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slightly more offensive(my favourite)
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This is my first guide, so if you find it ****/good and so on please leave a comment, really helps me out. Jayce is my favourtie champion, and I very rarely lose with him. Jayce is a rather difficult champion to learn, but once you know how to play him you will be a real force. He is also such a great champion, because he counters many common toplane picks such as Darius or Jax.
In general, you don't need too much magic resist until late game, where the scaling mr blues come in handy. Flat magic resist blues are also a viable option, but it depends on you. You want extra AD for last hitting early game, then the flat ad reds are ideal. I choose armor seals since as an offtank you do need to be... tanky(as the name says). The AD quints again improve your early game damage by so much it's not even funny. For me, the only two viable changes would be flat mr blues or armor pen reds if you are good at farming.
These are standard toplane masteries. They are more on the offensive side, like Jayce himself is...
There are so many ways to play Jayce, but in all of my games I buy a trinity force, because of the spellblade passive. Since jayce basically has 8 abilities, this will do a ****load of damage and often one combo will bring your opponent down. I go for ninja tabi, because the tenacity you get with merc treads is useless if you get mercurial scimitar. Of course, if you don't want the scimitar go for mercs of course. Boots of mobility are very useful for getting back in lane, and since he has such great mobility if will halp you out even more. I get Bloodthirster purely for the damage, the lifesteal also comes in handy for a 1 v 1. Sunfire Cape is very strong on any offtank because it provides good health and armor(randuins is also a very good option). Mercurial scimitar gives a truckload od damage, good magic resist and an active which is too good to resist(remember to use it though...)!! Black cleaver, well, Black cleaver OP. Guardina angel is important, it gives u a second chance and decent MR and armor.
Skill his q. It is your main damage source and its very important. The nuke on his E in raned form is MASSIVE!! 20% is ridiculous at level 5, so skill tha second. Sadly, Jayces w can't hold up with the quality of his q and e, so max it last. Many people say dont skill your ult with jayce. Dont listen to them, give them a punch in the face!! 25%armor and mr reduction with the first ranged attack is the OP black cleaver passive in 1 hit. The first melee hit isnt as great, just dealing bonus magic damage.
Ignite and Flash should be your bread and butter. Exhaust and teleport are aslo quite good options, although i would not recommend teleport since you would have less to use in a fight.
Pros / Cons
great early game
good late game
High skill cap
No high damage ult
Thank you for reading this guide, and I hope it helps you out as Jayce. If you have any improvements please comment on it as said previously and have fun!!!