Olaf / Curiosities

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Aina Martin
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Summary

  • 1 General
  • 2 sentences
  • 3 Aspects
  • 4 Relationships
  • 5 References

General

  • Olaf is voiced by Jesse Conde in LATAM, who also voices Shaco y Trundle and by Vicente Gil in EUW, who also doubles to Yorick
  • Olaf is one of 22 champions without a single Ability Power ratio on any skill: aatrox, Akshan, Camille, Darius, Dr. World, trot, We are, Kalista, kayn, Kindred, Kled, Olaf, Pyke, Riven, Samira, Set, Talon, Urgot, Vayne, Xayah, But, Zed.
  • Olaf the Berserker could be referencing Clerks.
  • Olaf's dance references Technoviking.
    • You can see a side-by-side comparison here.
  • Ragnarok is named after the eponymous events of Norse mythology.
    • The symbol shown on its icon is 力 (from Chinese, borrowed to Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean: power) while crowd control removal refers to the Poetic Edda.
  • During development it was simply called "Enrage Barbarian".
  • Olaf's name derives from Old Western Norse ᚬᛚᛅᚠᛦ Óláfʀ, [1] from Archaic Norse * Anulaibaʀ; which means "eam lave", "inheritance of ancestors"; cognate to Old English Ǣlāf ~ Anlāf.
    • Many Vikings, Norse Welsh, and Varangians bore this name and its derivatives.
    • Its title means "bear-sark", referring to the garment worn by the Nordic berserkers.
  • Since his rewriting, Olaf fears his prophesied death in peace and darkness and instead yearns for an unforgettable and glorious death in combat, inspired by the common Indo-European literary motif "Undying Glory." [2]
    • Similarly, Pantheon challenges his opponent (s) in an epic battle.
  • In patch V1.0.0.115 Fool's Day, he jokingly appeared to receive a skin called "Urlaf", Referring to  Urf.

Phrases

Olaf
  • "Will to kill, increasing!" reference to Homer Simpson.
Brolaf
  • "Joke!" reference to ¡Demacia!
  • "I came here to kick ass and drink Graggy! Looks like I've run out of Graggy" reference to They Live ("I've come here to chew gum and kick ass ... and I've run out of gum").
    • You can see a side-by-side comparison here.
  • "You can't arrest me, my dad owns a dealership!" reference to Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
  • "Hi buddy, I'm a big problem" could be referring to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.
  • "Beat City. Town: you" reference to Deadpool from Marvel Comics ("Welcome to the land of losers. Town: you!", Which uses the Italian localization).

