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 will find him to be a difficult character to build out properly. You'll notice that his build changes when he is fighting either generic or highly focused team compositions, indicating you shouldn't select the same Alistar build every single round of League of Legends
The most important items to include in your champ's build are: Radiant Virtue, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Bulwark of the Mountain. Those who included these items in their builds had a greater win rate than those who tried for other Alistar builds. Similarly, if you are trying to beat a varied enemy team arrangement, you should strongly consider getting yourself the Inspiration, and Sorcery runes. In recent matches, he won the largest number of his games when built with these runes.
We calculated our Alistar build guidance by analyzing 72,187 recently ranked League of Legends rounds with him in them. We only recommend the top winrate Alistar builds that were built by ranked LoL players enough times for us to reccomend them. With so many matches in our dataset, we are quite confident in our recommended builds.