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

Olaf vs Aphelios

How to Beat Aphelios as Olaf in LoL Aphelios is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Marksman

How to Beat Aphelios as Olaf

based on 766 Olaf vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
53.7 %
K/D/A
1.97
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League of Legends matches every week. Within our database, Olaf faced Aphelios in 766 rounds. Having so many games with Olaf versus Aphelios provides us confidence in our capability to produce useful statistics and a supported build to shatter Aphelios. This counter pairing is somewhat rare. Olaf encounters Aphelios in only 1.6% of his matches.

Olaf vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Olaf has done a good job of beating Aphelios. Normally, he wins a terrific 53.7% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Olaf versus Aphelios matches, Olaf’s side is 0.1% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood versus Aphelios.

Best Olaf vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordIronspike Whip

Core Olaf Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceSterak's GageDeath's Dance

Optional Items

ThornmailSpirit VisageBlade of The Ruined King

Summoner Spells

summonerhaste summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Inspiration Magical FootwearApproach Velocity
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Olaf's passive ability p
Olaf q ability q
Olaf w ability w
Olaf e ability e
Olaf'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
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Olaf

Tips for Playing as Olaf against Aphelios

Olaf can combine Berserker Rage, Vicious Strikes, and Ragnarok at low life to become deceptively strong.

The bonus healing granted by Vicious Strikes amplifies your Life Steal from all sources as well as heals from allies.

Advice to Win Against Aphelios

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different weaknesses, try to exploit the ones that work best for your champion. Watch out for the purple Gravity gun, it can root you.

Olaf vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Olaf Image
Win Rate
53.7 %
VS
Win Rate
46.3 %
Aphelios Image
7.2
< Kills >
6.7
6.3
< Deaths >
6.5
5.2
< Assists >
6.3
1.62
< Killing Sprees >
1.53
127
< Minions Killed >
160
0.49
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.44
14,893
< Physical Damage >
17,494
176
< Magic Damage >
1,163
6,274
< True Damage >
1,172
21,344
< Damage Dealt >
19,830
28,288
< Damage Taken >
18,895
11,999
< Gold Earned >
11,505
2.55
< Towers >
2.19
0.12
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
8,827
< Total Healing >
3,815
13,806
< Experience >
12,043
17
< Vision Score >
17
7
< Wards Placed >
8
375
< Time Dealing CC >
136

How to Counter Aphelios with Olaf in LoL

The stats shown here underscore some valuable Olaf against Aphelios matchup stats that may help you realize the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. Olaf’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aphelios’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Olaf may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Aphelios..

Olaf normally has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Aphelios. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Olaf and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Olaf
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Olaf
Aphelios

Who is Better, Olaf or Aphelios?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Olaf usually wins when facing off against Aphelios, with a 53.7% win rate. Therefore, Olaf makes a great counter for Aphelios.

While Olaf does have a higher winrate than Aphelios, when facing one another, Olaf also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult champion to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Olaf into Aphelios.

Additionally, Olaf has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Olaf vs Aphelios matchups, Olaf is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Olaf is a great counter to Aphelios. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Olaf against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Olaf Players

How We Calculated Our Olaf vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Olaf, we analyzed 766 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 Aphelios as Olaf 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 Olaf in order to counter Aphelios during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Olaf typically picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Aphelios. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Olaf versus Aphelios build include Trinity Force, Sterak's Gage, and Death's Dance. When Olaf incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better against Aphelios than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Olaf boasted an average winrate of 53.7% when countering Aphelios with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Aphelios as Olaf, Olaf players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Olaf vs Aphelios counters, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 53.7% win rate overall.

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