Tier

Win Rate

44.6%

Pick Rate

4.2%

Ban Rate

2.8%

Matches

15,882
Malzahar Runes
Core Malzahar Item Build Order50.0% Win Rate (222 Games)
Doran's Ring
Amplifying Tome

Starting

Malignance

1st

Liandry's Torment

2nd

Sorcerer's Shoes

3rd

Liandry's Torment

4th

Malignance

5th

Rylai's Crystal Scepter

6th

Doran's Ring
Amplifying Tome
Malignance
Liandry's Torment
Sorcerer's Shoes
Liandry's Torment
Malignance
Rylai's Crystal Scepter

Core Malzahar Item Build Path

Situational

Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff
Morellonomicon
Shadowflame
Zhonya's Hourglass
Archangel's Staff
Cryptbloom

Summoner Spells

45.4% Win Rate (388 Games)
Flash
Malzahar Skill Order0
Void Shift

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Call of the Void
Void Swarm
Malefic Visions
Nether Grasp

Malzahar Guide

Learn Malzahar with our Malzahar guide. Learn about Malzahar's strengths and Malzahar's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Malzahar, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Malzahar
    P
    's CC immunity lasts for 0.25 seconds after it's proc'd.
  • Malzahar
    Q
    reveals the affected area.
  • Damaging a target with
    Malzahar
    Q
    /
    Malzahar
    R
    refreshes
    Malzahar
    E
    's duration.
  • Each time
    Malzahar
    E
    moves to another enemy, Malzahar restores 2% of his mana.
  • Malzahar
    R
    's Null Zone persists even if the channel is interrupted.
Strengths
  • Is one of the strongest 3-item mages in the game.
  • Can cast
    Malzahar
    W
    to block skillshots.
  • His gank assist and teamfighting become much stronger after unlocking
    Malzahar
    R
    .
  • Excels at disrupting enemy divers with
    Malzahar
    R
    .
  • Excels with items that enhance his magic damage, crowd control, and survivability.
Weaknesses
  • Struggles against champions who outrange him.
  • Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
  • Malzahar
    P
    procs from any non-minion damage, making it too easy to put on cooldown.
  • Directly countered by anyone who purchases
    Quicksilver Sash
    .