Alistar Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

LoL Champion

Alistar

95,286 LoL Matches Analyzed

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Summary

We established our Alistar build suggestions by analyzing 95,286 recently ranked League of Legends rounds with him in them. We only advise the best winrate Alistar builds that have been built by ranked gamers enough times for us to propose them. With so many games in our data, we are very confident in our provided builds.

To get more champion specific build guidance and advice, you should check out our guide to playing with Alistar at the bottom of the page. Additionally, Alistar builds dedicated to a unique skill rank can be viewed by picking a different division from the dropdown menu found above. The suggested Alistar build will be focused on that division’s meta.

Best Alistar Runes

If you are trying to beat a mixed enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing yourself the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Relentless Hunter, and Zombie Ward runes. In recent games, he won the greatest fraction of his rounds when equiped with these runes. However, if you are playing a different enemy team composition, such as an AD centric or a CC heavy team, you should instead browse below to view the best Alistar runes to defeat your particular combination of foes.

Overall

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Zombie Ward Rune Zombie Ward
Versus Selected Team Comp
Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity

Best Items for Your Alistar Build

The most essential items to include in your Alistar build include: Shurelya's Battlesong, Zeke's Convergence, Redemption, and Knight's Vow. Furthermore, as with our rune recommendations, you can also get quality, focused, Alistar item builds farther down for the specific enemy team comp you are fighting in your ongoing match. Players who added these pieces in their builds had a greater winrate than players who utilized other Alistar builds.

LoL Item Shurelya's BattlesongLoL Item Zeke's ConvergenceLoL Item RedemptionLoL Item Knight's Vow

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Locket of the Iron SolariLoL Item Zeke's ConvergenceLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Locket of the Iron SolariLoL Item Abyssal MaskLoL Item Zeke's ConvergenceLoL Item Thornmail

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Imperial MandateLoL Item Zeke's ConvergenceLoL Item RedemptionLoL Item Knight's Vow

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Locket of the Iron SolariLoL Item Abyssal MaskLoL Item Zeke's ConvergenceLoL Item Thornmail

Guide to Playing with Alistar

  • 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.