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Bard

the Wandering Caretaker
Ban Rate 0.21%
Middle
100%
Win Rate
47.51%

Pick Rate
0.49%
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.

Heal

Restores 90-345 Health (depending on champion level) and grants 30% Movement Speed for 1 second to you and target allied champion. This healing is halved for units recently affected by Summoner Heal.

Smite

Deals 390-1000 true damage (depending on champion level) to target epic or large monster or enemy minion. Restores Health based on your maximum life when used against monsters.
Win 45.60% 46.53% 50.00% 58.06% 46.43%
Pick 87.33% 45.70% 38.91% 14.03% 12.67%
Starting Items
50

Total Biscuit of Rejuvenation

Click to Consume: Restores 15 Health and 15 Mana immediately and then 150 Health over 15 seconds.
400

Doran's Ring

+60 Health
+15 Ability Power
+50% Base Mana Regen

Passive: Restores 4 Mana upon killing a unit.
300

Boots of Speed

Limited to 1.

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +25 Movement Speed
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.
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.
450

Doran's Blade

+8 Attack Damage
+80 Health
+3% Life Steal
350

Hunter's Talisman

+150% Base Mana Regen while in Jungle

UNIQUE Passive - Tooth: Damaging a monster with a spell or attack steals 25 Health over 5 seconds. Killing monsters grants special bonus experience.
350

Hunter's Machete

+10% Life Steal vs. Monsters

UNIQUE Passive - Nail: Basic attacks deal 25 bonus damage on hit vs. Monsters. Killing monsters grants special bonus experience.
Win 42.17% 45.83% 44.12% 44.78% 51.79% 47.06% 44.00% 48.00% 50.00%
Pick 37.56% 32.58% 30.77% 30.32% 25.34% 15.38% 11.31% 11.31% 10.86%
Early Items
(First 10 Minutes)
300

Boots of Speed

Limited to 1.

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +25 Movement Speed
435

Amplifying Tome

+20 Ability Power
850

Aether Wisp

+30 Ability Power

UNIQUE Passive: +5% Movement Speed
1050

Sheen

+250 Mana
+10% Cooldown Reduction

UNIQUE Passive - Spellblade: After using an ability, the next basic attack deals bonus physical damage equal to 100% base Attack Damage on hit (1.5 second cooldown).
900

Fiendish Codex

+30 Ability Power

UNIQUE Passive: +10% Cooldown Reduction
850

Frostfang

+15 Ability Power
+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. Killing a minion disables this passive for 12 seconds.

Limited to 1 Gold Income Item.
300

Dagger

+12% Attack Speed
400

Ruby Crystal

+150 Health
300

Cloth Armor

+15 Armor
Win 49.02% 42.31% 45.95% 41.18% 53.33% 41.67% 50.00% 40.91% 45.45%
Pick 46.15% 23.53% 16.74% 15.38% 13.57% 10.86% 10.86% 9.95% 9.95%
First 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.
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).
2100

Redemption

+300 Health
+75% Base Health Regen
+125% 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 40 (+25 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.)
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.
Win 60.71% 36.00% 47.83% 70.00%
Pick 12.67% 11.31% 10.41% 9.05%
Time 11 min 14 min 12 min 16 min
Boots
1100

Sorcerer's Shoes

+15 Magic Penetration

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
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.''
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%.
900

Boots of Mobility

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +25 Movement Speed. Increases to +115 Movement Speed when out of combat for 5 seconds.
1100

Ninja Tabi

+30 Armor

UNIQUE Passive: Blocks 12% of the damage from basic attacks.
UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
900

Boots of Swiftness

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

Berserker's Greaves

+35% Attack Speed

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
Win 51.85% 46.51% 51.72% 50.00% 43.75% 50.00% 33.33%
Pick 24.43% 19.46% 13.12% 10.86% 7.24% 5.43% 2.71%
Time 15 min 15 min 18 min 14 min 17 min 18 min 15 min
Second Item
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 54.55%
Pick 9.95%
Time 22 min
Popular Items
1100

Sorcerer's Shoes

+15 Magic Penetration

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
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).
2100

Redemption

+300 Health
+75% Base Health Regen
+125% 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 40 (+25 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.)
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.''
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.
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

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.)
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%.
900

Boots of Mobility

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +25 Movement Speed. Increases to +115 Movement Speed when out of combat for 5 seconds.
Win 51.85% 44.44% 46.00% 46.51% 50.00% 50.00% 45.71% 51.72% 50.00%
Pick 24.43% 24.43% 22.62% 19.46% 19.00% 18.10% 15.84% 13.12% 10.86%
Time 15 min 19 min 16 min 15 min 20 min 12 min 20 min 18 min 14 min
Winning Items
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).
2625

