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Jhin Build Guides, Runes and Items

Jhin The Virtuoso

Find the best Jhin build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.9. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Jhin build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Jhin's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 12 Guides // Patch 12.10 & Patch 12.9
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

[12.9] IKeepItTaco's GrandMaster Jhin guide - Season 12

Guide by IKeepItTaco updated May 16, 2022
  • In-depth
9.5
24
Votes
1
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

[12.9] Jhin Mid Kraken. JUST DO IT!

Guide by Iannis623 updated May 15, 2022
  • Off-Meta
9.1
21
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

[12.9] M7 500K+ / Skappsi's Mastered Jhin ADC Guide

Guide by Skappsi updated May 17, 2022
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

[12.9] "You Activated My Trap Card" Hybrid Jhin

Guide by MathematicallyCorrectGold updated May 15, 2022
  • Off-Meta
8.2
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

[12.9] Pretty ****ty Jhin Mid Guide

Guide by SlimeV2 updated May 17, 2022
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

The ULTIMATE Jhin guide from a Bronze player

Guide by BigBoyBen69 updated May 22, 2022
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

[12.9] Mathematically Correct - Khada Jhin

Guide by Sniper w0lf updated May 23, 2022
Season 12 Builds // Patch 12.10 & Patch 12.9
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

Jhin Build and Guide S12 How to Carry As Jhin

Build by Guest updated May 19, 2022
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

jhin

Build by Guest updated May 23, 2022
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

Master Tier Jhin guide

Build by ItsCondor updated May 22, 2022
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

Tried too Fore

Build by 6e9Fael updated May 14, 2022
  • Off-Meta
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

Donatello

Build by Guest updated May 13, 2022
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

No Mythic Jhin

Build by usamaki updated May 12, 2022
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

THE FAST SEASON 12 URF

Guide by ElatedTurtle updated January 9, 2022
  • Off-Meta
9.6
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

Jhin - 4 Shots to Victory In Depth Guide

Guide by angata500 updated February 20, 2022
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

[12.7] Jhin - Galeforce

Guide by matek1207 updated April 16, 2022
  • In-depth
9.2
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

The Art of Frontlining - Tank Jhin Top/Jungle (TJT/TJJ)

Guide by Paccu updated February 22, 2022
  • Off-Meta
8.6
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

[12.7] jonnylekdaora's GRANDMASTER 702LP Jhin Guide Complete

Guide by Jonnypontes updated April 15, 2022
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

High Elo Solo Carry Jhin Guide 1.8M Mastery

Guide by Mechtro updated January 15, 2022
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LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide
LoL Champion Jhin Build Guide

The Ballad of Jhin

Guide by IM NOT TOXIC updated March 31, 2022
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Jhin Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Jhin we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Jhin, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Jhin this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.9. However, if you are a new Jhin player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Jhin!

Patch 11.20: 494917 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Jhin's Runes

Jhin's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 18506 Games

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Dark Harvest
Dark Harvest
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline

Second Best

Jhin's 2nd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 5539 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Dark Harvest
Dark Harvest
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Third Best

Jhin's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 2735 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Fleet Footwork
Fleet Footwork
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Time Warp Tonic
Time Warp Tonic

Jhin's Summoner Spells

Jhin's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 67475 Games

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Second Best

Jhin's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 7935 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Jhin's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 2928 Games

Cleanse Flash

Jhin's Starters

Jhin's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 1209 Games

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Trinket

Jhin's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 46136 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Jhin's 2nd Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 32001 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Jhin's 3rd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 1406 Games

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Patch 12.8: 513624 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Jhin's Runes

Jhin's Best Runes 64%

Win Rate 109 Games

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Fleet Footwork
Fleet Footwork
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ingenious Hunter
Ingenious Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Second Best

Jhin's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 1514 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Fleet Footwork
Fleet Footwork
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Time Warp Tonic
Time Warp Tonic

Third Best

Jhin's 3rd Best Runes 58%

Win Rate 574 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Dark Harvest
Dark Harvest
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline

Jhin's Summoner Spells

Jhin's Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 6670 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Jhin's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 1792 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Jhin's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 360 Games

Cleanse Flash

Jhin's Starters

Jhin's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 5908 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Jhin's 2nd Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 1156 Games

Boots Health Potion

Third Best

Jhin's 3rd Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 1330 Games

Long Sword Health Potion

Trinket

Jhin's Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 5856 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Jhin's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 4039 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Jhin's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 249 Games

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Jhin 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 Jhin guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Jhin ADC in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Jhin. 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.

