Tier

Win Rate

35.7%

Pick Rate

5.0%

Ban Rate

4.4%

Matches

19,096
Alistar Runes
Core Alistar Item Build Order36.8% Win Rate (38 Games)
Giant's Belt

Starting

Heartsteel

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Sunfire Aegis

3rd

Thornmail

4th

Sunfire Aegis

5th

Heartsteel

6th

Giant's Belt
Heartsteel
Plated Steelcaps
Sunfire Aegis
Thornmail
Sunfire Aegis
Heartsteel

Core Alistar Item Build Path

Situational

Frozen Heart
Unending Despair
Randuin's Omen
Iceborn Gauntlet
Winter's Approach
Warmog's Armor
Rabadon's Deathcap

Summoner Spells

41.5% Win Rate (82 Games)
Flash
Alistar Skill Order0
Triumphant Roar

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Pulverize
Headbutt
Trample
Unbreakable Will

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.