Jarvan IV Bruiser Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Jarvan IV Item Build Order

58.7% Win Rate (1644 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Sundered Sky

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Spear of Shojin

3rd

Sundered Sky

4th

Spear of Shojin

5th

Frozen Heart

6th

Doran's Shield
Sundered Sky
Plated Steelcaps
Spear of Shojin
Sundered Sky
Spear of Shojin
Frozen Heart

Core Jarvan IV Item Build Path

Situational

Eclipse
Black Cleaver
Sterak's Gage
Maw of Malmortius
Kaenic Rookern
Thornmail
Profane Hydra

Summoner Spells

11950 Games59%

Jarvan IV Skill Order

0
Martial Cadence

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Dragon Strike
Golden Aegis
Demacian Standard
Cataclysm

Jarvan IV Guide

Learn Jarvan IV with our Jarvan IV guide. Learn about Jarvan IV's strengths and Jarvan IV's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Jarvan IV, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Jarvan IV
    Q
    can hit
    Jarvan IV
    E
    to drag Jarvan IV to it and knock up all enemies he collides with.
  • Jarvan IV
    W
    's shield increases by 1.3% of Jarvan IV's max HP for each enemy champion hit.
  • Jarvan IV
    E
    reveals a large AoE around it.
  • Allied champions in
    Jarvan IV
    E
    's AoE gain its passive bonus attack speed, and Jarvan IV's is doubled.
  • Jarvan IV is Unstoppable during
    Jarvan IV
    R
    's cast.
Strengths
  • Excels at ganks and teamfights with
    Jarvan IV
    E
    +
    Jarvan IV
    Q
    .
  • Jarvan IV
    R
    directly counters immobile champions.
  • Jarvan IV
    R
    doubles as a zoning tool to block other enemies off from areas.
  • Thrives with items that enhance his tankiness, engage potential, and survivability.
Weaknesses
  • While he likes to dive, Jarvan IV is not very tanky until he completes at least one item.
  • Missing the intended target with
    Jarvan IV
    E
    +
    Jarvan IV
    Q
    can potentially get him killed.
  • Once
    Jarvan IV
    E
    +
    Jarvan IV
    Q
    is used, Jarvan IV has no way out of a fight.
  • Jarvan IV
    R
    has a 120 second cooldown at rank 1. Once used, his strength diminishes.