How to Win Ekko vs Alistar Counter Matchup Ekko is in the s tier of champions

Ekko vs Alistar

How to Beat Alistar as Ekko in LoL Alistar is in the a tier of champions
Assassin Fighter
Tank Support

How to Beat Alistar as Ekko

based on 1,414 Ekko vs Alistar matchups
Win Rate
50.6 %
K/D/A
2.65
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL games each week. In our data, Ekko battled Alistar 1414 times. Including so many games with Ekko versus Alistar gives us a lot of faith in our capability to produce informative stats and a pro build to counter your rival. This particular champion matchup is relatively rare. Ekko fights Alistar in only 1.2% of his rounds.

Ekko vs Alistar Matchup Summary

Ekko does a ok job of countering Alistar. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.6% of the time the champions face one another in. In Ekko vs Alistar rounds, Ekko’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Alistar.

Best Ekko vs Alistar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandHextech Alternator

Core Ekko Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapLich Bane

Optional Items

Nashor's ToothZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Ekko's passive ability p
Ekko q ability q
Ekko w ability w
Ekko e ability e
Ekko's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Alistar as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Alistar

If you can proc Z-Drive Resonance on an enemy champion, it's worth taking risks to do so. The bonus Move Speed makes it easy to escape.

Phase Dive's dash is a great tool for setting up Ekko's other abilities. Use it to get double hits with Timewinder or get into position to detonate Parallel Convergence.

Chronobreak is a potent escape tool, but it can also be quite powerful when used offensively. Don't underestimate its damage potential.

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.

Ekko vs Alistar Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
50.6 %
VS
Win Rate
49.4 %
Alistar Image
7.3
< Kills >
1.8
5.5
< Deaths >
6.1
7.3
< Assists >
13.3
1.6
< Killing Sprees >
0.32
92
< Minions Killed >
36
0.82
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.48
2,374
< Physical Damage >
1,230
16,874
< Magic Damage >
6,145
1,291
< True Damage >
755
20,540
< Damage Dealt >
8,131
28,989
< Damage Taken >
24,311
12,114
< Gold Earned >
7,763
1.93
< Towers >
1.78
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
8,792
< Total Healing >
8,419
13,527
< Experience >
10,281
19
< Vision Score >
45
6
< Wards Placed >
22
371
< Time Dealing CC >
145

How to Counter Alistar with Ekko in LoL

The stats shown here feature several influential Ekko against Alistar counter stats that can help us figure out the differences and similarities between these two champs. Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Alistar’s ratio of NaN, showing that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Alistar. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Ekko often has a much larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Alistar. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ekko and Alistar

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Alistar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Alistar

Who is Better, Ekko or Alistar?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Ekko usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Alistar, with a 50.6% win rate. Therefore, Ekko makes an ok counter for Alistar.

While Ekko does have a higher winrate compared to Alistar, when facing one another, Ekko also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Ekko into Alistaras his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Alistar matchups, Ekko is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Ekko is a decent counter for Alistar. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Ekko against Alistar.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Alistar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Alistar as Ekko, we analyzed 1,414 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 Ekko 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 learn all of the intricacies of Ekko in order to counter Alistar during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ekko most often racks up more CS relative to Alistar. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to have in your Ekko versus Alistar build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Ekko used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Alistar than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Ekko had an average win rate of 50.6% battling Alistar with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of coming out on top against Alistar as Ekko, Ekko players should use the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Ekko vs Alistar LoL games, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 50.6% win rate overall.

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