13 Best Jarvan IV Skins in League of Legends

Soumyo Deb
By Soumyo Deb
12 Min Read
Image Credits: Riot Games

As Jarvan IV is one of the most reliable junglers in the game, now is the best time to look at all of his skins.

Jarvan IV, The Exemplar of Damacia, was released in 2011. He is the current king of Damacia. Moreover, he is an exceptional fighter, trained by Xin Zhao. Being raised with his nation’s greatest virtue, Jarvan IV inspires his troops with fearsome courage and selfless determination.

In-game, Jarvan IV is a champion mainly played in the jungle. Though he is a bruiser, his playstyle is classified as a diver. Additionally, he is a very reliable and consistent champion. Because of that, he can be played in almost every meta.

Furthermore, Jarvan is a very versatile champion and can build nearly every item in the game. Depending on the situation, you turn him into a bruiser, tank, hyper-carry, and even support. For that reason, in high elo and at the hands of a veteran, Jarvan IV is powerful.

13. Fnatic Jarvan IV

fnatic jarvan
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: September 24, 2014
  • Price: 750 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model

Fnatic Jarvan IV commemorates Cyanide’s winning performance during the 2011 World Championship. Besides giving Jarvan more Fnatic colours, this skin doesn’t add anything new. It doesn’t feature either additional VFX or animation.

12. Darkforge Jarvan IV

darkforge jarvan iv
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: July 26, 2011
  • Price: 975 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model

Darkforge Jarvan IV has a similar problem as Fnatic Jarvan IV, which is that it doesn’t offer anything. It doesn’t provide additional VFX, SFX or even animations. Furthermore, Darkforge Jarvan IV is more expensive than some of his other skins. Because of this, Darkforge Jarvan IV is not a good skin to buy currently.

11. Dragonslayer Jarvan IV

dragon slayer jarvan
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: March 1, 2011
  • Price: 750 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model

Jarvan IV had two launch skins. One of these launch skins is Dragonslayer Jarvan IV. Though conceptually, this skin might have been incredible as there are other far superior Dragonslayer skins in League of Legends. But this skin fails at execution. There are no VFX or SFX with this skin. Furthermore, it is the expensive launch skin released for Jarvan IV.

10. Commando Jarvan IV

commando jarvan
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: March 1, 2011
  • Price: 520 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model

Commando Jarvan IV is the other launch skin for Jarvan IV. This skin shares the same issue as Dragonslayer Jarvan IV, like not having additional SFX, VFX, etc. However, it is the cheapest Jarvan IV skin in the game. Because of that, Commando Jarvan IV is higher on the list.

9. Victorious Jarvan IV

victiorious jarvan
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: September 14, 2011
  • Price: Special
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New SFX/VFX

Victorious Jarvan IV is the first Victorious skin released for League of Legends. And to earn this skin, players had to earn Gold or higher in season 1. Since very few players were playing the game back then, Victorious Jarvan IV is very rare. And because of the scarcity factor, it is higher on the list.

8. Warring Kingdoms Jarvan IV

warring kingdoms jarvan iv
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: February 8, 2013
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 1 of them.
golden warring kingdoms
Image Credits: Riot Games

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects
  • New Voice lines

Warring Kingdoms Jarvan IV is the first epic skin released for Jarvan IV. However, this skin has no animations, although the VFX are amazing. Moreover, the chroma is outstanding itself. But because of the lack of features, Warring Kingdoms Jarvan IV is lower on the list.

7. Hextech Jarvan IV

hextech jarvan iv
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: April 4, 2019
  • Price: Special
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

Hextech Jarvan IV is a skin exclusive to the Mythic Shops. This skin boasts high-quality recall and particle effects. However, this skin costs 100 Mythic Essence. And since there are other high-quality skins to spend Mythic Essence on, Hextech Jarvan IV is not worth it. Moreover, there are higher skins on the list, which just cost RP and, indirectly, are cheaper.

6. Lunar Beast Jarvan IV

lunar beast
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: February 4, 2021
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 7 of them.
Image Credits: Riot Games & Mobafire

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

From here on, there are no terrible Jarvan skins. Lunar Beast Jarvan IV is an incredible skin. Additionally, It boasts impressive particles and an excellent model. However, Lunar Beast Jarvan IV is a legacy skin. Meaning you cannot buy it whenever you want.

5. Dark Star Jarvan IV

dark star jarvan iv
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: March 1, 2018
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 1 of them.
Image Credits: Riot Games

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects
  • New Voice lines
  • New Voice Filter

Dark Star Jarvan IV is conceptually one of the most unique Jarvan skins in the game. It hails from the Dark Star skin line. Dark Star Jarvan IV reimagines him as a corrupted celestial being. Furthermore, this skin gives him really good particles, too much in fact. If you do like the cosmic theme, then Dark Star Jarvan IV is for you.

4. Pool Party Jarvan IV

pool party
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: July 2, 2020
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 8 of them.
pool party chroma
Image Credits: Riot Games

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

Pool Party Jarvan IV is more of a relaxing skin for him. Moreover, it is one of the popular skins for the champion. Additionally, Jarvan’s weapon is replaced with a beach umbrella. And the particles are also very clean. Overall, if you want to buy a Jarvan skin right now, Pool Party Jarvan IV is for you.

3. Nightbringer Jarvan IV

nightbringer jarvan iv
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: April 20, 2023
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 8 of them.
Image Credits: Riot Games, MOBAFIRe

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects
  • New Audio Filter

Nightbringer Jarvan IV is his newest skin. And in terms of effects and visual, it’s his best one. Moreover, the audio filter is also the icing on the cake. However, the outdated model really holds the skin back. But besides that, if you like chromas, this skin also features of the best chromas out of any any Jarvan IV skin. Overall, it is an amazing skin. And if Jarvan IV ever receives an ASU or a visual rework, this skin has the potential to be his best skin.

2. SSG Jarvan IV

ssg jarvan iv
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: July 20, 2018
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

SSG Jarvan IV commemorates Ambition’s winning performance during the 2017 World Championship.

Although this skin is becoming 5 years old, it is still one of the best skin Jarvan has to offer. SSG Jarvan has the smoothest animation and effects. In a game like League of Legends, where visual clarity is essential, this skin does everything correctly. However, SSG Jarvan is a legacy skin. Moreover, Riot made another Jarvan skin which is also on par, if not better than SSG Jarvan IV.

1. Worlds 2021 Jarvan IV

Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: September 23, 2021
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 4 of them.
worlds 2021 jarvan iv chroma
Image Credits: Riot Games

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

Worlds 2021 Jarvan IV is an upgraded version of SSG Jarvan. The particles are similar but have more details. Moreover, the model is superb and very highly detailed. The shoulder pad and the spear have elder dragon details on them. The splash art is majestic. No wonder why fans prefer Worlds 2021 Jarvan IV skin over every other Jarvan IV skin.

Soumyo Deb is a League of Legends writer at GameRiv and a dedicated Jungle Main. When he is not writing about the latest League news, he is testing out various off-meta champions in the jungle.