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Build Guide by Malzaharen

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League of Legends Build Guide Author Malzaharen

Malzahar, An updated guide.

Malzaharen Last updated on May 23, 2011
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Ability Sequence

2
4
8
14
18
Ability Key Q
5
9
13
15
17
Ability Key W
1
3
7
10
12
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

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Sorcery
Alacrity
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brute Force
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lethality
Improved Rally
 
 
 
 
 
 
Havoc
 
 

Offense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Evasion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Veteran's Scars
Willpower
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardor
Reinforce
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenacity
 
 

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Quickness
Blink of an Eye
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Intelligence
Mystical Vision
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Presence of the Master
 
 

Utility: 21


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Introduction

Hello there.

Im going to guide you through what I THINK is the best way to play malzahar.
if you feel that i've missed something or wonder why i made the choices i did. please reply.



please be under consideration that english isnt my mother language. :)


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Runes

I've been thinking about runes for some time now. And i find it most usefull
to have those listed below.

The RED RUNES Is best used to
be Magic penetration which is very good for those who think they can withstand
the power of malzahar with some magic resistace.

The YELLOW RUNES are most usefull as Mana reg / 5.
These runes combined with Malzahars "E" ability makes
you nearly tough to lane against, since you never have to go back to refill your mana.

The BLUE RUNES are a simple choice since malzahar could need every bit of ability cooldown reduction he could get his hands on.

The QUINT RUNES are something that you need to try our for yourself.
I find it best with the 3x 1.5 % movement speed. which can be used with Ghost to avoid ganks very well.


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Masteries

The masteries are quite simple. The standard ability summoner build without clarity since malzahar will have enough of Mana regen.


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Items

The items i choose to start with is allways :

x1


I wish to contiune with or even if you have the Gold for it.

Remember to go home to uppgrade your towards a when your have enough for it.

carry on with a Blazing wand to boost your damage abit. by the time of this you should be having ultimate.

If the game is going smooth,go straight for otherwise go for

Then. pending on the opposite team, Get either for better penetration or uppgrade to a .

From now on, your have the pure damage items. if u want to contiune for another for extra damage or a .


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Summoner spells

Just because of the problems malzahar has with escaping, i think [icon=Ghost size=40 is obvious choice.
It could be usefull to run away from enemys and even chasing them with it.

is just another wonderful spell. It gives you the extra damage to take down even a tank
when you have your ultimate ready.

could be good aswell, but since malzahar doesn't have any slow. they could easily catch you after you spent your flash.

you dont need if you have the Runes i suggested and the masteries.


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Playstyle

This chapter can vary abit.

I dont find voidlings the best thing so there is no need to rush them to have 2 up
at the same time. Tho they can be very good when meeting enemies like nidalee or Dr.mundo
since it can block the throwing abilities.

To iniate a fight, try placing a first, then use to keep the damage steady, then pull of the Nether grap when they are inside the and finish of with a If necessary and if they survive that, pull that famous off, Con-gratz you earn yourself a kill.


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Pros / cons

pros: Huge damage.
Great Control of the fight with his Null zone.
No necessary mana issues.
One of the best carry.
Good for 1vs1 fighting.

Cons: Weak as **** in the beginning.
No real escape ability, therefor the Ghost.
The damage required for killing the enemy cant allways be enough if you arent
experienced with using "wall-skills" like
In larger team battles, Often if u dont finish the enemy off with your ultimate
or call of the void, It's a high chance you will only be awarded a assist.


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Farming

Malzahar abilty to farm is really good, Just use to clear our a whole wave of creeps, Be careful with it in the beginning , since it proablly wont have the strenght to kill a creep.


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Summary

Ok this is what i have to say about this character :)
please rate and leave comment about pros/cons about my guide.

if you find it useful please add me to friends in LoL eu, i play under the name of Knasenjaow