Olaf Guide

Learn Olaf with our Olaf guide. Learn about Olaf's strengths and Olaf's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Olaf, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Picking up
    Olaf
    Q
    's fully refund its cooldown, but
    Olaf
    Q
    can only be used once every 2.5 seconds.
  • Olaf
    Q
    briefly reveals the affected area.
  • Olaf
    W
    resets Olaf's auto attack.
  • Olaf
    E
    's health cost is refunded if it kills its target.
  • Olaf
    R
    's duration is reset whenever Olaf autos or
    Olaf
    E
    's an enemy champion.
Strengths
  • Excels in extended trades.
  • Has a strong early game, and has the option to play aggressively and invade the enemy jungler.
  • Has great target access with
    Olaf
    R
    's CC immunity and movespeed boost.
  • Excels with items that enhance his damage output, survivability, and healing.
Weaknesses
  • Can be kited very easily by mobile champions or ones who outrange him.
  • Needs a lead to stay ahead, and falls off if he doesn't get one.
  • When fighting, if Olaf misses the first
    Olaf
    Q
    , he'll likely miss them all.
  • Vulnerable to Grievous Wounds, significantly reducing his healing capabilities.