How to Win Yorick vs Jayce Counter Matchup Yorick is in the a tier of champions

Yorick vs Jayce

How to Beat Jayce as Yorick in LoL Jayce is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Jayce as Yorick

based on 373 Yorick vs Jayce matchups
Win Rate
55.2 %
K/D/A
1.91
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League matches that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Jayce as Yorick resulted from an evaluation of 373 ranked matches where both champions faced one another. This particular champ pairing is relatively rare. Yorick has to counter Jayce in only 0.9% of his games.

Yorick vs Jayce Matchup Summary

Yorick does a great job of beating Jayce. Normally, he wins a whopping 55.2% of games the champs battle each other in. In Yorick versus Jayce rounds, Yorick’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Jayce.

Best Yorick vs Jayce Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSheen

Core Yorick Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererHullbreakerSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Thornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: BloodlineLast Stand
Resolve DemolishBone Plating
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Yorick's passive ability p
Yorick q ability q
Yorick w ability w
Yorick e ability e
Yorick's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Jayce as Yorick

Tips for Playing as Yorick against Jayce

You can send the Maiden down a lane alone, be careful though, as she represents a large portion of your combat power.

You do not need to cast Awakening to regain the ability to cast Last Rites.

The Maiden will attempt to assist you in a fight, so choose your targets well.

Advice to Win Against Jayce

Jayce is strong in the early game. If he gains the advantage, play defensively.

If you see Jayce drop his Acceleration Gate, be careful, he is probably about to cast Shock Blast.

Jayce can attack in melee or at range. Pay attention to his stance and weapon color to know how he is going to attack.

Yorick vs Jayce Counter Stats

Yorick Image
Win Rate
55.2 %
VS
Win Rate
44.8 %
Jayce Image
4.7
< Kills >
5.7
4.7
< Deaths >
5.7
4.3
< Assists >
5.8
1.12
< Killing Sprees >
1.27
190
< Minions Killed >
175
0.11
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
1.03
< Inhibitors >
0.41
12,697
< Physical Damage >
17,124
6,780
< Magic Damage >
3,642
409
< True Damage >
883
19,888
< Damage Dealt >
21,650
27,463
< Damage Taken >
20,684
12,500
< Gold Earned >
11,909
4.1
< Towers >
2.04
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
5,990
< Total Healing >
4,334
15,275
< Experience >
14,291
17
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
9
196
< Time Dealing CC >
174

How to Counter Jayce with Yorick in LoL

The stats shown here feature some critical Yorick against Jayce counter stats that can help you understand the differences between the two. As an example, Yorick’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Jayce’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Yorick may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Jayce..

Yorick typically has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. On average, he receives more damage than Jayce. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Yorick and Jayce

Damage Types Compared

Yorick
Jayce
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Yorick
Jayce

Who is Better, Yorick or Jayce?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Yorick usually wins when facing off against Jayce, with a 55.2% win rate. Therefore, Yorick makes a fantastic counter for Jayce.

While Yorick does have a much higher win rate than Jayce, when they face off with one another, Yorick also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champion to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Yorick into Jayce.

Additionally, Yorick has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Jayce. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Yorick vs Jayce matchups, Yorick is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Yorick is a great counter to Jayce. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Yorick against Jayce.

Additional Information for Yorick Players

How We Calculated Our Yorick vs Jayce Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jayce as Yorick, we analyzed 373 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 Jayce as Yorick 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 truly master Yorick to counter Jayce during both the lane 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 pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Yorick typically racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Jayce. Champions who on average don't earn much CS often don't require 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, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Yorick versus Jayce build include Divine Sunderer, Hullbreaker, and Serylda's Grudge. When Yorick bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better against Jayce than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Yorick boasted an average win rate of 55.2% when countering Jayce with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Jayce as Yorick, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Demolish, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Yorick vs Jayce counter picks, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 55.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Jayce as Yorick are given for all ranked divisions. To scope the stats and builds to a specific division, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.