If you find yourself taking lots of damage, try using Jayce's Hammer Stance, as it grants you additional defenses.
For increased range and damage, try casting Shock Blast through the Acceleration Gate.
Be sure to switch stances often. It will enhance your attacks and grant you quick bursts of speed.
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.
The stats shown on this page clarify several influential Jayce vs. Olaf counter statistics that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Jayce’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Olaf’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Jayce may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Olaf..
Jayce typically has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. On average, he receives less damage than Olaf. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.
Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Jayce usually loses when trying to fight Olaf, with a 45.8% win rate. Therefore, Jayce makes a poor counter to Olaf.
While Jayce does have a much lower winrate compared to Olaf, when facing one another, Jayce also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Jayce into Olafas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Additionally, Jayce also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Olaf. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Jayce 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 team members during teamfights.
Jayce is a trash counter for Olaf. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Jayce against Olaf.
To truly master Jayce to counter Olaf during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Jayce typically picks up a similar amount of CS as Olaf. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.
The top items to prioritize in your Jayce versus Olaf build consist of Eclipse, Muramana, and Serylda's Grudge. When Jayce combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs Olaf than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Jayce had an average winrate of 45.8% battling Olaf with this counter build.
To have the best probability of annihilating Olaf as Jayce, you should equip the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Absolute Focus, Gathering Storm, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Jayce vs Olaf matchups, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 45.8% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Olaf as Jayce are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to an individual rank, you should use the selection menu located at the top of this page.