Olaf Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

LoL Champion

Olaf

51,513 LoL Matches Analyzed

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Summary

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.

Overall

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Versus Selected Team Comp
Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Revitalize Rune Revitalize
Conditioning Rune Conditioning

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.

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Ravenous Hydra

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Death's Dance

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Death's Dance

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Titanic HydraLoL Item Death's Dance

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.