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Olaf Build Guide by itzthebeav

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League of Legends Build Guide Author itzthebeav

Olaf - Hero mode (on) - off ~ Lanelaf

itzthebeav Last updated on April 5, 2012
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Ability Sequence

1
8
14
Ability Key Q
3
5
10
13
15
Ability Key W
2
4
7
9
12
Ability Key E
6
11
Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunder
Archmage
 
 
 
 
 
 
Executioner
 
 

Offense: 16

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Durability
Vigor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
Mercenary
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juggernaut
 
 

Defense: 14

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mastermind
 

Utility: 0


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Intro

Olaf dominates the top lane best. All you need to win is caps lock. He is great at rughing to the carry thanks to his rediculous ult. He is imo the funnest champ because oh the insane amount of faceroll. My guide will teach you the tips and tricks to being an unstoppable force.

Things to know:
cc = crowd control
olaf = hue
hue = olaf
ATS = attackspeed
AD = attackdamage
MR = magic resist
ArP = armour penetration (lols)
cs = creep score
cdr = cooldown reduction


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Runes

For runes I get ArP marks, Armour seals, MR per level glyphs, and ArP quints.
The ArP scales well with lafs ultamite making you unleashe butloads oof damage because of the pure penetration (lols). The armour seals are greeat for lane tankyness because top lane (where you should be) often consists of a bruiser so armour will counter him. The MR per level is great for those AP carries who you will face later in the game, greatly reducing their damage.

Alternate runes:

Attack damage marks
CDR reduction glyphs
Attack damage Quints

(not in any order im just listing some runes you may prefer)


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Masteries

My for masteris I go 16 15 0 making sure to get lifesteal in offensive tree. The 15 points in defense tree is to maintain your tankyness while steal pooping all over your enemies. Some people prefer 0 9 21 for the cdr. But my build has plenty of cdr.


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Pros/Cons

PROS: Cons:
-Big damagez -Easily kited
-Tanky -Gets beat by vladimir
-Great at taking out carry -Cant really think of much cons
-Ok initiation
-Hes olaf
-He throws axes
-Best skin ever
-Cant escape


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Seummoner spells

For summoners I choose:

Ghost - Great synergy with Reverie and his ulti

Ignite - Best spell ever, finish off those tryndameres after ulti

optional:

teleport - Good for saving teamates who get dove, or, getting back to lane to farm

flash - Good for escaping, but ghost is better

exhaust - Good with the slow from your Q

Seriously dont get these:

Clairvoyance - Thats janna's spell

Revive - Olaf never dies

Fortify - Can you even get that anymore?

Cleanse - Save that for the carry it gets a 4 / 10 i guess it could be useful cuz its like a second ulti ina way and if u get quicksilver sash you cant be CC'd


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Situational items

These items are good depending on the team comp

~ Randuins Omen - if you had to shutdown a carry with one item it would be this one. Also nice cdr

~ Bloodthirster - your super fed and can sell wriggles to get this

~ Force of Nature - Le blanc is fed get this replace wriggles lantern

~ Quick silver sash - never again will you get chain CC'd

~ Youmoos Ghost blade - Some people like it i dont. Although nice active aswell as cdr.


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Your job

In team fights it is your job to turn on hero mode pop your ulti and rush that carry. As soon as the ad carry is dead get the AP carry. Then you kill whatever you can.


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Warding


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Conclusion

- Olaf is olaf
- Olaf wins games
- Olaf throws axes
- Has the best skin in the game
- Olaf ignores cc like a boss
- Olaf attacks faster when dying like a boss
- Olaf is thor and throws lighting