Jax Build, Runes, Abilities, & Matchups

In League of Legends Wild Rift Jax is a Fighter that can play at both Baron Lane and Jungle. View Jax Best build, Runes, Matchups, and more here!

Jax Build Guide

Full Build

Wild Rift Items: Trinity Force | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerTrinity ForceWild Rift Items: Blade of the Ruined King | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerBlade of the Ruined KingWild Rift Items: Gluttonous Greaves | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGluttonous Greaves
Wild Rift Items: Death Dance | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerDeaths DanceWild Rift Items: Steraks Gage | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerSteraks GageWild Rift Items: Guardian Angel | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGuardian Angel

In Wild Rift Jax build items that increase Attack Damage, Attack Speed, Physical Vamp, Armor, Health, and Movement Speed.

Enchantment: Wild Rift Items: Quicksilver Sash Enchant | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Quicksilver is an item that Jax should build.

Core Items

Wild Rift Items: Trinity Force | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerTrinity ForceWild Rift Items: Gluttonous Greaves | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGluttonous GreavesWild Rift Items: Blade of the Ruined King | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerBlade of the Ruined King

Jax core items are Trinity Force, Gluttonous Greaves, and Blade of the Ruined King.

These Core items increase Attack Damage, Attack Speed, Cooldown Reduction, Health, Physical Vamp, and Movement Speed.

Other Options

Wild Rift Items: Trinity Force | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerTrinity ForceWild Rift Items: Mercury Treads | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerMercury TreadsWild Rift Items: Bloodthirster | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerBloodthirster
Wild Rift Items: Steraks Gage | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerSteraks GageWild Rift Items: Death Dance | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerDeaths DanceWild Rift Items: Guardian Angel | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGuardian Angel

Down below are different techniques to build on Jax against different enemy match up.

Build Vs Marksman

Wild Rift Items: Trinity Force | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerTrinity ForceWild Rift Items: Gluttonous Greaves | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGluttonous GreavesWild Rift Items: Blade of the Ruined King | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerBlade of the Ruined King
Wild Rift Items: Randins Omen | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerRanduins OmenWild Rift Items: Guardian Angel | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGuardian AngelWild Rift Items: Death Dance | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerDeaths Dance

Build Wild Rift Items: Randins Omen | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Randuin's Omen to get extra 50 armor, 400 max health, and reduces both Critical Strike and Attack speed from the marksman by 15% for 1.5 seconds.

Build Wild Rift Items: Guardian Angel | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Guardian Angel to get 45 attack damage,  40 armor, and restores back 50% base health and 30% mana when you got eliminated in the fight.

Build Vs Mage

Wild Rift Items: Trinity Force | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerTrinity ForceWild Rift Items: Mercury Treads | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerMercury TreadsWild Rift Items: Maw of Malmortius | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerMaw of Malmortius
Wild Rift Items: Spirit Visage | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerSpirit VisageWild Rift Items: Guardian Angel | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGuardian AngelWild Rift Items: Death Dance | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerDeaths Dance

Build Wild Rift Items: Maw of Malmortius | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerMaw of Malmortius to get 45 attack damage, 35 magic resist, 10% cooldown, when Jax hp is under 35% it will grant a shield that absorbs 350 magic damage.

Build Wild Rift Items: Spirit Visage | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Spirit Visage to get more 45 magic resistance, 350 health, 100% regen, and cooldown reduction that give Jax enough magic resistance to survive Mage combo skills.

Build Vs Tank

Wild Rift Items: Trinity Force | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerTrinity ForceWild Rift Items: Gluttonous Greaves | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGluttonous GreavesWild Rift Items: Death Dance | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerDeaths Dance
Wild Rift Items: Mortal Reminder | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerMortal ReminderWild Rift Items: Blade of the Ruined King | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerBlade of the Ruined KingWild Rift Items: Guardian Angel | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGuardian Angel

Build Wild Rift Items: Mortal Reminder | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Mortal Reminder to get extra 45 attack damage and 35% armor penetration to attach tank champion.

Jax Jungle Fighter 

Wild Rift Items: Trinity Force | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerTrinity ForceWild Rift Items: Glorious Enchant | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGlorious EnchantWild Rift Items: Steraks Gage | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerSteraks Gage
Wild Rift Items: Dead Mans Plate | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerDead Mans PlateWild Rift Items: Spirit Visage | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerSpirit VisageWild Rift Items: Randins Omen | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerRanduins Omen

This build is really good for Jax to play as a Jungle in for the team. Make sure to get Smite spells when you play as a Jungler.

Jax Runes

The Best WIld Rift Jax Runes are Conqueror keystone, Brutal, Backbone, and Hunter Genius.

Wild Rift Runes: Conqueror | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer
Conqueror
Gain Stacks of AD or AP when hitting a champion with separate attacks or abilities. Stacks up to 5 times. When fully stacked, deal bonus damage to champions (Adaptive)
Wild Rift Rune: Brutal - zilliongamer
Brutal
Gain 7 AD and 2% armor penetration , or 14 AP and 2% magic penetration (Adaptive)
Wild Rift Rune: Backbone - zilliongamer
Backbone
Gain 10 AR or 10MR, based on which ever stat you have less of.
Wild Rift Rune: Hunter - Genius - zilliongamer
Hunter Genius
Gain 2.5% cooldown reduction. Unique champion takedowns grant 1.5% cooldown reduction.

Summoner Spells

Wild Rift Summoner Spell: Flash - zilliongamerFlashTeleport a short distance forward or towards the aim direction.
Wild Rift Summoner Spell: Ignite - zilliongamer
Ignite
Ignite is a summoner spells ignites target enemy champion, dealing 60 true damage over 5 seconds and inflicting them with Grievous Wounds. Cooldown: 90 seconds.

