Malzahar
tier-2
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Toughest Matchups:
Viego
41.3%
Zoe
42.5%
Irelia
43.8%
Twisted Fate
45.9%
Yone
46.1%
Vladimir
46.4%
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Core Build Order

Doran's Ring
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

Starting

Liandry's Anguish
Lost Chapter
Fiendish Codex

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Demonic Embrace
Blasting Wand
Giant's Belt
Amplifying Tome

3rd

Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Blasting Wand
Giant's Belt
Amplifying Tome

4th

Morellonomicon
Blasting Wand
Oblivion Orb
Ruby Crystal

5th

Void Staff
Blighting Jewel
Blasting Wand

6th

Core Build Path

Lost Chapter
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Boots
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Fiendish Codex
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Liandry's Anguish
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Sorcerer's Shoes
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Blasting Wand
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Giant's Belt
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Amplifying Tome
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Demonic Embrace

Summoner Spells

Damage Breakdown

95% AP

Runes

53.73% Win Rate (1755 Games)

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Skill Order

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Malzahar's Matchups

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Win Rate
53.5%
(+0.9%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
3.8%
(-0.3%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
2.5%
(-0.5%)
vs last patch

Playing against Malzahar

Key Insights
P
's CC immunity lasts for 0.25 seconds after it's proc'd.
Damaging a target with
Q
/
R
refreshes
E
's duration.
Each time
E
moves to another enemy, Malzahar restores 2% of his mana.
R
's Null Zone persists even if the channel is interrupted.
Power Spike
Is one of the strongest 3-item mages in the game.
Can drop
W
to block skillshots.
His gank assist and teamfighting become much stronger after unlocking
R
.
Excels at disrupting enemy divers with
R
.
Synergizes well with
Liandry's Anguish
,
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
,
Demonic Embrace
,
Cosmic Drive
, and
Rabadon's Deathcap
. Can opt for
Luden's Tempest
for more burst.
Vulnerable
Struggles against champions who outrange him.
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
P
procs from any non-minion damage, making it too easy to put on cooldown.
Directly countered by anyone who purchases
Quicksilver Sash
.
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