Olaf vs Jarvan IV Counter Build

How to Beat Jarvan IV as Olaf

Summary

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we analyze each week. This Olaf against Jarvan IV counter guide came out of an examination of 6,180 ranked matches where both champs opposed each other.

This particular counter matchup is fairly rare. Olaf has to counter Jarvan IV in only 1.4% of his matches. Olaf has done a good job of countering Jarvan IV. Normally, Olaf wins a fantastic 52.0% of the time the champs oppose one another in. In Olaf against Jarvan IV games, Olaf’s side is 2.0% less probable to get first blood, indicating that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Jarvan IV.

Matchups Analyzed

6,180

Win Rate

52%

Team First Blood

48%

Best Olaf Items to Counter Jarvan IV

The best items to have in your Olaf versus Jarvan IV build include Sterak's Gage, Ravenous Hydra, and Goredrinker. When Olaf bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs Jarvan IV than with most other typical item sets.

Sterak's Gage Item Ravenous Hydra Item Goredrinker Item

Best Olaf Runes to Counter Jarvan IV

To have the best probability of defeating Jarvan IV as Olaf, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes. Of all the rune sets players chose for Olaf vs Jarvan IV matchups, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the best Jarvan IV runes to fend off Olaf to help you understand how he will probably be played to try to beat you.

Best Olaf Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

Best Jarvan IV Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact

Stats

The following tables emphasize several significant Olaf versus Jarvan IV matchup statistics that may help us realize the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Olaf’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is not as good as Jarvan IV’s ratio of 2.9, showing that Olaf may be less central to his team's team fighting capability than Jarvan IV. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Battle Stats

Kills

Olaf Stats
7.1 5.5
Jarvan IV Stats

Deaths

Olaf Stats
6.2 6.1
Jarvan IV Stats

Assists

Olaf Stats
6.9 12.4
Jarvan IV Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Olaf Stats
3.2 2.6
Jarvan IV Stats

Damage Dealt

Olaf Stats
18058 13379
Jarvan IV Stats

Damage Taken

Olaf Stats
33491 28672
Jarvan IV Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Olaf Stats
5.3 4.9
Jarvan IV Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Olaf Stats
0.9 0.8
Jarvan IV Stats

Dragons Killed

Olaf Stats
2.1 1.8
Jarvan IV Stats

Barons Killed

Olaf Stats
0.4 0.4
Jarvan IV Stats

Gold Earned

Olaf Stats
11241 10473
Jarvan IV Stats

Minions Killed

Olaf Stats
52 40
Jarvan IV Stats

Olaf often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, Olaf takes more damage than Jarvan IV. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

In Olaf vs Jarvan IV matchups, Olaf commonly totals a similar amount of CS than Jarvan IV. Champs that don't amass much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with many minion kills, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to best the values displayed here to do well.

By default, Olaf vs Jarvan IV tips, stats, and build guide are presented for every ranked division. To scope the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you should use the selection menu menu earlier in the guide.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6180 Olaf vs Jarvan IV 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 Jarvan IV 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.