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.
Capturing Crystal Spires before attempting neutral objectives or team fights around them improves Skarner's performance in said fights dramatically.
Impale is extremely powerful when you use it to position an enemy so your allies can attack them.
Basic attacks reduce the cooldown of Crystal Slash. Use them as often as possible for maximum damage.
The Olaf Skarner synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Skarner, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Olaf sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Skarner. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Skarner helps Olaf perform poorer in ranked LoL rounds. Yet, the small difference indicates that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Olaf is paired with Skarner, he sees a noticable increase in his full damage output. This may indicate that Skarner supports by providing protection for him to deal more damage or that his presence on the team also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Olaf is played with Skarner on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Skarner.
Moreover, when Olaf plays with Skarner on the same team, he usually takes a little less damage than when he fights alone. Receiving not as much damage could mean that Skarner does a decent job of protecting Olaf during team fights.
There is no ideal ally for Olaf that will always be his top teammate. However, overall, Skarner is a relatively poor companion for Olaf. By locking into the same team as Olaf, he decreases their win rate by -2.1% to 48.4%. This proves that there is a negative bond between Olaf and Skarner that results in them performing not as well together than alone.
Skarner has a greater difficulty than Olaf. That means you should be careful when enlisting Skarner teammates to go into battle on the same side as, as they will require a greater level of skill to be able to work well with you.
Working cooperatively, Olaf players will likely witness an overall large increase in your team’s ability to destroy wih physical damage. When paired, these two should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.
Although, by pairing Olaf and Skarner together, you probably will not be providing your side enough AP. We recommend you include other champions on your team that fills this relative disparity in this pairing's playstyle.
Regardless of your Skarner ally's ability, you need to focus on maximizing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you will do well anyway.
To learn all of the intricacies of Olaf to synergize with Skarner during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League matches, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you mind the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot.
The best items to include in your Olaf and Skarner synergy build include Trinity Force, Sterak's Gage, and Spirit Visage. When Olaf combined at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when fighting alongside Skarner than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Olaf boasted an average winrate of 48.4% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Skarner with this build.
To have the best likelihood of vanquishing your oponents, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Biscuit Delivery, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for this champion pairing, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.4% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to team up Skarner with Olaf are given for all ranked divisions combined. To filter the stats and builds to an individual division, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.