Jax Build Guide by Raen
Raen's Jax Video Tips & Tricks & Build ^̮^By Raen | Updated on April 17, 2021
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+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
Ability Order The best atm and vs stricte AA champs like Trynda etc.
Threats & Synergies
Avoid his Q's edge and you will be fine. Try to move all the time right left up and down good movement is important vs Aatrox baiting his Q. Executioner rush is good vs Aatrox also after Trinity you should win every fight if you won't take his every spell at face. If you don't feel confident on Jax just farm don't try to fight him you outscale him anyway later and you will beat him easily.
After rework it's tough opponent. Try to fight her when she got W on cd. It may sounds stupid but try to fight her in her minions, when she is hiding at her shroud you will lose your attack speed from passive and conqueror. If you will keep those 2 things up you got small chance to beat her going all in when her W expires. I recommend to ban Akali when playing Jax personally.
Ok match up for Jax cuz Camille based mostly at AAs. Try to proc her passive then you can go in. If she miss her E 90% of times she is dead. Your E blocks her Q and will not active her passive shield if she autoattack you remember about it. Also you can stop her E with your E but only on her second cast.
Try to all in him at level 1 with E. Use Counter Strike when he uses his E and be careful when you are on low hp cuz he can flash R and get you down easily. Bork good option vs cho.
If you do 1 mistake especially in early he will just pop ghost and kill you. Try to get out of his Q or get close to him enough to deny heal. You need to be prepared with your E when you are sticking closely to Darius. He got AA range advantage (175 basically + 25 bonus from W) when you got only 125. Also don't try to fight him when he got 5 stacks on you from Hemorrhage.
Try to get him down on lvl 1/2. If you don't have your E up don't fight with him cuz his E (bonus AD from missing health) makes his AAs dangerous for you especially in early state of the game. Dr. Mundo weakness it's early game, use it. Ignite can help you there a lot to kill him at lane + reduce his huge healing from R and passive. If you are playing with TP you get Executioner's Calling to reduce his hp regeneration. After Exe Botrk and Tabi you should easily kill him 1vs1.
Skilled match up, get fast Executioner and Tabi. If the vital appear in a bad spot for you just walk out of her vision so the vital will reset in different spot. Be careful when using your E since her W may stun you and its debuffing your AS for 50%. The best option for you is to keep your E for the maximum duration as most Fioras will try to predict your Counter Strike. Also make a side step or walk behind her to avoid her riposte and stun her. If you are fighting with her and she R's you just stick to wall and don't move so she won't be able to proc her 4th vital. Remember about getting healing reduction since she heals a lot.
Hard matchup for Jax and annyoing to play against him, bully lane and can kite you easily. Get fast tabi. Your E blocks his Q remember about it, when you jump on him first the most important thing to do is destroy his barrel not AA on him. Call your jngler for help since its tough matchup and nothing to do if GP isn't really bad.
Try to dodge his Q by your E and you will be fine. If he will try to E you walk or jump away but if you see that you will win trade even on his E take this trade. Fast tabi are good vs Garen, after Botrk and Tabi if you dodge his Q with your E you should kill him.
Try to bait his jump then all in him. Fast tabi will help you to chase him. Get Sheen on early to get potential kill on him. Also when you're fighting him stay on his left or right side or behind him never ahead of him so he won't get second jump from his E on you. Maxing second E also will help you a lot since most of his dmg comes from AA especially at mini gnar.
Nothing to do in this matchup. Most of the time he outrade and outsustain you.
Annyoing to play against, try to destory his mini turrets and jump in when he uses his E. Early doran shield will be helpful vs his poke and Sheen for kill potential.
You need to dodge her E in this match up. If you jump on her make insta side step cuz most of Illaois do insta E and if she misses her E you can try to kill her then. If she ults and you will know that you won't be able to finish her with her heals just jump away, wait for end of her R and then try to go in. Get Executioner's Calling to reduce Illaoi heals.
Use your E carefully cuz she will dance with minions dodging your stun. Your E don't block her Q anymore like it did on old Irelia Q, remember about it. She can outplay you and win if you fight her with minion wave so she can jump on them, also if shes keep an eye on her passive if she's fully stacked try to wait out her passive. Fast tabi and Botrk and you will easily win 1vs1.
