple fire bolts take 10% damage per additional bolt.

(This dash cannot pass through terrain.)
3200

Luden's Echo

+100 Ability Power
+10% Movement Speed

UNIQUE Passive - Echo: Gain charges upon moving or casting. At 100 charges, the next damaging spell hit expends all charges to deal 100 (+10% of Ability Power) bonus magic damage to up to 4 targets on hit.
2100

Mikael's Crucible

+35 Magic Resist
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+100% Base Mana Regen

UNIQUE Passive: +20% Heal and Shield Power
UNIQUE Passive - Harmony: Grants bonus % Base Health Regen equal to your bonus % Base Mana Regen.
UNIQUE Active: Cleanses all stuns, roots, taunts, fears, silences, and slows on an allied champion and grants them slow immunity for 2 seconds (120 second cooldown).

Successfully cleansing an effect this way grants the ally 40% movement speed for 2 seconds.
2900

Dead Man's Plate

+500 Health
+50 Armor

UNIQUE Passive - Dreadnought: While moving, build stacks of Momentum, increasing movement speed by up to 60 at 100 stacks. Momentum quickly decays while under the effects of a stun, taunt, fear, polymorph, or immobilize effect, and slowly decays while slowed.
UNIQUE Passive - Crushing Blow: Basic attacks discharge all Momentum, dealing 1 physical damage per 2 stacks. If 100 stacks are discharged, damage is doubled and the target is slowed by 50% decaying over 1 second (melee only).

''There's only one way you'll get this armor from me...'' - forgotten namesake
2700

Iceborn Gauntlet

+65 Armor
+20% Cooldown Reduction
+500 Mana

UNIQUE Passive - Spellblade: After using an ability, the next basic attack deals bonus physical damage equal to 100% of base Attack Damage in an area and creates an icy zone for 2 seconds that slows Movement Speed by 30% (1.5 second cooldown).

Size of zone increases with bonus armor.
2800

Spirit Visage

+500 Health
+55 Magic Resist
+200% Base Health Regen
+10% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Passive: Increases all healing received by 25%.
2250

Zeke's Harbinger

+250 Mana
+30 Armor
+50 Ability Power
+10% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Active - Conduit: Bind to target ally (60 second cooldown).
UNIQUE Passive: When within 1000 units of each other, you and your ally generate Charges. Attacking or casting spells generates extra Charges. At 100 Charges, causing damage consumes them, increasing your and your ally's Ability Power by 20% and Critical Strike Chance by 50% for 8 seconds.

(Champions can only be linked by one Zeke's Harbinger at a time.)
2200

Banner of Command

+60 Armor
+30 Magic Resist
+400 Mana
+10% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Active - Promote: Greatly increases the power of a lane minion and grants it immunity to magic damage (120 second cooldown).
3200

Lich Bane

+80 Ability Power
+7% Movement Speed
+10% Cooldown Reduction
+250 Mana

UNIQUE Passive - Spellblade: After using an ability, the next basic attack deals 75% Base Attack Damage (+50% of Ability Power) bonus magic damage on hit (1.5 second cooldown).
Win 61.54% 60.08% 58.23% 58.21% 57.04% 56.84% 56.42% 56.08% 54.70%
Pick 1.35% 1.43% 5.90% 1.89% 2.91% 1.28% 1.61% 2.56% 1.62%
Time 25 min 28 min 30 min 31 min 28 min 33 min 30 min 29 min 28 min
Abilities
Skill Order Win Pick
Q
W
E
Q
Q
R
Q
W
Q
W
R
W
W
E
E
60.83% 29.20%
Q
W
E
Q
Q
R
Q
E
Q
E
R
E
E
W
W
63.61% 16.18%
Q
W
Q
E
Q
R
Q
W
Q
W
R
W
W
E
E
62.47% 13.90%
Q
W
Q
E
Q
R
Q
E
Q
E
R
E
E
W
W
63.57% 8.23%
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Marks

Greater Mark of Magic Penetration

+0.87 magic penetration

Greater Mark of Precision

+1.13 Lethality / +0.62 Magic Penetration

Greater Mark of Armor

+0.91 armor

Greater Mark of Attack Damage

+0.95 attack damage
+0.87 magic penetration +1.13 Lethality / +0.62 Magic Penetration +0.91 armor +0.95 attack damage
Win 46.01% 46.82% 46.66% 45.93%
Pick 42.56% 20.55% 16.81% 14.48%
Seals

Greater Seal of Armor

+1 armor

Greater Seal of Health

+8 health

Greater Seal of Scaling Health

+1.33 health per level (+24 at champion level 18)

Greater Seal of Mana Regeneration

+0.41 mana regen / 5 sec.
+1 armor +8 health +1.33 health per level (+24 at champion level 18) +0.41 mana regen / 5 sec.
Win 45.98% 46.88% 48.13% 42.90%
Pick 57.30% 36.22% 13.23% 1.84%
Glyphs

