How to Win Xerath vs Jarvan IV Counter Matchup Xerath is in the b tier of champions

Xerath vs Jarvan IV

How to Beat Jarvan IV as Xerath in LoL Jarvan IV is in the b tier of champions
Mage
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Jarvan IV as Xerath

based on 1,194 Xerath vs Jarvan IV matchups
Win Rate
52.8 %
K/D/A
2.84
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. In our database, Xerath battled Jarvan IV in 1194 games. Using so many games with Xerath versus Jarvan IV provides us faith in our ability to produce enlightening statistics and a recommended build to suppress Jarvan IV. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Xerath fights Jarvan IV in only 1.4% of his matches.

Xerath vs Jarvan IV Matchup Summary

Xerath has done a good job of beating Jarvan IV. On average, he wins a terrific 52.8% of games the champions battle one another in. In Xerath versus Jarvan IV matches, Xerath’s team is 0.2% less likely to get first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Jarvan IV.

Best Xerath vs Jarvan IV Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Xerath Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestHorizon FocusShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapZhonya's HourglassShard of True Ice

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Xerath's passive ability p
Xerath q ability q
Xerath w ability w
Xerath e ability e
Xerath's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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W
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R
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Jarvan IV as Xerath

Tips for Playing as Xerath against Jarvan IV

Eye of Destruction will make landing Arcanopulse easier as the target will be slowed.

It's easier to land Arcanopulse on an enemy when they're moving toward or away from you, rather than side to side.

If you stun an enemy with Shocking Orb, follow up with a guaranteed center hit on Eye of Destruction.

Advice to Win Against Jarvan IV

Cataclysm's terrain is a frightening force to fight against, but movement abilities can go through it.

Keep out of the path between Jarvan IV and his Demacian Standard to avoid being knocked up in the air.

Xerath vs Jarvan IV Counter Stats

Xerath Image
Win Rate
52.8 %
VS
Win Rate
47.2 %
Jarvan IV Image
5.3
< Kills >
6
5.5
< Deaths >
6.2
10.3
< Assists >
12.3
1.19
< Killing Sprees >
1.39
96
< Minions Killed >
48
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
1.3
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.49
608
< Physical Damage >
12,939
22,067
< Magic Damage >
1,812
1,224
< True Damage >
1,076
23,901
< Damage Dealt >
15,827
15,764
< Damage Taken >
31,135
10,824
< Gold Earned >
11,631
1.65
< Towers >
2.05
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
1,152
< Total Healing >
9,078
12,712
< Experience >
13,502
37
< Vision Score >
25
18
< Wards Placed >
7
181
< Time Dealing CC >
410

How to Counter Jarvan IV with Xerath in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several valuable Xerath vs. Jarvan IV matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the distinctions between this pair of champions. Xerath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Jarvan IV’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Xerath may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Jarvan IV..

Xerath often has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Jarvan IV. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Xerath and Jarvan IV

Damage Types Compared

Xerath
Jarvan IV
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Xerath
Jarvan IV

Who is Better, Xerath or Jarvan IV?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Xerath usually wins when facing off against Jarvan IV, with a 52.8% win rate. As a result, Xerath makes a good counter to Jarvan IV.

While Xerath does have a higher win rate than Jarvan IV, when facing one another, Xerath also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champ to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Xerath into Jarvan IVas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Xerath has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Jarvan IV. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Xerath vs Jarvan IV matchups, Xerath is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Xerath is an above average counter to Jarvan IV. Make sure you focus your play on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Xerath against Jarvan IV.

Additional Information for Xerath Players

How We Calculated Our Xerath vs Jarvan IV Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jarvan IV as Xerath, we analyzed 1,194 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 Jarvan IV as Xerath 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 Xerath to counter Jarvan IV during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Xerath often picks up more CS compared to Jarvan IV. Champs who on average don't get much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They 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, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Xerath versus Jarvan IV build include Luden's Tempest, Horizon Focus, and Shadowflame. When Xerath incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs. Jarvan IV than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Xerath had an average win rate of 52.8% when playing against Jarvan IV with this build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Jarvan IV as Xerath, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Inspiration and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Xerath vs Jarvan IV battles, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Jarvan IV as Xerath are displayed for all skill levels combined. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a specific rank, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.