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

Olaf vs Jarvan IV

How to Beat Jarvan IV as Olaf in LoL Jarvan IV is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Jarvan IV as Olaf

based on 794 Olaf vs Jarvan IV matchups
Win Rate
50.9 %
K/D/A
1.89
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Jarvan IV as Olaf came out of an evaluation of 794 ranked rounds where both champs fought each other. This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Olaf is forced to battle against Jarvan IV in only 1.6% of his matches.

Olaf vs Jarvan IV Matchup Summary

Olaf does a ok job of countering Jarvan IV. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.9% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In Olaf vs Jarvan IV matches, Olaf’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood versus Jarvan IV.

Best Olaf vs Jarvan IV Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordIronspike Whip

Core Olaf Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceThornmailDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Spirit VisageSterak's GageBlade of The Ruined King

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerhaste 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
AttackSpeed 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 Jarvan IV as Olaf

Tips for Playing as Olaf against Jarvan IV

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 Jarvan IV

Cataclysm's terrain is a frightening force to fight against, but movement abilities can go through it.

Keep out of the path between Jarvan IV and his Demacian Standard to avoid being knocked up in the air.

Olaf vs Jarvan IV Counter Stats

Olaf Image
Win Rate
50.9 %
VS
Win Rate
49.1 %
Jarvan IV Image
7.1
< Kills >
5.6
6.4
< Deaths >
5.9
5
< Assists >
12.4
1.6
< Killing Sprees >
1.29
126
< Minions Killed >
41
0.47
< Dragons Killed >
1.15
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.44
14,726
< Physical Damage >
11,431
176
< Magic Damage >
1,596
6,354
< True Damage >
1,012
21,257
< Damage Dealt >
14,041
27,682
< Damage Taken >
27,392
11,857
< Gold Earned >
10,821
2.49
< Towers >
1.96
0.1
< Baron Takedowns >
0.24
8,360
< Total Healing >
8,730
13,486
< Experience >
12,237
16
< Vision Score >
23
6
< Wards Placed >
6
372
< Time Dealing CC >
380

How to Counter Jarvan IV with Olaf in LoL

The stats provided here underscore some vital Olaf against Jarvan IV matchup stats that can help us grasp the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Olaf’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Jarvan IV’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Olaf may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Jarvan IV..

Olaf often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Jarvan IV. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Olaf and Jarvan IV

Damage Types Compared

Olaf
Jarvan IV
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Olaf
Jarvan IV

Who is Better, Olaf or Jarvan IV?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Olaf usually fairs equally well when taking on Jarvan IV, with a 50.9% win rate. As a result, Olaf makes an ok counter for Jarvan IV.

While Olaf does have a higher winrate compared to Jarvan IV, when facing one another, Olaf also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champion to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Olaf into Jarvan IV.

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

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Olaf vs Jarvan IV matchups, Olaf is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Olaf is a decent counter for Jarvan IV. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Olaf against Jarvan IV.

Additional Information for Olaf Players

How We Calculated Our Olaf vs Jarvan IV Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jarvan IV as Olaf, we analyzed 794 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Olaf to counter Jarvan IV during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Olaf typically picks up much more CS as Jarvan IV. Champions who typically don't earn much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Olaf versus Jarvan IV build include Trinity Force, Thornmail, and Death's Dance. When Olaf used at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Jarvan IV than with most other common item sets. In fact, Olaf boasted an average winrate of 50.9% battling Jarvan IV with this build.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Jarvan IV as Olaf, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Olaf vs Jarvan IV counterpicks, this sequence of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.9% winrate overall.

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