How to Win Ezreal vs Alistar Counter Matchup Ezreal is in the b tier of champions

Ezreal vs Alistar

How to Beat Alistar as Ezreal in LoL Alistar is in the s tier of champions
Marksman Mage
Tank Support

How to Beat Alistar as Ezreal

based on 1,772 Ezreal vs Alistar matchups
Win Rate
50.3 %
K/D/A
2.75
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Alistar as Ezreal came out of an analysis of 1772 ranked games where both champs faced one another. This particular champion matchup is relatively rare. Ezreal is forced to battle against Alistar in only 1.5% of his games.

Ezreal vs Alistar Matchup Summary

Ezreal has done a average job of beating Alistar. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.3% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Ezreal versus Alistar matches, Ezreal’s team is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Alistar.

Best Ezreal vs Alistar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Ezreal Items

~22 Mins
Duskblade of DraktharrMuramanaEssence Reaver

Optional Items

Ravenous HydraSerylda's GrudgeFrozen Heart

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Press the Attack Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Ezreal's passive ability p
Ezreal q ability q
Ezreal w ability w
Ezreal e ability e
Ezreal's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Alistar as Ezreal

Tips for Playing as Ezreal against Alistar

You can play Ezreal either as a Attack Damage carry or Ability Power carry depending on how you build him.

You can line up Trueshot Barrage to hit multiple minion waves or even Monsters.

Use Arcane Shift to help line up your other skill shots.

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.

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

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

Ezreal vs Alistar Counter Stats

Ezreal Image
Win Rate
50.3 %
VS
Win Rate
49.7 %
Alistar Image
6.7
< Kills >
1.8
5.3
< Deaths >
6.3
7.9
< Assists >
13.4
1.58
< Killing Sprees >
0.31
167
< Minions Killed >
36
0.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.45
17,796
< Physical Damage >
1,124
6,867
< Magic Damage >
5,986
766
< True Damage >
788
25,430
< Damage Dealt >
7,900
18,746
< Damage Taken >
25,406
11,830
< Gold Earned >
7,772
2.36
< Towers >
1.76
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,965
< Total Healing >
8,789
12,458
< Experience >
10,247
18
< Vision Score >
47
8
< Wards Placed >
22
81
< Time Dealing CC >
142

How to Counter Alistar with Ezreal in LoL

The stats provided here underscore several critical Ezreal vs. Alistar counter stats that may help you understand the distinctions between the two. As an example, Ezreal’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Alistar’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Ezreal may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Alistar. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Ezreal often has a much larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Alistar. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ezreal and Alistar

Damage Types Compared

Ezreal
Alistar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ezreal
Alistar

Who is Better, Ezreal or Alistar?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Ezreal usually fairs equally well when facing off against Alistar, with a 50.3% win rate. Therefore, Ezreal makes an ok counter to Alistar.

While Ezreal does have a higher winrate than Alistar, when they face off with one another, Ezreal also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more complex champ to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ezreal into Alistaras his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Ezreal also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Alistar. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Ezreal is a decent counter for Alistar. Focus your strategy on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Ezreal against Alistar.

Additional Information for Ezreal Players

How We Calculated Our Ezreal vs Alistar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Alistar as Ezreal, we analyzed 1,772 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 Ezreal 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 Ezreal in order to counter Alistar during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ezreal often picks up much more CS compared to Alistar. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Ezreal versus Alistar build include Duskblade of Draktharr, Muramana, and Essence Reaver. When Ezreal incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better versus Alistar than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Ezreal boasted an average win rate of 50.3% when playing against Alistar with this build.

To have the highest chance of beating Alistar as Ezreal, Ezreal players should use the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Ezreal vs Alistar matchups, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.3% winrate overall.

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