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LoL Champion Build Guides: Malzahar

Malzahar The Prophet of the Void

Find the best Malzahar build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.21. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Malzahar build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Malzahar's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 11 Guides // Patch 11.21 & Patch 11.20
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Mortality is weakness~Choose your Style~Malzahar Guide

Guide by Rermo99 updated October 9, 2021
  • In-depth
9.8
72
Votes
2
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

It is in motion - Beginner in-depth Malzahar guide [11.21]

Guide by TygoVe updated October 20, 2021
  • In-depth
Season 11 Builds // Patch 11.21 & Patch 11.20
New Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

My Malzahar guide :))

Build by Haunted Hyena updated October 14, 2021
Season 11 Guides // Other Patches
9.5
358
Votes
35
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Diamond Jungle Malzahar - The Void's Legion

Guide by Aqua Dragon updated August 26, 2021
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
9.5
139
Votes
15
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Jnew's In-Depthy Mid Lane Malzahar Guide!

Guide by Jnewbringspain updated August 16, 2021
  • In-depth
9.5
77
Votes
5
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

[11.3] Malzahar Mid & Top

Guide by Pixel Pocket updated February 18, 2021
  • In-depth
9.1
17
Votes
2
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Witness their demise - the Prophet of the Void

Guide by lukuluku updated October 2, 2021
8.2
14
Votes
2
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar Support / ADC`s worst nightmare

Guide by RcosplayEnjoyer updated January 3, 2021
8.2
10
Votes
1
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

[S11][Master Tier] In-Depth Malzahar Build Guide

Guide by Doctor Yas updated January 12, 2021
  • In-depth
8.1
7
Votes
0
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar DoTs 4 Days.. Beginner tips, Playstyle guide

Guide by Penpiddin updated January 27, 2021
  • In-depth
7.5
10
Votes
2
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Season 11 in-depth Malzahar guide

Guide by Void Silence updated July 31, 2021
  • In-depth
6.4
4
Votes
2
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

[11.17] Challenger Malzahar Guide [Updated Each Patch]

Guide by Nanelol updated August 25, 2021
Season 11 Builds // Other Patches
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

1M Mastery Malzahar guide

Build by Malzahar MID updated August 16, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Support Malzahar

Build by Hive Mind updated June 30, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Draw power from the B E E Z, Beezahar guide

Build by Mr. MalzMalzahar updated March 24, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Memezahar

Build by Guest updated November 18, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malza Top Support

Build by Velheor updated November 12, 2020
6.3
5
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar Jesuscirraptor ADC

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated December 20, 2020
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Minnotaro's Malzahar Guide, way to counter enemy carry

Build by Minnotaro updated July 7, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar Jesuscirraptor JG

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated January 25, 2021
  • Off-Meta
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Malzahar Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Malzahar we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Malzahar, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Malzahar this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.21. However, if you are a new Malzahar player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Malzahar!

Patch 11.20: 494917 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Malzahar's Top Items

Malzahar's Runes

Malzahar's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 2359 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Runes 62%

Win Rate 105 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Runes 62%

Win Rate 104 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace
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Malzahar's Summoner Spells

Malzahar's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 11867 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 4341 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 544 Games

Flash Barrier

Malzahar's Starters

Malzahar's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 7706 Games

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Trinket

Malzahar's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 10569 Games

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Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 5061 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 1589 Games

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Top Malzahar Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Malzahar Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.20: 494917 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Malzahar's Top Items

Malzahar's Runes

Malzahar's Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 188 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 98 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:
More Malzahar Runes

Malzahar's Summoner Spells

Malzahar's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 1573 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 385 Games

Flash Ignite

Malzahar's Starters

Malzahar's Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 113 Games

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  • 3

Trinket

Malzahar's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 1274 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 536 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 218 Games

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Malzahar's Ability Order

Malzahar's Best Ability Order 56%

Win Rate 110 Games

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Top Malzahar Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Malzahar Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Malzahar Counters

Learn 's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Malzahar guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Malzahar Mid in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Malzahar. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Malzahar Skins

Malzahar's Abilities

Malzahar's Void Shift
Void Shift Malzahar's Passive Malzahar's Passive
Self
Malzahar's Passive
Malzahar's Passive
Malzahar skirts the line between dimensions, activating Void Shift after avoiding direct damage for 30 / 24 / 18 / 12 seconds. During Void Shift, Malzahar takes 90% reduced damage and is immune to crowd control. Malzahar loses Void Shift 0.25 second after taking damage from a non-minion source or blocking a crowd control effect.
Q
Malzahar's Call of the Void
Call of the Void Malzahar's Q Ability
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80
6
Malzahar opens two portals to the void. After a 0.25 cast time and a 0.4 second delay, the portals fire projectiles which deal 70 / 105 / 140 / 175 / 210 (+55% of ability power) magic damage and silence champions for 1 / 1.25 / 1.5 / 1.75 / 2 seconds.
W
Malzahar's Void Swarm
Void Swarm Malzahar's W Ability
150
40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60
8
Malzahar gains a stack of Gathering Swarm when he casts other abilities (max 2). On cast, Malzahar summons a Voidling, plus an additional Voidling per stack of Gathering Swarm (max 3 per cast). Voidlings will fight nearby enemies for 8 / 8 / 9 / 9 / 10 seconds.

Voidling attacks deal 5-64.5 (at levels 1-18) (+0.4 per bonus attack damage) plus 12 / 14 / 16 / 18 / 20 (+20% of ability power) (+0.4 per bonus attack damage) magic damage (50% damage against monsters). Voidlings prefer to attack targets afflicted by Malefic Visions or Nether Grasp and deal 300% damage to minions affected by Malefic Visions.

Voidlings have 65-201 health, 16-50 armor and 8-25 magic resist (at levels 1-18). Turret and champion basic attacks kill Voidlings instantly, regardless of health. Voidlings have 400 movement speed and give a bounty of 2 gold when killed.
E
Malzahar's Malefic Visions
Malefic Visions Malzahar's E Ability
650
60 / 70 / 80 / 90 / 100
15 / 13 / 11 / 9 / 7
Malzahar infects his target's mind, dealing 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 (+80% of ability power) magic damage over 4 seconds. If the target dies during this time, the visions pass to a nearby enemy and Malzahar gains 2% of his maximum Mana.

Damaging a target with Call of the Void or Nether Grasp will refresh the duration of Malefic Visions.
R
Malzahar's Nether Grasp
Nether Grasp Malzahar's Ultimate (R) Ability
700
100
140 / 110 / 80 / 80 / 80
Malzahar suppresses a target champion for 2.5 seconds, dealing 125 / 200 / 275 (+80% of ability power) to the target and creating a zone of negative energy around them for 5 seconds, which deals 10 / 15 / 20% (+2.5% per 100 ability power) maximum health as magic damage over the duration to all targets in the Null Zone for the duration.

Questions About Malzahar

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