Yorick vs Olaf Counter Build

How to Beat Olaf as Yorick


We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked LoL games every week. In our database, Yorick faced Olaf 12,013 times. Having so many matchups for Yorick vs Olaf provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to provide enlightening stats and a supported build to destroy your rival.

This champ matchup is relatively common. Yorick has to counter Olaf in 23.3% of his rounds. Yorick does a great job of beating Olaf. On average, Yorick wins a terrific 54.0% of games the champions face one another in. In Yorick versus Olaf rounds, Yorick’s team is 2.0% less likely to get first blood, implying that he most likely won't get first blood against Olaf.

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Best Yorick Items to Counter Olaf

The most important items to use in your Yorick versus Olaf build include Sterak's Gage, Trinity Force, and Titanic Hydra. When Yorick incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when fighting Olaf than with most other commonly used item sets.

Sterak's Gage Item Trinity Force Item Titanic Hydra Item

Best Yorick Runes to Counter Olaf

To have the best chance of vanquishing Olaf as Yorick, you should take the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Overheal, and Legend: Bloodline runes. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Yorick vs Olaf clashes, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also shown the best Olaf runes to counterpick against Yorick in order to help you infer how he will likely be setup against your champion.

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

Best Olaf Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking


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

Battle Stats


Yorick Stats
4.8 6.3
Olaf Stats


Yorick Stats
4.8 5.8
Olaf Stats


Yorick Stats
5.1 6.5
Olaf Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Yorick Stats
2.5 3
Olaf Stats

Damage Dealt

Yorick Stats
19021 16396
Olaf Stats

Damage Taken

Yorick Stats
26396 32964
Olaf Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Yorick Stats
6.1 5
Olaf Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Yorick Stats
1.2 0.8
Olaf Stats

Dragons Killed

Yorick Stats
1.9 2.1
Olaf Stats

Barons Killed

Yorick Stats
0.4 0.4
Olaf Stats

Gold Earned

Yorick Stats
11381 10741
Olaf Stats

Minions Killed

Yorick Stats
166 49
Olaf Stats

Yorick typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. On average, Yorick takes less damage than Olaf. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

In Yorick vs Olaf matchups, Yorick typically gets many more minion kills than Olaf. Champions who on average don't get very much CS normally don't require much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling easily off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with plenty of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to do better than the values presented here to do well.

If you want to see Yorick vs Olaf tips and counter stats for a a distinct skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions shown are computed using every round with data with these champions.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 12013 Yorick vs Olaf 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 Yorick 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.