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

Alistar vs Elise

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

How to Beat Elise as Alistar

based on 313 Alistar vs Elise matchups
Win Rate
47.9 %
K/D/A
2.42
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Elise as Alistar resulted from an evaluation of 313 ranked matches where both champs faced off against each other. This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Alistar encounters Elise in only 1.1% of his rounds.

Alistar vs Elise Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Alistar has done a poor job of countering Elise. Normally, he wins a lowly 47.9% of matches the champions fight each other in. In Alistar vs Elise matches, Alistar’s team is 0.2% less expected to earn first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Elise.

Best Alistar vs Elise Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Alistar Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariZeke's ConvergenceBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Thornmail

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 Elise as Alistar

Tips for Playing as Alistar against Elise

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 Elise

Rappel has a long cooldown. Elise is vulnerable after she has used it.

Elise's Spider Form is more dangerous when you are at low health, and her Human Form more potent when you are at high health.

Rappel will only move Elise straight up and down unless she can descend upon an enemy unit.

Alistar vs Elise Counter Stats

Alistar Image
Win Rate
47.9 %
VS
Win Rate
52.1 %
Elise Image
1.8
< Kills >
7.7
6.4
< Deaths >
5.6
13.7
< Assists >
8.3
0.27
< Killing Sprees >
1.74
35
< Minions Killed >
41
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
1.28
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.57
1,109
< Physical Damage >
1,476
6,072
< Magic Damage >
17,211
769
< True Damage >
1,441
7,951
< Damage Dealt >
20,129
24,445
< Damage Taken >
25,879
7,726
< Gold Earned >
11,470
1.86
< Towers >
2.05
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.31
8,438
< Total Healing >
8,186
10,163
< Experience >
12,613
47
< Vision Score >
23
22
< Wards Placed >
6
151
< Time Dealing CC >
163

How to Counter Elise with Alistar in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize several significant Alistar against Elise matchup stats that can help us realize the differences between these two champions. As an example, Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Elise’s ratio of NaN, showing that Alistar may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Elise. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Alistar often has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Elise. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Alistar and Elise

Damage Types Compared

Alistar
Elise
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Alistar
Elise

Who is Better, Alistar or Elise?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Alistar usually loses when taking on Elise, with a 47.9% win rate. Therefore, Alistar makes a poor counter to Elise.

While Alistar does have a lower winrate compared to Elise, when they face off with one another, Alistar also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging character to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Alistar into Eliseas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Alistar has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Elise. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Alistar is a trash counter to Elise. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Alistar against Elise.

Additional Information for Alistar Players

How We Calculated Our Alistar vs Elise Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Elise as Alistar, we analyzed 313 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 Elise 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 learn all of the intricacies of Alistar in order to counter Elise during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Alistar usually gets a similar amount of CS relative to Elise. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Alistar versus Elise build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better versus Elise than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Alistar had an average winrate of 47.9% when playing against Elise with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Elise 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. Out of all the runes players chose for Alistar vs Elise battles, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 47.9% winrate overall.

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