How to Win Jayce vs Azir Counter Matchup Jayce is in the b tier of champions

Jayce vs Azir

How to Beat Azir as Jayce in LoL Azir is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Azir as Jayce

based on 302 Jayce vs Azir matchups
Win Rate
55.3 %
K/D/A
2.19
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Azir as Jayce came out of an examination of 302 ranked rounds where both champs clashed against each other. This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Jayce fights Azir in only 1.5% of his games.

Jayce vs Azir Matchup Summary

Jayce has done a great job of countering Azir. Normally, he wins a whopping 55.3% of the time the champions face one another in. In Jayce against Azir rounds, Jayce’s side is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood versus Azir.

Best Jayce vs Azir Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSerrated Dirk

Core Jayce Items

~22 Mins
EclipseMuramanaYoumuu's Ghostblade

Optional Items

Serylda's Grudge

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Phase Rush Manaflow BandAbsolute FocusGathering Storm
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Jayce's passive ability p
Jayce q ability q
Jayce w ability w
Jayce e ability e
Jayce's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
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Q
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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Guide to Countering Azir as Jayce

Tips for Playing as Jayce against Azir

If you find yourself taking lots of damage, try using Jayce's Hammer Stance, as it grants you additional defenses.

For increased range and damage, try casting Shock Blast through the Acceleration Gate.

Be sure to switch stances often. It will enhance your attacks and grant you quick bursts of speed.

Advice to Win Against Azir

Try to think of Sand Soldiers as fire. Don't stand in the fire.

Azir relies on his soldiers to deal damage and can only move them so often. Try to capitalize on windows of time when his soldiers are stationary.

Azir has immense damage over a prolonged amount of time but lacks the upfront burst of other mages. Try to burst him out before he can turn a confrontation around.

Jayce vs Azir Counter Stats

Jayce Image
Win Rate
55.3 %
VS
Win Rate
44.7 %
Azir Image
6.2
< Kills >
5.3
5.9
< Deaths >
5.7
6.7
< Assists >
6.4
1.36
< Killing Sprees >
1.26
180
< Minions Killed >
184
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.67
< Inhibitors >
0.43
20,037
< Physical Damage >
1,014
3,885
< Magic Damage >
19,752
1,079
< True Damage >
953
25,002
< Damage Dealt >
21,720
21,434
< Damage Taken >
22,102
12,609
< Gold Earned >
11,893
3.29
< Towers >
1.95
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
2,724
< Total Healing >
1,647
14,933
< Experience >
14,549
21
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
10
148
< Time Dealing CC >
199

How to Counter Azir with Jayce in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show some significant Jayce versus Azir counter stats that may help you interpret the distinctions between the pair. Jayce’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Azir’s ratio of NaN, showing that Jayce may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Azir..

Jayce typically has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Azir. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Jayce and Azir

Damage Types Compared

Jayce
Azir
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Jayce
Azir

Who is Better, Jayce or Azir?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Jayce usually wins when taking on Azir, with a 55.3% win rate. Thus, Jayce makes a fantastic counter for Azir.

While Jayce does have a much higher win rate compared to Azir, when on opposite teams, Jayce also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Jayce into Aziras his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Jayce has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Azir. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Jayce vs Azir matchups, Jayce is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Jayce is a great counter to Azir. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Jayce against Azir.

Additional Information for Jayce Players

How We Calculated Our Jayce vs Azir Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Azir as Jayce, we analyzed 302 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 Azir as Jayce 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 truly master Jayce in order to counter Azir during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Jayce most often racks up a similar amount of CS as Azir. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Jayce versus Azir build consist of Eclipse, Muramana, and Youmuu's Ghostblade. When Jayce bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs. Azir than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Jayce boasted an average win rate of 55.3% when countering Azir with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of defeating Azir as Jayce, Jayce players should use the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Absolute Focus, Gathering Storm, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Jayce vs Azir LoL games, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 55.3% winrate overall.

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