The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
We came up with our Olaf build suggestions by analyzing 51,513 recently ranked League rounds with him in them. We only advise the best winrate Olaf builds that have been used by ranked LoL players enough times for us to advise them. With so many matches in our dataset, we are very confident in our provided builds.
For more champion specific build tips and tactics, please read our tips at the bottom of the page. Additionally, Olaf builds dedicated to a particular skill tier can be displayed by choosing a different rank from the dropdown menu found above. The suggested Olaf build will be specific to that tier’s meta.
Best Olaf Runes
If you are battling a varied enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing Olaf the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes. In recent matches, he won the greatest percentage of his games when equiped with these runes. However, if you are battling a different enemy team composition, such as an AD focused or a tank centric team, you should instead glance further down to view the best Olaf runes to win your particular match.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Olaf Build
The most essential items to include in your Olaf build are: Goredrinker, Guardian Angel, Sterak's Gage, and Ravenous Hydra. Moreover, similar to our rune suggestions, you can also get quality, dedicated, Olaf item builds further down for the specific enemy team comp you are playing in your current match. Players who added these pieces in their gear had a higher winrate than those who tried for other Olaf builds.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Olaf
- Olaf can snowball if he farms effectively in the early game. Make sure to prioritize farm if your team is ahead.
- Olaf gains bonus attack speed, bonus life steal, and bonus healing from Vicious Strikes so stand firm after activating.