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Elise vs Alistar

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

How to Beat Alistar as Elise

based on 313 Elise vs Alistar matchups
Win Rate
52.1 %
K/D/A
2.86
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Alistar as Elise came out of an evaluation of 313 ranked rounds where both champions engaged one another. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Elise is forced to battle against Alistar in only 1.3% of her rounds.

Elise vs Alistar Matchup Summary

Elise does a good job of beating Alistar. On average, she wins a whopping 52.1% of games the champions fight one another in. In Elise versus Alistar games, Elise’s side is 0.2% more probable to earn first blood, indicating that she probably will get first blood against Alistar.

Best Elise vs Alistar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Void StaffLich Bane

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision TriumphCoup de Grace
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
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
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R

Guide to Countering Alistar as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Alistar

Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.

When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.

Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.

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.

Elise vs Alistar Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
52.1 %
VS
Win Rate
47.9 %
Alistar Image
7.7
< Kills >
1.8
5.6
< Deaths >
6.4
8.3
< Assists >
13.7
1.74
< Killing Sprees >
0.27
41
< Minions Killed >
35
1.28
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.57
< Inhibitors >
0.49
1,476
< Physical Damage >
1,109
17,211
< Magic Damage >
6,072
1,441
< True Damage >
769
20,129
< Damage Dealt >
7,951
25,879
< Damage Taken >
24,445
11,470
< Gold Earned >
7,726
2.05
< Towers >
1.86
0.31
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
8,186
< Total Healing >
8,438
12,613
< Experience >
10,163
23
< Vision Score >
47
6
< Wards Placed >
22
163
< Time Dealing CC >
151

How to Counter Alistar with Elise in LoL

The stats provided here feature some strategic Elise versus Alistar counter stats that may help you understand the differences between the two. As an example, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Alistar’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Alistar. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.

Elise usually has a much larger longest kill spree than her foe does. Typically, she takes a similar amount of damage to Alistar. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Elise and Alistar

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Alistar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Alistar

Who is Better, Elise or Alistar?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Elise usually wins when playing against Alistar, with a 52.1% win rate. As a result, Elise makes a good counter for Alistar.

While Elise does have a higher winrate compared to Alistar, when on opposite teams, Elise also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champ to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Elise into Alistaras her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Elise 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 trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Elise vs Alistar matchups, Elise is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Elise is a good counter for Alistar. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Elise against Alistar.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Alistar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Alistar as Elise, we analyzed 313 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 Elise 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 Elise to counter Alistar during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Alistar. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have 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 large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Elise versus Alistar build include Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Alistar than with most other common item sets. In fact, Elise had an average win rate of 52.1% when playing against Alistar with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of vanquishing Alistar as Elise, you should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Triumph, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Elise vs Alistar counterpicks, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 52.1% win rate overall.

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