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

Veigar vs Alistar

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

How to Beat Alistar as Veigar

based on 999 Veigar vs Alistar matchups
Win Rate
50.6 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Alistar as Veigar came out of an examination of 999 ranked matches where both champs battled each other. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Veigar is forced to battle against Alistar in only 1.4% of his rounds.

Veigar vs Alistar Matchup Summary

Veigar does a ok job of beating Alistar. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.6% of games the champs face off with each other in. In Veigar against Alistar matches, Veigar’s team is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Alistar.

Best Veigar vs Alistar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Veigar Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Cosmic DriveShadowflameVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionIngenious Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Veigar's passive ability p
Veigar q ability q
Veigar w ability w
Veigar e ability e
Veigar'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
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Alistar as Veigar

Tips for Playing as Veigar against Alistar

Veigar is extremely Mana and Cooldown Reduction dependent. Try buying items with these stats in order to increase the effectiveness of your passive and Baleful Strike.

Use Event Horizon to increase your chances of landing Dark Matter.

Veigar is very fragile. It is valuable to select at least one summoner spell that can be used defensively.

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.

Veigar vs Alistar Counter Stats

Veigar Image
Win Rate
50.6 %
VS
Win Rate
49.4 %
Alistar Image
7
< Kills >
1.9
5.8
< Deaths >
6.4
7.4
< Assists >
13.5
1.6
< Killing Sprees >
0.32
154
< Minions Killed >
36
0.11
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.46
827
< Physical Damage >
1,174
20,449
< Magic Damage >
6,015
504
< True Damage >
776
21,781
< Damage Dealt >
7,966
18,560
< Damage Taken >
24,780
11,440
< Gold Earned >
7,809
2.12
< Towers >
1.83
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,677
< Total Healing >
8,088
13,357
< Experience >
10,222
21
< Vision Score >
45
10
< Wards Placed >
21
94
< Time Dealing CC >
142

How to Counter Alistar with Veigar in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some strategic Veigar against Alistar counter statistics that can help us distinguish the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. For instance, Veigar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Alistar’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Veigar may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Alistar. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Veigar normally has a much larger longest kill spree than his matchup does. Typically, he takes less damage than Alistar. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Veigar and Alistar

Damage Types Compared

Veigar
Alistar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Veigar
Alistar

Who is Better, Veigar or Alistar?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Veigar usually fairs equally well when facing off against Alistar, with a 50.6% win rate. Therefore, Veigar makes an ok counter to Alistar.

While Veigar does have a higher winrate than Alistar, when facing one another, Veigar also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Veigar into Alistaras his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Veigar has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Alistar. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Veigar vs Alistar matchups, Veigar is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Veigar is a decent counter to Alistar. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Veigar against Alistar.

Additional Information for Veigar Players

How We Calculated Our Veigar vs Alistar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Alistar as Veigar, we analyzed 999 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 Veigar 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 Veigar to counter Alistar during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Veigar often picks up much more CS compared to Alistar. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Veigar versus Alistar build include Everfrost, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Veigar used at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Alistar than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Veigar had an average win rate of 50.6% battling Alistar with these items in his kit.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Alistar as Veigar, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ingenious Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Veigar vs Alistar fights, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.6% win rate overall.

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