How to Win Kai'Sa vs Olaf Counter Matchup Kai'Sa is in the b tier of champions

Kai'Sa vs Olaf

How to Beat Olaf as Kai'Sa in LoL Olaf is in the s tier of champions
Marksman
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Olaf as Kai'Sa

based on 4,558 Kai'Sa vs Olaf matchups
Win Rate
48.5 %
K/D/A
2.5
Pick Rate
3.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL games each week. In our data, Kai'Sa faced Olaf 4558 times. Including so many matchups for Kai'Sa versus Olaf gives us faith in our capability to provide informative statistics and a supported build to counter your opponent. This particular pairing is somewhat rare. Kai'Sa encounters Olaf in only 3.5% of her rounds.

Kai'Sa vs Olaf Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Kai'Sa has done a poor job of beating Olaf. Typically, she wins a acceptable 48.5% of games the champs battle each other in. In Kai'Sa versus Olaf rounds, Kai'Sa’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, indicating that she probably will get first blood against Olaf.

Best Kai'Sa vs Olaf Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Kai'Sa Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerGuardian AngelInfinity Edge

Optional Items

Wit's EndBloodthirsterPhantom DancerRunaan's Hurricane

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Kai'Sa to level up q
>
Second ability for Kai'Sa to level up e
>
Last skill for Kai'Sa to max out w

Runes

Domination Hail of Blades Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Kai'Sa's passive ability p
Kai'Sa q ability q
Kai'Sa w ability w
Kai'Sa e ability e
Kai'Sa's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Olaf as Kai'Sa

Tips for Playing as Kai'Sa against Olaf

Make sure to buy items that will evolve at least 1 or 2 of your spells.

Try to catch enemy carries alone to burst them with Icathian Rain.

Work with your teammates to set up your Ultimate and optimize damage with your passive.

Advice to Win Against Olaf

Olaf becomes more dangerous the lower life he is. Save your disables to finish him off.

Preventing Olaf from reaching his axe will minimize the amount of harassment he can cause in the laning phase.

Olaf has reduced defenses from damage during Ragnarok, despite being immune to disables. If you can't escape from Olaf during Ragnarok, try focusing your damage on him with your teammates.

Kai'Sa vs Olaf Counter Stats

Kai'Sa Image
Win Rate
48.5 %
VS
Win Rate
51.5 %
Olaf Image
8.3
< Kills >
6.8
5.8
< Deaths >
6.4
6.2
< Assists >
5.5
1.88
< Killing Sprees >
1.54
176
< Minions Killed >
129
0.27
< Dragons Killed >
0.52
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.57
13,064
< Physical Damage >
14,482
5,276
< Magic Damage >
170
2,345
< True Damage >
6,516
20,686
< Damage Dealt >
21,168
19,434
< Damage Taken >
29,677
12,936
< Gold Earned >
11,975
2.26
< Towers >
2.48
0.09
< Baron Takedowns >
0.12
2,566
< Total Healing >
7,046
12,789
< Experience >
14,177
18
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
7
31
< Time Dealing CC >
391

How to Counter Olaf with Kai'Sa in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here show some influential Kai'Sa versus Olaf matchup stats that may help you understand the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Kai'Sa’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Olaf’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Kai'Sa may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Olaf..

Kai'Sa often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her matchup does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Olaf. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Kai'Sa and Olaf

Damage Types Compared

Kai'Sa
Olaf
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kai'Sa
Olaf

Who is Better, Kai'Sa or Olaf?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Kai'Sa usually loses when playing against Olaf, with a 48.5% win rate. Therefore, Kai'Sa makes a bad counter for Olaf.

While Kai'Sa does have a lower win rate compared to Olaf, when facing one another, Kai'Sa also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Kai'Sa into Olaf.

Furthermore, Kai'Sa also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Olaf. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kai'Sa vs Olaf matchups, Olaf is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Kai'Sa is a somewhat poor counter to Olaf. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Kai'Sa against Olaf.

Additional Information for Kai'Sa Players

How We Calculated Our Kai'Sa vs Olaf Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Olaf as Kai'Sa, we analyzed 4,558 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Olaf as Kai'Sa comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Kai'Sa to counter Olaf during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kai'Sa typically gets a similar amount of CS as Olaf. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Kai'Sa versus Olaf build consist of Kraken Slayer, Guardian Angel, and Infinity Edge. When Kai'Sa incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better when fighting Olaf than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Kai'Sa boasted an average win rate of 48.5% when countering Olaf with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of defeating Olaf as Kai'Sa, you should use the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Kai'Sa vs Olaf counterpicks, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.5% winrate overall.

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