How to Win Olaf vs Yorick Counter Matchup Olaf is in the a tier of champions

Olaf vs Yorick

How to Beat Yorick as Olaf in LoL Yorick is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Yorick as Olaf

based on 1,104 Olaf vs Yorick matchups
Win Rate
46.1 %
K/D/A
1.9
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL games that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Yorick as Olaf resulted from an examination of 1104 ranked matches where both champs engaged one another. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Olaf fights Yorick in only 2.3% of his games.

Olaf vs Yorick Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Olaf has done a pathetic job of beating Yorick. On average, he wins a lowly 46.1% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Olaf against Yorick matches, Olaf’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Yorick.

Best Olaf vs Yorick Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Hearthbound AxeSheen

Core Olaf Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceBlade of The Ruined KingDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Sterak's GageThe CollectorSpirit VisageThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerhaste summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Olaf to level up q
>
Second ability for Olaf to level up e
>
Last skill for Olaf to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Inspiration Magical FootwearApproach Velocity
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Olaf's passive ability p
Olaf q ability q
Olaf w ability w
Olaf e ability e
Olaf's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
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 Yorick as Olaf

Tips for Playing as Olaf against Yorick

Olaf can combine Berserker Rage, Vicious Strikes, and Ragnarok at low life to become deceptively strong.

The bonus healing granted by Vicious Strikes amplifies your Life Steal from all sources as well as heals from allies.

Advice to Win Against Yorick

You can attack Dark Procession to break the wall down.

You can cast Smite on Mist Walkers and the Maiden of the Mist to damage or kill them.

Try to thin out Yorick's minions before you engage him, Mist Walkers will die from a basic attack or a single target spell.

Olaf vs Yorick Counter Stats

Olaf Image
Win Rate
46.1 %
VS
Win Rate
53.9 %
Yorick Image
6.4
< Kills >
4.8
5.9
< Deaths >
5.1
4.8
< Assists >
4.2
1.44
< Killing Sprees >
1.14
135
< Minions Killed >
181
0.47
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.86
14,028
< Physical Damage >
12,949
171
< Magic Damage >
6,915
5,576
< True Damage >
779
19,775
< Damage Dealt >
20,643
28,121
< Damage Taken >
26,960
11,712
< Gold Earned >
12,229
2.18
< Towers >
3.9
0.11
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
8,338
< Total Healing >
6,107
13,975
< Experience >
14,998
17
< Vision Score >
16
7
< Wards Placed >
8
413
< Time Dealing CC >
196

How to Counter Yorick with Olaf in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here highlight several important Olaf vs. Yorick matchup statistics that can help us understand the differences between the pair. As an example, Olaf’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Yorick’s ratio of NaN, showing that Olaf may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Yorick..

Olaf typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his counter does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Yorick. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Olaf and Yorick

Damage Types Compared

Olaf
Yorick
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Olaf
Yorick

Who is Better, Olaf or Yorick?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Olaf usually loses when taking on Yorick, with a 46.1% win rate. Thus, Olaf makes a bad counter to Yorick.

While Olaf does have a lower winrate than Yorick, when on opposite teams, Olaf also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champion to develop with. You should be very concerned when picking Olaf into Yorick.

Moreover, Olaf has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Yorick. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Olaf vs Yorick matchups, Yorick is the better champ with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Olaf is a terribly counter to Yorick. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Olaf against Yorick.

Additional Information for Olaf Players

How We Calculated Our Olaf vs Yorick Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Yorick as Olaf, we analyzed 1,104 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Olaf to counter Yorick during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Olaf most often gets a similar amount of CS relative to Yorick. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't need 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 large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Olaf versus Yorick build include Trinity Force, Blade of The Ruined King, and Death's Dance. When Olaf bought at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better against Yorick than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Olaf had an average winrate of 46.1% battling Yorick with this build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Yorick as Olaf, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Olaf vs Yorick counters, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 46.1% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Yorick as Olaf are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to filter the stats and builds to an individual skill level, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.