Use Pulvarize to get better position for Headbutt.
Use Flash to knock an enemy back into your allies with Pulvarize and Headbutt.
It is important to get good boots with Alistar, his base move speed is low.
Q: Why is Alistar so unkillable?
A: When Alistar ults, he gains a lot of damage resistance. Combined with the armor and MR he gets from his tanky Alistar build, and you get a champion that is practically unkillable for a short duration.
Q: What are Alistar's greatest strengths?
A: Alistar's Ultimate, which makes him nearly impervious to damage is his greatest strength. He is probably the tankiest champion in all of League of Legends. Beyond that, he also has very strong engage and disengage ability. Lastly, he can dash forward to interrupt enemies trying to cast. This is great against champions like Miss Fortune or Kat.
Q: What are Alistar's greatest weaknesses?
A: Probably Ali's greatest weaknesses are his high mana costs and long cooldowns. If you miss your knock-up combo, you're basically just a paperweight until they are up again.
LoL Alistar players may find him to be a difficult champion to build out properly. You will find that his build is modified when he is fighting either well-rounded or highly focused team comps, demonstrating you shouldn't select the same Alistar build every round of League of Legends
The most critical items to incorporate into your champion's build are: Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Knight's Vow. Those who included these pieces in their kits had a much better winrate than those who utilized other Alistar builds. Moreover, if you are fighting a well-mixed enemy team comp, you should really consider grabbing yourself the Sorcery, and Inspiration runes. In recent matches, he won the largest fraction of his matches when using these runes.
We established our Alistar build suggestions by examining 24,467 recently ranked LoL games with him in them. We only advise the top winrate Alistar builds that were built by ranked LoL players enough times for us to suggest them. With so many matches in our data, we are confident in our suggested builds.