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Janna Build Guide by Suavex101
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Threats & Synergies
Punish him heavily level 1 when he doesnt have his combo. Take q level 2 to outplay his combo by interupting his dash. RESPECT his all in potential but try to wave in autos and your w for trades when you can to wither him down.
If your adc or you get grabbed you lose. Play around the minion wave and push the lane making it harder for him to grab. Punish when his abilities are on cool down.
Dodge his hook, you can interrupt the second part of his death sentence and his lantern with Q or R. Respect his level 2 all in. Poke and harass as you win trades with your w and he has no sustain for himself or his ADC.
Skill match up slighty in her favour. You outscale her with better peeling and a strong shield but she trades very well in lane. Her W has a very long cd so if you can use your w twice to trade for her one use you win. There is a 2 second window (10s vs 8s) for you to do this and back off.
You shouldnt get hit by bindings due to your bonus movement speed. Shove the wave and you win trades if you stand in creeps. Ult her away if she flashes onto your team and uses her ultimate. Play aggressively around her long cool down black shield.
Soraka is a very boring lane to play against, it is imperative to dodge her Q, focus your poke on her if possible as you reduce her ability to sustain her adc. Mid game you out scale with better peel. HOwever if it gets to very late game, her Healing per second is insane and should be a priority target.
Very strong level 1 trader with his Q, you should out trade with once you have a few points in w. His abilities are skill shots while your w is point and click. Push the wave and fight behind GROUPS of minions
You absolutely destroy this guy in lane. Constantly harass him and save Q to peel him off if he decides to commit. Easily the best lane for Janna.
Lots of poke and damage, he has long cool downs so try to abuse him or his adc when he misses a key ability, q or w. You out scale if you have a decent frontline. Other wise he can 1v5 your team if you let him combo. Focus in team fights unless he used his cooldowns.
Very strong level 1 trade and shove ability. However you can out play as your main damage is point and click while she has to land a skill shot. Push the wave against her and make it hard for her to harass.
Skill match up where she can destroy in trades with her EQ combos, you win extended trades are your shield gives better stats but try to dodge her skill shots and harass her adc forcing her to shield them instead of using her skills for damage.
Harass him nonstop, he has a hard time trading back if he cant land his q. Do not let him get on top of you or your adc especially if he has glacial augment. Easy lane similar to braum where you can dictate the lane. You can shove or freeze.
Dodge her abilities and you win, you cant abuse wave management in this matchup as she can hit you through creeps, but again, if you shove in, they are too busy last hitting to trade properly. RESPECT her level 6 damage spike.
Work In Progress
Build banner of command into teams with all AP solo laners, low damage top laners or tank junglers. Think Singed/Vladimir/Swain top with a sejunai jungle. Do not build against AD split pushers such as Zed/Tryndamere/Yi/Nasus. AP laners will have a really tough time getting lane priority vs your bannered minion and often their adc is forced to go to that lane giving opportunities to take objectives.
Build Zekes' Harbinger to give one of your carries more carry potential. When you use your ultimate to reset a fight, the hidden power of zeke's is unleashed and gives a nasty surprise of damage and slow against enemy divers.
Knights vow gives you alot more surviability and gives your adc more damage mitigation. Great against divers.
Frozen heart is when you want to make the enemy zed/riven/yasuo cry when they dive you and realize you have 100+ armor.