Powerball can be used as an effective escape mechanism.
Tremors and Defensive Ball Curl can be used late in the game to obliterate towers. If you're bogged down in a team fight, it is often valuable to break off and attack the buildings.
Using taunt on a champion by your tower can cause the tower to attack your enemy.
Try to engage him in short bursts instead of going toe-to-toe with him. Preventing him from attacking consecutively drastically lowers his damage output.
Jax can dodge all incoming attacks for a very short amount of time and stuns enemies in melee range when it ends. Wait to strike him until after his dodge is finished.
The stats shown here feature several critical Rammus against Jax matchup stats that may help you distinguish the differences between these two champs. For instance, Rammus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Jax’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Rammus may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Jax. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.
Rammus typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Jax. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Rammus usually wins when playing against Jax, with a 51.3% win rate. Thus, Rammus makes a good counter to Jax.
While Rammus does have a higher winrate compared to Jax, when facing one another, Rammus also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champ to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Rammus into Jax.
Additionally, Rammus also has a very large amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Jax. This 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 in League of Legends, in Rammus vs Jax matchups, Rammus is the better champ with a higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Rammus is a decent counter for Jax. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Rammus against Jax.
If you would like to truly master Rammus in order to counter Jax during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Rammus often gets a lot less CS relative to Jax. Champs who typically don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.
The top items to have in your Rammus versus Jax build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Frozen Heart. When Rammus incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when fighting Jax than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Rammus boasted an average win rate of 51.3% when playing against Jax with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Jax as Rammus, you should use the Aftershock, Font of Life, Conditioning, Unflinching, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Rammus vs Jax fights, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 51.3% win rate overall.
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