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

Alistar vs Veigar

How to Beat Veigar as Alistar in LoL Veigar is in the a tier of champions
Tank Support
Mage

How to Beat Veigar as Alistar

based on 1,144 Alistar vs Veigar matchups
Win Rate
46.4 %
K/D/A
2.37
Pick Rate
3.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends games each and every week. In our database, Alistar engaged Veigar 1144 times. Using so many games with Alistar versus Veigar gives us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare actionable statistics and a pro build to annihilate your opponent. This matchup is fairly rare. Alistar has to counter Veigar in only 3.9% of his matches.

Alistar vs Veigar Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Alistar does a awful job of beating Veigar. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.4% of games the champs face off with one another in. In Alistar against Veigar rounds, Alistar’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Veigar.

Best Alistar vs Veigar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsMobility Boots

Core Alistar Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariZeke's ConvergenceBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Dead Man's PlateThornmailKnight's Vow

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

Inspiration Glacial Augment Hextech FlashtraptionBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
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
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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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 Veigar as Alistar

Tips for Playing as Alistar against Veigar

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 Veigar

Dark Matter deals very high damage, but it can be avoided. Pay attention to the sound and visual indicator to be aware of when and where the spell will land.

Veigar's ultimate deals increased damage based on your missing health.

Event Horizon only stuns units on the edge. If you're inside the spell, you can still move and attack.

Alistar vs Veigar Counter Stats

Alistar Image
Win Rate
46.4 %
VS
Win Rate
53.6 %
Veigar Image
1.9
< Kills >
6.7
6.3
< Deaths >
5.5
13
< Assists >
7.3
0.32
< Killing Sprees >
1.56
35
< Minions Killed >
154
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.52
1,233
< Physical Damage >
819
6,074
< Magic Damage >
19,749
787
< True Damage >
517
8,096
< Damage Dealt >
21,086
24,871
< Damage Taken >
18,502
7,753
< Gold Earned >
11,311
1.65
< Towers >
2.11
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
8,132
< Total Healing >
1,750
10,229
< Experience >
13,402
45
< Vision Score >
21
21
< Wards Placed >
10
145
< Time Dealing CC >
96

How to Counter Veigar with Alistar in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some strategic Alistar vs. Veigar matchup stats that may help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Veigar’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Alistar may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Veigar. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.

Alistar typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes more damage than Veigar. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Alistar and Veigar

Damage Types Compared

Alistar
Veigar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Alistar
Veigar

Who is Better, Alistar or Veigar?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Alistar usually loses when playing against Veigar, with a 46.4% win rate. Thus, Alistar makes a bad counter for Veigar.

While Alistar does have a lower winrate than Veigar, when they face off with one another, Alistar also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Alistar into Veigaras his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Alistar also has a great amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Veigar. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, 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 Veigar matchups, Veigar is the better champ with a much lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Alistar is a garbage counter for Veigar. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Alistar against Veigar.

Additional Information for Alistar Players

How We Calculated Our Alistar vs Veigar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Veigar as Alistar, we analyzed 1,144 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 Veigar 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 to counter Veigar during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Alistar most often gets a lot less CS compared to Veigar. Champs who typically don't take much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Alistar versus Veigar build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better vs Veigar than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Alistar boasted an average winrate of 46.4% when playing against Veigar with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Veigar as Alistar, Alistar players should equip the Glacial Augment, Hextech Flashtraption, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Alistar vs Veigar LoL games, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 46.4% win rate overall.

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