Malphite Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

LoL Champion


1,025,635 LoL Matches Analyzed

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We set our Malphite build suggestions by analyzing 1,025,635 recently ranked League rounds with him in them. We only recommend the highest winrate Malphite builds that have been built by ranked gamers enough times for us to suggest them. With so many games in our dataset, we are quite confident in our provided builds.

If you are looking for more focused build advice and strategies, you should take a look at our guide farther down on the page. Additionally, to see the best Malphite build from a different skill division, you can select a different skill tier from the dropdown above. The calculated Malphite builds will update to characterize that division’s meta.

Best Malphite Runes

If you are fighting a varied enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting yourself the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Celerity, Scorch, Overgrowth, and Bone Plating runes. In recent matches, he won the largest fraction of his games when equiped with these runes. However, if you are trying to beat a different enemy team composition, such as an AD heavy or a tank heavy team, you should instead browse below to get the best Malphite runes to defeat your particular enemy team.


Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Celerity Rune Celerity
Scorch Rune Scorch
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Versus Selected Team Comp
Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Items for Your Malphite Build

The most essential items to use in your Malphite build are: Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, Gargoyle Stoneplate, and Titanic Hydra. Yet, as with our rune suggestions, you can also find quality, focused, Malphite item builds further down for the specific enemy team comp you are facing in your current match. Players who added these pieces in their kits had a much higher winrate than those who tried for other Malphite builds.

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Gargoyle StoneplateLoL Item Titanic Hydra

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Frostfire GauntletLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Warmog's ArmorLoL Item Frozen Heart

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Frostfire GauntletLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Randuin's OmenLoL Item Force of Nature

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Zhonya's HourglassLoL Item Force of Nature

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item Gargoyle StoneplateLoL Item Dead Man's PlateLoL Item Force of Nature

Guide to Playing with Malphite

  • Malphite is an extremely tanky champion with high armor and sustainability. Get armor and health items to further improve his sustain.
  • Use his ultimate, Unstoppable Force, to initiate teamfights and knock their entire team into the air.