Be very careful about when to use Life Form Disintegration Ray. Many champions have abilities that can interrupt the spell.
When laning, use Void Rift to kill minions while building stacks of Organic Deconstruction on your opponent. You can then follow up with your other abilities.
Shooting Plasma Fission diagonally and splitting at maximum range allows you to hit opponents that are out of the range of the initial missile, but is more challenging to pull off.
Using Pulverize can allow you to establish better positioning for Headbutt.
Move Speed is very important on Alistar. Consider which boots to buy carefully.
Using Flash can allow you catch your target off guard to knock them back into your allies with Pulverize and Headbutt.
The Vel'Koz Alistar synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Alistar, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Vel'Koz sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Alistar. His KDA worsened from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Alistar helps Vel'Koz perform poorer in competitive League of Legends games. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.
When Vel'Koz is paired with Alistar, he observes a little increase in his total damage dealt. This could demonstrate that Alistar supports by providing protection for him to deal more damage or that his participation also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Vel'Koz is played together with Alistar 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 Alistar.
Additionally, when Vel'Koz plays with Alistar on the same team, he typically takes a little less damage than when he plays alone. Getting dealt not as much damage could indicate that Alistar does a decent job of covering Vel'Koz in teamfights.
There is no top companion for Vel'Koz that will always be his #1 synergy. Yet, Alistar is a very typical ally for Vel'Koz. By being on the same team as Vel'Koz, he lowers their win rate by -0.4% to 51.1%. This demonstrates that there is a weak bond between Vel'Koz and Alistar that results in them performing not as well together than alone.
Alistar has a lower difficulty than Vel'Koz. That means Vel'Koz players don't need to be careful when enlisting Alistar teammates to play with, as they will require a lower level of skill to play well with you.
Playing on the same side, Vel'Koz players should expect to observe an overall large increase in your team’s capability to deal magical damage. Combined, these champions can deal quite a lot of AP type damage.
Conversely, by grouping Vel'Koz and Alistar together, you may not be giving your other allies very much sustained damage output. We recommend you include other champions on your team that nullifies this gap in their abilities.
Regardless of your Alistar 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 Vel'Koz to pair well with Alistar during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends matches, you should keep reading to pick up additional tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you should increase your win rate by a lot.
The ideal finished items to focus on in your Vel'Koz and Alistar synergy build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Horizon Focus. When Vel'Koz included at least these three great items in his build, he performed a lot better when fighting alongside Alistar than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Vel'Koz boasted an average winrate of 51.1% helping carry Alistar with this build.
To have the best probability of crushing your oponents, you should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Presence of Mind, and Cut Down runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for this champion pairing, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 51.1% winrate overall.
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