How to Win Blitzcrank vs Olaf Counter Matchup Blitzcrank is in the a tier of champions

Blitzcrank vs Olaf

How to Beat Olaf as Blitzcrank in LoL Olaf is in the s tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Olaf as Blitzcrank

based on 1,881 Blitzcrank vs Olaf matchups
Win Rate
46.6 %
K/D/A
2.38
Pick Rate
3.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League games that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Olaf as Blitzcrank came out of an examination of 1881 ranked rounds where both champs opposed one another. This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Blitzcrank has to counter Olaf in only 3.4% of his matches.

Blitzcrank vs Olaf Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Blitzcrank does a terrible job of countering Olaf. On average, he wins a lowly 46.6% of games the champs face one another in. In Blitzcrank against Olaf games, Blitzcrank’s side is 0.1% more expected to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Olaf.

Best Blitzcrank vs Olaf Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalKindlegem

Core Blitzcrank Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariKnight's VowBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Frozen HeartPauldrons of WhiterockZeke's Convergence

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration Glacial Augment Hextech FlashtraptionBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
CDRScaling Armor HealthScaling
Blitzcrank's passive ability p
Blitzcrank q ability q
Blitzcrank w ability w
Blitzcrank e ability e
Blitzcrank'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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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Olaf as Blitzcrank

Tips for Playing as Blitzcrank against Olaf

The 1-2-3 combo of Rocket Grab, Power Fist, and Static Field can devastate an individual opponent.

Using Blitzcrank's grab to pull an enemy into your tower range followed by a Power Fist will allow the tower to get several hits on them.

Advice to Win Against Olaf

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

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

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.

Blitzcrank vs Olaf Counter Stats

Blitzcrank Image
Win Rate
46.6 %
VS
Win Rate
53.4 %
Olaf Image
2.1
< Kills >
7.3
6.3
< Deaths >
6.5
12.9
< Assists >
6.1
0.38
< Killing Sprees >
1.63
33
< Minions Killed >
126
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.56
0.37
< Inhibitors >
0.6
2,480
< Physical Damage >
15,321
5,337
< Magic Damage >
193
918
< True Damage >
7,036
8,736
< Damage Dealt >
22,551
22,039
< Damage Taken >
30,428
7,904
< Gold Earned >
12,268
1.3
< Towers >
2.52
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.14
1,686
< Total Healing >
7,599
10,532
< Experience >
14,412
46
< Vision Score >
18
22
< Wards Placed >
7
231
< Time Dealing CC >
405

How to Counter Olaf with Blitzcrank in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here highlight some vital Blitzcrank versus Olaf counter statistics that may help you distinguish the distinctions between the two. Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Olaf’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Olaf. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank normally has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. On average, he receives less damage than Olaf. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Blitzcrank and Olaf

Damage Types Compared

Blitzcrank
Olaf
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Blitzcrank
Olaf

Who is Better, Blitzcrank or Olaf?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Blitzcrank usually loses when playing against Olaf, with a 46.6% win rate. Therefore, Blitzcrank makes a bad counter to Olaf.

While Blitzcrank does have a lower win rate compared to Olaf, when they face off with one another, Blitzcrank also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champion to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Blitzcrank into Olaf.

Additionally, Blitzcrank has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Olaf. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Blitzcrank vs Olaf matchups, Olaf is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Blitzcrank is a garbage counter to Olaf. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Blitzcrank against Olaf.

Additional Information for Blitzcrank Players

How We Calculated Our Blitzcrank vs Olaf Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Olaf as Blitzcrank, we analyzed 1,881 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 Blitzcrank 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Blitzcrank in order to counter Olaf during both the lane 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 listen to the build and stats presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Blitzcrank usually accumulates a lot less CS compared to Olaf. Champs who on average don't take much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Blitzcrank versus Olaf build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Blitzcrank used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better countering Olaf than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Blitzcrank boasted an average winrate of 46.6% when countering Olaf with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of crushing Olaf as Blitzcrank, Blitzcrank players should use the Glacial Augment, Hextech Flashtraption, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Blitzcrank vs Olaf counter picks, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 46.6% win rate overall.

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