Kalista Build Guide by Kalista Monster
The "harder but rewarding" way to KalistaBy Kalista Monster | Updated on March 28, 2021
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+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+8 Magic Resist
Ability Order Q max no W points
Threats & Synergies
oneshots you level 2, usually played with an aggresive support, making it harder to snowball
Very weak early, easy to abuse. Just don't fight if he has cresendum or severum with gravitum
Most people say she is the hardest counter to kalista but you can usually deal with her pretty easily with an aggresive support because of her lack of mobility. Without an aggresive support just look to farm and wait for ganks because she is immobile
Another champion people consider hard for kalista but most of her damage is skillshots, just dont get hit by her q or traps and be aggresive.
Yeah he is just too safe, you can't build a lead from just farming because he will outscale you.
The best matchup for kalista, very weak early and midgame. A kalista can easily kill a jhin even if he is 1000 gold up. Just dodge his w and dont get hit by max damage q
I don't understand how Jinx deals as much damage as she does. For some reason she just wins every trade even early game because of her minigun attack speed
Just leave the game if he gets a kill. It's doomed. Nothing you can do but play safe and hope he turret dives with your jungler nearby.
very meta pick and a good matchup for kalista. Just make sure you don't take trades where kai'sa can activate her passive. So only very short trades or very long trades where your e basically oneshots her
This champ sucks lmao. No one plays him either. If you face him just steam roll him early game and torture him.
He can be difficult to face because he tends to win trades. Look to dodge his q using HOB attack speed and you will win trades.
Pretty easy to face except for the fact that her E slows for a lot. If her e was different MF would be as easy as jhin. Just make sure you don't fight her when her e is up
This is the one champ I recommend you max e instead of q, if she w's your q then you lose on a lot of damage. look to play passive since she wins fights early especially with an aggressive support
With the rageblade nerf she is pretty easy to face. Just make sure you don't reach late game and it will be fine. Be aggressive and the lane is a breeze.
She can spellshield your ult and e, lethality sivir can be a threat but if its crit, you should win by playing aggressive.
Twitch has very strong slows and his invis makes it hard to kill him. He always outscales and can easily delete you at the start of fights. Ap twitch is very hard to beat, Ad is a bit easier.
very skillshot reliant champion. Just be aggressive early game since lethality varus is pretty weak until he gets 2 items
She beats you after level 6 even if you are up 1000 gold. Just don't fight her after level 6 unless you have backup
It's VERY easy to just dance around her and make it impossible to land more than 1 or 2 feathers using E.
great with her ultimate
works well when you ult combined with his ult, but he can't help you snowball if he is roaming all the time.
very strong early. easy to snowball with
no synergy with kalista except that your ult can let him get his CD back for another combo
HOB instantly activates stun
the AD she gives is nice but the rest of her kit is kind of bad for kalista
her w can be combined with your ult to guarantee roots. her shield MS and her q slows are pretty nice. Karma is kind of like a better version of Janna imo
no comment. We all know
better than most people might think, you can ult her in for her ult or you can ult as she is ulting to keep her safe incase she doesn't have zhonyas
she kind of sucks with kalista. pick poke champs with nami instead
just a god level support
good early game. might KS your kills because its a pantheon player.
very good at getting you a lead. your ult gives him a get out of jail free card
although rakan is amazing with kalista. he isn't in the best spot this season.
absolutely insane support just nerf Rell
nothing to get you a lead. just play for late by farming
she is very strong in the back and your ult just provides some safety for her
wait people play sona?
her heals can give you a better laning phase but doesn't help you get a lead.
insane early game. your ult works will with his passive and ult.
if tahm kench was more played I would rank this higher but most people can't play him right. I'm not sure if you can ult tahm if he eats an enemy champion since he is grounded but I'm pretty sure you can.
very underrated support. Very weak for a tank but he is like a tank enchanter hybrid. His ult is pretty nuts
the most common duo for kalista.
if there was a synergy strength lower than none, thats where she would go
his slow can be pretty good along with his ult for safety
Champion Build Guide
1. Ult range = E range
2. E range is longer than the indicator. As long as 1 target is in the range, other targets slightly outside the range can be hit
3. You're attacks will go through even if you get CC'd in the middle
4. A Double rend can be used to reset from an enemy who would have died to the AA damage before E. Double rend is when you cast E in the middle of your attack animation. Have 1 stack on an enemy in range of e then AA a target and e right after the windup finishes. If done correctly will reset your E even though your attack killed the enemy and not rend
5. The hop range on Q is slightly longer than your attack hop range.
6. You can start recall and immediately E to rend even though you are in recall animation (great way to BM)
7. If you start attack animation then q right after the windup finishes you will create a visual bug. You can extend it by moving and stopping with S at the correct speed. (My favorite way to BM)(this is easier to do in lower attack speeds but looks better with higher attack speeds)