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.
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.
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.
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.
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.