Olaf Bruiser Runes

Build Patch 14.13

Core Olaf Item Build Order

58.2% Win Rate (8,149 Games)
Doran's Blade

Starting

Stridebreaker

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Sundered Sky

3rd

Stridebreaker

4th

Sundered Sky

5th

Sterak's Gage

6th

Doran's Blade
Stridebreaker
Plated Steelcaps
Sundered Sky
Stridebreaker
Sundered Sky
Sterak's Gage

Core Olaf Item Build Path

Situational

Death's Dance
Experimental Hexplate
Ravenous Hydra
Overlord's Bloodmail
Maw of Malmortius
Spirit Visage
Thornmail

Summoner Spells

Flash
29,742 Games58%
5893 Games58%

Olaf Skill Order

0
Berserker Rage

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Undertow
Tough It Out
Reckless Swing
Ragnarok

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.