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Jax Build Guide by PenguinOnStick
Who want's a piece of the Jax! [EASY EXPLAINED]By PenguinOnStick | Updated on February 21, 2019
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Choose Champion Build:
Build that i always use!
Jax in the toplane
+10% Attack Speed
+10 Adaptive (6 AD or 10 AP)
Threats & Synergies
You should be able to deal with graves early on since Jax is almost unstoppable at that time. It will be a bit tricky late since he is very tank. Don't use your E before he uses his. Or Q on him when he has used his E.
Based on AA so it's not that hard to play against.
Try to block his Q with your E. He will be harder to kill late game since he has R and a lot of escapes.
Based on AA and its easy for you to stay inside the ult. Wait for his Ult before you E since he will knock you away. He will be hard for you to deal with late game since he is so strong right now.
Shaco is kind off hard to play against since he has a lot of cc and does all his burst in the beginning so you might not be able to react. Its annoying in late game since his W will cc you pretty hard.
Not too hard for you since he wont go for you cause you build tanky.
Hard to kill with his movementspeed. Even if he is behind. Your only cc is your E so you have to hit him. He probably wont be able to 1v1 you tho.
Nocturne is annoying since he blocks your E with his shield. In the late game he shouldn't be much of a problem but care when you split push if they have a nocturne.
Nunu & Willump
Nunu is kind of hard to kill since he will slow you a lot. Try to get fed from the other enemies and don't focus him.
Not too hard to kill.
Pretty easy, very AA based and if you can time your E when he ults he will do no dmg.
He isnt a big problem for you but maybe for your team so try focusing him.
She wont be a threat to you since you are a tank but remember to take her down if possible.
Can be a bit annoying both in 1v1 and in team fights. Remember that she can Q when you E. And in team fights they can burst you down in her ult. Focus other people when she ults.
Very hard to 1v2 him and another enemy. Just don't focus him in that case.
Master yi is a champion based on AA and you can block that with your E. What he can do is Q when you use your stun so care.
Can be annoying in team fights with his stun. Easy to 1v1 so don't fear scuttle.
He can easily escape so he can be hard to kill. He is hard to beat in a 2v2 situation and it takes a long time for you to 1v1 him. If he is in his Darkin form, don't focus him.
Lethality wukong can do a lot of damage but remember that his Q can be dodged with E.
He will knock you away when you E so try to stay on him for as long as possible before you use your Q and E and wait for his ult. He is not a good jungler atm so it should be an easy matchup.
Can dodge your E with her ult and use your Q when she has used her E. Then she will have no escape.
Very easy to just burst down and easy to dodge his Q. But if he is fed, things might get a little bit harder.
Don't use your E early on since you just want to get the stun. Evelynn doesn't use her basic attacks.
You can easily 1v1 him and you should try to pick him off in fights cause of the damage he does to your team. E him when he uses W in 1v1's.
Annoying with his CC and.
Might be hard to kill but he can't do much to you.
Very easy to kill, dodge his Q and remember that you can use daisy as a gap closer (Q).
Can do a lot of damage but he isn't your biggest problem. He can pick your team tho.
Your E is your most important abillity when facing Olaf.
He has no escape so he isnt that hard to kill. Use your E when he ults.
Hard to kill with her E and W.
Sejuani isn't hard to play against. You can easily 1v1 her and contest scuttle.
Taliyah is pretty easy to 1v1 but with her cc, she can be tuff in team fights.
Very easy to 1v1 him and your E counters him a lot. He is easy to pick in team fights so try to look for him before he does all his damage.
Annoying in team fights or 2v1's but not a big problem overall. In a 1v1, using your E when she ults you isn't the best thing to do. Use it afterwards when she aa.
Easy to 1v1 and if he ults you in to his team, that can be a good thing since you can reach their carry. A lot of cc tho.
+10% Attack Speed
Threats & Synergies
Garen is a pretty easy matchup since you can block his Q with your E. Watch out early tho since he is stronger with few items. You can easily kill him after yhour first items tho.
Annoying since he is hard to kill. Just farm and wait for a gank. Try to get ahead before level 6 cause his speed and heal makes him hard to kill.
Hard to lane against but you can kill him late. Try to dodge as much of his cc as possible and farm.
Quinn is annouying with her range and her E. She will just E when you jump in on her so try to Q and then wait for her E and after that use your E. Maybe you have to flash on her and run her down with your ghost.
Not really a big problem. Don#t waste your E cause she can Q to a minion and dodge it. If so, follow her with your Q and press E immediately.
Hard to kill but she can't easilly kill you apart from early levels.
Just fight him when he goes for his stacks. Block as many Q's as possible and don't hesitate to use ghost.
About me and Jax
Jax is one of the strongest champions in my opinion. He is a very good dueler, split pusher and overall a very good champion. He can deal a lot of damage at the same time as he is tanky and hard to kill. I currently have a 62% winrate with Jax (58 games played) and i haven't played him that much on my main yet. I am diamond 5 in flex aswell cause i just ranked up :). Got a bit tilted in SoloQ
Feel free to add me :)
I always go Triumph cause it gives you that extra health when you kill someone. It is very usefull in a 1v2 situation. Legend: Alacrity is very good on this Jax build since the only AA item that you build is BloodRazor and it is easy to get all stacks. Coup de Grace is very useful aswell since it helps you in team fights and 1v2:s with the extra ad and ap
The second tree that i take is Domination since you will be enough tanky with your items and cause Jax is almost like an sssasin.
The reason that i mentioned Guinsoo's Rageblade and Guardian Angel is because they can be useful in some games. For example if the enemy team is based on AP, you might want to skip Randuin's and build Guardian Angel instead. Guinsoo's Rageblade is good if you have to carry and have like a Lulu or Taric support.
Then i always max W first since it gives you a lot of damage and the autoattack reset. There is no point in maxing anything else first. You might want to put 1 extra point in E before your W is maxed. After that you should max your E since you need it to be on shorter cooldown. Max Q last and always put a point in R when you can.
This will give you a safe and easy jungle.
IF BOT SIDE IS RED:
Go red > Wolves > Blue > Gromp
(If you want you can go Raptors aswell and if you feel like scuttle is a free option, go for it.)
You can also upgrade Q level 2 and do an early gank for a more aggressive playstyle. If you chose to do so this path works.
Red > Scuttle > (Gank) > Other Scuttle > Blue > Small camps
IF BOT SIDE IS BLUE:
Go Blue > Gromp > Wolves > Red > (Gank if possible) > Raptors.
E > AA > Q > E > AA > W > (Titanic)
This is one of the most basic combos out there. You activate your E and move towards the enemy (AA) and when the enemy uses a dash or escape, you jump onto them with your Q. Then you stun them with your E and AA. Use your W to AA reset. This combo is very basic and it will often work. If the enemy flashed when you try to stun, that is still good and if you feel like you can kill him/her, use your flash aswell.
Q > AA > E > AA > Flash > E > AA > W > (Titanic)
This combo works best in the botlane. You use your Q as a gap closer and try to deal as much damage as possible. Hopefully your bot lane will help you. If they flash, Use your flash and stun them with your E. AA > W and if you have titanic, that will give you a second AA reset.
AA > E > AA > W > E > AA
So this works against everything (not drake). It gives you a good clear and minimal damage taken. So you auto attack to trigger the camps auto attack. Right before the camp hits you, you press E and it will block maximum time/damage (Agains blue/red, 2 AA). After your E, use W and AA and then your E will pop. FInish the camp after that. It is a bit harder against raptors since they auto attack at different times.
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