Ziggs vs Alistar Counter Build

How to Beat Alistar as Ziggs


At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League rounds each week. In our database, Ziggs did battle with Alistar in 3,999 matches. Using so many matchups for Ziggs vs Alistar gives us faith in our capability to provide enlightening stats and a pro build to shatter your rival.

This matchup is fairly rare. Ziggs is forced to battle against Alistar in only 1.7% of his games. Ziggs has done a average job of countering Alistar. Normally, Ziggs wins a acceptable 50.0% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Ziggs versus Alistar matches, Ziggs’s team is 1.0% more likely to earn first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood against Alistar.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Ziggs Items to Counter Alistar

The most important items to use in your Ziggs versus Alistar build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Luden's Tempest. When Ziggs used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Alistar than with most other common builds.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item Luden's Tempest Item

Best Ziggs Runes to Counter Alistar

To have the highest chance of defeating Alistar as Ziggs, Ziggs players should use the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes. Out of all the runes players picked for Ziggs vs Alistar face-offs, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the top Alistar runes to counterpick against Ziggs to help you grasp how he will likely be setup to try to beat you.

Best Ziggs Runes

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace

Best Alistar Runes

Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight


The subsequent tables clarify some critical Ziggs against Alistar matchup statistics that can help us explain the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Ziggs’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is similar to Alistar’s KDA ratio of 2.5, highlighting that Ziggs may be just as central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Alistar. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Battle Stats


Ziggs Stats
5.1 2.3
Alistar Stats


Ziggs Stats
5.7 6.2
Alistar Stats


Ziggs Stats
8.5 13.2
Alistar Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Ziggs Stats
2.4 0.9
Alistar Stats

Damage Dealt

Ziggs Stats
23077 8324
Alistar Stats

Damage Taken

Ziggs Stats
14662 23907
Alistar Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Ziggs Stats
5.5 5.1
Alistar Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Ziggs Stats
0.9 0.8
Alistar Stats

Dragons Killed

Ziggs Stats
1.9 2
Alistar Stats

Barons Killed

Ziggs Stats
0.3 0.4
Alistar Stats

Gold Earned

Ziggs Stats
10341 7741
Alistar Stats

Minions Killed

Ziggs Stats
136 35
Alistar Stats

Ziggs typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. Typically, Ziggs takes less damage than Alistar. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Ziggs vs Alistar matchups, Ziggs usually gets many more minion kills than Alistar. Champions that don't get many minion kills normally don't need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with tons of CS, such as ADCs, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to pass the values presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3999 Ziggs vs Alistar 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 Ziggs 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.