Mobile Legends Jawhead Guide: Best Build, Emblem and Gameplay Tips

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Mobile Legends Bang Bang’s Jawhead is a very strong Fighter/Tank type hero with a good set of Stun, Area of Effect, Burst damage, and Knock up. We can play him like a super sustaining fighter. Basically, his passive skill boosts his basic attack damage and when Jawhead activates his skill 2 he gains a thick shield. He can easily slay any squishy heroe with the help of his ultimate. In this new M2 event the most banned and picked hero is Jawhead. He is moderately difficult to play type hero. You can play him as a Fighter, Initiator, or Tank too. In this guide, we will take a look at the best emblem, spell, build, including tips and tricks to pave your way to victory with Jawhead in Mobile Legends.

We have previously discussed how to master playing with other Mobile Legends heroes like MiyaLing, WanwanPharsaCarmillaSilvanna, HayabusaAtlasLuo YiYu Zhong, Aurora, Khaleed, Freya, Khufra, X.Borg, Lesley, Tigreal, Hylos, Valir, Cecilion, Lylia, Uranus, Barats, Odette, Angela, Vale, Rafaela, Hanzo, Esmeralda, Brody, Lapu-Lapu, Nana, Benedetta, Hilda, Mathilda, Selena, Miya. So make sure to check these hero guides as well. For now, let’s focus on Jawhead.

Skill Analysis

Jawhead is a hero with the common four skill sets of one passive and three actives. It can be played as a Support, Tank as well as a Sidelaner. In this Jawhead guide, let’s see what are his abilities in Mobile Legends, and when you can use which skill to get the best out of him.

Passive – Mecha Suppression

Every time Jawhed deals damage to an enemy, his basic attack damage increases for that enemy by 8% up to 10 stacks but each stack lasts for 3 seconds.

Skill 1 – Smart Missiles (AoE)

CD-5 Mana-60/65/70/75/80/85

skill 1

Jawhead fires 12 missiles up to 5 seconds dealing base damage(125/140/155/170/185/200)+20% total physical attack as physical damage. With the rapid firing of the missiles, his passive could easily reach its max stack. 

Skill 2 – Ejector (CC)

CD-12/11.6/11.2/10.8/10.4/10 Mana-80/90/100/110/120/130

This skill can be used 2 times,

skill 2
  • By pressing this skill for the first time it will buff Jawhead with an additional 30% movement speed and creating a shield that can soak 350/440/530/620/710/800 amount of damage for the next 5 seconds.
  • Again pressing this skill will let Jawhead throw the closest enemy/minion to a designated direction while dealing base damage (300/340/380/420/460/500)+80% total physical attack as physical damage. The thrown unit and nearby enemies in the area will be stunned for 0.5 seconds.

By using this skill Jawhead can also throw his ally heroes but they would not take damage or Stun by this process. Allies can buy an Odd potion from the shop to prevent Jawhead’s fling. 

CD-35/30/25 Mana-120/150/180

skill 3

Jawhead charges towards an enemy and knocks back upon contact. The enemy gets stuns for a short period while dealing 400/550/700 base damage +100% total physical attack as physical damage.

Skill up Methods for Jawhead

Unlock skill 1 first and upgrade it to max level. Upgrade skill 2 accordingly. Ultimate whenever available.

Best Emblem Set and Spells for Jawhead in Mobile Legends

Emblem Set

Custom Support emblem set is the best emblem set for Jawhead if you want to play him as a killer fighter/tank. Agility will grant you additional movement speed which will help you to chase the enemies easily, Rupture will provide you more hybrid penetration which will definitely help you to deal more damage. Pull Yourself Together will shorten the Respawn time, and Spell Cooldown by 15%. Set your talent points like this-

Mobile Legends Jawhead Guide
  • Agility (+3)
  • Rupture (+3)
  • Pull Yourself Together (+1)

Since Jawhead is a ganker with a lot of damage, so we can use the Custom Assassin emblem on him to get a perfect result. Agility can give you additional movement speed, the invasion will provide you with more physical penetration and High & Dry will deal more damage to the only nearby enemy hero. Set your talent points like this-

Mobile Legends Jawhead Guide
  • Agility (+3)
  • Invasion (+3)
  • High and Dry (+1)


One of the best spells to be used on Jawhead is Flicker. You can use it to escape death, chase low HP enemies, or to perform a perfect fling/stun. Or else you can use Petrify too. Petrify will deal magic damage to surrounding enemies and petrifies them for 0.8 seconds.

