Alistar Counters

LoL Alistar Counters and Best Teammmates

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Alistar

55,214 Alistar Counters and Matchups Analyzed


To select the ideal and worst counters for Alistar, we examined the outcomes of 55,214 recently completed, ranked League of Legends games. We found which champions have the best and worst win rates versus him. Moreover, we found those few that are good teammates and who could help stop you from being crushed. Having examined so many games leaves us with great faith in our conclusions.

As can be seen above, Swain is the best to face off against Alistar with a 55.0% victory rate against him. Similarly, Viktor and Brand are the next largest threats to Alistar. They have win rates of 54.0% and 54.0%, respectively. You should avoid bringing him into a round where any of these champions has been selected.

On the other hand, if you're playing against Akshan, you can anticipate doing much better. Alistar counters them with a great win rate of 58.0%. Equally, you can anticipate doing very well when battling Azir and Nidalee. These champs have the next poorest winrates when trying to counter Alistar.

Alistar Team Synergies

If you would like the best champion pairings for your own allies to help improve your winrate more, glance at the champion synergies above. Regardless of his chosen position, he does best when paired with Swain. This pairing typically raises his chances of winning by 5.0%. Taric and Brand are also fantastic champions to fight alongside.

Our Methods

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We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot’s servers each week. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Alistar counters online.

Guide to Countering Alistar

  • 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.