The Best Junglers in League of Legends Season 7
The role of the jungler is one of the most important roles in League of Legends. A jungler is there to support their team if a particular lane is doing badly. With the ability to roam all over the map, gank enemies and apply lane pressure, having a good jungler on your team is important.
If you want to be the best jungler and carry your team to victory, then you need to know which champion to choose. Currently, there are 47 jungler champions in League of Legends. With so many to choose from, which is the best?
No matter who you ask or what website you go on, almost everyone will give you a different answer. To settle things once and for all we’re going to use the power of statistics and data to find out who is the best.
With so many statistics out there about individual champions, it’s fairly easy to sort junglers by their win rates. If a certain champion has a high win rate, then the chances are it’s down to the champion and not the player.
With this in mind, we’ve found the 5 best junglers in League of Legends for season 7. Using data collected from LeagueofGraphs.com, we’ve included why they’re good, how good their stats are, and why you should be playing them.
Here are the best junglers in League of Legends for season 7.
5. Xin Zhao
- Popularity: 4.8% (Fairly popular)
- Win Rate: 52.3% (Above average)
- Ban Rate: 0.6% (Very low)
- Average Kills/Deaths/Assists: 6.7 / 6.6 / 6.8
Coming in at number 5 on our best junglers list is Xin Zhao. Known for his deadly AOE ultimate and knock up ability, Xin Zhao makes a great roaming jungler that is quick on his feet. Later on in the game, Xin Zhao turns into a great team player and a well placed ultimate in a team fight can put the game in your favor.
Taking a look at his statistics, Xin Zhao is somewhat popular with a popularity rating of 4.8% and a very low ban rate of only 0.6%. With such a low ban rate, you should have no problem playing him in ranked matches.
- Popularity: 6.8% (Very popular)
- Win Rate: 52.5% (Above average)
- Ban Rate: 4.0% (Medium)
- Average Kills/Deaths/Assists: 7.1 / 6.2 / 8.1
Next up on our list of the best junglers is Warwick. When it comes to stalking your prey in the jungle, there really is no better champion. Thanks to his passive ability that detects players on low health and his deadly ultimate, Warwick makes a great ganker. Simply run into your teammates lane and pop your ultimate for a guaranteed kill.
With such good abilities and skills, he also has good statistics. With a popularity rating of 6.8%, Warwick is by far the most popular champion on our list. But at the same time, he also has the 2nd highest ban rate on our list at 4.0%. Clearly, he’s a deadly force on the rift, and some people don’t want to play against him. If you’re lucky enough to play him in game then the chances of you winning are very high.
3. Jarvan IV
- Popularity: 3.6% (Fairly popular)
- Win Rate: 52.6 % (Above average)
- Ban Rate: 0.2% (Very low)
- Average Kills/Deaths/Assists: 6.1 / 5.8 / 11.7
Moving on, Jarvan is up next. If you need a tanky jungler on your team that can also dish out some serious damage, then Jarvan is a great pick. With his gap closing ability, extra damage on first attack and annoying ultimate, he makes an excellent jungler. Later on the in the game Jarvan can become a useful tank that specializes in crowd control and soaking up damage.
Looking at his statistics, Jarvan is somewhat popular with a popularity rating of 3.6%. Combine this with his ban rate of only 0.2%, and you’ve got a excellent chance of playing him in ranked. Considering his available abilities, Jarvan can fit well into almost any team which makes him a strong pick.
- Popularity: 1.8%% (Not very popular)
- Win Rate: 53.6% (High)
- Ban Rate: 0.2% (Very low)
- Average Kills/Deaths/Assists: 3.3 / 4.7 / 11.1
Just missing out on the number 1 spot on our best junglers list is Nunu. With high ability to deal lots of true damage and demolish jungle camps, Nunu is a strong jungle champion. In addition to this, Nunu also has a lot of useful crowd control and team abilities that will help you dominate your opponents. Finally, there’s his ultimate which is hard to land but if you can, it certainly packs a punch.
Diving into his statistics, Nunu has a really impressive win rate of 53.6% which puts him in an exclusive group of high win rate champions. In addition to this, he also has a really low ban rate of 0.2% which means your opponents will be likely to be someone else. If that is the case, then Nunu can easily slip through the cracks.
Overall, if you want to be able to stay in the jungle for a long time while helping your teammates with your CC abilities, Nunu is the best champ.
- Popularity: 3.3% (Fairly popular)
- Win Rate: 55.7% (Very high)
- Ban Rate: 12.1% (Very high)
- Average Kills/Deaths/Assists: 2.6 / 4.1 / 13.5
Coming it at the number 1 spot on our best junglers for Season 7 list is Ivern. This relatively new champion has already cemented himself as one of the best jungler champions. With his ability to make bushes, harass enemies with his ranged attacks, and summon a rock tibbers, Ivern is the full package.
Now here comes the impressive part, his statistics. Ivern has an incredible 55.7% win rate which is exceptionally high. With a win rate that high in ranked you would be guaranteed to get to Challenger! But here comes the bad news, he also has an incredibly high ban rate of 12.1%. It’s clear that some people understand how deadly he is and that it’s easier to ban him then play against him. If you do manage to get into a ranked match without him being banned, then we suggest picking him!
Now you know the best junglers for Season 7, what are you waiting for? Get out there are pwn some noobs.