How to Win Akali vs Olaf Counter Matchup Akali is in the b tier of champions

Akali vs Olaf

How to Beat Olaf as Akali in LoL Olaf is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Olaf as Akali

based on 3,239 Akali vs Olaf matchups
Win Rate
49.7 %
K/D/A
2.61
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Olaf as Akali resulted from an analysis of 3239 ranked games where both champs faced one another. This particular champ pairing is somewhat rare. Akali has to counter Olaf in only 2.5% of her rounds.

Akali vs Olaf Matchup Summary

Akali has done a average job of beating Olaf. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.7% of games the champions fight one another in. In Akali against Olaf matches, Akali’s team is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood, indicating that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Olaf.

Best Akali vs Olaf Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandAmplifying Tome

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

ShadowflameVoid StaffMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Akali to level up q
>
Second ability for Akali to level up e
>
Last skill for Akali to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityCoup de Grace
Resolve Second WindOvergrowth
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Akali's passive ability p
Akali q ability q
Akali w ability w
Akali e ability e
Akali's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Olaf as Akali

Tips for Playing as Akali against Olaf

Akali excels at killing fragile champions. Let your team initiate and then strike at the people in the back.

Twilight Shroud offers safety in even the most dangerous situations. Use that time to save up energy for a quick strike later.

Advice to Win Against Olaf

Olaf becomes more dangerous the lower life he is. Save your disables to finish him off.

Olaf has reduced defenses from damage during Ragnarok, despite being immune to disables. If you can't escape from Olaf during Ragnarok, try focusing your damage on him with your teammates.

Preventing Olaf from reaching his axe will minimize the amount of harassment he can cause in the laning phase.

Akali vs Olaf Counter Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
49.7 %
VS
Win Rate
50.3 %
Olaf Image
8.5
< Kills >
6.9
5.4
< Deaths >
6.8
5.6
< Assists >
5
1.9
< Killing Sprees >
1.58
139
< Minions Killed >
131
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.44
0.35
< Inhibitors >
0.53
1,451
< Physical Damage >
15,171
19,323
< Magic Damage >
168
1,354
< True Damage >
6,251
22,129
< Damage Dealt >
21,590
26,150
< Damage Taken >
28,790
11,139
< Gold Earned >
11,954
1.36
< Towers >
2.5
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.1
2,795
< Total Healing >
7,414
13,683
< Experience >
13,934
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
7
58
< Time Dealing CC >
359

How to Counter Olaf with Akali in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here highlight several significant Akali versus Olaf counter stats that may help you grasp the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Olaf’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Olaf..

Akali typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Olaf. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akali and Olaf

Damage Types Compared

Akali
Olaf
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akali
Olaf

Who is Better, Akali or Olaf?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Akali usually fairs equally well when taking on Olaf, with a 49.7% win rate. As a result, Akali makes an ok counter to Olaf.

While Akali does have a lower win rate than Olaf, when facing one another, Akali also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more difficult champion to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Akali into Olafas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Akali has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Olaf. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Akali vs Olaf matchups, Olaf is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Akali is a somewhat poor counter for Olaf. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Akali against Olaf.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali vs Olaf Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Olaf as Akali, we analyzed 3,239 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Olaf as Akali comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Akali in order to counter Olaf during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akali usually picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Olaf. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Akali versus Olaf build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Akali bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better against Olaf than with most other common builds. In fact, Akali boasted an average winrate of 49.7% battling Olaf with this build.

To have the greatest probability of coming out on top against Olaf as Akali, you should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Second Wind, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players used for Akali vs Olaf clashes, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.7% winrate overall.

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