How to Win Alistar vs Cassiopeia Counter Matchup Alistar is in the a tier of champions

Alistar vs Cassiopeia

How to Beat Cassiopeia as Alistar in LoL Cassiopeia is in the s tier of champions
Tank Support
Mage

How to Beat Cassiopeia as Alistar

based on 357 Alistar vs Cassiopeia matchups
Win Rate
48.7 %
K/D/A
2.49
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL rounds that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Cassiopeia as Alistar came out of an evaluation of 357 ranked games where both champions faced one another. This matchup is fairly rare. Alistar fights Cassiopeia in only 1.2% of his matches.

Alistar vs Cassiopeia Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Alistar has done a dismal job of countering Cassiopeia. On average, he wins a acceptable 48.7% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Alistar against Cassiopeia matches, Alistar’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Cassiopeia.

Best Alistar vs Cassiopeia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Alistar Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariThornmailBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishSecond WindRevitalize
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
CDRScaling Armor Armor
Alistar's passive ability p
Alistar q ability q
Alistar w ability w
Alistar e ability e
Alistar's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Cassiopeia as Alistar

Tips for Playing as Alistar against Cassiopeia

Using Pulverize can allow you to establish better positioning for Headbutt.

Using Flash can allow you catch your target off guard to knock them back into your allies with Pulverize and Headbutt.

Move Speed is very important on Alistar. Consider which boots to buy carefully.

Advice to Win Against Cassiopeia

Be wary of Cassiopeia's damage potential with Twin Fang when she has you poisoned.

Turn away from Cassiopeia when she is casting Petrifying Gaze to get slowed instead of stunned.

Alistar vs Cassiopeia Counter Stats

Alistar Image
Win Rate
48.7 %
VS
Win Rate
51.3 %
Cassiopeia Image
1.8
< Kills >
6.5
6.1
< Deaths >
6.1
13.4
< Assists >
6.9
0.3
< Killing Sprees >
1.58
36
< Minions Killed >
163
0.02
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.45
1,209
< Physical Damage >
600
5,865
< Magic Damage >
21,805
827
< True Damage >
559
7,902
< Damage Dealt >
22,965
23,884
< Damage Taken >
23,050
7,662
< Gold Earned >
11,455
1.73
< Towers >
1.87
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
8,145
< Total Healing >
5,023
10,163
< Experience >
13,739
47
< Vision Score >
20
22
< Wards Placed >
10
137
< Time Dealing CC >
406

How to Counter Cassiopeia with Alistar in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several important Alistar vs. Cassiopeia counter statistics that may help us realize the distinctions between the two. As an example, Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Cassiopeia’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Alistar may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Cassiopeia. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Alistar typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Cassiopeia. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Alistar and Cassiopeia

Damage Types Compared

Alistar
Cassiopeia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Alistar
Cassiopeia

Who is Better, Alistar or Cassiopeia?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Alistar usually loses when trying to fight Cassiopeia, with a 48.7% win rate. As a result, Alistar makes a bad counter for Cassiopeia.

While Alistar does have a lower win rate than Cassiopeia, when they face off with one another, Alistar also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Alistar into Cassiopeiaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Alistar has a great amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Cassiopeia. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Alistar vs Cassiopeia matchups, Cassiopeia is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Alistar is a somewhat poor counter for Cassiopeia. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Alistar against Cassiopeia.

Additional Information for Alistar Players

How We Calculated Our Alistar vs Cassiopeia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Cassiopeia as Alistar, we analyzed 357 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Cassiopeia as Alistar comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Alistar to counter Cassiopeia during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Alistar often racks up a lot less CS compared to Cassiopeia. Champions who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Alistar versus Cassiopeia build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar bought at least these three items in his build, he performed much better against Cassiopeia than with many other common builds. In fact, Alistar had an average win rate of 48.7% battling Cassiopeia with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of crushing Cassiopeia as Alistar, Alistar players should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Revitalize, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Resolve and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Alistar vs Cassiopeia counterpicks, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Cassiopeia as Alistar are given for all ranked divisions. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.