Bard ARAM Build – Best Guide and Runes for Bard on the latest patch 12.23

December 9, 2022Patch 12.2317,608 Matches

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Welcome to our Bard ARAM Build for patch 12.23. Here you will find the most important information like spells, items, runes and summoner spells for Bard. The data is derived from 17,608 matches, which are used to derive the best possible ARAM build for Bard.

Start your Bard ARAM Build with picking the summoner spells Flash and Ignite.

Summoner SpellWin Rate
Flash
Flash51.3%
Ignite
Ignite

Bard Runes for ARAM

Pick as the primary path Domination and on the secondary path Precision. These Bard runes have a win rate of 50.4%. Electrocute is the best keystone rune fit for Bard on ARAM game mode. Therefore this runes combination is sometimes referred as Bard Electrocute.
Domination

Domination

Electrocute
Predator
Dark Harvest
Hail of Blades
Cheap Shot
Taste of Blood
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward
Ghost Poro
Eyeball Collection
Treasure Hunter
Ingenious Hunter
Relentless Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
Precision

Precision

Overheal
Triumph
Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace
Cut Down
Last Stand
Offense
Offense
Defense
Offense
Flex
Flex
Offense
Flex
Flex

Bard Spells

The spell order for the best Bard ARAM Build has a win rate of 49.5% and looks like this:
  1. Cosmic Binding
  2. Caretaker's Shrine
  3. Magical Journey
Cosmic Binding
1
4
5
7
9
 
Caretaker's Shrine
2
8
10
12
13
 
Magical Journey
3
14
15
 
Tempered Fate
6
11
 

Bard Items

For most matchups as Bard in ARAM the starting items are a good fit. Then you should focus on the Bard core items in the listed order, which also contain a mythic item (bordered). After you build the core items you have several further options in this Bard ARAM Build.

ItemWin Rate
Starting Items
Boots
Boots51.3%
Health Potion
Health Potion
Hextech Alternator
Hextech Alternator
Core Items
Night Harvester
Night Harvester50.9%
Sorcerer's Shoes
Sorcerer's Shoes
Rapid Firecannon
Rapid Firecannon
Fourth Item Options
Lich Bane
Lich Bane50.1%
Rabadon's Deathcap
Rabadon's Deathcap52.2%
Fifth Item Options
Rabadon's Deathcap
Rabadon's Deathcap52.6%
Nashor's Tooth
Nashor's Tooth47.8%
Lich Bane
Lich Bane46.4%
Sixth Item Options
Void Staff
Void Staff50.7%
Shadowflame
Shadowflame52.9%
Rabadon's Deathcap
Rabadon's Deathcap46%

Cheat Sheet for Bard ARAM Build

Summoner Spells

Flash
Ignite
51.3%
2,226 Matches

Starter Items

Boots
Health Potion
Hextech Alternator
51.3%
6,643 Matches

Core Items

Night Harvester
Sorcerer's Shoes
Rapid Firecannon
50.9%
2,902 Matches

Late Game Items

Lich Bane
Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff
50.1%
52.6%
50.7%

Bard ARAM Runes

Domination

Domination

Electrocute
Predator
Dark Harvest
Hail of Blades
Cheap Shot
Taste of Blood
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward
Ghost Poro
Eyeball Collection
Treasure Hunter
Ingenious Hunter
Relentless Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
Precision

Precision

Overheal
Triumph
Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace
Cut Down
Last Stand
Offense
Offense
Defense
Offense
Flex
Flex
Offense
Flex
Flex

Spell Skill Priority

Cosmic Binding
Q
Caretaker's Shrine
W
Magical Journey
E
49.5%
11,409 Matches
Cosmic Binding
1
4
5
7
9
 
Caretaker's Shrine
2
8
10
12
13
 
Magical Journey
3
14
15
 
Tempered Fate
6
11