Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki.
Phosphorus Bomb can be used to reveal enemy units that might be hiding in a nearby patch of brush.
Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, so try using it for a quick escape.
Alistar is very disruptive but very tough - try to target more fragile damage dealers.
Watch out for the Pulverize-Headbutt combo when around turrets.
When Alistar uses his ultimate, it's often better to move back and wait until the effect wears off before attacking him.
The stats shown here highlight some important Corki versus Alistar counter statistics that can help us understand the differences and similarities between these two champions. Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Alistar’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Alistar. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.
Corki normally has a much larger longest killing spree than his counter does. On average, he takes less damage than Alistar. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Corki usually wins when facing off against Alistar, with a 52.5% win rate. Therefore, Corki makes a good counter for Alistar.
While Corki does have a higher win rate than Alistar, when they face off with one another, Corki also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Corki into Alistar.
Furthermore, Corki also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Alistar. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Corki vs Alistar matchups, Corki is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.
Corki is an above average counter to Alistar. Focus your actions on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Corki against Alistar.
To learn all of the intricacies of Corki to counter Alistar during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Corki most often gets much more CS relative to Alistar. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills often don't require 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 large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Corki versus Alistar build include Luden's Tempest, Muramana, and Shadowflame. When Corki included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Alistar than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Corki boasted an average win rate of 52.5% battling Alistar with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest probability of defeating Alistar as Corki, Corki players should take the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Time Warp Tonic, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Corki vs Alistar face-offs, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 52.5% win rate overall.
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