Alistar vs Illaoi Counter Build

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

How to Beat Illaoi as Alistar

2,234 Alistar vs Illaoi Matchups Analyzed

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Illaoi as Alistar came out of an evaluation of 2234 ranked games where both champions battled one another. This matchup is somewhat rare. Alistar is forced to battle against Illaoi in only 1.7% of his games.

Unfortunately, Alistar does a awful job of beating Illaoi. Typically, he wins a lowly 45.8% of games the champions battle each other in. In Alistar against Illaoi rounds, Alistar’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Illaoi.

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Best Alistar Items to Counter Illaoi

The top items to focus on in your Alistar versus Illaoi build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better against Illaoi than with most other common builds. In fact, Alistar had an average win rate of 58.8% battling Illaoi with this build.

Best Alistar Runes to Counter Illaoi

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Hextech Flashtraption Rune Hextech Flashtraption
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

To have the best probability of beating Illaoi as Alistar, you should use the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Hextech Flashtraption, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Alistar vs Illaoi counter picks, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 58.2% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Illaoi runes to fend off Alistar to help you infer how she will probably be built to try to beat your champ.


1.9 | Alistar Illaoi | 5.7


6.2 | Alistar Illaoi | 6.1


13.3 | Alistar Illaoi | 5.1

Alistar vs Illaoi Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here highlight some important Alistar against Illaoi matchup statistics that may help you figure out the differences and similarities between these two champs. For instance, Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.5 is better than Illaoi’s KDA ratio of 1.8, indicating that Alistar may be more central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Illaoi. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

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

In Alistar vs Illaoi matchups, Alistar commonly racks up a lot fewer minion kills than Illaoi. Champions who on average do not finish with many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are able to scale fully off their abilities alone. Although, champions with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to top the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.33 | Alistar Illaoi | 1.3

Largest Multi-Kill

0.84 | Alistar Illaoi | 1.45

Damage Dealt

7,841 | Alistar Illaoi | 24,305

Damage Taken

22,978 | Alistar Illaoi | 30,182

Healing Done

8,390 | Alistar Illaoi | 9,478

Vision Score

41 | Alistar Illaoi | 17

Gold Earned

7,584 | Alistar Illaoi | 11,359

Minions Killed

34 | Alistar Illaoi | 173

Dragons Killed

0.04 | Alistar Illaoi | 0.1

Barons Killed

0.01 | Alistar Illaoi | 0.02


1.65 | Alistar Illaoi | 2.7


0.4 | Alistar Illaoi | 0.6

CC Duration (sec)

107 | Alistar Illaoi | 60

Experience Earned

10,043 | Alistar Illaoi | 14,284

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,234 Alistar vs Illaoi 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 Illaoi 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.