Alistar vs Irelia Counter Build

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

How to Beat Irelia as Alistar

7,803 Alistar vs Irelia Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Irelia as Alistar came out of an evaluation of 7803 ranked matches where both champions battled one another. This particular counter pairing is relatively uncommon. Alistar fights Irelia in only 6.1% of his games.

Alistar does a average job of countering Irelia. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.4% of games the champs face off with each other in. In Alistar against Irelia rounds, Alistar’s team is 0.1% less likely to get first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Irelia.

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Best Alistar Items to Counter Irelia

The best items to have in your Alistar versus Irelia build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better versus Irelia than with most other common item sets. In fact, Alistar had an average win rate of 61.3% when countering Irelia with this counter build.

Best Alistar Runes to Counter Irelia

Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Hextech Flashtraption Rune Hextech Flashtraption
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Irelia as Alistar, Alistar players should equip the Aftershock, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Hextech Flashtraption, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Alistar vs Irelia counterpicks, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 54.2% winrate overall.

We have also included the best Irelia runes to fight back against Alistar in order to help you infer how she will likely be kitted out to try to beat you.


1.9 | Alistar Irelia | 7.3


5.9 | Alistar Irelia | 6.8


13.5 | Alistar Irelia | 5.2

Alistar vs Irelia Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here show some influential Alistar against Irelia counter statistics that may help us explain the distinctions between the two. Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.6 is more than Irelia’s KDA ratio of 1.8, demonstrating that Alistar may be more central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Irelia. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Alistar often has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Irelia. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Alistar often gets a lot fewer minion kills than Irelia. Champs that do not amass very much CS usually don't have to have much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to do better than the values presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.33 | Alistar Irelia | 1.66

Largest Multi-Kill

0.84 | Alistar Irelia | 1.62

Damage Dealt

7,484 | Alistar Irelia | 19,354

Damage Taken

21,141 | Alistar Irelia | 26,493

Healing Done

7,968 | Alistar Irelia | 5,522

Vision Score

44 | Alistar Irelia | 17

Gold Earned

7,498 | Alistar Irelia | 12,137

Minions Killed

34 | Alistar Irelia | 185

Dragons Killed

0.04 | Alistar Irelia | 0.12

Barons Killed

0.01 | Alistar Irelia | 0.04


1.84 | Alistar Irelia | 2.19


0.47 | Alistar Irelia | 0.45

CC Duration (sec)

100 | Alistar Irelia | 82

Experience Earned

9,795 | Alistar Irelia | 13,553

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 7,803 Alistar vs Irelia 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 Irelia 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.