How to Win Caitlyn vs Jarvan IV Counter Matchup Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions

Caitlyn vs Jarvan IV

How to Beat Jarvan IV as Caitlyn in LoL Jarvan IV is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Jarvan IV as Caitlyn

based on 1,913 Caitlyn vs Jarvan IV matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2.31
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Jarvan IV as Caitlyn came out of an examination of 1913 ranked rounds where both champions fought one another. This particular pairing is somewhat rare. Caitlyn fights Jarvan IV in only 1.4% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Jarvan IV Matchup Summary

Caitlyn has done a average job of countering Jarvan IV. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.2% of games the champs fight each other in. In Caitlyn vs Jarvan IV games, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably won't be able to get first blood against Jarvan IV.

Best Caitlyn vs Jarvan IV Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceRapid FirecannonThe Collector

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeStormrazorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Caitlyn to level up q
>
Second ability for Caitlyn to level up w
>
Last skill for Caitlyn to max out e

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Jarvan IV as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Jarvan IV

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

Advice to Win Against Jarvan IV

Cataclysm's terrain is a frightening force to fight against, but movement abilities can go through it.

Keep out of the path between Jarvan IV and his Demacian Standard to avoid being knocked up in the air.

Caitlyn vs Jarvan IV Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Jarvan IV Image
6.6
< Kills >
5.8
5.9
< Deaths >
6
7
< Assists >
12.3
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
1.33
169
< Minions Killed >
44
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
1.24
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.52
17,595
< Physical Damage >
12,545
1,330
< Magic Damage >
1,773
1,046
< True Damage >
1,018
19,971
< Damage Dealt >
15,337
18,774
< Damage Taken >
29,004
11,963
< Gold Earned >
11,264
2.63
< Towers >
2.07
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.28
3,240
< Total Healing >
8,409
12,338
< Experience >
12,877
18
< Vision Score >
24
8
< Wards Placed >
7
75
< Time Dealing CC >
400

How to Counter Jarvan IV with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore several influential Caitlyn against Jarvan IV counter stats that can help you distinguish the distinctions between the pair. Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Jarvan IV’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Jarvan IV..

Caitlyn typically has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. On average, she receives less damage than Jarvan IV. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Jarvan IV

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Jarvan IV
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Jarvan IV

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Jarvan IV?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually fairs equally well when facing off against Jarvan IV, with a 50.2% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes an ok counter to Jarvan IV.

While Caitlyn does have a higher win rate than Jarvan IV, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Jarvan IV.

Moreover, Caitlyn also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Jarvan IV. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Jarvan IV matchups, Caitlyn is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Caitlyn is a decent counter to Jarvan IV. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Caitlyn against Jarvan IV.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Jarvan IV Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jarvan IV as Caitlyn, we analyzed 1,913 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Jarvan IV as Caitlyn comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Caitlyn in order to counter Jarvan IV during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn often picks up much more CS as Jarvan IV. Champions who on average don't get much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The top items to have in your Caitlyn versus Jarvan IV build include Galeforce, Rapid Firecannon, and The Collector. When Caitlyn combined at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better when fighting Jarvan IV than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average winrate of 50.2% when countering Jarvan IV with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Jarvan IV as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should equip the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Caitlyn vs Jarvan IV LoL games, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Jarvan IV as Caitlyn are given for all skill levels combined. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.