Best Builds for Jawhead in Mobile Legends

You can try many builds on Jawhead. All you have to do just follow the enemy’s pick and then decide the role on the battlefield. Try to focus on the items that grant you Physical damage, Tenacity, and Physical Vamp. Here we can see our first set of builds contains 2 attack items which will amplify Jawhead’s main damage output.

Bloodlust Axe will provide you+70 physical attack and +10% CD Reduction which will greatly enhance his passive and the next item Blade of Despair will deal +160 physical attack. Side by side Oracle will provide Magic Resistance will boost his regen effect and Queen’s Wings will grant physical lifesteal and +1000HP. Immortality will provide an extra life. Endless Battle is a very important item for Jawhead. It can be considered one of his core items too. It will help you to deal true damage, Mana regen, and increased movement speed.

Mobile Legends Jawhead Guide
  • Warrior Boots
  • Bloodlust Axe
  • Blade of Despair
  • Queen’s Wing
  • Endless Battle
  • Immortality

In the case of the second build, here all items are defensive except one; which will lower her physical attack percentage while increasing his durability. But if one tank present in your team you can replace one defensive item with the offence (build physical vamp or BOD). We will suggest you build semi items on him. That will be more impactful on the battlefield. You can build the last set if you are playing as a proper tank in your team.

  • Warrior Boots
  • Endless Battle
  • Immortality
  • Antique Cuirass
  • Bruteforce Breastplate
  • Oracle

Mobile Legends Jawhead Gameplay Tips

Jawhead is a sustain hero, who can be used as a fighter as well as a semi tank. You can play him as a fighter by 1-2-2 rotation or else you can use it as a tank by playing it in mid lane. While picking Jawhead you have to decide its role as a Fighter or a Semi Tank according to your team. According to his gameplay, we can break it down into three phases. Our Mobile Legends Jawhead guide includes the perfect game plan for the early, mid, and late game in the game. However, a player must need a good understanding of the map to bring the best out of any hero.

Early Game

As a fighter, if you play Jawhead; you have to go to the Exp lane and hold it as well as push it; until your carry gets the core items to get kills. Do not leave your lane open for enemy pushing. Prioritize Endless Battle as your first item as it gives you mana, attack damage, and CD reduction at the same time.

Mobile Legends Jawhead Guide

As a Tank, first, buy a wooden mask and help your carry to farm faster in the early phase of the game. Buy your boot according to the enemy damage dealer. Combos are like-

Skill 2+ Skill 1+ Skill 2+ Skill 4

Mid Game

In the mid-phase help your carry to get the turtle buff and do a quick rotation to the mid or bottom lane with your team. Try to hide in the bush in order to gank the enemy damage dealer and slow his farm ratio. But do not forget to push lanes.

Mobile Legends Jawhead Guide

Pushing turrets gives pressure to enemies to focus on your lane more rather than your team’s carry. Make a sustained attack build so that he can initiate the team fight. Always try to fling the enemy hero into your turret or throw a minion on an enemy to stun them. You can even use your 2nd Skill to save your allies.

Late Game

At this phase, Jawhead shines the most as it got sustaining build. Meanwhile, try to attack the enemy carry as much as possible. If you are playing as a fighter in your team then go for max 2 sustain build and if you are playing as a tank in your team then go for max 4 sustain build. You can use your combos like this-

Skill 3+ Skill 1+Skill 2 

Heroes that Jawhead can counterHeroes that counter Jawhead

Final Thoughts

Jawhead has not received any major buff or nerf recently. But he is quite popular nowadays because of his unique playstyle. Not only that, the recent M2 Championship shows us how deadly he can be with the right skill casting technique. If you are not a tank lover but want to deal damage and see yourself on the MVP list; then don’t hesitate to pick up Jawhead and boost your rank in this new season. He is a flexible hero and a popular pick too.

These tips will surely help you to guide easy wins with Jawhead in Mobile Legends. You can also refer to our latest tier list to know more about the revamped meta heroes in this current season.

That’s all for today’s Mobile Legends Jawhead Guide. Do you prefer to use Jawhead in any other way? Let us know in the comment section below!

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