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Malzahar Build Guide by AkaFrost

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League of Legends Build Guide Author AkaFrost

Feel the Void's power

AkaFrost Last updated on February 18, 2016
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Ability Sequence

1
14
15
17
18
Ability Key Q
4
8
10
12
13
Ability Key W
2
3
5
7
9
Ability Key E
6
11
16
Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

Fury
 
 
5/
Sorcery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vampirism
 
 
5/
Natural Talent
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Bounty Hunter
Oppressor
 
 
 
 
 
Battering Blows
 
 
5/
Piercing Thoughts
 
 
 
 

Ferocity: 18

5/
Wanderer
 
 
Savagery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5/
Merciless
 
 
Meditation
 
 
 
 
 
Bandit
1/
Dangerous Game
 
 
 
 
 
Precision
 
 
Intelligence
 
 
 
 

Cunning: 12

Recovery
 
 
Unyielding
 
 
 
 
 
Explorer
Tough Skin
 
 
 
 
 
Runic Armor
 
 
Veteran's Scars
 
 
 
 
 
Insight
Perseverance
 
 
 
 
 
Swiftness
 
 
Legendary Guardian
 
 
 
 

Resolve: 0



Threats to Malzahar with this build

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Katarina Kat would be level 1 you should have no problems with her just poke her with Malefic Visions at Laning phase and farm up and when you are level 6 burst her down with W,E,R=dead Kat.If kat trys to burst you down with her ult place null zone on her and ult her so your ult cancels her ult.
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Introduction

Hello this is my first guide,and I'm making a guide about malzahar. I'm a malzahar main

Malzahar he uses Ability power/attack depend on ap or ad for his source of damage.For this guide I'll be talking about Ap. He's a champion that requires you to play smart and position well, but he is also rewarding if played correctly. He can burst down squishy with his massive damage and he's one of the best 1 vs 1 champions in the game and can turn the game around with his 3 second silence which is insane which makes him unique compared to other champions.


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Pros / Cons

Pro:
-Has the power to solo dragon
-Able to steal dragon and baron with Q
-He can 1 vs 1 super well
-Has a 3 second silence Q OP also its range is nice for dragon and baron steals.
-Null zone W that hurts tanks and with Rylai nice tool to close the Gap or escape.
-Malefic Visions spreads and Works with DFT also can become a permaslow with Max cdr
-Great CC after rylai
-Can turn around team fights by hitting the right person with q
-great at helping killing baron and dragon thanks to voidlings and Null Zone
-Good tower defender
-Works well with Liandry and Rylai. Making every skill better with the ability of perma-Slow and Percent Damage.
-Nether Grasp can start a fight or grab anyone out of postion
-Really good damage early game - Late game
Cons:
-Not so great at 1 vs 2
-Quick silver sash works on your e and ult
-Q is a skill shot so it can miss
-Null zone is easy to walk out of without Rylai
-No mobility
-A siting duck while using Ult screaming please attack me


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Skill Sequence

The reason why we max E first is because it's Malz best farming tool for mana and it's reliable damage with Deathfire touch.

Next we max out Q for it's instant damage and OP 3 second silence which is One of the longest silence in the game.

Max out R ult because it's ult

Lastly W the last thing we put skill points to for late game Health Percent damage. Mainly for tanks


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Items

The items I listed above are to increase malzahar cool down reduction so he can spam his spells quicker in the heat of battle, also it gives him a good amount of health and mana without losing up too much ability power making him able to deal a good amount of damage and being able to tank sustain longer in battle. With Liandry and Rylai he can be used a Gap closer/escape.


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Tips

If a enemy tower dives you null zone and Malefic Vision and Ult. If it's 1 vs 2 just Land q on them and then go for the squishy and full combo them for at least a trade kill.

Starting with Q-call of the void use it three times at spawn so you can charge up for a voidling at the beginning of the game with a nice pet that does good damage and it can be used to gain poke and Duel at level 1.

If the enemy buys a Quick Silver Sash just ult someone else or just remember they spend gold on you. Remember ult still does damage if their in range even with qss.

Voidlings can be used to Proc Liandry and Rylai,also they can be used as a Gap closer.

Null Zone with Rylai is your escape skill thanks to it's 0 cast time which means they step on it and take a good chunk or they back off which is fine either way.

Use Call of the void to silence or for safe range damage on enemy champs use it mainly on mid or support since they have the biggest impact on team fights.

Malefic Vision Can spread which is neat and can land you some free kills

Voidlings can be meatshields to defend against certain skills.


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Conclusion

Malzahar is a good champion with some weaknesses,but still has a lot of strengths that make up for it.

Thanks for Reading my Guide on Malzahar.

Still updating this guide.