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

Brand vs Olaf

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

How to Beat Olaf as Brand

based on 2,321 Brand vs Olaf matchups
Win Rate
50.4 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each and every week. Within our database, Brand did battle with Olaf in 2321 games. Having so many matchups for Brand vs Olaf gives us faith in our capability to prepare useful stats and a pro build to defeat Olaf. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Brand encounters Olaf in only 2.6% of his matches.

Brand vs Olaf Matchup Summary

Brand does a ok job of beating Olaf. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.4% of matches the champions face one another in. In Brand against Olaf matches, Brand’s team is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Olaf.

Best Brand vs Olaf Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassRylai's Crystal ScepterMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Brand's passive ability p
Brand q ability q
Brand w ability w
Brand e ability e
Brand's ultimate ability r
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
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W
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Q
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W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Olaf as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Olaf

You can deter enemies from standing near their minions by setting them ablaze, due to Conflagration.

Pyroclasm bounces randomly between enemies, so try to cast it on a small group of enemies if you want to hit the same target multiple times.

You can use Brand's abilities in a variety of combinations to maximize his damage in different situations.

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.

Brand vs Olaf Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
50.4 %
VS
Win Rate
49.6 %
Olaf Image
5.3
< Kills >
7.7
7.3
< Deaths >
6.7
9.3
< Assists >
5
1.21
< Killing Sprees >
1.71
71
< Minions Killed >
130
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.47
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.56
724
< Physical Damage >
15,672
21,383
< Magic Damage >
198
1,381
< True Damage >
6,382
23,489
< Damage Dealt >
22,253
18,984
< Damage Taken >
30,469
10,097
< Gold Earned >
12,355
1.59
< Towers >
2.48
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.11
1,613
< Total Healing >
7,867
11,948
< Experience >
14,473
42
< Vision Score >
17
20
< Wards Placed >
7
72
< Time Dealing CC >
369

How to Counter Olaf with Brand in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize several critical Brand vs. Olaf counter statistics that may help us figure out the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Olaf’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Olaf. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Brand often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Olaf. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Brand and Olaf

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Olaf
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Olaf

Who is Better, Brand or Olaf?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Brand usually fairs equally well when taking on Olaf, with a 50.4% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes an ok counter to Olaf.

While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Olaf, when facing one another, Brand also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Brand into Olaf.

Furthermore, Brand has some 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 is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Olaf matchups, Brand is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Brand is a decent counter to Olaf. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Olaf.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Olaf Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Olaf as Brand, we analyzed 2,321 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 Brand 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 Brand to counter Olaf during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand on average racks up less CS compared to Olaf. Champs who typically don't get much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Brand versus Olaf build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Olaf than with most other common builds. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 50.4% when playing against Olaf with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Olaf as Brand, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Brand vs Olaf counter picks, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 50.4% win rate overall.

If you would like to get Brand x Olaf tips and counter stats for a a particular skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the statistics and guides given are calculated using all matches finished with these champs.