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

Alistar vs Vayne

How to Beat Vayne as Alistar in LoL Vayne is in the s tier of champions
Tank Support
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How to Beat Vayne as Alistar

based on 1,671 Alistar vs Vayne matchups
Win Rate
47.3 %
K/D/A
2.43
Pick Rate
5.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends games that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Vayne as Alistar resulted from an examination of 1671 ranked matches where both champs engaged one another. This champ pairing is somewhat uncommon. Alistar is forced to battle against Vayne in only 5.7% of his rounds.

Alistar vs Vayne Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Alistar has done a dismal job of countering Vayne. On average, he wins a lowly 47.3% of the time the champions face one another in. In Alistar against Vayne matches, Alistar’s side is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood against Vayne.

Best Alistar vs Vayne 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 SolariKnight's VowBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Zeke's ConvergenceThornmail

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 HealthScaling
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
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Vayne as Alistar

Tips for Playing as Alistar against Vayne

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 Vayne

Deny Vayne the opportunity to pin you against walls.

Vayne is fragile - turn the pressure up on her and she will be forced to play cautiously.

Alistar vs Vayne Counter Stats

Alistar Image
Win Rate
47.3 %
VS
Win Rate
52.7 %
Vayne Image
1.8
< Kills >
7.6
6.3
< Deaths >
6.2
13.5
< Assists >
6.1
0.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.74
35
< Minions Killed >
163
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.24
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.53
1,103
< Physical Damage >
13,680
5,804
< Magic Damage >
612
771
< True Damage >
7,618
7,679
< Damage Dealt >
21,911
24,213
< Damage Taken >
20,027
7,775
< Gold Earned >
12,262
1.88
< Towers >
2.3
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
8,145
< Total Healing >
2,603
10,203
< Experience >
12,611
46
< Vision Score >
18
22
< Wards Placed >
8
147
< Time Dealing CC >
59

How to Counter Vayne with Alistar in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize several critical Alistar versus Vayne matchup statistics that can help us explain the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Vayne’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Alistar may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Vayne. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Alistar often has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. On average, he takes more damage than Vayne. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Alistar and Vayne

Damage Types Compared

Alistar
Vayne
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Alistar
Vayne

Who is Better, Alistar or Vayne?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Alistar usually loses when trying to fight Vayne, with a 47.3% win rate. As a result, Alistar makes a bad counter for Vayne.

While Alistar does have a lower win rate than Vayne, when on opposite teams, Alistar also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex champion to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Alistar into Vayneas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Alistar vs Vayne matchups, Vayne is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Alistar is a bad counter to Vayne. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Alistar against Vayne.

Additional Information for Alistar Players

How We Calculated Our Alistar vs Vayne Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vayne as Alistar, we analyzed 1,671 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 Vayne 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 learn all of the intricacies of Alistar in order to counter Vayne during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Alistar most often picks up a lot less CS relative to Vayne. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Alistar versus Vayne build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar used at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs Vayne than with most other common item sets. In fact, Alistar had an average winrate of 47.3% battling Vayne with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of crushing Vayne 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 that we analyzed for Alistar vs Vayne counter picks, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.3% win rate overall.

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