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.
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.
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.
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.
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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