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

Alistar vs Rammus

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

How to Beat Rammus as Alistar

based on 548 Alistar vs Rammus matchups
Win Rate
49.5 %
K/D/A
2.44
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League matches each and every week. In our dataset, Alistar faced off against Rammus 548 times. Including so many matchups for Alistar vs Rammus gives us a lot of confidence in our ability to produce actionable stats and a pro build to obliterate Rammus. This particular champ pairing is somewhat rare. Alistar fights Rammus in only 1.9% of his rounds.

Alistar vs Rammus Matchup Summary

Alistar does a ok job of beating Rammus. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.5% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Alistar against Rammus matches, Alistar’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood versus Rammus.

Best Alistar vs Rammus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Alistar Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariThornmailBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Zeke'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
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
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E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Rammus as Alistar

Tips for Playing as Alistar against Rammus

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 Rammus

Rammus often stacks high Armor, leaving him especially vulnerable to caster damage while not in Defensive Ball Curl.

Pay particular attention to when his Defensive Ball Curl is off. Rammus has much lower stats than a normal tank when he's out of the stance.

Alistar vs Rammus Counter Stats

Alistar Image
Win Rate
49.5 %
VS
Win Rate
50.5 %
Rammus Image
1.8
< Kills >
4.8
6.3
< Deaths >
5.5
13.6
< Assists >
11.7
0.29
< Killing Sprees >
1.12
37
< Minions Killed >
31
0.03
< Dragons Killed >
1.11
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.37
1,254
< Physical Damage >
2,401
6,273
< Magic Damage >
12,228
754
< True Damage >
1,191
8,282
< Damage Dealt >
15,821
24,906
< Damage Taken >
28,334
7,806
< Gold Earned >
10,477
1.86
< Towers >
1.28
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.25
8,701
< Total Healing >
7,505
10,215
< Experience >
12,429
45
< Vision Score >
19
21
< Wards Placed >
5
160
< Time Dealing CC >
579

How to Counter Rammus with Alistar in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight some valuable Alistar vs. Rammus counter stats that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between this set of champs. Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Rammus’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Alistar may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Rammus..

Alistar usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes less damage than Rammus. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Alistar and Rammus

Damage Types Compared

Alistar
Rammus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Alistar
Rammus

Who is Better, Alistar or Rammus?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Alistar usually fairs equally well when taking on Rammus, with a 49.5% win rate. Therefore, Alistar makes an ok counter for Rammus.

While Alistar does have a lower winrate compared to Rammus, when they face off with one another, Alistar also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Alistar into Rammusas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Alistar has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Rammus. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Alistar vs Rammus matchups, Rammus is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Alistar is a somewhat poor counter for Rammus. Focus your actions on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Alistar against Rammus.

Additional Information for Alistar Players

How We Calculated Our Alistar vs Rammus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Rammus as Alistar, we analyzed 548 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 Rammus 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 Rammus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Alistar typically picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Rammus. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Alistar versus Rammus build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better versus Rammus than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Alistar boasted an average win rate of 49.5% when countering Rammus with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Rammus as Alistar, you should take the Aftershock, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Hextech Flashtraption, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Alistar vs Rammus counters, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.5% winrate overall.

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