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LoL Champion Build Guides: Jayce

Jayce The Defender of Tomorrow

Find the best Jayce build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.20. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Jayce build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Jayce's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 7 Builds
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LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

My Personal build of Jayce(S7)

Build by kawuu updated November 26, 2016
Season 6 Guides
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LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

S6 Jayce: Farm Farm Farm

Guide by Agil-san updated November 16, 2015
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LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Season 6 - The Real DEFENDER of Tomorrow - Tanky Jayce Build

Guide by RettsuDansu updated August 30, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Experimental Red Build Jayce

Guide by wolfenflautist updated October 9, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Killer Jayce- by DjAriOozil

Guide by DjAriOozil updated April 4, 2016
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

[6.17] Jayce The Defender Of Tomorrow

Guide by SnowWan updated September 2, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

S6 Combo Assassin Jayce (Top/Mid) 6.16

Guide by NoLimitGoku updated June 23, 2016
  • In-depth
Season 6 Builds
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Challenger Jayce Build - Season 6

Build by Soiled updated December 14, 2015
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Jayce: Every Laner's Hell Match-Up

Build by ItsOrval updated November 9, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Best Jayce Build EU

Build by Kenstaboi updated October 24, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

A guy with a big hammer with a bigger damage

Build by Xienty14 updated September 2, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

[S6] Jayce - Burst hard - Burst Em' All.

Build by Shezhorizon updated May 19, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Tanky Top Jayce

Build by Derekb18 updated April 5, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Jayce 'Hammer' Tank

Build by Timtimteemo updated November 6, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Road to bronze 5

Build by Zandkevervampier updated October 31, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Best Jayce build Worlds

Build by Guest updated October 29, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Jayce ADC

Build by Guest updated October 18, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Jayce Top Guide

Build by agentbrotato updated October 18, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

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Build by Guest updated October 9, 2016
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide
LoL Champion Jayce Build Guide

Jayce for Vatea

Build by Sofide updated October 4, 2016
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Jayce Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Jayce we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Jayce, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Jayce this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.20. However, if you are a new Jayce player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Jayce!

Patch 11.20: 477698 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Jayce's Top Items

Jayce's Runes

Jayce's Best Runes 44%

Win Rate 1883 Games

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Second Best

Jayce's 2nd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 68 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Third Best

Jayce's 3rd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 65 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
More Jayce Runes

Jayce's Summoner Spells

Jayce's Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 8861 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Jayce's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 857 Games

Flash Ignite

Jayce's Starters

Jayce's Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 3213 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Jayce's 2nd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 698 Games

Long Sword Refillable Potion

Third Best

Jayce's 3rd Best Starter Items 45%

Win Rate 774 Games

Long Sword Health Potion

Trinket

Jayce's Best Trinket 44%

Win Rate 5657 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Jayce's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 2978 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Jayce's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 1133 Games

Oracle Lens
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Top Jayce Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Jayce Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.20: 477724 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Jayce's Top Items

Jayce's Runes

Jayce's Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 70 Games

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  • 2
  • 3
Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Second Best

Jayce's 2nd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 63 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Third Best

Jayce's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 61 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
More Jayce Runes

Jayce's Summoner Spells

Jayce's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1778 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Jayce's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 1297 Games

Flash Teleport

Jayce's Starters

Jayce's Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 74 Games

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  • 3

Trinket

Jayce's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 1102 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Jayce's 2nd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 1543 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Jayce's 3rd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 515 Games

Oracle Lens
Don’t forget
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Top Jayce Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Jayce Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.20: 477738 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Jayce's Top Items

Jayce's Runes

Jayce's Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 143 Games

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Second Best

Jayce's 2nd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Jayce's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:
More Jayce Runes

Jayce's Summoner Spells

Jayce's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 610 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Jayce's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 83 Games

Flash Ignite

Jayce's Starters

Jayce's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 223 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Jayce's Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 210 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Jayce's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 103 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Jayce's 3rd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 414 Games

Stealth Ward
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Jayce's Ability Order

Jayce's Best Ability Order 50%

Win Rate 24 Games

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! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Top Jayce Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Jayce Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Jayce Counters

Learn 's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Jayce guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Jayce Top in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Jayce. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Jayce Skins

Jayce's Abilities

Jayce's Hextech Capacitor
Hextech Capacitor Jayce's Passive Jayce's Passive
Self
Jayce's Passive
Jayce's Passive
Each time Jayce switches between Hammer Stance and Cannon Stance he gains 40 bonus movement speed and ghosting for 0.75 seconds.
Q
Jayce's To The Skies! / Shock Blast
To The Skies! / Shock Blast Jayce's Q Ability
Self
0
Jayce's Passive
To The Skies!: Jayce leaps to an enemy, dealing 55 / 95 / 135 / 175 / 215 / 255 (+1.2 per bonus attack damage) physical damage and slowing enemies by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55% for 2 seconds.

Shock Blast: Jayce fires an orb of electricity that detonates upon hitting an enemy (or reaching the end of its path), dealing 55 / 105 / 155 / 205 / 255 / 305 (+1.2 per bonus attack damage) physical damage to all enemies in the area of the explosion. If fired through an Acceleration Gate, Shock Blast's damage, range, speed, and explosion radius are increased by 40%.
W
Jayce's Lightning Field / Hyper Charge
Lightning Field / Hyper Charge Jayce's W Ability
Self
0
Jayce's Passive
Lightning Field: Passive: Jayce restores 6 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14 / 16 mana per strike while in Hammer form.

