How to Win Jax vs Garen Counter Matchup Jax is in the a tier of champions

Jax vs Garen

How to Beat Garen as Jax in LoL Garen is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Garen as Jax

based on 4,209 Jax vs Garen matchups
Win Rate
45 %
K/D/A
1.58
Pick Rate
6.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League rounds each and every week. Within our database, Jax faced Garen in 4209 games. Having so many games with Jax vs Garen gives us a lot of faith in our ability to produce useful data and a supported build to shatter your enemy. This particular counter matchup is somewhat uncommon. Jax has to counter Garen in only 6.4% of his games.

Jax vs Garen Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Jax does a pathetic job of beating Garen. On average, he wins a lowly 45.0% of games the champs face each other in. In Jax vs Garen games, Jax’s team is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Garen.

Best Jax vs Garen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
DaggerVampiric Scepter

Core Jax Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceWit's EndBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

Black CleaverMaw of MalmortiusSterak's GageDeath's Dance

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Domination Sudden ImpactTreasure Hunter
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Jax's passive ability p
Jax q ability q
Jax w ability w
Jax e ability e
Jax's ultimate ability r
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E
2
Q
3
W
4
W
5
W
6
R
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W
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E
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W
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E
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R
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E
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E
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Garen as Jax

Tips for Playing as Jax against Garen

Jax can Leap Strike to friendly units, including wards. You can use them to plan your escape.

Jax benefits greatly from items that have both Ability Power and Attack Damage such as Guinsoo's Rageblade and Hextech Gunblade.

Advice to Win Against Garen

Judgment deals maximum damage when only hitting a single target. If getting out of its radius isn't possible, move through allied minions to reduce damage taken.

Stack armor items to lower the large amount of physical damage that Garen deals out.

Be careful about attacking Garen in brush. It often will lead to taking full damage from Judgment.

Try to run away from Garen as your health gets lower, as he can execute you quickly with Demacian Justice.

Jax vs Garen Counter Stats

Jax Image
Win Rate
45 %
VS
Win Rate
55 %
Garen Image
5.8
< Kills >
7.2
6.6
< Deaths >
5
4.6
< Assists >
4.6
1.33
< Killing Sprees >
1.61
136
< Minions Killed >
176
0.42
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.7
13,815
< Physical Damage >
14,547
4,386
< Magic Damage >
278
941
< True Damage >
5,146
19,143
< Damage Dealt >
19,971
27,688
< Damage Taken >
29,651
11,671
< Gold Earned >
12,794
2.09
< Towers >
3.05
0.09
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
4,664
< Total Healing >
2,762
14,197
< Experience >
15,498
17
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
242
< Time Dealing CC >
184

How to Counter Garen with Jax in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show some valuable Jax vs. Garen matchup stats that can help us explain the differences between the pair. Jax’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Garen’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Jax may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Garen..

Jax normally has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Garen. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Jax and Garen

Damage Types Compared

Jax
Garen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Jax
Garen

Who is Better, Jax or Garen?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Jax usually loses when playing against Garen, with a 45.0% win rate. Thus, Jax makes a poor counter for Garen.

While Jax does have a much lower winrate compared to Garen, when facing one another, Jax also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex champ to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Jax into Garen.

Moreover, Jax has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Garen. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Jax vs Garen matchups, Garen is the better champ with a much lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Jax is a garbage counter for Garen. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Jax against Garen.

Additional Information for Jax Players

How We Calculated Our Jax vs Garen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Garen as Jax, we analyzed 4,209 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 Garen as Jax 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 Jax to counter Garen during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Jax typically accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Garen. Champs who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Jax versus Garen build include Trinity Force, Wit's End, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Jax included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better countering Garen than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Jax boasted an average win rate of 45.0% battling Garen with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of beating Garen as Jax, Jax players should equip the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Sudden Impact, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Jax vs Garen counter picks, this sequence of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 45.0% winrate overall.

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