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Alistar Build Guide by Kuro to Shiro

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League of Legends Build Guide Author Kuro to Shiro

Season 6 Ap Alistar top

Kuro to Shiro Last updated on December 27, 2015
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Ability Sequence

2
8
10
12
13
Ability Key Q
1
4
5
7
9
Ability Key W
3
14
15
17
18
Ability Key E
6
11
16
Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

Fury
 
 
5/
Sorcery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vampirism
 
 
5/
Natural Talent
 
 
 
 
 
Bounty Hunter
1/
Oppressor
 
 
 
 
 
Battering Blows
 
 
Piercing Thoughts
 
 
 
 

Ferocity: 12

5/
Wanderer
 
 
Savagery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5/
Merciless
 
 
Meditation
 
 
 
 
 
Bandit
1/
Dangerous Game
 
 
 
 
 
Precision
 
 
5/
Intelligence
 
 
 
 

Cunning: 18

Recovery
 
 
Unyielding
 
 
 
 
 
Explorer
Tough Skin
 
 
 
 
 
Runic Armor
 
 
Veteran's Scars
 
 
 
 
 
Insight
Perseverance
 
 
 
 
 
Swiftness
 
 
Legendary Guardian
 
 
 
 

Resolve: 0



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Introduction



Hi, I am playing on SEA server ,currently Diamond 5. Ap Alistar top is quite op on this patch so I decided to make a guide of it.


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Runes

Runes



Runes

Greater Glyph of Magic Resist
9

Greater Mark of Precision
9

Greater Seal of Armor
9

Greater Quintessence of Ability Power
30



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Masteries

Masteries


Masteries
5/5
1/1
5/5
1/1
5/5
1/1
5/5
1/1
5/5
1/1


I am going to recommend several different builds for Alistar under the masteries, however as I've said and will continue to say, feel free to change this to fit your play style, there is no build that compliments everyone and there is no build that will guarantee a win every game. With that being said The trees that you invest in will largely be determined by your playstyle and opponent, and with S6 out there are several cool new masteries to try out on Alistar.


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Items

Items


Item Sequence

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
900

Frost Queen's Claim
2200

Luden's Echo
3200

Rod of Ages
2700

Zhonya's Hourglass
2900

Void Staff
2650

If gonna roam in the early game then I would get these boots. The cooldown helps many to roam and more combo will be done. Ionian Boots of Lucidity also is the cheapest boot in League of Legend.

This item is a MUST for ap champion. It gives you lots of gold from the start of the game . Active it and slow enemy down, it is very good for Alistar because it helps a lot on chasing enemy.

Damage, damage and damage.

Plenty of damage and sustain and no more.

Give damage and armor. Good for engage teamfights and become a golden bull.

Break enemy defensive line and f**k it .


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Skill Sequence

Ability Sequence
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18


> > >


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Abilities

Trample




After using an ability, Alistar stampedes for 3 seconds, becoming Ghost ghosted and dealing 7 - 24 (based on level) (+ 10% AP) magic damage per second to nearby enemies and enemy structures,「 doubled 」against minions.

Pulverize




COST:65 / 70 / 75 / 80 / 85 MANA COOLDOWN:17 / 16 / 15 / 14 / 13
ACTIVE: Alistar slams the ground beneath him, Airborne icon knocking up nearby enemies, Stun icon stunning them for 0.5 seconds upon landing and dealing magic damage.
MAGIC DAMAGE: 60 / 105 / 150 / 195 / 240 (+ 50% AP)


Headbutt




COST: 65 / 70 / 75 / 80 / 85 MANA COOLDOWN:14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10
ACTIVE: Alistar dashes to the target enemy, dealing magic damage, stunning them for 1 second and knocking them back.
MAGIC DAMAGE: 55 / 110 / 165 / 220 / 275 (+ 70% AP)

Triumphant Roar




COST: 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 MANA COOLDOWN:12
CTIVE: Alistar roars, healing himself and nearby allies for half as much.
SELF HEAL: 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180 (+ 20% AP)
Triumphant Roar's cooldown is reduced by 2 seconds whenever an enemy dies near Alistar.

Unbreakable Will




COST:100 MANA COOLDOWN: 120 / 100 / 80
ACTIVE: Alistar removes all hostile crowd control effects from himself. Additionally, he gains bonus attack damage and takes 70% reduced damage for 7 seconds.
BONUS ATTACK DAMAGE:60 / 75 / 90 AD


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Spells

Flash




Flash This spell is pretty much required for any champion in the game, and Alistar is no different, however in the hands of an Alistar god (such as myself, and you after you finish this guide) you can make the plays that cause everyone to get jealous.

The best use involves you flashing for a crucial knock up/knock back that will turn the tide for team fights.

Teleport




When you see both teams in bot lane at insanely low health, you however are at full hp. The support was nice enough to leave a ward in the bush and their team has pushed a little too far torward your turret. Your decision to Teleport in land your combo and secure the kills can snowball the bot lane into an endless blizzard. And who doesn't want an easy win in ranked?
Keep in mind Alistar's low movement speed, a Teleportback to lane can easily bring you back to lane after a gank.


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Ranked Play

Pros Ranked Gameplay



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Pros / Cons

Pros

+Good roaming
+ Strong late game (AoE cc on short cooldown)
+ One of the best peelers
+ Good Towerdiver
Alistar current patch is good with ap at top lane. Just go full ap, rekt enemy backline and Unbreakable Will will be your tank item !!!!


Cons

-W + Q Combos are a vital part of playing him and can be messed up easily which leaves you high and dry.
-High skillcap.
-Doesn’t have a burst lvl 6.
Alistar need lots of practises to be good at. The game will be messed up or even defeated by a single mistake of Alistar. So we need to play it right.


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Counter


Make sure to be safe until 6 with the occasional combo thrown at her, then you should have no problems.

Riven has a lot of base damage to throw at you early game, keep in mind that her passive allows her to do extra attack damage to you after every ability she casts.

Rivens usually follow a similar combo to: Valor in > AA > Broken Wings > AA > Broken Wings > AA > Broken Wings > AA then Ki Burst to disengage, after all of these are cast don't be afraid to harass a bit. however the cooldown is relatively short for the entire combo so beware.

This can be a tricky match up especially as the game progresses, you may need to rely more heavily on the jungler to help get kills.

Ryze will try to harass and poke you, and will most likely succeed, he can effectively squander your combo by casting whenever you are getting close to him.

If possible attempt to harass him before he can buy a because he spends a lot of his mana early levels to farm and poke you.

Teemo is god , Teemo is satan , Teemo > everyone in league.


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Tips

W-Q combo trick



A trick I've learned to make doing the W-Q combo very easy:

Make sure your Q or entire skills are on quickcast/smartcast. Cast your W on an enemy. While you are mid-air, PRESS, HOLD DOWN, and DON'T LET GO of your Q button. The Q will instantly cast after the W channel.

I've done this over and over and it works no matter how far you are from your enemy when you use your headbutt.

Just imagine you are doing the Yasuo E-Q knock-up combo

Flash Q-W combo trick


Another trick:

When you want to do the Flash-Q-W combo , DON'T FLASH FIRST , press Q then instant Flash and W back enemy. This way is more faster and better.


A decent video - MUST watch. All tips I mentioned are founded in here. You can get better by WATCHING THIS !!!!


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Conclusion




Well , nothing more to say , sorry if this guide doesn't help you much and thank you.