Jarvan IV Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

LoL Champion

Jarvan IV

152,850 LoL Matches Analyzed

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We set our Jarvan IV build suggestions by examining 152,850 recently ranked League games with him in them. We only recommend the highest winrate Jarvan IV builds that were built by ranked gamers enough times for us to suggest them. With so many matches in our dataset, we are confident in our suggested builds.

If you are looking for more focused build tips and tactics, feel free to check out our tips at the bottom of the page. Additionally, Jarvan IV builds dedicated to a particular skill rank can be displayed by choosing another division from the dropdown menu found above. The best Jarvan IV build will be focused on that division’s meta.

Best Jarvan IV Runes

If you are trying to beat a well-mixed enemy team comp, you should really consider grabbing Jarvan IV the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes. In recent games, he won the largest fraction of his matches when built with these runes. However, if you are battling a different enemy team comp, such as an AP centric or a crowd control focused team, you should instead glance down and to the right to get the best Jarvan IV runes to win your particular round.


Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Versus Selected Team Comp
Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Zombie Ward Rune Zombie Ward

Best Items for Your Jarvan IV Build

The most critical items to use in your Jarvan IV build are: Duskblade of Draktharr, Youmuu's Ghostblade, The Collector, and Serylda's Grudge. Additionally, similar to our rune setups, you can also get great, dedicated, Jarvan IV item builds below for the particular enemy team composition you are playing in your ongoing match. Those who included these items in their gear had a much better winrate than players who utilized other Jarvan IV builds.

LoL Item Duskblade of DraktharrLoL Item Youmuu's GhostbladeLoL Item The CollectorLoL Item Serylda's Grudge

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Titanic HydraLoL Item Death's Dance

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Death's Dance

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Black Cleaver

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Death's Dance

Guide to Playing with Jarvan IV

  • Jarvan's best combo is Demecian Standard followed by Dragon Strike as an initiating tool or quick escape.
  • Jarvan's ultimate, Cataclysm, creates a circle of impassible terrain that can disrupt enemy team formations and split up the enemy team to isolate specific champions.
  • Jarvan's Golden Aegis provides a shield that can protect against enemy damage and slow them for a short while.