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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 S14 Patch 14.8. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Malzahar build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Malzahar's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 8 Builds
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

[MID|TOP] Malzahar Guide (WIP) [PATCH 8.16]

Build by BunkerBearIGER updated August 25, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

malzahar clasic solo carry, solo 1vs1 with every1 again

Build by freshcoffee85 updated August 20, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

The void watcher (top lane malz)

Build by LordZeta1313 updated August 16, 2018
8
8
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

RIP BANNER STRATEGY

Build by CPteen updated June 19, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

[8.9] Solo Carry Malzahar

Build by Kseng updated May 7, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

WIZARD TIME!!! Malzahar Mid S8

Build by cHASE319 updated April 16, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar, The Prophet of the Void - Guide S8

Build by Holderik updated March 4, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

MALZAHAR ON FIRE SEASON 8 8.3 BROTHERIAN

Build by Brotherian updated February 7, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Top-Lane Malz: the Hybrid Swarm

Build by Kortekai updated January 23, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Aids R Us !

Build by fish in pond updated January 16, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Dominate Mid Lane

Build by willywonka443 updated January 11, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar By KiNG 0f Revenger

Build by arnold018 updated January 7, 2018
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar, The Prophet of the Void

Build by yoitsshane updated December 14, 2017
7.9
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Korean Malzahar Support Season 8 Build

Build by AkatoJyn updated December 3, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Korean Malz

Build by Boss Ali updated December 5, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

lvl 7 Malzahar Build guide ...it will worth it

Build by s0ase69 updated November 30, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

S8 Malzahar Build And New Runes

Build by ardaakgun373 updated November 20, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

[SEASON 8] MALZAHAR: ARCANE COMET - Zoose Guide

Build by Zoose updated November 15, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Demolishing Mid Lane - A Gold Tier Guide to Malzahar

Build by DVN Spirit updated November 13, 2017
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Roam Like You Mean It (S7) (Updated Patch 7.20)

Guide by BreakfastMC updated October 25, 2017
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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 14.8. 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!

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Patch 14.8: 29,830 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Malzahar's Runes

Malzahar's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 70% Pickrate

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Sorcery
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 20% Pickrate

Sorcery
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Malzahar's Summoner Spells

Malzahar's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 88% Pickrate

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Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 8% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Ghost

Malzahar's Starters

Malzahar's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 75% Pickrate

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Malzahar's Core Items

Malzahar's Best Core Items 54%

Win Rate 32% Pickrate

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Patch 14.8: 29,830 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Malzahar's Runes

Malzahar's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 66% Pickrate

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 22% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Malzahar's Summoner Spells

Malzahar's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 88% Pickrate

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Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 7% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 3% Pickrate

Flash Ghost

Malzahar's Starters

Malzahar's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 68% Pickrate

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Malzahar's Core Items

Malzahar's Best Core Items 56%

Win Rate 23% Pickrate

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Malzahar Counters

Learn Malzahar'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 MIDDLE 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. Malefic Visions will also execute any minions below 10-30 health.
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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