Olaf Build

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

LoL Champion

Olaf

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Summary

Our Olaf builds come from our examination of 446,542 recently ranked Olaf games. Only the best win rate Olaf builds that are also in common use are suggested. Because we have so many rounds in our data, we are quite sure that we can produce high quality builds to help you win your next game!

If you are looking for more champion specific build advice and strategies, you should take a look at our guide farther down on the page. Additionally, to see the top Olaf build for a different skill level, please pick a different one from the dropdown menu above. The recommended Olaf builds will change to capture that division’s meta.

Best Olaf Runes

If you are battling a mixed enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting yourself the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Waterwalking, and Transcendence runes. In recent games, he won the greatest fraction of his rounds when equiped with these runes. However, if you are battling a more single focused enemy team composition, such as an AP heavy or a crowd control focused team, you should instead browse down and to the right to view the best Olaf runes to win your particular match.

Overall

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Versus Selected Team Comp
Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity

Best Items for Your Olaf Build

The most important items to include in your Olaf build are: Goredrinker, Guardian Angel, Sterak's Gage, and Ravenous Hydra. Yet, similar to our rune recommendations, you can also get quality, focused, Olaf item builds below for the specific enemy team comp you are facing in your ongoing game. Players who included these pieces in their setups had a much better win rate than those who worked towards 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 Sterak's GageLoL Item Spirit Visage

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Black Cleaver

vs CC Heavy Teams

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

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Black CleaverLoL 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.