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

Jhin vs Alistar

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

How to Beat Alistar as Jhin

based on 2,069 Jhin vs Alistar matchups
Win Rate
49.1 %
K/D/A
2.95
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League games each and every week. In our dataset, Jhin faced Alistar 2069 times. Including so many matchups for Jhin vs Alistar gives us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce useful data and a solid build to defeat Alistar. This pairing is somewhat rare. Jhin is forced to battle against Alistar in only 1.5% of his matches.

Jhin vs Alistar Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Jhin does a dismal job of beating Alistar. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.1% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Jhin against Alistar rounds, Jhin’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood against Alistar.

Best Jhin vs Alistar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Jhin Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceRapid FirecannonThe Collector

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeLord Dominik's RegardsMortal Reminder

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Jhin's passive ability p
Jhin q ability q
Jhin w ability w
Jhin e ability e
Jhin's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Alistar as Jhin

Tips for Playing as Jhin against Alistar

You can still cast your spells while reloading. Use them to fill the down time.

Deadly Flourish has incredible range. When approaching a fight be sure to look ahead for enemies that could be rooted.

Your ultimate deals significantly less damage to enemies with full health. Look to pick off weakened targets as they run away.

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.

Jhin vs Alistar Counter Stats

Jhin Image
Win Rate
49.1 %
VS
Win Rate
50.9 %
Alistar Image
7.6
< Kills >
2
5.5
< Deaths >
6.6
8.6
< Assists >
13.3
1.74
< Killing Sprees >
0.35
162
< Minions Killed >
38
0.24
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.49
16,386
< Physical Damage >
1,186
1,885
< Magic Damage >
5,895
466
< True Damage >
782
18,737
< Damage Dealt >
7,863
16,478
< Damage Taken >
23,543
12,023
< Gold Earned >
7,936
2.21
< Towers >
1.88
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
3,214
< Total Healing >
8,077
12,434
< Experience >
10,413
18
< Vision Score >
45
9
< Wards Placed >
21
137
< Time Dealing CC >
155

How to Counter Alistar with Jhin in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several important Jhin versus Alistar matchup statistics that may help you explain the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Jhin’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Alistar’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Jhin may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Alistar. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Jhin often has a much larger longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives less damage than Alistar. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Jhin and Alistar

Damage Types Compared

Jhin
Alistar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Jhin
Alistar

Who is Better, Jhin or Alistar?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Jhin usually fairs equally well when taking on Alistar, with a 49.1% win rate. Thus, Jhin makes an ok counter for Alistar.

While Jhin does have a lower win rate than Alistar, when they face off with one another, Jhin also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Jhin into Alistar.

Moreover, Jhin has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Alistar. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Jhin vs Alistar matchups, Alistar is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Jhin is a somewhat poor counter to Alistar. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Jhin against Alistar.

Additional Information for Jhin Players

How We Calculated Our Jhin vs Alistar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Alistar as Jhin, we analyzed 2,069 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 Jhin 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 Jhin in order to counter Alistar during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Jhin usually racks up much more CS as Alistar. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. 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, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Jhin versus Alistar build include Galeforce, Rapid Firecannon, and The Collector. When Jhin bought at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Alistar than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Jhin boasted an average win rate of 49.1% when playing against Alistar with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of annihilating Alistar as Jhin, you should take the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Jhin vs Alistar counterpicks, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.1% win rate overall.

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