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Bard
Patch 9.16 Support

Bard Build and Runes

Bard build guide, best Bard runes and items to use in Patch 9.16. This Bard Support build for LoL is based on win rates and meta popularity. Use this Bard build guide to statistically win more games in League.

Traveler's Call
Cosmic Binding
Caretaker's Shrine
Magical Journey
Tempered Fate

Games analyzed

87,460

Win %

52.13%

Pick %

4.91%

Ban %

0.52%

Kills

25.83

Deaths

18

Assists

17

Skill Priority (0 Games)

Cosmic Binding
Caretaker's Shrine
Magical Journey
Cosmic Binding
Caretaker's Shrine
Magical Journey
Tempered Fate
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Spells & Items

Summoner Spells

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Starting Build (Winrate)

Relic Shield
Health Potion

End-game Build (Winrate)

Boots of Swiftness
Imperial Mandate
Dead Man's Plate
Redemption
Staff of Flowing Water
Rapid Firecannon

Runes

Bard

Primary

Resolve

Grasp of the Undying
Aftershock
Guardian
Demolish
Font of Life
Shield Bash
Conditioning
Second Wind
Bone Plating
Overgrowth
Revitalize
Unflinching
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Secondary

Domination

Cheap Shot
Taste of Blood
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward
Ghost Poro
Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter
Ingenious Hunter
Relentless Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
Adaptive
AttackSpeed
CDRScaling
Adaptive
Armor
MagicRes
HealthScaling
Armor
MagicRes

Bard build in Patch 9.16

Find out the best Bard build by following the statistics on this page. You are more likely to perform better in your games by following this build.

The most winning Bard build involves a skill priority of Cosmic Binding Cosmic Binding Caretaker's Shrine Caretaker's Shrine Magical Journey Magical Journey , running a Resolve | Domination rune set-up and taking Flash Flash Ignite Ignite as summoner spells.

Start your Bard build off by running Relic Shield Relic Shield Health Potion Health Potion , progressing that into Boots of Swiftness Boots of Swiftness Imperial Mandate Imperial Mandate Dead Man's Plate Dead Man's Plate Redemption Redemption Staff of Flowing Water Staff of Flowing Water Rapid Firecannon Rapid Firecannon , But remember to pick the correct situational items depending on game factors such as enemy composition.

Bard runes in Patch 9.16

Primary Runes

Here are the best Bard runes for this build. Take Grasp of the Undying Grasp of the Undying as your keystone in the Resolve rune tree. The remaining slots in your primary tree should be the Font of Life Font of Life Bone Plating Bone Plating Unflinching Unflinching runes.

Secondary Runes

Bard's secondary runes should be in the Domination rune tree, taking the Zombie Ward Zombie Ward Relentless Hunter Relentless Hunter runes.

As far as your shards go, take AttackSpeedAttackSpeed ArmorArmor ArmorArmor . Following these runes for Bard will help you in your games. Make sure to make situational changes to your runes depending on team comps and counters.

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