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Malzahar Build Guide by Bright Sun Man

Middle diamond

[7.17] How to Be Cancer (Season 8 Updated)

By Bright Sun Man | Updated on December 23, 2017
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kilgta | December 12, 2017 6:25am
easy: you dont farm with your abilities and you use the biscruits delivery in your masteries as your second tree.

How? You farm with you auto attacks and you poke the ennemy with your abilities (e+q)
When you get level 2 close to level 3 you put an E on a creep if the lane is pushing your way and you Q it until you level up to 3 . With your level 3 you level up your W and finish the cannon ( you get level 3 right before your E hits the cannon) with W + E + Q and shove the lane. You should get a biscuit at thie time and it gives mana back. You poke the ennemy again and use the biscuit for the mana back.

At this point you should have enough to buy a lost chapter since you are level 5. You shove the lane and you back.

You teleport back in lane and then with lost chapter you should never lack any mana at this point.

If you really do need more mana then ask for Blue.

Also. at this point since you backed for lost chapter and your ennemy did not your stragegy is to not allow him to back. So you have to keep track of all he does.
If he goes to tower you E + W the wave and you Q him under tower. If he doesnt go under tower to back, you try to fight him with your ULT anytime you can since you have one item ahead of him.
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XtheZ115 (1) | November 27, 2017 12:03pm
You might want to double check the ability sequence, but otherwise, great guide!

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Bright Sun Man (2) | November 12, 2017 7:25am
Sorcery is still the main rune path on this build, with the most important being the ultimate hat. I might change up the secondary path if I find something better, but I agree that sorcery for the cd and other magic damage increases is the most important

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Bright Sun Man (2) | November 2, 2017 3:10am
Make sure to not use you abilities to farm except for your e. Your e refunds mana if something dies with it, so you can clear nostbwaves with just an e and a w. Later on in the game, a single mana item should be enough to let you spam, as malz isn't the most mana hungry champion in the game
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Akikoub (8) | October 4, 2017 1:18am
malzahar is a just a cancer pick and i main him, as mid land and support also he is very useful, ulti adc and get the kill or give it to the jungleor adc, well possible work as tanky but i like to go more for damage on him ratehr than tank, more ap also can easy solo splitpush lanes and he is great in 1v1 with ulti combo.
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Eneryk | September 7, 2017 4:39am
This guide has been going pretty well for me (considering that my level is low and I'm unranked). I really like it. It might be because Malzahar is a pain to deal with but it's really fun pissing people off. I just wish I was at a higher level so that I could complete the set this requires lol. Thanks for this!
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Bright Sun Man (2) | September 18, 2017 2:15pm
Well, malzahar's entire kit revolves around being a little ***** and bothering everyone around him, which I think is great. Its true that this build isn't the most "meta" but its fun regardless. Tbh, just playing malz with those items is cancerous enough
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Eneryk | September 19, 2017 11:57am
I started playing Malzahar after I saw MagikarpUsedFly's Actual Champion Spotlight on him lol so I really just wanted to mess with people.
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Sonicalexa | August 26, 2017 5:28am
Hi
I've looked at your guide and understand the playstyle that you are playing malzahar. Your runes in the guide are giving your self a bit of a disadvantage since:
mr marks are weak so swap them out with armor marks - 6.37 mr -> 8.2 ar
I seals get hp/level - 9 ar -> 216 hp at 18
and in glyphs take mr - 87.48 hp at 18 -> 12.1 mr

This way you can get a better advantage from you runes.
If you want 9 ar and not just 8.2 then swap a hp/level seal out with an armor seal and your rune stats will have improved :)
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Bright Sun Man (2) | August 26, 2017 5:34am
Thank you for your comment! I've never been a person to make my own rune pages so the rune pages I put into the guide must be what a higher elo player was using at the time. I will update the guide to accommodate for the changes in the meta.
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Bright Sun Man (2) | January 27, 2017 7:01pm
If there are any comments or critique, please comment and I will try to respond
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