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

Trundle vs Alistar

How to Beat Alistar as Trundle in LoL Alistar is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Tank Support

How to Beat Alistar as Trundle

based on 873 Trundle vs Alistar matchups
Win Rate
55.3 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League matches that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Alistar as Trundle resulted from an analysis of 873 ranked rounds where both champs engaged one another. This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Trundle is forced to battle against Alistar in only 1.7% of his games.

Trundle vs Alistar Matchup Summary

Trundle has done a great job of countering Alistar. Normally, he wins a whopping 55.3% of games the champions battle one another in. In Trundle against Alistar games, Trundle’s side is 0.1% more probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Alistar.

Best Trundle vs Alistar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Trundle Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererThornmailTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

Spirit VisageBlade of The Ruined KingHullbreaker

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearApproach Velocity
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Trundle's passive ability p
Trundle q ability q
Trundle w ability w
Trundle e ability e
Trundle's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Alistar as Trundle

Tips for Playing as Trundle against Alistar

Chomp is good for lowering the physical damage of enemies; try to focus it on enemy physical damage dealers.

Trundle excels at fighting within his Frozen Domain. Try to draw enemies onto it.

Use Subjugate to soften a powerful enemy tank or to create a target for your team to focus fire.

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.

Trundle vs Alistar Counter Stats

Trundle Image
Win Rate
55.3 %
VS
Win Rate
44.7 %
Alistar Image
5.8
< Kills >
1.9
5.5
< Deaths >
6.3
7.8
< Assists >
12.6
1.35
< Killing Sprees >
0.34
74
< Minions Killed >
38
1.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.73
< Inhibitors >
0.44
12,383
< Physical Damage >
1,175
1,968
< Magic Damage >
5,803
987
< True Damage >
720
15,339
< Damage Dealt >
7,699
31,955
< Damage Taken >
21,963
11,309
< Gold Earned >
7,632
2.91
< Towers >
1.72
0.19
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
14,229
< Total Healing >
7,756
12,910
< Experience >
10,036
20
< Vision Score >
42
6
< Wards Placed >
20
342
< Time Dealing CC >
154

How to Counter Alistar with Trundle in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore some critical Trundle versus Alistar counter stats that may help you distinguish the differences between these two champs. As an example, Trundle’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Alistar’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Trundle may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Alistar. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Trundle often has a much larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Alistar. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Trundle and Alistar

Damage Types Compared

Trundle
Alistar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Trundle
Alistar

Who is Better, Trundle or Alistar?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Trundle usually wins when facing off against Alistar, with a 55.3% win rate. Therefore, Trundle makes a fantastic counter to Alistar.

While Trundle does have a much higher winrate than Alistar, when they face off with one another, Trundle also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Trundle into Alistar.

Additionally, Trundle also 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 isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Trundle vs Alistar matchups, Trundle is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Trundle is a great counter for Alistar. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Trundle against Alistar.

Additional Information for Trundle Players

How We Calculated Our Trundle vs Alistar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Alistar as Trundle, we analyzed 873 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 Trundle 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 learn all of the intricacies of Trundle to counter Alistar during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Trundle usually gets more CS relative to Alistar. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Trundle versus Alistar build include Divine Sunderer, Thornmail, and Titanic Hydra. When Trundle bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Alistar than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Trundle had an average win rate of 55.3% when playing against Alistar with this build.

To have the highest chance of crushing Alistar as Trundle, Trundle players should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Trundle vs Alistar counter picks, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 55.3% winrate overall.

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