Olaf Build Guide by Darkburrow
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I thought i'd add my build here and hope you can get the same success i can.
Olaf is a sweet champ in all kinds of ways.. His passive scales with his how low health he has left, 1% hp => 1% AS <3
He has a ranged slow that does moderate amount of dmg.
He has a Lifesteal-ability that keeps him alive
He has a Mega-superduper hard hit with True Damage that just decimates your foes to nothing (Unless they stack HP like a tard, rarely happens in Dominion since Warmog's isnt available so it's mostly MR or Armor).
And then to his IWIN-button.. 6 Sec CC-immunity (Before "nerf" it was 8 sec and it could not be used WHILE CC'd, after "nerf" its 6 sec, BUT.. It breaks current CC's on you!)
Now on to my actual build.
Greater Mark of Desolation
Armor Penetration for obvious reason.. he's a melee champ.
Greater Seal of Vitality
His dmg on scales off his Health, so abit more is just better sustain & dmg.
MR is usually low on any champ, so i choose this.
Greater Quintessence of Desolation
More Armor-pen to get through any base-armor champs might have
Pretty straightforward... AS, Arm-Pen, dmg, MR and HP.. like the Runes.. I might add alternatives.. but right now im just adding my own build here..
Since you start with 1375g in Dominion.
You start with:
Head top or bottom, whichever suits ur needs. I usually go top and spam to get as many down to low health or death asap winning the point-fight.
When you've gathered enough gold you die/port back and buy:
Now you both hit faster and run faster, what's there not to like here?
Once you've pwnd some more foe's head back and get:
or just complete if you got the money
Continue your killingspree for glory and get:
Another item that scales off your hp, how fitting :D
After this you could choose between for better sustain and a perm-slow when you're just lazy and cba to use or start building that stacks nicely with your
From here on out i usually win or lose the game... But if it's still slow get after , if you want to try Glasscannon you can get instead of since Ghostblade's increased AS helps your Lifesteal even more!
I put 2 point on right off the bat since its just awesome and 1 point in either (When you go Top) or (When you go bot).
on the your next level its either one that still dont have a point in it depending on where you headed... and ofcourse whenever you get a chance to skill your ulti.. DO IT, its awesome... Passive Arm-pen and CC-immune & dmg-reduction on Active!
Then you just keep skilling and keeping 1 point in until the final levels
Lots to choose from, but the main ones i've chosen are
Ghost to get around the map faster and Exhaust to lower your foe's armor and speed while just bashing their skulls in or keep an auto-attacker from doing too much dmg (Ex. Master Yi)...
Pros / Cons
Alot of dmg combined with Reckless Swing.
Faster lifesteal the lower your hp gets.
Tough as a train.
Can't think of any :/ He's everything you want :D
A very good champ when built/played correctly.. I've gotten triple/quadra-kills many number of times when doing the top-fights, Reckless Swing will be whined upon for KS'ing.. but if they are fighting as much as i do.. I'm more than eligible to kill him fair and square!
He's gonna be hard to kill when everything scales off his HP and he's gonna hit hard since everything scales off his HP... He's gonna be hitting fast because.... Everything scales off his HP :P It's all about the HP.. and you just have to love Atma's for scaling off HP!