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

Braum vs Olaf

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

How to Beat Olaf as Braum

based on 470 Braum vs Olaf matchups
Win Rate
48.7 %
K/D/A
2.68
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds every week. Within our data, Braum engaged Olaf in 470 games. Using so many games with Braum vs Olaf provides us confidence in our capability to produce informative data and a pro build to defeat Olaf. This particular pairing is fairly rare. Braum fights Olaf in only 2.4% of his rounds.

Braum vs Olaf Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum does a poor job of countering Olaf. On average, he wins a acceptable 48.7% of the time the champions face each other in. In Braum versus Olaf rounds, Braum’s side is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Olaf.

Best Braum vs Olaf Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSteel Shoulderguards

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Braum Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariThornmailBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Pauldrons of Whiterock

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Armor Armor
Braum's passive ability p
Braum q ability q
Braum w ability w
Braum e ability e
Braum's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Olaf as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Olaf

Work with your allies to stack Concussive Blows, encourage them to basic attack marked targets.

Leap in front of squishy friends and shield them from projectiles with Unbreakable.

Glacial Fissure leaves a powerful slow zone, position it well to split teamfights and slow the enemy approach.

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.

Braum vs Olaf Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
48.7 %
VS
Win Rate
51.3 %
Olaf Image
1.6
< Kills >
7.1
5.7
< Deaths >
6.1
13.7
< Assists >
5.6
0.27
< Killing Sprees >
1.66
34
< Minions Killed >
128
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.5
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.54
1,327
< Physical Damage >
14,558
5,512
< Magic Damage >
215
619
< True Damage >
6,330
7,458
< Damage Dealt >
21,103
21,161
< Damage Taken >
27,940
7,532
< Gold Earned >
11,933
1.67
< Towers >
2.57
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.11
2,053
< Total Healing >
7,693
10,128
< Experience >
13,756
44
< Vision Score >
17
21
< Wards Placed >
7
161
< Time Dealing CC >
371

How to Counter Olaf with Braum in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore some important Braum versus Olaf matchup stats that can help you understand the distinctions between this pair of champions. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Olaf’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Olaf. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Braum often has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Olaf. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Braum and Olaf

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Olaf
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Olaf

Who is Better, Braum or Olaf?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when facing off against Olaf, with a 48.7% win rate. Thus, Braum makes a bad counter to Olaf.

While Braum does have a lower win rate compared to Olaf, when they face off with one another, Braum also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Braum into Olaf.

Moreover, Braum has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Olaf. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Braum vs Olaf matchups, Olaf is the better champion with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Braum is a somewhat poor counter to Olaf. Focus your tactics on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Braum against Olaf.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Olaf Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Olaf as Braum, we analyzed 470 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 Braum 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 Braum in order to counter Olaf during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum most often accumulates a lot less CS as Olaf. Champions who typically don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Braum versus Olaf build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Braum bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when fighting Olaf than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Braum boasted an average win rate of 48.7% when playing against Olaf with this counter build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Olaf as Braum, Braum players should take the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Braum vs Olaf matchups, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 48.7% win rate overall.

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