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

Alistar vs Zoe

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

How to Beat Zoe as Alistar

based on 338 Alistar vs Zoe matchups
Win Rate
48.5 %
K/D/A
2.32
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Zoe as Alistar resulted from an evaluation of 338 ranked matches where both champions faced each other. This counter matchup is relatively rare. Alistar is forced to battle against Zoe in only 1.2% of his rounds.

Alistar vs Zoe Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Alistar has done a poor job of beating Zoe. On average, he wins a acceptable 48.5% of games the champs fight one another in. In Alistar versus Zoe games, Alistar’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Zoe.

Best Alistar vs Zoe Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Alistar Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariThornmailBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

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 Grasp of the Undying DemolishSecond WindRevitalize
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
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
11
R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Zoe as Alistar

Tips for Playing as Alistar against Zoe

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 Zoe

Zoe's Paddle Star deals more damage the further it has flown.

Zoe must return to her starting point after casting Portal Jump, making her vulnerable to a counterattack.

Sleepy Trouble Bubble travels further over walls. Stop Zoe from hiding in fog of war to prevent her from setting the spell up.

Alistar vs Zoe Counter Stats

Alistar Image
Win Rate
48.5 %
VS
Win Rate
51.5 %
Zoe Image
1.8
< Kills >
6.2
6
< Deaths >
5.1
12.1
< Assists >
7.4
0.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.42
38
< Minions Killed >
136
0.03
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.49
1,119
< Physical Damage >
1,831
5,610
< Magic Damage >
16,586
713
< True Damage >
3,189
7,443
< Damage Dealt >
21,607
23,758
< Damage Taken >
17,428
7,543
< Gold Earned >
10,515
1.78
< Towers >
1.88
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
7,971
< Total Healing >
1,971
9,879
< Experience >
12,578
43
< Vision Score >
20
21
< Wards Placed >
9
138
< Time Dealing CC >
130

How to Counter Zoe with Alistar in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several vital Alistar against Zoe matchup statistics that may help you realize the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Zoe’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Alistar may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Zoe. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Alistar usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he receives more damage than Zoe. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Alistar and Zoe

Damage Types Compared

Alistar
Zoe
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Alistar
Zoe

Who is Better, Alistar or Zoe?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Alistar usually loses when facing off against Zoe, with a 48.5% win rate. Therefore, Alistar makes a poor counter for Zoe.

While Alistar does have a lower win rate than Zoe, when on opposite teams, Alistar also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Alistar into Zoeas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Alistar has a lot of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zoe. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Alistar is a somewhat poor counter for Zoe. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Alistar against Zoe.

Additional Information for Alistar Players

How We Calculated Our Alistar vs Zoe Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zoe as Alistar, we analyzed 338 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 Zoe 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

To truly master Alistar in order to counter Zoe during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Alistar usually racks up a lot less CS relative to Zoe. Champions who on average don't take much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Alistar versus Zoe build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs Zoe than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Alistar had an average winrate of 48.5% when countering Zoe with this build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Zoe as Alistar, Alistar players should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Revitalize, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Resolve and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Alistar vs Zoe LoL games, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.5% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Zoe as Alistar are displayed for all ranked divisions. If you would like to filter the statistics and builds to a particular skill level, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.