Enchantment: Bloodrazor

+50% Attack Speed

UNIQUE Passive: Basic attacks deal 4% of the target's maximum Health in bonus physical damage (max 75 vs. monsters and minions) on hit.
3000

Hextech GLP-800

+300 Health
+400 Mana
+80 Ability Power

UNIQUE Passive - Eternity: 15% of damage taken from champions is gained as Mana. Spending Mana restores 20% of the cost as Health, up to 25 per spell cast.
UNIQUE Active - Frost Bolt: Fires a spray of icy bolts that explode, dealing 100 - 200 (+35% of your Ability Power) magic damage to all enemies hit. (40 second cooldown, shared with other Hextech items).

Enemies hit are slowed by 65% decaying over 0.5 seconds.

(Frost Bolt has a cast time, in contrast to most actives.)
2800

Spirit Visage

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

UNIQUE Passive: Increases all healing received by 25%.
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.
2625

Enchantment: Runic Echoes

+60 Ability Power
+7% Movement Speed

UNIQUE Passive - Echo: Gain charges upon moving or casting. At 100 charges, the next damaging spell hit expends all charges to deal 60 (+10% of Ability Power) bonus magic damage to up to 4 targets on hit.

This effect deals 250% damage to Large Monsters. Hitting a Large Monster with this effect will restore 18% of your missing Mana.
2700

Rod of Ages

+300 Health
+300 Mana
+60 Ability Power

Passive: Grants +20 Health, +10 Mana, and +4 Ability Power per stack (max +200 Health, +100 Mana, and +40 Ability Power). Grants 1 stack per minute (max 10 stacks).
UNIQUE Passive - Eternity: 15% of damage taken from champions is gained as Mana. Spending Mana restores 20% of the cost as Health, up to 25 per spell cast.
3500

Wooglet's Witchcap

+100 Ability Power
+45 Armor

UNIQUE Passive: Increases Ability Power by 25%
UNIQUE Active: Champion becomes invulnerable and untargetable for 2.5 seconds, but is unable to move, attack, cast spells, or use items during this time (120 second cooldown).
2900

Morellonomicon

+100 Ability Power
+400 Mana

UNIQUE Passive: +20% Cooldown Reduction
UNIQUE Passive: Dealing magic damage to champions below 35% Health inflicts Grievous Wounds for 8 seconds.
UNIQUE Passive: Kills and Assists restore 20% of your maximum Mana.
Win 100.00% 100.00% 75.00% 71.43% 66.67% 66.67% 66.67% 65.22% 60.00%
Pick 0.90% 0.90% 1.81% 3.17% 1.36% 1.36% 2.71% 10.41% 2.26%
Time 16 min 11 min 20 min 26 min 25 min 14 min 13 min 27 min 15 min
Abilities
Skill Order Win Pick
Q
W
E
Q
Q
R
Q
W
Q
W
R
W
W
E
E
43.24% 100.00%
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Marks

Greater Mark of Magic Penetration

+0.87 magic penetration
x 9

Greater Mark of Attack Damage

+0.95 attack damage
x 9

Greater Mark of Attack Speed

+1.7% attack speed
x 9
+0.87 magic
penetration
+0.95 attack
damage
+1.7% attack
speed
Win 43.48% 44.44% 52.00%
Pick 41.63% 12.22% 11.31%
Seals

Greater Seal of Armor

+1 armor
x 9

Greater Seal of Scaling Health

+1.33 health per level (+24 at champion level 18)
x 9

Greater Seal of Health

+8 health
x 9
+1 armor +1.33 health per
level
+8 health
Win 47.71% 53.57% 34.62%
Pick 49.32% 12.67% 11.76%
Glyphs

Greater Glyph of Magic Resist

+1.34 magic resist
x 9

Greater Glyph of Ability Power

+1.19 ability power
x 9
+1.34 magic
resist
+1.19 ability
power
Win 44.74% 45.16%
Pick 34.39% 14.03%
Quintessence

Greater Quintessence of Ability Power

+4.95 ability power
x 3

Greater Quintessence of Attack Damage

+2.25 attack damage
x 3
+4.95 ability
power
+2.25 attack
damage
Win 48.25% 60.00%
Pick 51.58% 9.05%
Masteries
ALL
RECOMMENDED
HIGHEST WIN
MOST POPULAR

