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  • Alistar is the Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Alasdair, ultimately from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος, meaning "Defender."
  • Triumphant Roar Triumphant Roar's icon used to show the stun debuff for some abilities.
  • Alistar is featured in the game's client's summoner spell showcase menu.
  • During Alpha Test, he was simply called 'Minotaur'.
  • Alistar was deemed overpowered/obnoxious in the U.R.F. game mode (available in April 2014) and was ultimately disabled in non-custom games.


    "Mess with the bull and you get the horns!" may be referencing Principal Richard Vernon from The Breakfast Club ("Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns.")
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • Alistar shares quotes with:
    • "Stampede!" - AlistarSquare 
      / SejuaniSquare 
    "You can't milk those!" may be referencing Greg Focker from Meet the Parents ("Oh, you can milk just about anything with nipples.")


AlistarSquare Classic Alistar [S|L]
  • In his Chinese artwork, Alistar has four fingers despite his model only having three.
    • It also shows him having three knuckles (suggesting four fingers) in his Classic, Black and Golden art.
      • This is corrected in the Matador, Unchained, Longhorn and Chinese Golden art.
  • In early 2012, Alistar's NA Classic artwork was replaced with the Chinese one, together with FiddlesticksSquare Fiddlesticks, GalioSquare Galio, and MalzaharSquare Malzahar. These were the first in a long line of many champions to get new art on future patches.
    • However, Alistar's is recolored a bit.
AlistarSquare Black Alistar [S|L]
AlistarSquare Matador Alistar [S|L]
AlistarSquare Longhorn Alistar [S|L]
  • He may be referencing Cowboys of Moo Mesa.
  • There used to be a bug that made Longhorn's texture turn all blue but was later fixed.
AlistarSquare Golden Alistar [S|L]
AlistarSquare Unchained Alistar [S|L]
  • He is obtainable for free by visiting the Riot Games Youtube Channel and then syncing with the appropriate League website.
    • If you do not own Alistar he will be given to you for free along with the skin.
      • Further instructions can be found here
AlistarSquare Infernal Alistar [S|L]
AlistarSquare Sweeper Alistar [S|L]
AlistarSquare Marauder Alistar [S|L]
AlistarSquare SKT T1 Alistar [S|L]
AlistarSquare Moo Cow Alistar [S|L]
  • Alongside RenektonSquare Renektoy [S|L] and KennenSquare Super Kennen [S|L], he is being chased by Kog'MawSquare Pug'Maw [S|L].
  • He is wearing a cow onesie.
    • He shares this theme with MaokaiSquare Meowkai [S|L], AnnieSquare Reverse Annie [S|L], and UdyrSquare Definitely Not Udyr [S|L].
      • Alongside MaokaiSquare Meowkai [S|L], his onesie has a different Emoji on each of his chromas.
        • He has a cow logo on his milk bottle; however, that logo is replaced on three of his chromas.
          • His Catseye chroma has a peeled banana.
          • His Jasper chromas has a chocolate bar.
          • His Rose Quartz chroma has a strawberry.
      • Three of MaokaiSquare Meowkai [S|L]'s Saplings are also seen during his recall animation.
  • This skin's Dance emote references the "Recording Session" skit (More Cowbell) from Saturday Night Live.


  • Alistar and Xin ZhaoSquare Xin Zhao had both been captured by Noxus and forced to participate in the Fleshing.