Malphite Guide

Learn Malphite with our Malphite guide. Learn about Malphite's strengths and Malphite's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Malphite, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Malphite
    W
    's bonus armor is tripled while
    Malphite
    P
    isn't broken.
  • Malphite
    W
    resets Malphite's auto attack.
  • Enemies hit by
    Malphite
    E
    also have their attack speed reduced.
  • Malphite
    R
    's speed is increased by Malphite's bonus movespeed.
Strengths
  • Naturally counters AD champions and scales directly with how much Armor he has.
  • Malphite
    Q
    counters champions with movespeed boosts, taking a chunk of the movespeed for himself.
  • His gank assist and teamfighting become much stronger after unlocking
    Malphite
    R
    .
  • A well-positioned
    Malphite
    R
    can singlehandedly win a teamfight.
  • Excels with items that enhance his tankiness, crowd control, and magic resistance.
Weaknesses
  • Struggles against magic damage-heavy compositions.
  • Immobile (outside of using
    Malphite
    R
    to escape), leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
  • Forcing Malphite to use
    Malphite
    R
    defensively lowers his teamfighting potential since he won't have any playmaking capabilities.