Using Flash can allow you catch your target off guard to knock them back into your allies with Pulverize and Headbutt.
Move Speed is very important on Alistar. Consider which boots to buy carefully.
Using Pulverize can allow you to establish better positioning for Headbutt.
Using Ebb and Flow during an engagement with enemy champions will help sway the battle in your favor.
Aqua Prison has a long cooldown, make sure to use it at the right moment.
Nami's ultimate can come in very handy for initiating on enemies who are far away.
The Alistar Nami synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Nami, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Alistar sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Nami. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This worsening shows that Nami helps Alistar perform poorer in ranked LoL rounds. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Alistar plays on the same team as Nami, he observes a big jump in his complete damage dealt. This change could demonstrate that Nami supports by providing protection for him to deal more damage or that her allyship also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Alistar is played alongside Nami on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing alongside Nami.
Additionally, when Alistar plays with Nami on the same side, he often takes significantly more damage than when he plays alone. Receiving more damage could mean that Nami does a poor job of protecting Alistar in team fights.
There is no one best champion pairing for Alistar that will no matter what be his top synergy. However, overall, Nami is a fantastic teammate for Alistar. By playing on the same team as Alistar, she improves their win rate by 3.1% to 54.2%. This clearly indicates that there is a very real bond between Alistar and Nami that allows them to perform better together than alone.
Nami has a lower difficulty than Alistar. That means you don't need to be cautious when lining up Nami teammates to play with, as they will need a lower level of skill to fight well with you.
Fighting together, Alistar players should expect to witness an overall large increase in your team’s capability to support your allies. When paired, these champions should be able to manipulate the pace of team fights.
In contrast, by pairing Alistar and Nami together, you may not be granting your side much AD. Plan to bring other champs on your team that neutralizes this hole in their kit.
Regardless of your Nami ally's skill level, you need to focus on increasing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well anyway.
To learn all of the intricacies of Alistar to work well with Nami during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends rounds, you should continue reading to pick up additional lessons on this champion pairing. If you use the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate significantly.
The best items to get in your Alistar and Nami synergy build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Thornmail. When Alistar combined at least these three finished items in his build, he performed much better as an ally of Nami than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Alistar boasted an average win rate of 54.2% when playing alongside Nami with this build.
To have the best likelihood of beating your oponents, Alistar players should equip the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Transcendence, Waterwalking, Hextech Flashtraption, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for this team composition, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 54.2% winrate overall.
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