Good match up for Jax. Be careful for his all in, it's the only way he can get you, hitting you with his every spell. Get fast Tab and Sheen for early kill potentiali.
Very difficult match up for Jax, especially for not experienced players. Even if you will make Q on him he will just E you so try to jump when his E it's on CD. Get Doran shield, Tabi, ask your jungler for help. Don't try to get every minion if it will cost you getting huge poke from Jayce, 1 cs for - 50% hp - not worth. Also there is 1 thing when its not good Jayce its not that hard match up and its playable but if its good Jayce its nightmare for Jax.
Try to get her at early lvls since she's kinda weak on early lvls. After she gets items may be a bit hard cuz of her 3 sec immortality. If she ults dont use Q or W wait until her R ends and then try to all in her or just jump away when she ults and return when it ends. Your E blocks her E.
Get Doran shield and Mercury. Also take tenacity in runes. If you will try to jump on him he will E away from you over and over again. He will poke you all the time so the most optimum is to all in him. Get early sheen for kill potential Call your jungler for help.
If you get him down from his mount, he is kinda free for you. Your E blocks his W completely. You need to look at his courage since he will get large amount of hp from mount so fight and dive him wisely ! Botrk + tabi and you should be fine vs Kled.
Boring match up for Jax, get Doran shield, tenacity in runes and Mercury. Most of the time if you jump on her she will just W you and press E to run away. Since her E got 8 sec longer CD than your E, you can try to all in her when she will waste her E.
Hard matchup for Jax. Try to get him at early levels. Rush Botrk and Divine Sunderer second. If there is more AP than Malphite on enemy Wits End as third. Gank from ur junlger would be nice vs Malph.
Farm up and then split. Botrk, Wits End, Mercury and healing reduction recommended vs Maokai.
Try to make short trades. Good movement is kinda important vs Mordekaiser to dodge his E/Q and use your E for his autos so he won't proc his passive. If he proc his passive try to not fight with him at all unless you see that you will win trade anyway. QSS releases you from his R. Botrk/Trinity and if he stack armor and enemies also then get Divine Sunderer second.
After getting buffed he became more scary nowadays. Try to all in him at lvl 1, you need to punish him all the time for most of creeps he wants to stack. Time works in favor for Nasus so try to end game ASAP. You won't be able to kill him when he will get enough stacks to kill you. QSS is helpful to remove his AS and MS slow from W. Your E blocks his Q. Bork recomended vs Nasus.
Annyoing opponent. Get Doran Shield to and Mercury for laning. Early sheen for fighting Neeko and kill potential.
Keep your Counter Strike for his empowered auto attack. After he use his dash it's your move to deal some dmg or even kill him, after Botrk and Divine Sunderer should be easy for you to kill him.
Ask your jungler for ganks Pantheon has no escapes + probably he will sit under your turret poking you with Q. You can try to get some his HP at lvl 1 its good chance for you to win trade. Early Doran shield then tabi.
Try to all in her at 1 lvl with your E. Don't get close to walls or other structures cuz she can easy stun you up with her E. Be careful with your Q because her W deny your jump. After getting Botrk + Trinity/Divine Sunderer you should win 1 vs 1 vs her/ Remember that your E blocks her empowered autoattack from passive.
Try to all in her lvl 1. Stack armor, don't stay near walls while fighting with her. Be careful cuz even if she is behind she still got huge burst.
He counters you at every single way if you will jump on her she will just E or blind you. Ask jungler for help, get Doran shield and rush Tabi. Also you can try to help your laning phase a bit by chasing her from third bush with your E at 1 lvl. Later you will outscale her.
Try to all in him at 1 lvl with you E, also your E blocks his W so remember about it. Be careful at his 6, he can easily 1 shot you with full fury from his R. Tabi rush and after botrk you should win vs him.
Try to push fast lane don't let him control bushes cuz he will outdamage you so hard. His W is denying your stun and healing him back from all your dmg you dealt to him. Fast rush tabi and and Sheen for kill potential. Your E block his Q.
