League of Legends Champion Kalista Kalista is in the b tier of champions

Kalista

Marksman
Kalista is a marksman Role marksman
Difficulty Average
Power Spike Late-Game
Martial Poise ability p
Pierce ability q
Sentinel ability w
Rend ability e
Fate's Call ability r
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Kalista Build

based on 25,024 matches
Win Rate
48.2 %
Pick Rate
2.4 %
Ban Rate
0.7 %

How We Come Up with Our Kalista Builds

We process over 1 Million League of Legends games every day to bring you the most accurate Kalista build so you can destroy your enemies and improve you win rate. We've broken down our Kalista builds by rank, position, and enemy team type, so you can find the most accurate set of Kalista core items and runes for any situation.

Kalista Build Summary

Kalista is a a not very good bottom lane champ in League of Legends. Her best rune sets are Precision Domination. Including the highlighted runes shown below in your Kalista build will provide you the bonus stats to guarantee she plays well through the laning phase of the round and into the late game. You should focus on building up her e ability first.

Best Build for Kalista

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
DaggerHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Berserker's GreavesNoonquiver

Core Kalista Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowBloodthirsterWit's EndBerserker's Greaves

Optional Items

Guardian AngelMercurial ScimitarTitanic HydraPhantom Dancer

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Kalista to level up e
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Second ability for Kalista to level up q
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Last skill for Kalista to max out w

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Domination Sudden ImpactTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Kalista's passive ability p
Kalista q ability q
Kalista w ability w
Kalista e ability e
Kalista's ultimate ability r
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E
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Q
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E
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W
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E
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R
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E
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Q
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R

Kalista Matchups Overview

More Gameplay Tips for Kalista Players

Tips and Tricks

You can zone out your enemies and evade skillshots with Martial Poise passive and by always moving around. The same can be used to kite enemies

Kalista's Sentinel and Fate's Call need to be coordinated with your support's CC to be effective.

Additional Kalista Build Insights

League of Legends Kalista players will likely find her to be a dynamic champion to build out properly. You will notice that her build changes when she is fighting either diversified or highly focused team compositions, demonstrating you should not follow the same Kalista build every single game of League of Legends

The best items to incorporate into your champ's build are: Immortal Shieldbow, Bloodthirster, and Wit's End. Players who included these items in their builds had a much better win rate than those who went for other builds for Kalista. Similarly, if you are playing a mixed enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing Kalista the Precision, and Domination runes. In recent matches, she won the largest percentage of her games when equipped with these runes.

We came up with our Kalista build suggestions by analyzing 25,024 recently ranked League of Legends matches with her in them. We only recommend the highest winrate Kalista builds that were used by ranked LoL players enough times for us to propose them. With so many matches in our dataset, we are confident in our provided builds.