How to Synergize Olaf with Skarner on the Same Team Olaf is in the a tier of champions

Olaf with Skarner

How to Win With Olaf and Skarner Paired Together Skarner is in the s tier of champions
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How to Synergize Olaf and Skarner

based on 157 Olaf with Skarner pairs
Win Rate
48.4 %
K/D/A
1.88
Pick Rate
0.3 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We take in the results of from millions of LoL games directly from Riot Games each week. Olaf has gone into battle with Skarner in 157 recent, competitive games. By accumulating so much complete data directly from the hosts of League, we are sure that we can showcase high-quality, accurate builds to help Olaf synergize with Skarner. It is very rare for Olaf to play alongside Skarner on the same side. This pairing has only taken place in approx. 0.3% of games with Olaf.

Olaf Skarner Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Olaf has done a dismal job of fighting on the same side as Skarner. On average, he wins a lowly 48.4% of the time the champions try and work together in. If you want to play better as Olaf when playing alongside Skarner by learning how to better synergize your tactics with him, then check out the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Olaf Skarner Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Olaf Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceSterak's GageSpirit Visage

Optional Items

Death's Dance

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 Biscuit DeliveryApproach 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 Synergizing Olaf and Skarner

Tips for Playing as Olaf with Skarner

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 Understand How Skarner Will Play

Capturing Crystal Spires before attempting neutral objectives or team fights around them improves Skarner's performance in said fights dramatically.

Impale is extremely powerful when you use it to position an enemy so your allies can attack them.

Basic attacks reduce the cooldown of Crystal Slash. Use them as often as possible for maximum damage.

Olaf Skarner Synergy Stats

Olaf Image
Win Rate
48.4 %
VS
Win Rate
51.6 %
Skarner Image
7.6
< Kills >
7.1
6.7
< Deaths >
6.4
5
< Assists >
5.1
1.61
< Killing Sprees >
1.62
155
< Minions Killed >
128
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.47
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.53
16,657
< Physical Damage >
15,015
199
< Magic Damage >
186
6,713
< True Damage >
6,239
23,569
< Damage Dealt >
21,441
28,430
< Damage Taken >
28,481
12,332
< Gold Earned >
11,986
2.65
< Towers >
2.45
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.12
7,267
< Total Healing >
8,530
14,288
< Experience >
13,852
16
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
7
344
< Time Dealing CC >
375

How to Play with Skarner as Olaf in LoL

The Olaf Skarner synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Skarner, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Olaf sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Skarner. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Skarner helps Olaf perform poorer in ranked LoL rounds. Yet, the small difference indicates that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Olaf is paired with Skarner, he sees a noticable increase in his full damage output. This may indicate that Skarner supports by providing protection for him to deal more damage or that his presence on the team also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Olaf is played with Skarner on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Skarner.

Moreover, when Olaf plays with Skarner on the same team, he usually takes a little less damage than when he fights alone. Receiving not as much damage could mean that Skarner does a decent job of protecting Olaf during team fights.

Synergies between Olaf and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Olaf with Skarner
Olaf
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Olaf
Skarner
Synergy

Is Olaf better when played alongside Skarner?

There is no ideal ally for Olaf that will always be his top teammate. However, overall, Skarner is a relatively poor companion for Olaf. By locking into the same team as Olaf, he decreases their win rate by -2.1% to 48.4%. This proves that there is a negative bond between Olaf and Skarner that results in them performing not as well together than alone.

Skarner has a greater difficulty than Olaf. That means you should be careful when enlisting Skarner teammates to go into battle on the same side as, as they will require a greater level of skill to be able to work well with you.

Working cooperatively, Olaf players will likely witness an overall large increase in your team’s ability to destroy wih physical damage. When paired, these two should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.

Although, by pairing Olaf and Skarner together, you probably will not be providing your side enough AP. We recommend you include other champions on your team that fills this relative disparity in this pairing's playstyle.

Regardless of your Skarner ally's ability, you need to focus on maximizing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you will do well anyway.

Additional Information for Olaf Players

How We Calculated Our Olaf Skarner Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Olaf and Skarner, we analyzed 157 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Olaf with Skarner comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

To learn all of the intricacies of Olaf to synergize with Skarner during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League matches, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you mind the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot.

The best items to include in your Olaf and Skarner synergy build include Trinity Force, Sterak's Gage, and Spirit Visage. When Olaf combined at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when fighting alongside Skarner than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Olaf boasted an average winrate of 48.4% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Skarner with this build.

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing your oponents, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Biscuit Delivery, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for this champion pairing, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.4% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to team up Skarner with Olaf are given for all ranked divisions combined. To filter the stats and builds to an individual division, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.