How to Win Alistar vs Lucian Counter Matchup Alistar is in the a tier of champions

Alistar vs Lucian

How to Beat Lucian as Alistar in LoL Lucian is in the b tier of champions
Tank Support
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How to Beat Lucian as Alistar

based on 1,132 Alistar vs Lucian matchups
Win Rate
53.4 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
3.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. Within our database, Alistar faced off against Lucian in 1132 matches. Using so many games with Alistar vs Lucian provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to prepare actionable stats and a supported build to suppress your opponent. This champion pairing is relatively rare. Alistar encounters Lucian in only 3.9% of his games.

Alistar vs Lucian Matchup Summary

Alistar has done a good job of countering Lucian. Normally, he wins a fantastic 53.4% of games the champions battle each other in. In Alistar vs Lucian matches, Alistar’s team is 0.1% less likely to get first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood against Lucian.

Best Alistar vs Lucian Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalCloth Armor

Core Alistar Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariThornmailBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Knight's VowZeke's Convergence

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Alistar to level up q
>
Second ability for Alistar to level up w
>
Last skill for Alistar to max out e

Runes

Resolve Aftershock Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Inspiration Hextech FlashtraptionCosmic Insight
CDRScaling Armor Armor
Alistar's passive ability p
Alistar q ability q
Alistar w ability w
Alistar e ability e
Alistar's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Lucian as Alistar

Tips for Playing as Alistar against Lucian

Using Pulverize can allow you to establish better positioning for Headbutt.

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.

Advice to Win Against Lucian

Lucian has strong burst, but little sustained damage.

Piercing Light does not give Lucian extra Attack Range. He still needs to find a target in range to line up his shot. Avoid Piercing Light by anticipating the angle Lucian will choose.

Lucian cannot change the aim of The Culling. Take advantage of this by avoiding the angle of the bullets.

Alistar vs Lucian Counter Stats

Alistar Image
Win Rate
53.4 %
VS
Win Rate
46.6 %
Lucian Image
1.9
< Kills >
7.6
6.2
< Deaths >
6
13.5
< Assists >
6.6
0.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.73
36
< Minions Killed >
173
0.03
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.5
1,174
< Physical Damage >
17,630
6,017
< Magic Damage >
2,735
782
< True Damage >
1,231
7,973
< Damage Dealt >
21,597
24,043
< Damage Taken >
19,597
7,791
< Gold Earned >
12,173
1.88
< Towers >
2.4
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
8,317
< Total Healing >
2,142
10,248
< Experience >
12,291
46
< Vision Score >
19
22
< Wards Placed >
9
145
< Time Dealing CC >
38

How to Counter Lucian with Alistar in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here underscore some strategic Alistar versus Lucian matchup stats that may help us grasp the distinctions between the two. Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lucian’s ratio of NaN, showing that Alistar may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Lucian. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Alistar usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. On average, he receives more damage than Lucian. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Alistar and Lucian

Damage Types Compared

Alistar
Lucian
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Alistar
Lucian

Who is Better, Alistar or Lucian?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Alistar usually wins when taking on Lucian, with a 53.4% win rate. Therefore, Alistar makes a great counter for Lucian.

While Alistar does have a higher win rate compared to Lucian, when on opposite teams, Alistar also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Alistar into Lucianas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Alistar also has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Lucian. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Alistar vs Lucian matchups, Alistar is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Alistar is a great counter for Lucian. Focus your play on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Alistar against Lucian.

Additional Information for Alistar Players

How We Calculated Our Alistar vs Lucian Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lucian as Alistar, we analyzed 1,132 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 Lucian 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Alistar in order to counter Lucian during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Alistar on average gets a lot less CS as Lucian. Champs who on average don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The best items to use in your Alistar versus Lucian build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar used at least these three items in his build, he did much better when facing Lucian than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Alistar boasted an average win rate of 53.4% battling Lucian with this build.

To have the highest chance of annihilating Lucian as Alistar, you should use the Aftershock, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Hextech Flashtraption, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Alistar vs Lucian LoL games, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 53.4% winrate overall.

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