The top champs globally to counter Alistar include Samira, Tristana, and Lucian. These picks are all great at countering Alistar with high win rates over 56%. Even if these Alistar counter picks are not picked in your lane, it's not smart to choose him into any of these matchups. They will usually beat Alistar.
Yet, if the opposing team brings either Swain or Ivern, Alistar mains should seriously consider taking him, as he easily wins against these champions with win rates over 55% against each ofthem.
Do not focus on Alistar in a team fight, he is tanky and hard to kill. When he uses his Ult, he is almost unkillable. The best way to beat Alistar is to defeat the carries around him first before focussing on him. If you don't his friends will kill you before you kill him.
If you can, wait to engage Alistar after his ultimate wears off.
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