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

Jax vs Sona

How to Beat Sona as Jax in LoL Sona is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Assassin
Support Mage

How to Beat Sona as Jax

based on 2,072 Jax vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
48.6 %
K/D/A
1.71
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends matches each week. Within our dataset, Jax did battle with Sona in 2072 rounds. Having so many matchups for Jax vs Sona provides us a lot of faith in our capability to produce actionable stats and a pro build to shatter Sona. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Jax has to counter Sona in only 2.8% of his rounds.

Jax vs Sona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Jax has done a dismal job of beating Sona. Typically, he wins a acceptable 48.6% of matches the champions face off with each other in. In Jax versus Sona games, Jax’s side is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Sona.

Best Jax vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSheen

Core Jax Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererBlade of The Ruined KingDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Sterak's GageMaw of MalmortiusHullbreakerFrozen Heart

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport 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: TenacityLast Stand
Inspiration Magical FootwearTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive HealthScaling
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
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Sona as Jax

Tips for Playing as Jax against Sona

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 Sona

Spread out when you see Sona so she can't make your entire team dance.

Kill Sona first, as she will heal up her team if left alone for too long.

Jax vs Sona Counter Stats

Jax Image
Win Rate
48.6 %
VS
Win Rate
51.4 %
Sona Image
6.5
< Kills >
2.1
6.2
< Deaths >
5.6
4.1
< Assists >
14.2
1.47
< Killing Sprees >
0.42
141
< Minions Killed >
17
0.33
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.65
12,687
< Physical Damage >
1,340
4,304
< Magic Damage >
6,512
777
< True Damage >
382
17,769
< Damage Dealt >
8,235
24,443
< Damage Taken >
15,574
11,740
< Gold Earned >
8,063
2.45
< Towers >
2.56
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
4,272
< Total Healing >
13,469
13,994
< Experience >
10,474
16
< Vision Score >
46
8
< Wards Placed >
22
198
< Time Dealing CC >
33

How to Counter Sona with Jax in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize some significant Jax versus Sona counter stats that may help us understand the differences between the two. For instance, Jax’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sona’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Jax may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Sona. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Jax normally has a much larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Sona. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Jax and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Jax
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Jax
Sona

Who is Better, Jax or Sona?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Jax usually loses when facing off against Sona, with a 48.6% win rate. Thus, Jax makes a poor counter for Sona.

While Jax does have a lower win rate compared to Sona, when on opposite teams, Jax also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex champ to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Jax into Sona.

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

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

Jax is a somewhat poor counter to Sona. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Jax against Sona.

Additional Information for Jax Players

How We Calculated Our Jax vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Jax, we analyzed 2,072 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 Sona 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 in order to counter Sona during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Jax typically accumulates much more CS as Sona. Champs who on average don't get much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Jax versus Sona build include Divine Sunderer, Blade of The Ruined King, and Death's Dance. When Jax combined at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Sona than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Jax boasted an average winrate of 48.6% when countering Sona with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of beating Sona as Jax, you should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Jax vs Sona counters, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.6% win rate overall.

If you would like to see Jax versus Sona tips and counter stats for a a distinct player tier, feel free to choose one from the selection menu provided above. By default, the statistics and guides displayed are calculated using all games with data with these champs.