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

Galio vs Alistar

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

How to Beat Alistar as Galio

based on 394 Galio vs Alistar matchups
Win Rate
54.6 %
K/D/A
2.8
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked LoL rounds each week. In our database, Galio did battle with Alistar 394 times. With so many matchups for Galio vs Alistar gives us faith in our ability to produce enlightening statistics and a solid build to obliterate your foe. This pairing is somewhat rare. Galio fights Alistar in only 1.6% of his matches.

Galio vs Alistar Matchup Summary

Galio does a great job of beating Alistar. Normally, he wins a whopping 54.6% of games the champs face off with one another in. In Galio vs Alistar games, Galio’s side is 0.0% more likely to get first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood versus Alistar.

Best Galio vs Alistar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Galio Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceBulwark of the Mountain

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Aftershock Shield BashBone PlatingOvergrowth
Sorcery Nimbus CloakTranscendence
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Galio's passive ability p
Galio q ability q
Galio w ability w
Galio e ability e
Galio's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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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 Galio

Tips for Playing as Galio against Alistar

You can release Shield of Durand even while crowd controlled.

You can use the step back from Justice Punch to dodge enemy spells.

You can use the minimap ally icons to cast Hero's Entrance.

Advice to Win Against Alistar

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.

Galio vs Alistar Counter Stats

Galio Image
Win Rate
54.6 %
VS
Win Rate
45.4 %
Alistar Image
4.1
< Kills >
1.7
5.6
< Deaths >
6.4
11.6
< Assists >
13.4
0.93
< Killing Sprees >
0.29
105
< Minions Killed >
35
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.42
372
< Physical Damage >
1,185
13,312
< Magic Damage >
4,703
703
< True Damage >
744
14,387
< Damage Dealt >
6,633
20,243
< Damage Taken >
21,933
9,235
< Gold Earned >
7,513
1.64
< Towers >
1.78
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,767
< Total Healing >
7,640
11,765
< Experience >
9,659
27
< Vision Score >
44
13
< Wards Placed >
21
125
< Time Dealing CC >
152

How to Counter Alistar with Galio in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several strategic Galio versus Alistar counter stats that may help you explain the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Galio’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Alistar’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Galio may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Alistar..

Galio normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Alistar. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Galio and Alistar

Damage Types Compared

Galio
Alistar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Galio
Alistar

Who is Better, Galio or Alistar?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Galio usually wins when taking on Alistar, with a 54.6% win rate. Thus, Galio makes a great counter to Alistar.

While Galio does have a much higher winrate than Alistar, when facing one another, Galio also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult character to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Galio into Alistar.

Moreover, Galio has some amount of utility and CC, 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 one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Galio vs Alistar matchups, Galio is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Galio is a great counter to Alistar. Make sure you focus your actions on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Galio against Alistar.

Additional Information for Galio Players

How We Calculated Our Galio vs Alistar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Alistar as Galio, we analyzed 394 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 Galio 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 Galio 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 tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Galio usually picks up more CS as Alistar. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Galio versus Alistar build include Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Morellonomicon. When Galio incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better vs Alistar than with most other common builds. In fact, Galio had an average win rate of 54.6% when countering Alistar with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Alistar as Galio, you should equip the Aftershock, Shield Bash, Bone Plating, Overgrowth, Nimbus Cloak, and Transcendence runes from the Resolve and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Galio vs Alistar matchups, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 54.6% winrate overall.

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