Aspects

Olaf
  • The ship in the background resembles and references a GRakkar.
Olaf Glacial
  • This skin shares the Glacial theme with:
    • Ezreal Cold
    • Cold Shen
    • Nocturne Cold Terror
    • Malphite Glacial
    • Shyvana Ice Dragon
  • It refers to Jötunn from Norse mythology.
Olaf Abandoned
  • He also shares the theme 'Abandoned' with:
    • Jayce Abandoned
Brolaf
Chromas: Aquamarine, Citrine, Granite, Obsidian, Rose Quartz, Sapphire, Tanzanite, Turquoise
  • Their Chromas have a different design and logo on the back or front of their shirt:
    • Have the Emblem of the Winter Claw in its aquamarine chroma.
    • Has a face of Teemo in its Turquoise, Tanzanite, Granite and Citrine chroma.
      • The letter U It's on the back of your Citrine chroma.
      • On the back of its Turquoise chroma, it has the Trinity Force.
    • Has the number 8 on the front and back of your Rose Quartz chroma.
    • It has the Braum Bodybuilders logo on the back and a  Braum Poro in front of your Sapphire chroma.
    • He becomes a referee on his Obsidian chroma.
  • Refers to Beerbarian.
    • Baby Graggy Ice which in turn refers to Natural Ice.
  • 'Sivir Jeans' can be seen sewn on the back of his pants while Teemo can be seen on his shirt.
Olaf Pentakill
  • This skin shares the Pentakill theme with:
    • Viego Dissonance by Pentakill
    • Karthus Pentakill
    • Kayle Pentakill
    • Mordekaiser Pentakill
    • Sona Pentakill
    • Yorick Pentakill
    • Karthus Pentakill III: Lost Chapter
    • Kayle Pentakill III: Lost Chapter
    • Mordekaiser Pentakill III: Lost Chapter
    • Olaf Pentakill III: Lost Chapter
    • Sona Pentakill III: Lost Chapter
    • Yorick Pentakill III: Lost Chapter
  • The player base decided that he would become the drummer for Pentakill instead of Trundle.
  • Mordekaiser embarked on a journey to recruit Karthus, yorick, Sona and Olaf to form Pentakill so that Punish and Burn all of Runeterra with their music. [3]
  • He references Vinnie Paul, he has angry abs, and his drumsticks resemble the Splatterhouse Mask of Terror.
  • Marine Current produces a battery hit when hitting an enemy and Lance Daredevil briefly shows the old Pentakill band logo.
Olaf Merodeador
  • This skin shares the Marauders Versus Protectors theme with:
    • Marauder Enlist
    • Ashe Merodeadora
    • Callista Merodeadora
    • Marauder Kled
    • Warwick Merodeador
    • Xin Zhao Merodeador
    • Gragas Protector
    • Jax Protector
    • Protective Karma
    • Nautilus Protector
    • Protective Quinn
    • Sivir Protector
  • This is the first time he has used two different weapons.
  • It could be referencing the side of Summoner's Rift Sorcerer Lords.
  • He and Marauder Alistar are fighting Jax Protector and Protective Karma.
Olaf Butcher
  • This skin shares the Culinary Masters theme with:
    • Pantheon Baker
    • Barbecue lioness
    • Kikiri Gallio
    • Tahm Kench Master Chef
    • Pizzivir
    • Akali Sashimi
    • morgana succulence sinful
  • Tahm Kench Master Chef can be seen in the background.
Olaf SKT T1
  • This skin shares the World Champions: SKT T1 theme with:
    • Alistar SKT T1
    • Azir SKT T1
    • Echo SKT T1
    • Elise SKT T1
    • Jax SKT T1
    • Jhin SKT T1
    • Kalista SKT T1
    • Lee Sin SKT T1
    • Nami SKT T1
    • Renekton SKT T1
    • Ryze SKT T1
    • Syndra SKT T1
    • Vayne SKT T1
    • Zac SKT T1
    • Zed SKT T1
    • Office SKT T1
  • He was released in celebration of SKT T1's victory in the Season 6 World Championship along with:
    • Echo SKT T1
    • Jhin SKT T1
    • Nami SKT T1
    • Syndra SKT T1
    • Zac SKT T1
    • centinela SKT T1 kkOma
  • It represents Bengi and is the third World Championship win aspect for him.
    • It was preceded by Elise SKT T1.
      • It was preceded even earlier by Lee Sin SKT T1.
    • The idea of ​​animation Recovery was thought by Bengi himself and shows his signature.
      • You can see a side-by-side comparison here.
Olaf Matadragones
Chromas: Amethyst, Citrine, Emerald, Meteorite, Obsidian, Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire
  • This skin shares the Dragon World theme with:
    • Draconic Guardian Galio
    • Mordekaiser Dragon Knight
    • Dragon Master Swain
    • Udyr Oracle Dragon
    • Dragon Sorceress Zyra
    • Heimerdinger Dragon Trainer
    • Dragon Trainer Lulu
    • Dragon Trainer Tristana
    • Braum Matadragones
    • Diana Dragon Slayer
    • Jarvan IV Matadragones
    • Kayle Matadragones
    • Pantheon Matadragones
    • Trundle Matadragones
    • Twitch Matadragones
    • Vayne Matadragones
    • Xin Zhao Matadragones
Olaf Sentinel
Chromas: Catseye, Emerald, Pearl, Resolute, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Sapphire, Tanzanite, Turquoise
  • This skin shares the Saga of the Ruined King theme with:
    • Pantheon Ascended Prestigious Edition
    • Ruined Draven
    • Ruined Karma
    • Miss Fortune Arruinada
    • Ruined Pantheon
    • Ruined Shyvana
    • Diana Sentinel
    • Sentinel Graves
    • Irelia Centinela
    • Pyke Centinela
    • Rengar Sentinel
    • Riven Centinela
    • Vayne Sentinel
    • Thresh Unleashed
  • This is Olaf's first skin to lack a helmet, which is otherwise a recurring feature among his skins.
  • Riven Centinela e Irelia Sentinel can be seen in the background of her illustration.
    • In his illustration, Olaf is shown inverted to how he should actually look, with the eye patch on the wrong side of his head.

Relationships

  • Olaf accepted the offer of Sejuani to join The Winter Claw to find the glorious death he longs for.
  • He met Lucian and Miss Fortune during the events of La Sombra and La Fortuna where they fought the undead of the Black Mist.

References

  1. ↑ runestone in Sweden containing ᚬᛚᛅᚠᛦ Óláfʀ
  2. ^ Lehmann, WP "Theoretical bases of Indo-European linguistics", p. 267
  3. ↑ Pentakill - Smite and Ignite


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