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

Caitlyn vs Alistar

How to Beat Alistar as Caitlyn in LoL Alistar is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Alistar as Caitlyn

based on 1,632 Caitlyn vs Alistar matchups
Win Rate
51.1 %
K/D/A
2.5
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each and every week. In our dataset, Caitlyn engaged Alistar in 1632 games. Including so many games with Caitlyn vs Alistar provides us confidence in our capability to produce enlightening stats and a pro build to obliterate your enemy. This champion pairing is relatively rare. Caitlyn fights Alistar in only 1.2% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Alistar Matchup Summary

Caitlyn has done a decent job of beating Alistar. On average, she wins a acceptable 51.1% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Caitlyn against Alistar games, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that she probably will get first blood versus Alistar.

Best Caitlyn vs Alistar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

StormrazorLord Dominik's RegardsRapid Firecannon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Caitlyn to level up q
>
Second ability for Caitlyn to level up w
>
Last skill for Caitlyn to max out e

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
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
16
R

Guide to Countering Alistar as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Alistar

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

Advice to Win Against Alistar

When Alistar uses his ultimate, it's often better to move back and wait until the effect wears off before attacking him.

Alistar is very disruptive but very tough - try to target more fragile damage dealers.

Watch out for the Pulverize-Headbutt combo when around turrets.

Caitlyn vs Alistar Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
51.1 %
VS
Win Rate
48.9 %
Alistar Image
6.8
< Kills >
1.8
5.6
< Deaths >
6.1
7.2
< Assists >
12.9
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
0.28
168
< Minions Killed >
37
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.58
< Inhibitors >
0.43
19,124
< Physical Damage >
1,168
1,388
< Magic Damage >
5,832
1,198
< True Damage >
761
21,711
< Damage Dealt >
7,763
17,944
< Damage Taken >
24,567
11,950
< Gold Earned >
7,674
2.74
< Towers >
1.7
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
3,113
< Total Healing >
8,340
12,172
< Experience >
10,205
18
< Vision Score >
43
8
< Wards Placed >
20
78
< Time Dealing CC >
144

How to Counter Alistar with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight several influential Caitlyn versus Alistar matchup stats that may help you figure out the differences between the two. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Alistar’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Alistar. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Caitlyn often has a much larger longest kill spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Alistar. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Alistar

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Alistar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Alistar

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Alistar?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when trying to fight Alistar, with a 51.1% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes a good counter for Alistar.

While Caitlyn does have a higher win rate compared to Alistar, when facing one another, Caitlyn also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult champ to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Caitlyn into Alistar.

Moreover, Caitlyn has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Alistar. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Alistar matchups, Caitlyn is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Caitlyn is a decent counter to Alistar. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Alistar.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Alistar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Alistar as Caitlyn, we analyzed 1,632 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 Alistar as Caitlyn 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 Caitlyn in order to counter Alistar during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn typically accumulates much more CS as Alistar. Champions who typically don't earn much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Caitlyn versus Alistar build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better versus Alistar than with most other common builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average win rate of 51.1% when countering Alistar with this build.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Alistar as Caitlyn, you should use the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Caitlyn vs Alistar face-offs, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 51.1% win rate overall.

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