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

Yorick vs Olaf

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

based on 1,862 Yorick vs Olaf matchups
Win Rate
55.1 %
K/D/A
1.96
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League matches every week. In our database, Yorick battled Olaf 1862 times. Having so many matchups for Yorick vs Olaf provides us confidence in our ability to provide actionable data and a pro build to annihilate Olaf. This particular counter matchup is somewhat rare. Yorick is forced to battle against Olaf in only 1.7% of his games.

Yorick vs Olaf Matchup Summary

Yorick does a great job of beating Olaf. Typically, he wins a whopping 55.1% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Yorick against Olaf games, Yorick’s side is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Olaf.

Best Yorick vs Olaf Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Yorick Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererRavenous HydraSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Titanic HydraDeath's DanceHullbreakerBlack Cleaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: BloodlineLast Stand
Resolve DemolishBone Plating
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Armor
Yorick's passive ability p
Yorick q ability q
Yorick w ability w
Yorick e ability e
Yorick's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Olaf as Yorick

Tips for Playing as Yorick against Olaf

You can send the Maiden down a lane alone, be careful though, as she represents a large portion of your combat power.

The Maiden will attempt to assist you in a fight, so choose your targets well.

You do not need to cast Awakening to regain the ability to cast Last Rites.

Advice to Win Against Olaf

Preventing Olaf from reaching his axe will minimize the amount of harassment he can cause in the laning phase.

Olaf becomes more dangerous the lower life he is. Save your disables to finish him off.

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.

Yorick vs Olaf Counter Stats

Yorick Image
Win Rate
55.1 %
VS
Win Rate
44.9 %
Olaf Image
5.2
< Kills >
6.3
5
< Deaths >
6
4.6
< Assists >
4.8
1.2
< Killing Sprees >
1.45
178
< Minions Killed >
140
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.41
0.92
< Inhibitors >
0.46
14,068
< Physical Damage >
14,502
7,339
< Magic Damage >
196
777
< True Damage >
5,864
22,185
< Damage Dealt >
20,562
26,993
< Damage Taken >
29,219
12,444
< Gold Earned >
11,686
3.83
< Towers >
2.17
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.12
6,690
< Total Healing >
7,974
15,444
< Experience >
14,330
15
< Vision Score >
16
8
< Wards Placed >
7
224
< Time Dealing CC >
405

How to Counter Olaf with Yorick in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show some critical Yorick against Olaf matchup stats that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Yorick’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Olaf’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Yorick may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Olaf..

Yorick typically has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Olaf. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Yorick and Olaf

Damage Types Compared

Yorick
Olaf
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Yorick
Olaf

Who is Better, Yorick or Olaf?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Yorick usually wins when playing against Olaf, with a 55.1% win rate. Thus, Yorick makes a fantastic counter for Olaf.

While Yorick does have a much higher win rate compared to Olaf, when on opposite teams, Yorick also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging champion to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Yorick into Olaf.

Furthermore, Yorick also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Olaf. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Yorick vs Olaf matchups, Yorick is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Yorick is a great counter to Olaf. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Yorick against Olaf.

Additional Information for Yorick Players

How We Calculated Our Yorick vs Olaf Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Olaf as Yorick, we analyzed 1,862 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Yorick in order to counter Olaf during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Yorick often racks up a similar amount of CS as Olaf. Champions who on average don't earn much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Yorick versus Olaf build consist of Divine Sunderer, Ravenous Hydra, and Serylda's Grudge. When Yorick bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better versus Olaf than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Yorick boasted an average win rate of 55.1% when playing against Olaf with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of beating Olaf as Yorick, Yorick players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Demolish, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Yorick vs Olaf counters, this mix of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 55.1% win rate overall.

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