Alistar vs Garen Counter Build

How to Win Alistar vs Garen Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Garen as Alistar in LoL

How to Beat Garen as Alistar

5,169 Alistar vs Garen Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League games each week. In our database, Alistar faced off against Garen in 5169 rounds. Using so many matchups for Alistar versus Garen gives us a lot of faith in our ability to produce informative data and a recommended build to counter Garen This counter matchup is fairly uncommon. Alistar has to counter Garen in only 4.0% of his matches.

Unfortunately, Alistar does a poor job of countering Garen. Normally, he wins a acceptable 48.8% of the time the champions face off with one another in. In Alistar vs Garen rounds, Alistar’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood versus Garen.

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Best Alistar Items to Counter Garen

The top items to use in your Alistar versus Garen build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when fighting Garen than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Alistar had an average winrate of 59.9% battling Garen with these items in his kit.

Best Alistar Runes to Counter Garen

Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Hextech Flashtraption Rune Hextech Flashtraption
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Garen as Alistar, you should take the Aftershock, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Overgrowth, Hextech Flashtraption, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Alistar vs Garen battles, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 53.0% winrate overall.

We have also shown the best Garen runes to fight Alistar in order to help you grasp how he will probably be played against you.


1.9 | Alistar Garen | 6.4


6.1 | Alistar Garen | 5.2


13 | Alistar Garen | 5

Alistar vs Garen Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here feature some influential Alistar against Garen counter stats that can help you distinguish the differences between this set of champs. As an example, Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is similar to Garen’s KDA ratio of 2.2, demonstrating that Alistar may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Garen. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Alistar normally has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, he receives less damage than Garen. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

In Alistar vs Garen matchups, Alistar commonly tallies a lot fewer minion kills than Garen. Champions that do not get much CS usually don't require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities alone. However, champs with a lot of CS, such as ADCs, usually must have a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to beat the values presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.33 | Alistar Garen | 1.44

Largest Multi-Kill

0.85 | Alistar Garen | 1.35

Damage Dealt

7,507 | Alistar Garen | 17,727

Damage Taken

21,977 | Alistar Garen | 26,020

Healing Done

7,915 | Alistar Garen | 3,072

Vision Score

43 | Alistar Garen | 17

Gold Earned

7,589 | Alistar Garen | 11,593

Minions Killed

34 | Alistar Garen | 157

Dragons Killed

0.04 | Alistar Garen | 0.13

Barons Killed

0.01 | Alistar Garen | 0.03


1.85 | Alistar Garen | 2.71


0.48 | Alistar Garen | 0.59

CC Duration (sec)

107 | Alistar Garen | 154

Experience Earned

9,948 | Alistar Garen | 14,030

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,169 Alistar vs Garen 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 Garen 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.