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Bard

the Wandering Caretaker
Ban Rate 0.33%
Support
100%
Win Rate
47.79%

Pick Rate
7.22%

Bard Support has a win rate 48.14% for Platinum+ players whilst the very best Bard's are earning a win rate of 56.89% with the average rank of these top players being in Masters.

LoLalytics ranks Bard at 19 amongst Support champions earning a tier grade of Platinum.

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

Tahm Kench

Alistar

Taric

Braum

Karma

Nautilus

Thresh

Lulu

Leona

Win 52.24% 51.78% 50.97% 50.20% 48.73% 48.45% 48.25% 48.14% 47.90%
Pick 1.28% 4.35% 1.19% 3.88% 6.25% 2.06% 19.23% 2.21% 4.32%
Bard
Countered By

Brand

Blitzcrank

Zyra

Vel'Koz

Zilean

Nami

Sona

Lux

Janna

Win 44.82% 44.99% 45.09% 45.50% 45.61% 46.03% 47.00% 47.08% 47.14%
Pick 3.11% 6.56% 4.08% 1.22% 1.33% 5.82% 2.67% 2.87% 7.25%
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 48.15% 48.17% 48.26%
Pick 99.92% 56.64% 42.46%
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 48.19% 48.09% 48.44% 44.53% 46.95% 48.99%
Pick 95.24% 92.66% 88.89% 4.73% 3.76% 1.86%
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 48.16% 46.16% 54.04%
Pick 79.66% 12.42% 2.21%
Time 9 min 13 min 12 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 49.04% 49.20% 49.58% 47.77% 43.56% 48.81%
Pick 61.43% 17.08% 9.88% 4.58% 1.89% 1.75%
Time 14 min 16 min 16 min 23 min 22 min 19 min
Second Item
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.)
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.)
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%.
Win 48.58% 48.28% 52.88% 46.96% 48.61% 49.94% 50.39% 47.95%
Pick 31.65% 22.46% 12.97% 8.02% 6.14% 3.55% 1.23% 1.13%
Time 17 min 15 min 19 min 16 min 15 min 20 min 21 min 22 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

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.)
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.
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 53.64% 51.01% 50.57% 52.69% 53.87% 51.15% 48.50% 54.73% 44.41%
Pick 24.92% 11.57% 9.23% 5.54% 4.46% 3.84% 3.80% 2.39% 2.30%
Time 23 min 24 min 21 min 22 min 22 min 24 min 25 min 24 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.)
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.
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).
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.
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 150 seconds (150 second cooldown).

Every 4 seconds the gate makes a Voidspawn. The first and every fourth Voidspawn gains 15% of maximum Health as damage.
Win 56.31% 57.08% 56.11% 56.82% 53.68% 57.32% 50.29% 55.51% 54.45%
Pick 12.46% 8.25% 5.64% 4.18% 3.58% 3.29% 2.74% 2.28% 1.89%
Time 28 min 28 min 27 min 29 min 30 min 28 min 31 min 30 min 30 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.)
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.)
2700

Frozen Heart

+90 Armor
+20% Cooldown Reduction
+400 Mana

UNIQUE Aura: Reduces the Attack Speed of nearby enemies by 15%.
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.
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 150 seconds (150 second cooldown).

Every 4 seconds the gate makes a Voidspawn. The first and every fourth Voidspawn gains 15% of maximum Health as damage.
Win 59.08% 59.10% 59.58% 59.93% 58.01% 58.75% 57.84% 56.42% 57.36%
Pick 4.27% 4.15% 2.57% 2.35% 2.12% 1.89% 1.85% 1.66% 1.58%
Time 33 min 33 min 33 min 33 min 33 min 34 min 35 min 35 min 35 min
Popular Items
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.)
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

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.)
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.
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 48.94% 54.22% 54.22% 50.07% 53.32% 55.20% 52.36% 56.73% 49.71%
Pick 52.07% 49.58% 33.16% 31.25% 27.88% 12.93% 11.29% 9.71% 8.25%
Time 17 min 23 min 27 min 17 min 24 min 28 min 29 min 29 min 30 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.)
2400

Guardian Angel

+60 Armor
+45 Magic Resist

UNIQUE Passive: Upon taking lethal damage, restores the greater of 700 Health or 30% of maximum Health and 30% of maximum Mana after 4 seconds of stasis (300 second cooldown).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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

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.
2600

Rylai's Crystal Scepter

+300 Health
+75 Ability Power

UNIQUE Passive: Damaging spells and abilities reduce enemy movement speed by 20% for 1 second.
Win 58.97% 58.60% 57.80% 56.73% 56.49% 56.10% 56.02% 55.99% 55.57%
Pick 1.43% 1.68% 1.97% 9.71% 3.17% 1.92% 2.37% 1.62% 1.74%
Time 25 min 35 min 29 min 29 min 27 min 27 min 29 min 28 min 30 min
Abilities
Skill Order Win Pick
Q
W
E
Q
Q
R
Q
W
Q
W
R
W
W
E
E
61.81% 32.48%
Q
W
E
Q
Q
R
Q
E
Q
E
R
E
E
W
W
63.51% 15.19%
Q
W
Q
E
Q
R
Q
W
Q
W
R
W
W
E
E
60.96% 9.89%
Q
W
Q
E
Q
R
Q
E
Q
E
R
E
E
W
W
63.58% 5.40%
W
Q
E
Q
Q
R
Q
W
Q
W
R
W
W
E
E
58.84% 3.28%
Description CLICK TO EXPAND ABILITIES DESCRIPTIONS + VIDEOS
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 47.56% 49.59% 48.96% 47.82%
Pick 45.00% 17.03% 16.47% 13.83%
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 Ability Power

