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Jarvan IV Build
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This is a pretty straight-forward and simply guide to Jarvan. I took the time to check out many suitable builds with him, but the following build may be the best I have ever used thus far. I could easily out-damage other Jarvan's in a 1x1 battle. The only real problem is those heavy DPS champions which you should not be dealing with 1x1 either way. If you notice, I have not written any Item/Spell names down. The reason for this is because by simply scrolling your cursor over the item/spell you can see it's details. Lets continue with the guide.
**PLEASE READ AND TRY BEFORE RATING, THANK YOU**
Pros / Cons
-Great against Tanks
-Can easily over-extend
-Squishy early game
-Build can be expensive is some scenarios
-Ultimate can screw you and your teammates up as well
: This can help you out with escaping. You already got a built in flash system, but sometimes you screw up and cant do it in time. This helps, also can get you out of your ultimate and still trap your enemies within it.
: Just awesome, slows the enemy down and also lowers there armor and magic resist. I always take this no matter what. This, believe it or not, can save you as well. Reduces incoming damage.
: You can switch out flash with ghost. A nice, yet speedy alternative. I enjoy this spell, but just prefer flash over it.
: Oh... Darn they got away. To fix such problem select ignite. This will burn your enemies that run w/ like 50 hp to the ground. Also counters ultimates like Mundo's.
How to build
---> ---> ---> --->Catalyst the Protector---> ---> ---> ---> ---> --->Choose either: or a (Build any way)
How to build...continued
Ok, now I will type up the order in how to build these items, without pictures. We will start of with a Doran's shield. This item give nice armor and HP regen bonuses, along with a HP increase. From here will will farm until we have enough for at least some Berserker Greaves, If we have some extra gold, we start on our Madred Razor. Now you build or finish your Madred Razor and/or your Madred Blood Razor. You kinda need survivability now, So I usually go with a Banshee Veil. Start the Banshee Veil with a Cataylst. After you finish the Banshee Veil, we want to add our final real "Damage Output" in the Black Cleaver. I love this item because paired with the Madreds Bloodrazor, even tanks will be frightened to take you on. Now for some more survivability, and a little chasing item. We add the Frozen Mallet. It gives 20 AD, but the real bonus is the slow and the HP increase. The game should be over before the Frozen Mallet, but If you happen to drag on the game and have gotten you mallet, you have two choices. An Guardian Angel or Force of Nature. I usually go with the Force of Nature is their team is Magic Damage oriented, and I go Guardian Angel if their team is Attack Damage oriented or If you are carrying the team.
Well, you have just read a Simple guide with an effective build. If you guys are worried this guide is too small, I will continue to upgrade it and add more stuff to it. I just wanted to get the basis out. I hope you have fun, good hunting fellow Jarvan Players.
This is something I don't think anyone has done yet but I may be mistaken. Instead of showing you my games, I want you guys to Try it and post you game scores with or without a picture(Try to inform me if it is a loss or win). I will than make all the wins highlighted in Green, and all losses highlighted in Red. Yellow is ment to be unkown if it was a win or lose. I will also keep the total percent below. Have fun Guys.
Jasmanet99 -> WIN [9/2/11]
Shadows Fiji -> UNKOWN [6/2/12]
joe9898x -> UNKOWN [5/1/10]
TRUeLM -> WIN [8/0/4]
**100% WIN PERCENTAGE**