Alistar vs Jarvan IV Counter Build

How to Win Alistar vs Jarvan IV Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Jarvan IV as Alistar in LoL

How to Beat Jarvan IV as Alistar

3,462 Alistar vs Jarvan IV Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League rounds that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Jarvan IV as Alistar came out of an examination of 3462 ranked matches where both champions faced off against one another. This particular champion pairing is fairly rare. Alistar has to counter Jarvan IV in only 2.7% of his games.

Unfortunately, Alistar has done a dismal job of countering Jarvan IV. Typically, he wins a lowly 48.1% of the time the champions face each other in. In Alistar vs Jarvan IV games, Alistar’s team is 0.1% less expected to earn first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Jarvan IV.

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Best Alistar Items to Counter Jarvan IV

The most crucial items to focus on in your Alistar versus Jarvan IV build include 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 Jarvan IV than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Alistar had an average win rate of 61.1% when playing against Jarvan IV with these items in his kit.

Best Alistar Runes to Counter Jarvan IV

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Hextech Flashtraption Rune Hextech Flashtraption
Future's Market Rune Future's Market

To have the highest chance of beating Jarvan IV as Alistar, you should take the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Hextech Flashtraption, and Future's Market runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Alistar vs Jarvan IV clashes, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 54.7% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Jarvan IV runes to fend off Alistar in order to help you recognize how he will probably be setup against your champion.


1.8 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 5.7


6.1 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 5.4


13 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 12.4

Alistar vs Jarvan IV Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page emphasize some vital Alistar against Jarvan IV matchup statistics that may help you grasp the differences between the pair. Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is less than Jarvan IV’s KDA ratio of 3.4, showing that Alistar may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Jarvan IV..

Alistar typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, he receives less damage than Jarvan IV. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

In Alistar vs Jarvan IV matchups, Alistar commonly gets a similar number of CS than Jarvan IV. Champions who on average do not amass a lot of minion kills usually do not require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off of their skills and stats alone. However, champs with plenty of CS, such as carries, typically need a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, work to pass the averages displayed here to do well.

If you would like to view Alistar versus Jarvan IV tips and builds for a a particular division rank, feel free to choose one from the selection menu shown above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions shown are computed using all games with data with both champions.

Num. Killing Sprees

0.3 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 1.3

Largest Multi-Kill

0.83 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 1.34

Damage Dealt

7,056 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 14,199

Damage Taken

20,795 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 27,600

Healing Done

7,434 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 9,118

Vision Score

45 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 23

Gold Earned

7,357 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 10,673

Minions Killed

33 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 39

Dragons Killed

0.02 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 1.32

Barons Killed

0.01 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 0.27


1.76 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 2.23


0.45 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 0.54

CC Duration (sec)

96 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 384

Experience Earned

9,435 | Alistar Jarvan IV | 12,075

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,462 Alistar vs Jarvan IV 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 Jarvan IV 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.