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Alistar Build Guides, Runes and Items

Alistar The Minotaur

Find the best Alistar build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 12.22. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Alistar build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Alistar's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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Alistar Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Alistar we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Alistar, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Alistar this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.22. However, if you are a new Alistar player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Alistar!

Patch 12.22: 560120 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Alistar's Runes

Alistar's Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 4464 Games

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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Alistar's 2nd Best Runes 70%

Win Rate 56 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Celerity
Celerity
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Alistar's 3rd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 64 Games

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Glacial Augment
Glacial Augment
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Alistar's Summoner Spells

Alistar's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 16437 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Alistar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 5109 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Alistar's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 56 Games

Flash Ghost

Alistar's Starters

Alistar's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 18888 Games

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Trinket

Alistar's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 20330 Games

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Second Best

Alistar's 2nd Best Trinket 39%

Win Rate 1621 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Alistar's 3rd Best Trinket 36%

Win Rate 100 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Alistar's Ability Order

Alistar's Best Ability Order 65%

Win Rate 261 Games

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Patch 12.22: 560122 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Alistar's Runes

Alistar's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 222 Games

  • 1
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Alistar's 2nd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Alistar's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Alistar's Summoner Spells

Alistar's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 965 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Alistar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 43%

Win Rate 265 Games

Exhaust Flash

Alistar's Starters

Alistar's Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 982 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Alistar's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 1126 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Alistar's 2nd Best Trinket 39%

Win Rate 153 Games

Stealth Ward
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Alistar's Ability Order

Alistar's Best Ability Order 58%

Win Rate 12 Games

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  • 3
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 12.22: 170747 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Alistar's Runes

Alistar's Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 146 Games

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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Alistar's 2nd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Alistar's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Alistar's Summoner Spells

Alistar's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 561 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Alistar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 141 Games

Exhaust Flash

Alistar's Starters

Alistar's Best Starter Items 0%

Win Rate Games

! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Trinket

Alistar's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 659 Games

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Second Best

Alistar's 2nd Best Trinket 37%

Win Rate 60 Games

Stealth Ward
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Alistar's Ability Order

Alistar's Best Ability Order 0%

Win Rate Games

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Alistar Counters

Learn Alistar's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Alistar guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Alistar Support in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Alistar. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

CR is Counter Rating, which is a combination of multiple counter factors. Counters shown are for Alistar Alistar Support

Alistar Skins

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Alistar's Abilities

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