Alistar Guide

Learn Alistar with our Alistar guide. Learn about Alistar's strengths and Alistar's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Alistar, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Alistar
    P
    's heal is doubled for nearby allied champions.
  • Alistar
    Q
    can be used during
    Alistar
    W
    to cancel its knockback and instead knock up the enemies in the AoE.
  • Alistar
    E
    will only stack if an enemy champion is being damaged by it.
  • On cast,
    Alistar
    R
    cleanses Alistar of ALL crowd control.
Strengths
  • Has a very strong level 2/3 with
    Alistar
    W
    +
    Alistar
    Q
    .
  • Alistar
    W
    can be used into a thick wall to hold a target in place rather than knock them back, allowing Alistar to extend his CC chain.
  • Excels at roaming with his CC tools as well as turret diving and frontlining with
    Alistar
    R
    .
  • Strong with items boosting durability and support utility.
Weaknesses
  • Very weak at level 1 since he only has access to either
    Alistar
    Q
    or
    Alistar
    W
    when his combo needs both, and can be heavily punished during this time.
  • Alistar
    Q
    and
    Alistar
    W
    both have a 14 second cooldown at rank 1. Once used, he can be punished.
  • Alistar
    W
    +
    Alistar
    Q
    combo can be dodged with mobility spells.