If it's good Riven it's hard to do something in lane cuz she will always wait for her spells and won't let you take her. Every trade she is just using W and insta E to retreat slowly taking down your hp. You can't hesitate vs Riven, you need to find gap between her W and E CD when she will come close to last hit minion. If you notice opportunity like this you need to all in her, that's how you are winning vs Riven. I recommend fast Tabi.
Annyoing with his insane high built-in dmg Q, stack some attack speed at minions at 1 level then try to all in him with E. Pay attetntion at his passive if he will overheat try to fight him then, he won't be able to deal you dmg. He will harass you all the time with his spells so get Doran shield and Sheen in lane.
Annyoing match up if you meet him. Most of the time if you jump on him, he will just W you QEQ and run away. Don't stay close to minions so you won't get affected by his E+Q. Early is his weakness. Punish it jumping at his head everytime you can. Mercury must be in this match up + Doran Shield vs Ryze.
Try to fight him at level 1 with your E. Rush Tiamat and try to keep him under turret to not let him R for free. Remember that his W blocks your auto attacks even your W. Be prepared with your E when he will be in air to taunt you try to press E and you will minimize all his dmg.
Fight him when his passive is on CD so he won't escape you. Always keep your Q, wait if he will E you than you are making Q, never opposite way. Be aware to not chase him all of the time cuz sometimes it's just not worth and you will lose minions under turret. Botrk is good item vs Singed.
If you won't play risky everything should be easy in this match up. If you will fall behind then it's hard for Jax to do something cuz he gets tankiness from his W and runes. Don't forget about his passive cuz he can still get you down after dying but your E counter his passive very well. Avoid coming close to bushes because he will try to make ,,invisible'' Q at you. At 1 lvl try to all in him. Botrk + Divine Sunderer if there is more armor stackers on enemy recommended.
Dodge his E and you will be fine. Be careful at lvl 6, he got his powerspike and can burst you down. Early buy Executioner's Calling will be useful vs Swain. Try to jump on him if he will burn from his spells. Mercury recommended.
Annyoing with those heals, Early Sheen and Executioner's vs Sylas. Remember about his W healing increased by 50% against targets below 40% health so be careful diving him or trying to kill when you got low hp.
Rush Tabi and try to block his Q with your E. Remember that his ult removes some of your resists and drains your health over time. Executioner's Calling can be useful vs his huge healing from every source.
Tough opponent, he will outdamage you at early. After 1/2 items you should win skirmishes. He will stack a lot of hp so Botrk against him will be good choice. Don't let him to make 3 stack at you cuz Devour deals huge dmg.
Doran shield, tenacity in runes and Mercury in this match up very helpful. If he will use his blind then its your time to jump on him and chance to kill him. Remember that his blind deny dmg from your W. Dont try to chase him at all cuz he will try to bait you at his shrooms. Wait untill he will waste his blind then you can try to all in him and kill thats how you should lane against Teemo.
Fast Tabi in this match up also Randuin's Omen is strong item vs Tryndamere. Be careful at 1 lvl cuz of his RNG crits, remember that your E got same CD than his E at 1 lvl. Always keep your Q after he will try to make AA+E away from you. Be careful when diving him cuz of his R making him immortal for 5 sec. Always try to bait his R and then go in. Ignite vs Trynda can make pressure on early cuz in this match up depends about early but later you outscale him.
Counter Strike blocks all dmg from his W. Tabi rush + Botrk and you can kill Urgot. Be careful on early on his high base dmg and at his ultimate if you will have below 25% hp you will be executed immediately. You can get QSS to remove his R.
The best counter at Jax its just impossible to kill her 1v1 when she gets 3 items.
Now more like midlaner/bot than top, Get Doran shield/Sheen+ Mercury. Counter Strike blocks his AA from Q keep that in mind.
Tough opponent for Jax. Vlad got decent sustain and can easily harass you. You have to bait his pool since his W got longer CD than your E otherwise he will just dodge your stun with it. When he will waste his pool then try to all in him it's your chance to get him. Stay behind minions so his E can't hit you also try to avoid getting hit by his upgraded Q. Executioner's helps a lot vs Vlad.
