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Jax Build Guide by SucksRealBad
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Q: What if I don't have these runes?
A: Don't harrass as much, and go more defensive. Jax is still amazing without them.
Having 21 in defensive is really good, especially if your going against someone who has a higher attack.
Some masteries you could do, if your going against someone who doesnt do that much damage (e.x Rammus)are: 25/5/0. What you put in there is up to you, but this is what I suggest: Putting 3 in brute force, 1 in Summoners Wrath, 4 in Alacrity, 4 in Sorcery, 1 in Weapon Expertise, 4 in Deadliness, 1 in Lethality, 3 in Sunder, one in Exectuiner. Then for Defense: 2 in Resistance, 3 in Hardiness.
Why? So you can do a lot of damage, and still have the armor needed to make a happy Jax.
First off you want to get : Ninja Tabi It really just depends on who your going against. After you get the boots, if your soloing top you want to get Wriggles Lantern for the life steal and the free ward.
Now that you got Wriggles, you want to start building Hextech Gunblade. While building that you want to get the Bilgewater Cutlass FIRST, then you can get the Hextech Revolver, and just finish the blade.
Time to finish the core build... After getting the Gunblade, you want to get Guinsoo's Rageblade. Why? For the extra damage of course.
Now by this time, if your fed or just got all your last hits, go for Trinity Force.
VIABLE BUILDS: Warmogs (If you feel like you need extra health), Thornmail (If your going against Garen, Sivir, and whoever..), Mercury Treads (If your going against people with a lot of CC or just mages).
If your going for harrassment: Max your Q first after getting your other 2 skills.
If your going for damage/harrassment: Level your Q and W back and fourth, after getting your E.