Olaf Counters

LoL Olaf Counters and Best Teammmates

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Olaf

36,222 Olaf Counters and Matchups Analyzed


To determine the greatest and worst counters for Olaf, we summarized the scores of 36,222 recently completed, ranked LoL rounds. We found which champions have the best and worst win rates against him. Furthermore, we isolated those few that are exceptional companions and who could help stop your champ from being crushed. Having checked so many matches gives us lots of certainty in our conclusions.

As shown above, Brand is the strongest to beat Olaf with a 57.0% win fraction against him. Close behind, Yorick and Trundle are the next largest threats to Olaf. These two champs have win rates of 56.0% and 56.0%, respectively. You should avoid taking him into a game where one of these other champions has been chosen.

On the other hand, if you're playing against Azir, you can expect to do much better. Olaf counters them with a solid win rate of 54.0%. Similarly, you can expect to do very well when battling Twisted Fate and Zoe. These champs have the next lowest win rates when trying to counter Olaf.

Olaf Team Synergies

If you want the best champ pairings for your own allies to advance your victory rate even further, look at our Olaf synergies above. Regardless of his lane, he does admirably when paired with Xerath. This pairing typically raises his average win rate by 1.0%. Kled and Shen are also great champions to team up with.

Our Methods

To see the details and best Olaf counter builds for a particular matchup, you should click the corresponding row in the tables above. If you want any Olaf counters that aren’t listed here, you may click the "All Matchups" button to see them.

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We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot’s servers each week. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Olaf counters online.

Guide to Countering Olaf

  • Olaf becomes tougher to fight the lower health he is. Save your burst damage for when he's low.
  • Olaf counters CC heavy teams because he is immune to spells when he activates Ragnarok, so make sure to save your CC until after it expires.