Jhin Skins

Jhin's Abilities

Jhin's Whisper
Whisper Jhin's Passive Jhin's Passive
Self
Jhin's Passive
Jhin's Passive
Jhin's hand cannon has a fixed attack speed and can be fired 4 times before needing to be reloaded. The 4th shot always critically strikes, and deals 15 / 20 / 25% of the target's missing health as physical damage.

In addition:
- Jhin gains 4−44% (+0.3% per 1% critical strike chance) (+0.25% per 1% bonus attack speed) attack damage as bonus attack damage
- Jhin's critical strikes deal 14% less damage but grant him 10% (+0.4% per 1% bonus attack speed) movement speed for 2 seconds.
Q
Jhin's Dancing Grenade
Dancing Grenade Jhin's Q Ability
550
40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60
7 / 6.5 / 6 / 5.5 / 5
Jhin launches a cartridge that deals 45 / 70 / 95 / 120 / 145 (+60% of ability power) (+0.35 / 0.425 / 0.5 / 0.575 / 0.65 per attack damage) physical damage before bouncing to a nearby enemy that has not been hit yet.

The cartridge can hit a maximum of 4 times. Enemies that die shortly after being hit increase the damage of subsequent hits by 35%.
W
Jhin's Deadly Flourish
Deadly Flourish Jhin's W Ability
3000
50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 90
12
Jhin fires a long range shot dealing 60 / 95 / 130 / 165 / 200 (+0.5 per attack damage) physical damage to the first champion hit, which is reduced by 25% against minions.

If this skill strikes a champion that has been damaged by an allied champion within the last 4 seconds, it will root them for 1.25 / 1.5 / 1.75 / 2 / 2.25 seconds and grant Jhin Whisper's movement speed.
E
Jhin's Captive Audience
Captive Audience Jhin's E Ability
750
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50
2
Passive: Champions Jhin kills will create and detonate a Lotus Trap at their location.

Active: Jhin places an invisible Lotus Trap for 3 minutes that creates a zone that slows by 35% when stepped on by an enemy. After 4 seconds, the trap detonates, dealing 20 / 80 / 140 / 200 / 260 (+100% of ability power) (+1.2 per attack damage) magic damage.

This ability has 2 charges.
R
Jhin's Curtain Call
Curtain Call Jhin's Ultimate (R) Ability
3500
100
120 / 105 / 90 / 90 / 90
Jhin sets up and channels, enabling him to fire 4 super shots, each dealing between 50 / 125 / 200 (+0.25 per attack damage) and 200 / 500 / 800 (+1.0 per attack damage) physical damage to the first champion hit depending on their percentage of missing health and slowing them by 80% for 0.5 seconds. The fourth shot critically strikes for 100% bonus physical damage.

Questions About Jhin

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Is there an adc macro guide somewhere? Send me the link, please!

So I'm really looking for a general macro guide for adcs so I can make better choices during the matches, besides my mechanics choices. Thanks

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What is the full speed builds for Jhin in URF ?

Hey so with the recent URF mode coming back, i was wondering what the Jhin full speed builds was, since i was a Jhin main, full speed builds really fascinated me. Also knowing the full speed Runes would be great too. Normally i would go Trinity...

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Crits on wierd ADC's

So, for these champions how do crits work? How do Infinity Edge Crits work? I figure for something like a Jinx Rocket Launcher or Senna Relic Cannon Crit, It would take the AD ratio (110 or 120) and just double it (220 or 240). I don't know tho....

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Is Jhin worth playing this patch

Been playing Jhin for awhile now and gotten good at him but is he good this patch?

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Why is Jhin bad?

I remembered back when Jhin was first released (I stopped playing at that time and came back wlast month), he was picked in LCS and just went full Lethality. How did he suddenly went from top tier all the way down to the bottom? Was it because...

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Gnar, Jhin or Zoe

So I'm saving Blue Essence to buy one of these three, but I can't make a choice. Can someone tell me their strenghts, weaknesses and style of gameplay.

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Jhin's ult

How does Jhin's ult fully work. Just bought him and don't understand how to. Tyvm

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Why is Jhin played with Doran's Ring nowadays?

When I've come up against Jhins in Gold 5 I've found many playing Doran's ring on him and I'm quite curious why, if someone would consider answering me that would be awesome

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Is it effective to build Duskblade first item on Jhin?

Hi, I have been building Duskblade on Jhin as a first item for the past 4 games and I have lost all 4 games, I was shocked because everyone talks about how broken Duskblade is and I basically failed. Should i continue building it or switched back...

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Should I get Jhin or Varus

Okay, I've been stuck on which one to pick becuase in my opinion, they're both good.

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Jhin mid or adc

Hey Guys, do you think Jhin is better MID or ADC?

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Which assasin do you like the best?

WHAT ASSASIN DO YOU LIKE THE BEST?

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