Olaf vs Kayn Counter Build

How to Beat Kayn as Olaf

Summary

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League games that we review each and every week. This Olaf against Kayn counter review resulted from an evaluation of 33,431 ranked rounds where both champs engaged each other.

This particular champion pairing is somewhat uncommon. Olaf encounters Kayn in only 7.5% of his matches. Unfortunitally, Olaf has done a dismal job of beating Kayn. Typically, Olaf wins a acceptable 49.0% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Olaf versus Kayn rounds, Olaf’s team is 1.0% more probable to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood versus Kayn.

Matchups Analyzed

33,431

Win Rate

49%

Team First Blood

51%

Best Olaf Items to Counter Kayn

The most important items to prioritize in your Olaf versus Kayn build consist of Guardian Angel, Sterak's Gage, and Death's Dance. When Olaf bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs. Kayn than with most other commonly used builds.

Guardian Angel Item Sterak's Gage Item Death's Dance Item

Best Olaf Runes to Counter Kayn

To have the best chance of defeating Kayn as Olaf, Olaf players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Approach Velocity, and Magical Footwear runes. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed/that we analyzed for Olaf vs Kayn matchups, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also included the top Kayn runes to fend off Olaf to help you understand how he will likely be setup to try to beat your champion.

Best Olaf Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Approach Velocity Rune Approach Velocity
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear

Best Kayn Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact

Stats

The subsequent tables emphasize some valuable Olaf vs. Kayn counter statistics that may help us grasp the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Olaf’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is close to Kayn’s KDA ratio of 2.4, demonstrating that Olaf may be just as central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Kayn.

Battle Stats

Kills

Olaf Stats
6.9 7.2
Kayn Stats

Deaths

Olaf Stats
6.3 6.2
Kayn Stats

Assists

Olaf Stats
6.7 7.5
Kayn Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Olaf Stats
3.1 3.3
Kayn Stats

Damage Dealt

Olaf Stats
18207 17439
Kayn Stats

Damage Taken

Olaf Stats
33294 34494
Kayn Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Olaf Stats
5.2 5.1
Kayn Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Olaf Stats
0.9 0.8
Kayn Stats

Dragons Killed

Olaf Stats
2 1.8
Kayn Stats

Barons Killed

Olaf Stats
0.4 0.3
Kayn Stats

Gold Earned

Olaf Stats
10932 11058
Kayn Stats

Minions Killed

Olaf Stats
51 39
Kayn Stats

Olaf normally has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. On average, Olaf receives a similar amount of damage to Kayn. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

In Olaf vs Kayn matchups, Olaf commonly earns a similar number of minion kills than Kayn. Champions who on average do not finish with very much CS typically do not need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities alone. However, champions with plenty of minion kills, such as carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to top the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, Olaf vs Kayn tips, statistics, and build recommendations are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. To scope the stats and builds to an individual skill level, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 33431 Olaf vs Kayn 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 Kayn as Olaf 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.