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Malzahar Build Guides, Runes and Items

Malzahar The Prophet of the Void

Find the best Malzahar build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Malzahar build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Malzahar's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 9 Guides
9.5
49
Votes
2
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

[9.14]Easy way to higher elo

Guide by kilgta updated July 20, 2019
8.6
31
Votes
6
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Support Malzahar (Highest Win% Items)

Guide by whitevelcro updated December 7, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

The VoiD Beckons | In-depth guide [9.8]

Guide by Voidl1ng updated September 7, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

What i've learned from getting M7 on Malzahar

Guide by Yenwai updated June 23, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

yeet

Guide by Guest updated June 7, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar - The forgotten Champion - With noob tips

Guide by EmperorEthernity updated March 19, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar Mid

Guide by HappyGrenades updated January 2, 2019
Season 9 Builds
8.3
7
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

MALZ BOT LANE WTF BROKEN LUL

Build by inting Mid updated April 25, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malza Carry!

Build by Guest updated June 13, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

(The not so great) Malzahar guide - (Also work in progress)

Build by nooblord14 updated April 26, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

MALZAHAR RIVER LANE

Build by M4LZ4H4R updated February 7, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar/Utility monster/Patch_9.1+/May_Get_Updates/?/

Build by LiO_Of_Time updated January 20, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Season 9 Malzahar ARAM Build

Build by SawyerNelson updated December 17, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar

Build by SEVMETA updated September 10, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Mlaz but you have to many shields

Build by cypher208 updated August 7, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

malz

Build by Guest updated August 7, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

S9 DankPepe5000 All In Malzahar Build

Build by DankPepe5000 updated July 23, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

[9.13] guide for Malzahar and beyond!(unfinished and updatin

Build by lucario200151 updated July 14, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Patch 9.12 MIDLANE MALZAHAR

Build by NoVa_ASCE updated June 12, 2019
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Efficient build s9.11 malz

Build by Guest updated June 2, 2019
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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 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 12.15. 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 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Malzahar's Runes

Malzahar's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 5421 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 53%

Win Rate 1483 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 65%

Win Rate 72 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

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Future's Market
Future's Market
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Malzahar's Summoner Spells

Malzahar's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 10378 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 17152 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 997 Games

Flash Barrier

Malzahar's Starters

Malzahar's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 19296 Games

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  • 3

Trinket

Malzahar's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 18463 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 8622 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 2829 Games

Oracle Lens
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Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Malzahar's Runes

Malzahar's Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 326 Games

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  • 3
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 51%

Win Rate 51 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Future's Market
Future's Market

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 63 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: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Malzahar's Summoner Spells

Malzahar's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 2155 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 911 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 58%

Win Rate 66 Games

Flash Barrier

Malzahar's Starters

Malzahar's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 1988 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Starter Items 56%

Win Rate 124 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 637 Games

Health Potion Tear of the Goddess

Trinket

Malzahar's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 2045 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Trinket 57%

Win Rate 379 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 905 Games

Farsight Alteration
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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
900
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 inflicts terrible visions, dealing 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 (+80% of ability power) magic damage over 4 seconds. Applying Call of the Void or Nether Grasp to the victim during this time refreshes the visions. If the victim dies, Malzahar gains 2% of his maximum mana and the visions spread to the nearest enemy.
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.

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