Botrk recommended. Be careful when he R then might be hard to kill him cuz he's on steroids when uses R. Your Counter Strike blocks his Q and W.
Try to get him at 1 lvl with Counter Strike. Block his Q with your E and you will win every trade. Fast Tabi will help a lot. Be careful at his E bcs his E cancel ur autoattack
Kinda annyoing lane before 6 level. Tabi + Omen are good against him. At 6 lvl stack AS and try to all in him, you should be able to get him. Be careful with yout E a bit cuz he can bait it riding across the minions and dodge stun quite easily.
Your E blocks his Q and autoattacks from his ghouls. Try to dodge his E so you won't get all his army ghouls at your face. After Tabi and Botrk you should win 1 vs 1. Ignite/Executioner's can be useful vs Yorick Q/Grasp.
Try to dodge his middle dmg of his W to not get tons of true dmg. Your E blocks his Q. Tabi + Botrk.
Outrange you with his 225 range when you have only 125. When he uses his Q or dash try to all in him. Try to move a lot in this matchup. Tabi and executioner are good items vs Viego.
Tabi + Executioner, remember that he deals hybrid dmg so some magic resists are also fine vs Yone. Try to dodge his empowered Q and R if you do it then you should kill him without bigger problems.
Shield, Slow, Knock up, Ardent + other supp items.
Shield, Slow, MS, Increasing AD, Strong heal, Knock up, Ardent + other supp items.
Shield, Slow, Bonus MS, Root, Ardent + other supp items.
Got everything what Jax needs. Lulu offers bonus MS, AS, Knock up, Heal, Slow, Increasing Dmg - literally perfect synergy for Grandmaster at Arms. Ardent + other supp items.
Slow, Heal, Bonus MS, Knock up, Stun, Ardent + other supp items
Black shield, Root, Stun, Slow Ardent + other supp items.
Not that good as other Ardent supports but can be useful in other way to help you execute nemies with R
Heal, Knock up, Charm, Ardent + other supp items.
Insane healing, Silence, Root, Slow, Ardent + other supp items.
Stun, Heal, Immunity not that efficient like Ardent supports.
Strong bonus MS/Slow, Stun, Revive
As good as Lulu for Jax. You can try to fight 2 vs 5 when you got Yuumi inside you. She got heals, ms, root, slow - perfect for Jax.
Heal, MS, Slow, Stun
Champion Build Guide
Jax - Runeterra’s greatest weapons master, Jax is the only survivor of the Kohari—champions sworn to the defense of Icathia. But when the Void was unleashed against the Shuriman empire’s Ascended Host, Icathia was destroyed, leaving Jax without a home or purpose. He gathered the “last light of Icathia”, a symbol of his hope to one day defeat the Void, and now travels the world, searching for warriors strong enough to face the coming darkness by his side.
Jax is a one of the best duelist in the game thanks to his kit. Jax is a good pick into melee champions especially vs champions that base a lot on auto attacking for example Tryndamere, Camille, Irelia etc. thanks to his E that allows Jax to dodge all incoming auto attacks. Jax is a great champion to carry games with that scales really good into late game but requires matchup knowledge cuz he starts the game off kind weak. Knowing match ups and what to do at the right time as Jax is the key to maximize his potential.
+ Almost undefeated at side lane after few items
+ Hybrid damage
+ Immunity to all incoming auto attacks for 2 seconds and 25% less damage from AoE damage.
+ Great against heavy auto attackers like Tryndamere, Camille etc.
+ Built-in jump, armor and magic resists, bonus AS and AA range
+ 1v9 potential
- Weak outpush under enemy pressure
- Doesn't do well on lane vs hard bully lane champions like Jayce etc.
- Falls off if behind
- Weak early game
- Not that easy to master
- Kinda expensive items
W gives him bonus 50 range and resets
Jax basic attack timer. Also
W can be used while using
Q to increase damage from jump.
★ You can jump with your
Q to many things including champions, minions, wards, jungle plants and champion summoned units for example
E will also dodge abilities that can trigger on-hit effects for example
W etc. which will count towards
Counter Strike increased damage.
Under few second vidoes with recall trick, how to cancel your AA animation and jump through some walls
- You can jump to objectives such a - etc.