Greater Glyph of Magic Resist

+1.34 magic resist

Greater Glyph of Ability Power

+1.19 ability power

Greater Glyph of Scaling Magic Resist

+0.16 magic resist per level (+3 at champion level 18)

Greater Glyph of Mana Regeneration

+0.33 mana regen / 5 sec.
+1.34 magic resist +1.19 ability power +0.16 magic resist per level (+3 at champion level 18) +0.33 mana regen / 5 sec.
Win 46.33% 46.79% 46.30% 43.78%
Pick 63.19% 21.98% 12.24% 9.95%
Quintessence

Greater Quintessence of Ability Power

+4.95 ability power

Greater Quintessence of Armor

+4.26 armor

Greater Quintessence of Movement Speed

+1.5% movement speed

Greater Quintessence of Health

+26 health
+4.95 ability power +4.26 armor +1.5% movement speed +26 health
Win 45.35% 45.38% 47.32% 46.77%
Pick 38.59% 18.87% 5.60% 3.04%
Masteries
ALL
RECOMMENDED
HIGHEST WIN
MOST POPULAR

Fury

+4% Attack Speed
41.75%
2.18%

Sorcery

+2.0% increased Ability damage
46.57%
25.74%

Fresh Blood

Your first basic attack against a champion deals an additional 10 +1 per level damage (6 second cooldown)
46.56%
8.49%

Feast

Killing a unit restores 20 Health (30 second cooldown)
44.19%
3.98%

Expose Weakness

Damaging enemy champions causes them to take 3% more damage from your allies
46.52%
15.26%

Vampirism

+2.0% Lifesteal and Spell Vamp
40.41%
3.18%

Natural Talent

Gain 2 + 0.44 per level Attack Damage, and 3 + 0.67 per level Ability Power (+10 Attack Damage and 15 Ability Power at level 18)
46.68%
22.75%

Bounty Hunter

Deal 1.5% increased damage for each unique enemy champion you have killed
46.52%
2.74%

Double Edged Sword

Deal 5% additional damage, take 2.5% additional damage.
45.31%
15.27%

Battle Trance

Gain up to 5% increased damage over 5 seconds when in combat with enemy Champions
47.59%
6.91%

Battering Blows

+7% Armor Penetration

Piercing Thoughts

+7% Magic Penetration

Warlord's Bloodlust

Gain increasingly more Life Steal based on your missing health against champions (up to 20%). Against minions gain 50% benefit (25% for ranged champions).

Fervor of Battle

Hitting champions with basic attacks generates a Fervor stack (2 for melee attacks). Stacks of Fervor last 6 seconds (max 8 stacks)and increase your AD by 1-8 for each stack.

Deathfire Touch

Your damaging abilities cause enemy champions to take magic damage over 4 seconds.

Damage: 8 + 60% Bonus Attack Damage and 25% Ability Power

Deathfire Touch's duration is reduced for:
- Area of Effect: 2 second duration.
- Damage over Time: 1 second duration.

Wanderer

+3% Movement Speed out of combat
46.40%
89.39%

Savagery

Single target attacks and spells deal 5 bonus damage to minions and monsters
44.00%
10.53%

Runic Affinity

Buffs from neutral monsters last 15% longer

Secret Stash

Your Potions and Elixirs last 10% longer.

Your Health Potions are replaced with Biscuits that restore 15 Health and Mana instantly on use
46.26%
96.63%

Assassin

Deal 2% increased damage to champions when no allied champions are nearby
41.94%
2.47%

Merciless

Deal 5% increased damage to champions below 40% Health
46.18%
25.38%

Meditation

Regenerate 1.5% of your missing Mana every 5 seconds
46.18%
77.27%

Greenfather's Gift

Stepping into brush causes your next damaging attack or ability to deal 3% of your target's current health as bonus magic damage (9s Cooldown)
48.07%
10.76%

Bandit

Gain 1 gold for each nearby minion killed by an ally.

Gain 3 gold (10 if melee) when hitting an enemy champion with a basic attack (5 second cooldown)
46.16%
78.26%

Dangerous Game

Champion kills and assists restore 5% of your missing Health and Mana
44.06%
10.47%

Precision

Gain 8.5 Lethality and 3 + 0.3 per level Magic Penetration
46.16%
32.96%

Intelligence

Your Cooldown Reduction cap is increased to 45% and you gain 5% Cooldown Reduction
46.29%
63.26%

Stormraider's Surge

Dealing 30% of a champion's max Health within 2.5 seconds grants you 40% Movement Speed and 75% Slow Resistance for 3 seconds (10 second cooldown).

Thunderlord's Decree

Your 3rd attack or damaging spell against the same enemy champion calls down a lightning strike, dealing magic damage in the area.