Fury

+4% Attack Speed
41.30%
20.81%

Sorcery

+2.0% increased Ability damage
49.21%
57.01%

Fresh Blood

Your first basic attack against a champion deals an additional 10 +1 per level damage (6 second cooldown)
51.35%
33.48%

Feast

Killing a unit restores 20 Health (30 second cooldown)
49.15%
26.70%

Expose Weakness

Damaging enemy champions causes them to take 3% more damage from your allies
35.90%
17.65%

Vampirism

+2.0% Lifesteal and Spell Vamp
43.90%
18.55%

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)
48.12%
60.18%

Bounty Hunter

Deal 1% increased damage for each unique enemy champion you have killed
46.15%
17.65%

Double Edged Sword

Deal 3% additional damage, take 1.5% additional damage.
49.40%
37.56%

Battle Trance

Gain up to 3% increased damage over 3 seconds when in combat with enemy Champions
45.83%
21.72%

Battering Blows

+7% Armor Penetration
25.00%
3.62%

Piercing Thoughts

+7% Magic Penetration
66.67%
2.71%

Warlord's Bloodlust

Gain increasingly more Life Steal based on your missing health against champions (up to 15%). Against minions gain 50% benefit (25% for ranged champions).
33.33%
1.36%

Fervor of Battle

Hitting champions with basic attacks generates a Fervor stack (2 for melee attacks). Stacks of Fervor last 8 seconds (max 8 stacks)and increase your AD by 1-8 for each stack.
25.00%
1.81%

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.
57.14%
3.17%

Wanderer

+3% Movement Speed out of combat
45.92%
44.34%

Savagery

Single target attacks and spells deal 5 bonus damage to minions and monsters
49.52%
47.51%

Runic Affinity

Buffs from neutral monsters last 15% longer
87.50%
3.62%

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
43.65%
57.01%

Assassin

Deal 2% increased damage to champions when no allied champions are nearby
50.00%
30.77%

Merciless

Deal 3% increased damage to champions below 40% Health
46.92%
58.82%

Meditation

Regenerate 1.25% of your missing Mana every 5 seconds
48.05%
34.84%

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)
63.89%
16.29%

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)
49.02%
23.08%

Dangerous Game

Champion kills and assists restore 5% of your missing Health and Mana
42.48%
51.13%

Precision

Gain 6 Lethality and 1.5 + 0.25 per level Magic Penetration
46.73%
48.42%

Intelligence

Your Cooldown Reduction cap is increased to 45% and you gain 5% Cooldown Reduction
50.67%
33.94%

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).
48.04%
81.00%

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.
66.67%
1.36%

Recovery

+2.0 Health per 5 seconds
41.46%
18.55%

Unyielding

+5% Bonus Armor and Magic Resist
53.33%
13.57%

Explorer

+15 Movement Speed in Brush and River
55.00%
9.05%

Tough Skin

You take 2 less damage from champion and neutral monster basic attacks
47.83%
20.81%

Siegemaster

Gain 8 Armor and Magic Resistance when near an allied tower
0.00%
2.26%

Runic Armor

Shields, healing, regeneration, and lifesteal on you are 8% stronger
60.00%
11.31%

Veteran's Scars

+50 Health
42.22%
20.36%

Insight

Reduces the cooldown of Summoner Spells by 15%
42.22%
20.36%

Perseverance

+50% Base Health Regen, increased to +200% when below 25% Health
60.00%
6.79%

Fearless

Gain 10% +1.5 per level bonus Armor and Magic Resist when damaged by an enemy champion for 2 seconds (9s Cooldown)
62.50%
3.62%

Swiftness

+15% Tenacity and Slow Resist
47.06%
7.69%

Legendary Guardian

+3 Armor and Magic Resist for each nearby enemy champion
37.50%
3.62%

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)
60.00%
4.52%

Courage of the Colossus

Gain a shield for 3-54 (+5% of your maximum health) for each nearby enemy champion for 3 seconds after hitting an enemy champion with a stun, taunt, snare, or knock up (45-30 second cooldown, based on level).
33.33%
6.79%

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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Average Bard Game Stats

Physical Damage: 3755 (23.77%)
Magic Damage: 11426 (72.32%)
True Damage: 617 (3.91%)
Total Damage Dealt: 15800
Total Damage Taken: 21787
Healing: 7199

Kills: 4.54
Deaths: 6.60
Assists: 9.07
Largest Kill Spree: 2.03
Gold: 9,383
CS: 85.80
Jungle CS: 7.25
Enemy Jungle: 1.02
Analyzed: 221.00

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)