Jakiro/Counters

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Bad against...[edit]

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Anti-Mage
  • Blink (Anti-Mage) icon.png Blink allows Anti-Mage to hunt down Jakiro, who has no way to escape.
  • Spell Shield icon.png Spell Shield protects Anti-Mage against all of Jakiro's magic damage.
  • Mana Void icon.png Mana Void is very effective against Jakiro because of his high mana.
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Clockwerk
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Lifestealer
  • Rage icon.png Rage grants Lifestealer immunity to all of Jakiro's spells. Note: magic resistance will not purge the attack speed slow effects from Dual Breath and Liquid Fire.
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Oracle
  • Fate's Edict icon.png Fate's Edict allowed Oracle to make allies magic immune, allowing him to save allies from Jakiro's spells.
  • Fate's Edict icon.png Fate's Edict can be cast onto Jakiro to disarm him and prevent him from pushing with his Liquid Fire.
  • False Promise icon.png False Promise allows Oracle to free allies from Jakiro's Ice Path.
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Rubick
  • Fade Bolt icon.png Fade Bolt can hinder Jakiro's early pushing power by clearing creep waves.
  • Null Field icon.png Null Field can give Rubick's entire team extra magic resistance.
  • All of Jakiro's spells are great for Rubick to Spell Steal icon.png Spell Steal.
  • Ice Path is a great spell for Rubrik so steal, as it has no cast time on him.
  • Macropyre is a great way for Rubick to farm.
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Silencer
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Skywrath Mage
  • Ancient Seal icon.png Ancient Seal can silence Jakiro up to 6 seconds. Also, it makes Jakiro vulnerable to magical spells.
  • Skywrath Mage can burst down Jakiro with his high damage magical spells.

Others[edit]

Items[edit]

Good against...[edit]

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Axe
  • Axe is a hero that is very vulnerable against magical nuke damage and disables, Jakiro is perfect against him with all of his spells.
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Broodmother
  • Broodmother and her Spiderlings need to be very careful during the laning stage against Jakiro, as Jakiro can take down Broodmother's Spiderlings, preventing her from pushing.
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Chen
  • Jakiro's damage over time force Chen to use Hand of God icon.png Hand of God prematurely, potentially wasting chance to save his allies during teamfight.
  • Macropyre can also disrupt Chen's jungling work.
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Chaos Knight
  • With his AoE damage, Jakiro can easily kill Chaos Knight's Phantasm icon.png Phantasm illusions.
  • Chaos Knight usually doesn't buy a Black King Bar icon.png Black King Bar, making him vulnerable to an Ice Path into Macropyre combination.
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Meepo
  • All of Jakiro's skills are Area of Effect, which can easily affect all Meepos in a targeted area.
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Nature's Prophet
  • Jakiro's skill arsenal can ruin Nature's Prophet's gameplay: Dual Breath and Liquid Fire can clear treants from Nature's Call icon.png Nature's Call while simultaneously slowing Nature's Prophet, Ice Path can disrupt Nature's Prophet's escaping attempt with Teleportation icon.png Teleportation and Macropyre can not only clear treants from Nature's Call icon.png Nature's Call, but also can free Jakiro from Sprout icon.png Sprout.
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Phantom Lancer
  • Jakiro's spells inflict AoE damage, meaning he can take down Phantom Lancer's illusion army very quickly.
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Riki
  • Riki can easily be caught in an Ice Path and Macropyre combo as he finishes Tricks of the Trade icon.png Tricks of the Trade.
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Templar Assassin
  • All of Jakiro's active skills can be targeted on an area, which is effective at forcing Templar Assassin to move should she Meld icon.png Meld away.
  • Many of Jakiro's spells utilize damage-over-time mechanics, which makes it easy to strip away layers of Refraction icon.png Refraction.
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Treant Protector
  • With Dual Breath, Liquid Fire and Macropyre Jakiro can quickly remove all Living Armor icon.png Living Armor from a target.
  • Ice Path allows Jakiro to prevent Treant Protector from using Overgrowth icon.png Overgrowth while staying at a safe distance.

Others[edit]

  • Jakiro's early pushing ability from Liquid Fire makes Jakiro very strong against heroes, that take a long time to get online: Morphling minimap icon.png Morphling, Naga Siren minimap icon.png Naga Siren, Spectre minimap icon.png Spectre.

Works well with...[edit]

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Dark Seer
  • Vacuum icon.png Vacuum is a good spell to help Jakiro to land its devastating AoE spells.
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Faceless Void
  • Time Dilation icon.png Time Dilations slow stacks with Jakiro's Dual Breath. This enables them to chase down fleeing heroes.
  • Chronosphere icon.png Chronosphere provides a great setup for Jakiro's spells.
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Kunkka
  • Torrent icon.png Torrent will stun enemies for 1.6 secs, and further slow them for an additional 1.75 to 4 seconds, allowing Jakiro to initiate any of his spells with ease.
  • X Marks the Spot icon.png X Marks the Spot makes landing an Ice Path very easy. Should Kunkka follow-up with a Torrent icon.png Torrent of his own, the enemy will be disabled for a long duration.
  • Ghostship icon.png Ghostship has an incredibly large stun radius and deals high damage, and is capable of gathering enemies into a cluster should Kunkka have Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter. Used in conjunction with Macropyre, Jakiro can easily finish off weakened foes from the initial impact of Ghostship icon.png Ghostship.
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Magnus
  • Skewer icon.png Skewer is also capable of bringing enemies together into a bunch, though they will only be slowed, making timing essential to ensure that Jakiro's spells land accurately.
  • Reverse Polarity icon.png Reverse Polarity gathers enemies into a tight cluster, making it very easy for Jakiro to unleash his full repertoire of spells onto his enemies
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Shadow Demon
  • Disruption icon.png Disruption and Demonic Purge icon.png Demonic Purge are easy ways to land your Ice Path and make successful ganks from a moderate distance.
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Treant Protector
  • Overgrowth icon.png Overgrowth is really helpful for Jakiro to land his AoE spells.

Others[edit]

  • Heroes with trap abilities can keep enemies in place for Jakiro to aim his spells: Clockwerk minimap icon.png Clockwerk, Disruptor minimap icon.png Disruptor, Tusk minimap icon.png Tusk.