Use Demacian Standard as a scouting tool when worried about incoming enemies.
You can use the Dragon Strike / Demacian Standard combo to get out of your own Cataclysm arenas.
Split your basic attacks on different champions at the beginning of fights to maximize damage.
Your most important function as a support is to keep fragile allies safe. Keep Devour's range and cooldown in mind and position accordingly!
Consider carefully when to use Thick Skin's active. Sometimes shielding early to avoid further damage is good, but sometimes the healing is more beneficial.
The Jarvan IV Tahm Kench synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Tahm Kench, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Jarvan IV sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Tahm Kench. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This drop shows that Tahm Kench helps Jarvan IV perform worse in ranked League rounds. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Jarvan IV is an ally to Tahm Kench, he observes a small increase in his complete damage output. This may signal that Tahm Kench provides cover for him to deal more damage or that his participation also helps extend the match's duration. Similarly, when Jarvan IV is played alongside Tahm Kench on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing alongside Tahm Kench.
Additionally, when Jarvan IV plays with Tahm Kench on the same side, he usually receives a little more damage than when he fights alone. Getting dealt more damage may indicate that Tahm Kench does a poor job of protecting Jarvan IV in teamfights.
There is no ideal ally for Jarvan IV that will 100% of the time be his best teammate. However, Tahm Kench is a good teammate for Jarvan IV. By playing on the same side as Jarvan IV, he raises their win rate by 2.0% to 52.9%. This clearly indicates that there is a potentially meaningful bond between Jarvan IV and Tahm Kench that allows them to perform better together than alone.
Tahm Kench has a lower difficulty than Jarvan IV. That means Jarvan IV players don't need to be careful when lining up Tahm Kench teammates to fight alongside, as they will have to have a relatively low level of skill to be able to do well with you.
Working cooperatively, you should expect to witness an overall large increase in your team’s capability to tank a lot of damage. Combined, these two might be able to provide enough cover for their team's carries.
Although, by bringing Jarvan IV and Tahm Kench together, you probably will not be granting your side much anti-tank damage dealing potential. Make sure to pick other champs on your team that helps cover this gap in their capabilities.
Regardless of the skill of your Tahm Kench ally, you need to focus on increasing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you will do well anyway.
To truly master Jarvan IV in order to pair well with Tahm Kench during both the lane and mid / late game phases of LoL matches, you should keep reading to master a few extra tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot.
The best items to build first in your Jarvan IV and Tahm Kench synergy build consist of Goredrinker, Black Cleaver, and Thornmail. When Jarvan IV incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when paired up with Tahm Kench than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Jarvan IV had an average win rate of 52.9% when playing alongside Tahm Kench with this build.
To have the best likelihood of defeating your oponents, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Cosmic Insight, and Magical Footwear runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for this team composition, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.9% win rate overall.
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