Active: Jayce creates a field of lightning that damages nearby enemies for 25 / 40 / 55 / 70 / 85 / 100 (+25% of ability power) magic damage per second for 4 seconds.

Hyper Charge: Jayce gains a burst of energy, increasing his attack speed to the maximum amount for 3 attacks. These attacks deal physical damage equal to 70 / 78 / 86 / 94 / 102 / 110% of his attack damage.
E
Jayce's Thundering Blow / Acceleration Gate
Thundering Blow / Acceleration Gate Jayce's E Ability
Self
55
20 / 18 / 16 / 14 / 12
Thundering Blow: Jayce deals 8 / 10.4 / 12.8 / 15.2 / 17.6 / 20% of his target's maximum health (+1.0 per bonus attack damage) as magic damage and knocks him back a short distance. Damage to monsters is capped at 200 / 300 / 400 / 500 / 600 / 700 magic damage.

Acceleration Gate: Jayce deploys an Acceleration Gate for 4 seconds, which increases the movement speed of allied champions who pass through it by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55% for 3 seconds. This movement speed bonus rapidly decreases over its duration. If Shock Blast is fired through the gate, its speed, range, damage, and explosion radius are increased by 40%.
R
Jayce's Mercury Cannon / Mercury Hammer
Mercury Cannon / Mercury Hammer Jayce's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
0
6
Mercury Cannon: Transforms the Mercury Hammer into the Mercury Cannon gaining new abilities and increased range. The first attack in this form reduces the target's Armor and Magic Resist by 10 / 15 / 20 / 25% for 5 seconds.

Mercury Hammer: Transforms the Mercury Cannon into the Mercury Hammer gaining new abilities and increases Jayce's Armor and Magic Resist by 5 / 15 / 25 / 35. The first attack in this form deals 25 / 65 / 105 / 145 (+0.25 bonus attack damage) additional magic damage.
Q
Jayce's To The Skies!
To The Skies! Jayce's Q Ability
600
40
16 / 14 / 12 / 10 / 8
Jayce leaps to an enemy, dealing 45 / 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 (+1.2 per bonus attack damage) physical damage and slowing enemies by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55% for 2 seconds.

Rank 6 cooldown: 6 seconds. Rank 6 cost: 65 mana.
Q
Jayce's Shock Blast
Shock Blast Jayce's Q Ability
1050
55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75
8
Jayce fires an orb of electricity that detonates upon hitting an enemy (or reaching the end of its path), dealing 55 / 110 / 165 / 220 / 275 / 330 (+1.2 per bonus attack damage) physical damage to all enemies in the area of the explosion. If fired through an Acceleration Gate, Shock Blast's damage, range, speed, and explosion radius are increased by 40%.

Rank 6 cost: 80 mana.
W
Jayce's Lightning Field
Lightning Field Jayce's W Ability
285
40
10
Passive: Jayce restores 6 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14 / 16 mana per strike while in Hammer form.

Active: Jayce creates a field of lightning that damages nearby enemies for 25 / 40 / 55 / 70 / 85 / 100 (+25% of ability power) magic damage per second for 4 seconds.
W
Jayce's Hyper Charge
Hyper Charge Jayce's W Ability
Self
40
13 / 11.4 / 9.8 / 8.2 / 6.6
Jayce gains a burst of energy, increasing his attack speed to the maximum amount for 3 attacks. These attacks deal physical damage equal to 70 / 78 / 86 / 94 / 102 / 110% of his attack damage.

Rank 6 cooldown: 5 seconds.
E
Jayce's Thundering Blow
Thundering Blow Jayce's E Ability
240
55
20 / 18 / 16 / 14 / 12
Jayce deals 8 / 10.4 / 12.8 / 15.2 / 17.6 / 20% of his target's maximum health (+1.0 per bonus attack damage) as magic damage and knocks him back a short distance. Damage to monsters is capped at 200 / 300 / 400 / 500 / 600 / 700 magic damage.

Rank 6 cooldown: 10 seconds. Rank 6 cost: 90 mana.
E
Jayce's Acceleration Gate
Acceleration Gate Jayce's E Ability
650
50
16
Jayce deploys an Acceleration Gate for 4 seconds, which increases the movement speed of allied champions who pass through it by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55% for 3 seconds. This movement speed bonus rapidly decreases over its duration. If Shock Blast is fired through the gate, its speed, range, damage, and explosion radius are increased by 40%.
R
Jayce's Mercury Cannon
Mercury Cannon Jayce's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
0
6
Transforms the Mercury Hammer into the Mercury Cannon gaining new abilities and increased range. The first attack in this form reduces the target's Armor and Magic Resist by 10 / 15 / 20 / 25% for 5 seconds.
R
Jayce's Mercury Hammer
Mercury Hammer Jayce's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
0
6
Transforms the Mercury Cannon into the Mercury Hammer gaining new abilities and increases Jayce's Armor and Magic Resist by 5 / 15 / 25 / 35. The first attack in this form deals 25 / 65 / 105 / 145 (+0.25 bonus attack damage) additional magic damage.

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