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

Caitlyn vs Olaf

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

How to Beat Olaf as Caitlyn

based on 3,578 Caitlyn vs Olaf matchups
Win Rate
48.5 %
K/D/A
2.27
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League matches every week. In our dataset, Caitlyn engaged Olaf in 3578 games. Including so many matchups for Caitlyn versus Olaf provides us a lot of faith in our capability to prepare enlightening data and a recommended build to annihilate your enemy. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Caitlyn has to counter Olaf in only 2.5% of her games.

Caitlyn vs Olaf Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn does a poor job of beating Olaf. Normally, she wins a acceptable 48.5% of matches the champs clash against each other in. In Caitlyn against Olaf matches, Caitlyn’s team is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood versus Olaf.

Best Caitlyn vs Olaf Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerLord Dominik's RegardsThe Collector

Optional Items

Phantom DancerStormrazorInfinity EdgeRapid Firecannon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive HealthScaling
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
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Q
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W
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E
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Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Olaf as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Olaf

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

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.

Caitlyn vs Olaf Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
48.5 %
VS
Win Rate
51.5 %
Olaf Image
6.6
< Kills >
7.1
5.9
< Deaths >
6.4
6.8
< Assists >
5
1.53
< Killing Sprees >
1.63
165
< Minions Killed >
131
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.45
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.56
17,142
< Physical Damage >
15,177
1,269
< Magic Damage >
182
1,134
< True Damage >
6,128
19,546
< Damage Dealt >
21,487
18,743
< Damage Taken >
28,812
11,763
< Gold Earned >
12,028
2.52
< Towers >
2.53
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.11
3,270
< Total Healing >
7,492
12,267
< Experience >
14,073
18
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
7
68
< Time Dealing CC >
365

How to Counter Olaf with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several critical Caitlyn against Olaf matchup statistics that may help us explain the differences between the two. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Olaf’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Olaf..

Caitlyn typically has a similar longest killing spree as her counter does. On average, she takes less damage than Olaf. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Olaf

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Olaf
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Olaf

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Olaf?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when playing against Olaf, with a 48.5% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes a bad counter to Olaf.

While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate compared to Olaf, when on opposite teams, Caitlyn also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Olaf.

Furthermore, Caitlyn also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Olaf. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Olaf matchups, Olaf is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Caitlyn is a somewhat poor counter for Olaf. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Olaf.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Olaf Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Olaf as Caitlyn, we analyzed 3,578 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 Caitlyn 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 Caitlyn to counter Olaf during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn usually accumulates a similar amount of CS as Olaf. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Caitlyn versus Olaf build consist of Kraken Slayer, Lord Dominik's Regards, and The Collector. When Caitlyn bought at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better versus Olaf than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 48.5% battling Olaf with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest probability of defeating Olaf as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should equip the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Caitlyn vs Olaf matchups, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.5% winrate overall.

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