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.
Using Pulverize can allow you to establish better positioning for Headbutt.
Be careful when fighting Ivern alone if he has Daisy ready to help!
Ivern's brush has a long duration. Watch out for ambushes!
Ivern can be deceptively slippery. Be careful chasing him too far.
The stats provided here emphasize some valuable Alistar against Ivern matchup statistics that can help you distinguish the distinctions between this pair of champs. For instance, Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ivern’s ratio of NaN, showing that Alistar may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Ivern..
Alistar typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Typically, he takes more damage than Ivern. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Alistar usually loses when playing against Ivern, with a 44.3% win rate. Therefore, Alistar makes a bad counter to Ivern.
While Alistar does have a much lower win rate compared to Ivern, when facing one another, Alistar also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex character to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Alistar into Ivernas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Alistar has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ivern. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Alistar vs Ivern matchups, Ivern is the better champion with a much lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.
Alistar is a bad counter to Ivern. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Alistar against Ivern.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Alistar in order to counter Ivern during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Alistar on average picks up more CS relative to Ivern. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.
The most crucial items to prioritize in your Alistar versus Ivern 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 did a lot better countering Ivern than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Alistar boasted an average win rate of 44.3% when playing against Ivern with this build.
To have the highest chance of crushing Ivern as Alistar, you should equip the Glacial Augment, Hextech Flashtraption, Minion Dematerializer, Cosmic Insight, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Alistar vs Ivern battles, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 44.3% win rate overall.
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