Damage: 10 per level, plus 30% of your Bonus Attack Damage, and 10% of your Ability Power (25-15 second cooldown, based on level).
46.30%
92.82%

Windspeaker's Blessing

Your heals and shields are 10% stronger. Additionally, your shields and heals on other allies increase their armor by 5-22 (based on level) and their magic resistance by half that amount for 3 seconds.
44.14%
2.98%

Recovery

+2.0 Health per 5 seconds
46.31%
59.60%

Unyielding

+5% Bonus Armor and Magic Resist
45.73%
16.16%

Explorer

+15 Movement Speed in Brush and River
46.52%
40.98%

Tough Skin

You take 2 less damage from champion and neutral monster basic attacks
45.95%
30.74%

Siegemaster

Gain 8 Armor and Magic Resistance when near an allied tower
43.54%
3.42%

Runic Armor

Shields, healing, regeneration, and lifesteal on you are 8% stronger
45.74%
20.74%

Veteran's Scars

+50 Health
46.29%
52.71%

Insight

Reduces the cooldown of Summoner Spells by 15%
46.17%
63.96%

Perseverance

+50% Base Health Regen, increased to +200% when below 25% Health
44.23%
5.52%

Fearless

Gain 10% +2 per level bonus Armor and Magic Resist when damaged by an enemy champion for 2 seconds (9s Cooldown)
46.87%
3.05%

Swiftness

+15% Tenacity and Slow Resist
43.86%
2.09%

Legendary Guardian

+3 Armor and Magic Resist for each nearby enemy champion
44.05%
1.37%

Grasp of the Undying

Every 4 seconds in combat, your next attack against an enemy champion deals damage equal to 3% of your max Health and heals you for 1.5% of your max Health (halved for ranged champions, deals magic damage)

Courage of the Colossus

Gain a shield for 10 +10 per level + 5% of your maximum health for each nearby enemy champion for 4 seconds after hitting an enemy champion with a stun, taunt, snare, or knock up(45 - 30 second cooldown based on level).
43.76%
2.75%

Bond of Stone

+4% Damage Reduction. 6% of the damage from enemy champions taken by the nearest allied champion is dealt to you instead. Damage is not redirected if you are below 5% of your maximum health.

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Bard Games Analyzed

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Top Bard's Wordwide

51.22% Win Rate

Analyzing 1640 games played by the top 159 Bard players worldwide over the last 7 days. The average rank of the top Bard's was Diamond III.

Taking into account win rate and summoner rank Bard is ranked 107 amongst all champions in the hands of an expert.

Maximum 50 summoners are used per region with a minimum of Diamond V and 50 games played on Bard to be elegible.

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NameWinGames
1
54.55% 55
2
61.18% 85
3
61.54% 78
4
56.04% 91
5
59.26% 54
6
54.43% 79
7
I
53.70% 108
8
II
59.70% 67
9
II
57.81% 64
10
III
58.11% 74
11
III
57.93% 164
12
I
53.70% 54
13
II
57.63% 59
14
III
57.61% 92
15
I
50.98% 51
16
III
58.02% 81
17
II
54.32% 81
18
III
55.68% 88
19
III
58.73% 63
20
III
56.25% 64
21
III
58.06% 62
22
II
51.76% 85
23
II
51.68% 149
24
II
56.60% 53
25
IV
57.53% 73
26
IV
55.56% 63
27
IV
63.64% 88
28
III
52.24% 67
29
IV
54.44% 169
30
II
52.63% 57
31
IV
59.42% 69
32
II
53.85% 52
33
IV
54.17% 96
34
IV
56.14% 57
35
IV
55.77% 52
36
IV
57.41% 54
37
IV
51.67% 60
38
IV
53.45% 58
39
V
55.00% 60
40
V
57.97% 69
41
V
55.56% 63
42
V
64.15% 53
43
V
70.37% 54
44
V
61.29% 124
45
V
58.11% 74
46
V
54.29% 70
47
V
60.61% 66
48
V
55.08% 118
49
V
53.33% 60
50
V
55.77% 52

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A minimum of 50 ranked games on Bard and Diamond Rank and above is what is required to be on the list. Rankings take in consideration win rate, current rank and number of games played on the champion.

Average Bard Game Stats

Physical Damage: 2479 (22.17%)
Magic Damage: 7953 (71.12%)
True Damage: 750 (6.71%)
Total Damage Dealt: 11184
Total Damage Taken: 20507
Healing: 6521

Kills: 2.49
Deaths: 5.98
Assists: 13
Largest Kill Spree: 1.00
Gold: 9,748
CS: 20
Jungle CS: 0.50
Enemy Jungle: 0.33
Analyzed: 18,345

Bard Base Stats

Health: 624 (+89)
Health Regen: 5.95 (+0.55)
Mana: 400 (+50)
Mana Regen: 6.45 (+0.45)
Move Speed: 330
Attack Damage: 55 (+3)
Attack Speed: 0.625 (+2%)
Attack Range: 500
Armor: 29 (+4)
MR: 30 (+0)