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

Season 7 Builds
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar Support

Build by Racune329 updated May 7, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar Universal Nae Nae (Support)

Build by dobus updated April 24, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar Support

Build by CivilAnarchy updated April 12, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar-AP Guide

Build by Guest updated April 8, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

MALZ SUPP S7

Build by Guest updated April 7, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Support Malzahar [7.6]

Build by darlord888 updated March 31, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar

Build by PilkkuOffical updated January 28, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

MMA Malz

Build by Guest updated January 25, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar Jungle

Build by mosel updated January 20, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

For The Void --- A Malzahar Build

Build by Blue Oreo updated November 25, 2016
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Oblivion is awaiting: How to play Malzahar for low elo

Build by doomjellyadc updated November 21, 2016
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar Blue Hybrid Build

Build by Ex AzazeL updated November 13, 2016
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

CHALLENGER MALZAHAR SUPPORT!!! S.7 Patch 7.6

Build by Potatowifi updated March 24, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar support AP (Zahar: means luck)

Build by Akikoub updated October 18, 2017
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar guide from Mälzahar

Build by Saleenmaster1 updated February 23, 2017
Season 6 Guides
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Guide to Malzahar Mid S6

Guide by Rabid Duck updated November 2, 2016
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Jungle / 6.10 / I'm not a leader now. I'm a whole damn army.

Guide by Adjeye updated May 17, 2016
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Feel the Void's power

Guide by AkaFrost updated February 18, 2016
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

The Jungle Prophet

Guide by Nakopa updated May 3, 2016
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LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide
LoL Champion Malzahar Build Guide

Malzahar - Duelist Build [WIP]

Guide by Olsca updated April 14, 2016
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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 11.15. 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 11.15: 680649 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Malzahar's Top Items

Malzahar's Runes

Malzahar's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 4355 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 54%

Win Rate 1949 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: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 1533 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
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Malzahar's Summoner Spells

Malzahar's Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 24685 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 9349 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1095 Games

Flash Barrier

Malzahar's Starters

Malzahar's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 23749 Games

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Trinket

Malzahar's Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 9832 Games

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Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 22943 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 3257 Games

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Top Malzahar Players

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

Patch 11.15: 680658 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Malzahar's Top Items

Malzahar's Runes

Malzahar's Best Runes 60%

Win Rate 97 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 58%

Win Rate 71 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: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 60 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: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
More Malzahar Runes

Malzahar's Summoner Spells

Malzahar's Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 1833 Games

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Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 375 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 52 Games

Flash Ghost

Malzahar's Starters

Malzahar's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 2235 Games

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  • 3

Trinket

Malzahar's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 1479 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Malzahar's 2nd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 580 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Malzahar's 3rd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 257 Games

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Top Malzahar Players

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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 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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