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Malzahar
tier-3
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Toughest Matchups:
Zed
47.2%
Diana
47.3%
Ekko
47.6%
Galio
47.7%
Syndra
47.8%
Zoe
49.0%
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Summoner Spells
Starting Items
Core Build Path: 56.21% Win Rate (2378 Games)
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Core Final Build: 54.22% Win Rate (1256 Games)
Runes: 51.26% Win Rate (1867 Games)
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Skill Order
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Q
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Damage Breakdown

94% AP

Win Rate
50.2%
(-0.4%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
3.1%
(0.0%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
3.1%
(-0.2%)
vs last patch

Playing against Malzahar

Key Insights
P
has a very long CD early on (24+ secs), so proc it then trade away!
Stay away from minions affected by
E
, as the debuff will spread when the minion dies.
If his
Q
or
R
damage a target affected by
E
, E's duration refreshes.
counters
R
and a lot of his play making potential. Build it if you're a priority target!
W
can be used to block skillshots.
Power Spike
Lvl 6 is his first spike as he can easily all-in an isolated squishy with his
R
and other spells.
He spikes at 2 items with
+
A situational item spike is once he finishes
. The burn from
+
E
alongside
passive is very deadly.
Vulnerable
Abuse the long CD on his passive
P
. Without it, he's got no escapes, and you can easily catch + burst him.
If you've got strong dueling potential, watch for his
R
CD. Without it, his 1v1 fighting power is pretty limited.
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