+0.59 ability power
+1 armor +8 health +1.33 health per level (+24 at champion level 18) +0.59 ability power
Win 47.84% 49.79% 47.88% 45.51%
Pick 65.14% 25.71% 13.52% 1.65%
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 Cooldown Reduction

-0.83% cooldowns
+1.34 magic resist +1.19 ability power +0.16 magic resist per level (+3 at champion level 18) -0.83% cooldowns
Win 48.45% 48.14% 48.23% 48.67%
Pick 64.90% 19.91% 12.05% 8.26%
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 Attack Speed

+4.5% attack speed
+4.95 ability power +4.26 armor +1.5% movement speed +4.5% attack speed
Win 47.10% 49.80% 49.18% 46.15%
Pick 43.44% 13.56% 7.73% 2.21%
Masteries
ALL
RECOMMENDED
HIGHEST WIN
MOST POPULAR

Fury

+4% Attack Speed
43.77%
2.83%

Sorcery

+2.0% increased Ability damage
46.84%
26.57%

Fresh Blood

Your first basic attack against a champion deals an additional 10 +1 per level damage (6 second cooldown)
46.44%
8.62%

Feast

Killing a unit restores 20 Health (30 second cooldown)
44.04%
5.82%

Expose Weakness

Damaging enemy champions causes them to take 3% more damage from your allies
47.66%
14.71%

Vampirism

+2.0% Lifesteal and Spell Vamp
45.29%
4.71%

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)
46.90%
22.73%

Bounty Hunter

Deal 1.5% increased damage for each unique enemy champion you have killed
44.33%
3.45%

Double Edged Sword

Deal 5% additional damage, take 2.5% additional damage.
46.45%
14.64%

Battle Trance

Gain up to 5% increased damage over 5 seconds when in combat with enemy Champions
47.86%
8.47%

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
48.49%
86.37%

Savagery

Single target attacks and spells deal 5 bonus damage to minions and monsters
46.06%
13.19%

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
48.35%
94.09%

Assassin

Deal 2% increased damage to champions when no allied champions are nearby
44.62%
4.06%

Merciless

Deal 5% increased damage to champions below 40% Health
47.62%
27.91%

Meditation

Regenerate 1.5% of your missing Mana every 5 seconds
48.47%
74.30%

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)
48.90%
8.86%

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)
48.56%
74.92%

Dangerous Game

Champion kills and assists restore 5% of your missing Health and Mana
45.83%
15.12%

Precision

Gain 8.5 Lethality and 3 + 0.3 per level Magic Penetration
47.88%
33.10%

Intelligence

Your Cooldown Reduction cap is increased to 45% and you gain 5% Cooldown Reduction
48.56%
59.07%

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).
48.40%
87.29%

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.
46.33%
4.32%

Recovery

+2.0 Health per 5 seconds
48.95%
55.45%

Unyielding

+5% Bonus Armor and Magic Resist
48.14%
19.43%

Explorer

+15 Movement Speed in Brush and River
49.16%
39.27%

Tough Skin

You take 2 less damage from champion and neutral monster basic attacks
48.19%
30.31%

Siegemaster

Gain 8 Armor and Magic Resistance when near an allied tower
48.06%
4.31%

Runic Armor

Shields, healing, regeneration, and lifesteal on you are 8% stronger
48.77%
22.49%

Veteran's Scars

+50 Health
48.78%
50.21%

Insight

Reduces the cooldown of Summoner Spells by 15%
48.88%
60.19%

Perseverance

+50% Base Health Regen, increased to +200% when below 25% Health
47.88%
7.11%

Fearless

Gain 10% +2 per level bonus Armor and Magic Resist when damaged by an enemy champion for 2 seconds (9s Cooldown)
48.85%
4.14%

Swiftness

+15% Tenacity and Slow Resist
47.26%
4.06%

Legendary Guardian

+3 Armor and Magic Resist for each nearby enemy champion
47.30%
3.06%

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).
48.31%
5.21%

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.
44.76%
1.50%

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Top Bard's Wordwide

56.89% Win Rate

Analyzing 740 games played by the top 517 Bard players worldwide over the last 7 days. The average rank of the top Bard's was Master.

Taking into account win rate and summoner rank Bard is ranked 12 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
67.24% 58
2
55.36% 56
3
55.10% 147
4
53.25% 77
5
63.55% 214
6
52.00% 75
7
60.87% 230
8
61.17% 103
9
50.39% 383
10
51.67% 60
11
73.40% 94
12
54.73% 148
13
60.98% 123
14
50.45% 111
15
57.75% 187
16
63.01% 73
17
60.29% 68
18
54.17% 72
19
60.68% 206
20
55.77% 52
21
63.16% 114
22
57.06% 177
23
66.42% 137
24
50.94% 53
25
56.41% 117
26
58.41% 113
27
56.60% 235
28
57.41% 263
29
59.30% 86
30
53.05% 213
31
61.76% 68
32
55.26% 114
33
51.59% 157
34
55.74% 122
35
53.60% 125
36
64.08% 103
37
61.29% 62
38
56.49% 131
39
54.49% 178
40
50.63% 79
41
62.26% 53
42
56.83% 139
43
54.98% 331
44
58.15% 227
45
58.01% 181
46
64.71% 68
47
65.00% 60
48
55.59% 313
49
63.49% 63
50
55.70% 79

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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: 2563 (22.53%)
Magic Damage: 8130 (71.46%)
True Damage: 683 (6.01%)
Total Damage Dealt: 11378
Total Damage Taken: 20311
Healing: 5964

Kills: 2.72
Deaths: 6.20
Assists: 13
Largest Kill Spree: 1.10
Gold: 9,813
CS: 21.50
Jungle CS: 0.61
Enemy Jungle: 0.39
Analyzed: 125,178

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)