- Alistar was designed by Guinsoo.
- Alistar is voiced by Harlan Hogan.
- The word alistar in old English means "protector", a name fitting for one of the game's first tanks.
- The icon for Triumphant Roar Triumphant Roar is used to show the stun debuff for some abilities.
- His quote "Mess with the bull and you get the horns!" may be a reference to the Breakfast Club. Said by principal Richard Vernon: Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns.  A side-by-side comparison can be seen here .
- Black Alistar is one of the four Collector's Edition skins, the other champions with this distinction are Annie, Kayle and Ryze. It can no longer be obtained, as it was a Pre-Order skin.
- The Matador Alistar skin is a tribute to the tale of Ferdinand the Bull, who would rather smell flowers than participate in bullfights.
- The Longhorn Alistar skin may be a reference to the series Cowboy of Moo Mesa.
- The Golden Alistar skin may be a reference to the Biblical golden calf.
- In his Chinese artwork he 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 artwork. It corrects this in the Matador Alistar, Unchained Alistar, Longhorn Alistar and Chinese Golden Alistar artwork.
- In his Original Splash Arts, he has 3 fingers.
- In his Chinese Longhorn Alistar and original skin he still has 4 fingers.
- There was originally a bug that the Longhorn Alistar texture would all turn blue, this was however later fixed.
- The Unchained Alistar skin is free and obtainable by visiting the Riotgamesinc channel on Youtube and then syncing with the appropriate LoL website. If you do not have the champion, Alistar will be given to you for free along with the said skin.
- Further instructions for attaining this skin can be reached here: Unchained Alistar Instructions.
- In early 2012, Alistar's Classic skin artwork was replaced by the Chinese Classic skin artwork, as well as those of Fiddlesticks, Galio, and Malzahar.
- However, Alistar's Classic skin artwork is recolored a bit.
- Both Alistar and 20px Xin Zhao had been captured by Noxus and have participated in the Fleshing.
- When Renekton broke into the Institute of War, Alistar was one of the three defenders who attempted to stop Renekton from getting to his brother, Nasus.