Olaf vs Yorick Counter Build

How to Beat Yorick as Olaf


We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we review every week. This Olaf against Yorick matchup review resulted from an examination of 5,617 ranked matches where both champions engaged one another.

This particular counter pairing is relatively rare. Olaf encounters Yorick in only 1.3% of his rounds. Unfortunitally, Olaf has done a dismal job of countering Yorick. On average, Olaf wins a lowly 47.0% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Olaf versus Yorick matches, Olaf’s team is 2.0% more likely to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Yorick.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Olaf Items to Counter Yorick

The top items to use in your Olaf versus Yorick build include Sterak's Gage, Spirit Visage, and Death's Dance. When Olaf used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better versus Yorick than with most other typical builds.

Sterak's Gage Item Spirit Visage Item Death's Dance Item

Best Olaf Runes to Counter Yorick

To have the best probability of beating Yorick as Olaf, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes. Of all the runes players used for Olaf vs Yorick matchups, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also included the best Yorick runes to counterpick against Olaf in order to help you understand how he will likely be played against you.

Best Olaf Runes

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

Best Yorick Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Overheal Rune Overheal
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline


The subsequent tables emphasize some influential Olaf vs. Yorick matchup stats that may help you distinguish the distinctions between the two. As an example, Olaf’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is nearly equal to Yorick’s ratio of 2.1, indicating that Olaf may be just as central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Yorick.

Battle Stats


Olaf Stats
6.6 5
Yorick Stats


Olaf Stats
5.9 4.9
Yorick Stats


Olaf Stats
6.5 5.1
Yorick Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Olaf Stats
3.1 2.6
Yorick Stats

Damage Dealt

Olaf Stats
17204 19307
Yorick Stats

Damage Taken

Olaf Stats
33159 27043
Yorick Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Olaf Stats
5.1 6.1
Yorick Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Olaf Stats
0.8 1.2
Yorick Stats

Dragons Killed

Olaf Stats
2.1 1.9
Yorick Stats

Barons Killed

Olaf Stats
0.4 0.4
Yorick Stats

Gold Earned

Olaf Stats
10866 11377
Yorick Stats

Minions Killed

Olaf Stats
52 164
Yorick Stats

Olaf usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. Commonly, Olaf takes more damage than Yorick. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Olaf vs Yorick matchups, Olaf often earns many fewer minion kills than Yorick. Champions who on average don't finish with much CS typically don't need much CS to be useful. They are able to scale fully off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as carries, usually need a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, work to best the values presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5617 Olaf vs Yorick 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 Yorick 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.