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Alistar: Big bully, BIG disabler!
Can come out of many sticky situations using headbutt and pulverise.
9 sec immortality with ulti.
100% ap scaling with abilities.
Can heal alot with AP up.
Almost useless with ablilities on cd.
Terrible farmer, takes some time before u can one-hit minions with pulverise.
Colossal Strength: 20/40/60 % extra melee dmg on turrets... Well I have been thinking alot of this abillity, its hard to figure out howe to make this shine, but that will reqire and melee dps build with alistar and thats weak.
BUT! It hits acutally very hard when you use ur ultimate with it. So.. theres an option to go use Ultimate and start tanking and turret and hit it, when enemies go at you, you pulverrise and headbutt and enemi back to your allies.
This is my way of playing Alistar:
Flank the enemy group, (mostly at mid), let you team know your going for it. At the attack you need to single out the sqirsy's in the enemy team(casters, dps etc). The are to be found mostly in the back of the team.
Get in, pulverise OR use ulti first and then pulverise, depends if the enemys starts focus you. After the pulverise, select a sqirsy, or a champ with low health, and headbutt him back into your own team. Then you have succesfully served a sqirsy on a silverplate, rdy for feeding.
They key of Alistars succes, is suprise attacks witch can accomplished easy with speed. Now since we all know Alistar is a bull, it comes natural that he runs very fast! So get them boots of mobility, and you will be apple to roam the map anywere and position yourself at the right spot for the attack.
Now, you got to be carefull though, even with the big healthpool Alistars get, he can be somewhat focused down quick by a group of enemies IF he dosnt got ulti on.
You are practically the meanest tank of all in those 7 seconds when hes ulti is up. It is very rare that he can be nuked down. So use that advantage and flash/ghost or just run into a group and create chaos, wich alows your team to catch enemy team OFF-GUARD.
So why not just build Alistar as a tank with armor and stuff. You could, but those 7 seconds with hes ulti is usually enuff time to tank a teamfight. When those 7 seconds is gone, the result of a teamfight and casualties have already been determed. And who wins or lose.
Now the damage:
When you run in and burn off your abilities on sqirsy's, they will be left with under 50% hp, wich means your team dosnt have to use much time to get them down. They can almost just autohit them, and save their abilities for use on enemies that have 50% hp left, tanks, fighters etc..
Headbutting enemies up against a wall, will give your enuff time to run over and pulverise.
When your are towerhugging, flash out in you enemy infront of your tower, pulverise and headbutt him back to your own tower. Alistar is feared for that.
If your mate on the mid are pushing great and get enemy champ low at hp. Sneak up behind and headbutt him back to your carry. Also with ghost, your can run all the way from behind of enemy tower, and headbutt him from there, but theres a risk that tower is killing your, but your ghost should take care of that.
Try to seetup ganks early at games, Alistar is very strong early also.
Alistar is great for carring your carry!!