How to Win Jax vs Irelia Counter Matchup Jax is in the s tier of champions

Jax vs Irelia

How to Beat Irelia as Jax in LoL Irelia is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Irelia as Jax

based on 3,932 Jax vs Irelia matchups
Win Rate
53.2 %
K/D/A
1.85
Pick Rate
5.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL games that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Irelia as Jax resulted from an evaluation of 3932 ranked rounds where both champions battled one another. This particular counter pairing is relatively uncommon. Jax fights Irelia in only 5.4% of his games.

Jax vs Irelia Matchup Summary

Jax does a good job of countering Irelia. On average, he wins a terrific 53.2% of the time the champions clash against one another in. In Jax vs Irelia matches, Jax’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Irelia.

Best Jax vs Irelia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Jax Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererFrozen HeartHullbreaker

Optional Items

Maw of MalmortiusGuardian AngelWit's EndDeath'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 q
>
Last skill for Jax to max out e

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Jax's passive ability p
Jax q ability q
Jax w ability w
Jax e ability e
Jax's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Irelia as Jax

Tips for Playing as Jax against Irelia

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 Irelia

Minion waves greatly enhance Irelia's mobility, beware fighting her inside one.

Beware of wasting your high impact spells on Defiant Dance.

Pay attention to Ionian Fervor stacks and try to engage Irelia when it is down.

Jax vs Irelia Counter Stats

Jax Image
Win Rate
53.2 %
VS
Win Rate
46.8 %
Irelia Image
7.4
< Kills >
7.3
6.5
< Deaths >
7.4
4.6
< Assists >
4.9
1.68
< Killing Sprees >
1.63
146
< Minions Killed >
189
0.31
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.45
13,319
< Physical Damage >
12,127
4,596
< Magic Damage >
4,892
988
< True Damage >
905
18,903
< Damage Dealt >
17,924
24,552
< Damage Taken >
26,623
12,190
< Gold Earned >
12,423
2.52
< Towers >
2.18
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
4,284
< Total Healing >
4,158
14,413
< Experience >
14,145
17
< Vision Score >
16
8
< Wards Placed >
8
211
< Time Dealing CC >
78

How to Counter Irelia with Jax in LoL

The stats provided here clarify some vital Jax versus Irelia counter stats that may help us interpret the differences between this set of champions. Jax’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Irelia’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Jax may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Irelia..

Jax normally has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Irelia. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Jax and Irelia

Damage Types Compared

Jax
Irelia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Jax
Irelia

Who is Better, Jax or Irelia?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Jax usually wins when trying to fight Irelia, with a 53.2% win rate. As a result, Jax makes a great counter for Irelia.

While Jax does have a higher winrate compared to Irelia, when facing one another, Jax also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Jax into Irelia.

Furthermore, Jax has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Irelia. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Jax vs Irelia matchups, Jax is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Jax is a great counter for Irelia. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Jax against Irelia.

Additional Information for Jax Players

How We Calculated Our Jax vs Irelia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Irelia as Jax, we analyzed 3,932 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 Irelia 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Jax to counter Irelia during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Jax often accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Irelia. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Jax versus Irelia build include Divine Sunderer, Frozen Heart, and Hullbreaker. When Jax combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better countering Irelia than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Jax boasted an average win rate of 53.2% battling Irelia with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Irelia as Jax, you should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Jax vs Irelia counter picks, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 53.2% winrate overall.

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