Wuju Style is very strong early for last hitting minions.
If you're in a lane against ranged players, leveling up Meditate can allow you to stay in the lane longer and gain levels faster than they will.
Try using Alpha Strike on a minion in front of an enemy champion so you are placed at a safe distance at the end of the spell.
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.
The stat comparisons shown here highlight several influential Master Yi vs. Olaf counter stats that can help you explain the distinctions between the two. Master Yi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Olaf’s ratio of NaN, showing that Master Yi may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Olaf..
Master Yi normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Olaf. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champion with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Master Yi usually wins when trying to fight Olaf, with a 51.1% win rate. Therefore, Master Yi makes a good counter for Olaf.
While Master Yi does have a higher winrate compared to Olaf, when they face off with one another, Master Yi also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Master Yi into Olaf.
Additionally, Master Yi also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Olaf. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Master Yi vs Olaf matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Master Yi is a decent counter to Olaf. Focus your play on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Master Yi against Olaf.
To truly master Master Yi in order to counter Olaf during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Master Yi typically picks up less CS compared to Olaf. Champions who on average don't get much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The most crucial items to focus on in your Master Yi versus Olaf build include Immortal Shieldbow, Guinsoo's Rageblade, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Master Yi included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when fighting Olaf than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Master Yi boasted an average winrate of 51.1% battling Olaf with these items in his kit.
To have the highest chance of annihilating Olaf as Master Yi, Master Yi players should use the Hail of Blades, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Master Yi vs Olaf counters, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.1% winrate overall.
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