You can switch Ignite to Wild Rift Summoner Spell: Smite - zilliongamer Smite if you want to play Jax as a Jungler Fighter.

Jax Abilities Guide

Skill Detail

Jax abilities: Relentless Assault | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerRelentless Assault

His passive gain attack speed for 3 seconds on each attack. The attack can stack up to 8 times to increase more attack speed.

You should hit some minions first to stack up the attack to get more attack speed before you start the fight with your enemy.

Jax abilities: Leap Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerLeap Strike

This skill allows Jax to jump towards the targets and deal more damage.

This skill is good whenever you want to start a fight but remember that you can jump if you have a target. In Wild Rift you can not jump on a ward like PC version.

Cooldown :  7/ 6 / 5 / 5 

Mana Cost: 65

Jax abilities: Empower | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerEmpower

It Empowers your next auto attack or your first skill and deals additional damage. 

Use this skill first before doing your first skill. This way can reduce the cooldown of this skill faster.

Cooldown : 5 / 4 / 3 / 3

Mana Cost: 30

Jax abilities: Counter Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerCounter Strike

This skill allows Jax to enter a defensive stance where you basically whirl your lamp post above your head and dodge incoming attack for 2 seconds.

This skill can only dodge the basic attack and won't able to dodge crowd control effects. Each attack Jax has dodged will increase damage by 20%.

Jax allowed to attack and cast skills during that two seconds duration. You can press the third skill again to give a quick stun to nearby enemies.

Cooldown : 11 / 10 / 8 / 6

Mana Cost : 60

Jax abilities: Grandmaster's Might | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGrandmaster's Might

This skill has a passive effect it give additional damage on your third consecutive attack.

This ultimate is goes really well with his passive to gains more additional attack speed on each attack and also increase armor and magic resist. So you can be tanky in the team fight.

Cooldown : 46 

Mana Cost: 100

Skill Order

Jax abilities: Leap Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerLeap StrikeJax abilities: Empower | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerEmpowerJax abilities: Counter Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerCounter StrikeJax abilities: Grandmaster's Might | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGrandmaster's Might
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Skill Combos

1.Jax abilities: Leap Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Leap Strike > Jax abilities: Counter Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerCounter-Strike > Jax abilities: Empower | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Empower

2. Jax abilities: Grandmaster's Might | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Grandmaster's Might > Jax abilities: Leap Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Leap Strike > Jax abilities: Counter Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Counter Strike > Jax abilities: Empower | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Empower

Jax Matchups

Enemy Matchups

Good Against
Fiora Guide | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerFioraJax has less cooldown on his Jax abilities: Counter Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Counter-Strike than Fiora Fiora abilities: Riposte | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer  Riposte. So in the fight, Jax can use his counter strike and walk to her if Fiora uses Ripsote just walk away then the next time your counter-strike is up, her riposte still on CD, then you can stun her and win the fight. 
Darius Guide | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerDariusThe first thing Jax should know Darius Darius abilities: Hemorrhage | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer passive is so powerful is he got up to 5 stacks, so play passively don't let him got his stack. Moreover, if he usesDarius abilities: Apprehend | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerapprehend Jax can use his Jax abilities: Leap Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Leap strike to dodge away from Darius.  
Tryndamere Guide | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerTryndamereJax has more Burst damage and Attack Speed than Tryndamere. When Tryndamere Tryndamere abilities: Spinning Slash | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Spinning Slash away Jax can counter by Jax abilities: Leap Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer leap strike and stun him.
Nasus Guide | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerNasusJax is good to counter Nasus. Jax can use Jax abilities: Empower | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer empower to annoy Nasus when he tries to farm for his stack and Jax can also use Jax abilities: Counter Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer counter strike to block Nasus's Nasus abilities: Siphoning Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer siphoning strike in the fight. When Nasus use his ultimate Jax can also dodge him by using his Jax abilities: Leap Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer leap strike to run away so, Nasus ultimate will be useless.
Jarvan IV Guide | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerJarvan IVJax can use his Jax abilities: Leap Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Leap Strike to counter Jarvan IV Jarvan IV abilities: Catalysm | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Ultimate. Moreover, When Jarvan IV use his flag combo Jax can use his Jax abilities: Counter Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Counter-Strike to counter him as well.
Hard Counters
Garen Guide | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerGarenGaren Courage abilities: Judgment | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Courage can reduce the damage and duration of Jax's stun when he jumping to Garen and then use Garen abilities: Judgment | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Judgment to punish Jax.
Olaf Guide | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerOlafOlaf has more damage and tanky than Jax and also can clear more minions that Jax does. 
Camille Build | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamerCamilleCamille should play passive try to stay near the wall and trade with him by using Camille abilities: Tactical Sweep | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Tactical Sweep. When Jax Jax abilities: Leap Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Leap Strike, Camille can use Camille abilities: Hookshot | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer hookshot to escape.
Wukong Build | Wild Rift - zilliongamerWukongWukong can use his  Wukong abilities: Nimbus Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Nimbus strike to counter Jax Jax abilities: Leap Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Leap strike and Jax abilities: Counter Strike | League of Legends Wild Rift - zilliongamer Counterstrike without that skill Jax won't be able to kill Wukong. Moreover, Wukong Ultimate has pretty good damage than Jax.

Jax Pros and Cons

Pros
1. Good in 1vs1 fight.
2. Good at split push.
3. Can be the frontline for the team fight. 
4.  Has good mobility.
Cons
1. Hard to landing phase in the game.
2. Need farm to get items and carry the game.
3. Easy to get kite by stun or cc.
4. Hard to kill ranged champion.

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