Zed vs Olaf Counter Build

How to Win Zed vs Olaf Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Olaf as Zed in LoL

How to Beat Olaf as Zed

3,682 Zed vs Olaf Matchups Analyzed

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League rounds that we analyze each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Olaf as Zed came out of an analysis of 3682 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against one another. This matchup is somewhat rare. Zed encounters Olaf in only 1.2% of his games.

Zed does a ok job of countering Olaf. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.9% of games the champions battle one another in. In Zed against Olaf rounds, Zed’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Olaf.

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Best Zed Items to Counter Olaf

The most important items to have in your Zed versus Olaf build include Duskblade of Draktharr, Edge of Night, and Serpent's Fang. When Zed included at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs. Olaf than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Zed boasted an average win rate of 67.0% when playing against Olaf with this counter build.

Best Zed Runes to Counter Olaf

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch

To have the best likelihood of beating Olaf as Zed, Zed players should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Transcendence, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Zed vs Olaf fights, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.6% win rate overall.

We have also shown the top Olaf runes to counterpick against Zed to help you realize how he will likely be setup to try to beat you.


9.1 | Zed Olaf | 7


6 | Zed Olaf | 6.3


5.5 | Zed Olaf | 6.8

Zed vs Olaf Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here clarify some valuable Zed against Olaf counter statistics that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Zed’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is nearly equal to Olaf’s KDA ratio of 2.2, indicating that Zed may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Olaf..

Zed normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Olaf. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Zed typically tallies many more minion kills than Olaf. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be useful. They are able to scale adequately off their abilities and first items alone. Although, champs with large amounts of CS, such as carries, usually must have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to beat the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Olaf as Zed are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to,To,If you want to filter the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.

Num. Killing Sprees

2.07 | Zed Olaf | 1.62

Largest Multi-Kill

1.55 | Zed Olaf | 1.52

Damage Dealt

21,818 | Zed Olaf | 17,735

Damage Taken

19,824 | Zed Olaf | 33,212

Healing Done

3,508 | Zed Olaf | 12,108

Vision Score

18 | Zed Olaf | 20

Gold Earned

11,829 | Zed Olaf | 11,411

Minions Killed

146 | Zed Olaf | 55

Dragons Killed

0.21 | Zed Olaf | 1.36

Barons Killed

0.04 | Zed Olaf | 0.27


1.58 | Zed Olaf | 1.83


0.37 | Zed Olaf | 0.49

CC Duration (sec)

130 | Zed Olaf | 470

Experience Earned

13,715 | Zed Olaf | 13,026

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,682 Zed 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 Zed 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.