Alistar Tank Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Alistar Item Build Order

World Atlas

Starting

Locket of the Iron Solari

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Warmog's Armor

3rd

Thornmail

4th

Knight's Vow

5th

Frozen Heart

6th

World Atlas
Locket of the Iron Solari
Plated Steelcaps
Warmog's Armor
Thornmail
Knight's Vow
Frozen Heart

Core Alistar Item Build Path

Situational

Zeke's Convergence
Sunfire Aegis
Trailblazer
Kaenic Rookern
Abyssal Mask
Hollow Radiance
Randuin's Omen

Summoner Spells

Flash
325 Games65%
64 Games58%

Alistar Skill Order

0
Triumphant Roar

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

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.