The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Malzahar builds result from our evaluation of 82,745 recently ranked Malzahar matches. Only the highest winrate Malzahar builds that are also in common use are suggested. Because we have so many rounds in our data, we are absolutelyconfident that we can provide high quality builds to help you win your next round!
To find more focused build tips and tactics, please read our tips at the bottom of the page. Additionally, to get Malzahar builds customized to a unique division, select a different rank from the dropdown menu found above. If you select a different division, the ideal Malzahar build will be based on that tier's meta.
Best Malzahar Runes
If you are facing a well-mixed enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting him the Summon Aery, Nullifying Orb, Transcendence, Scorch, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes. In recent matches, he won the greatest percentage of his matches when built with these runes. Yet, if you are trying to beat a different enemy team composition, such as an AD centric or a crowd control heavy team, you should instead look further down to view the best Malzahar runes to defeat your particular enemy team.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Malzahar Build
The most essential items to use in your Malzahar build are: Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, Cosmic Drive, and Demonic Embrace. Additionally, similar to our rune advice, you can also get quality, focused, Malzahar item builds below for the particular enemy team composition you are battling in your ongoing match. Players who included these items in their setups had a much better winrate than those who worked towards other Malzahar builds.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Malzahar
- Call of the Void can be used to silence multiple enemies if cast in the correct location.
- Nether Grasp can be used to hold down enemy carries while your team brings them down during a gank, and it can also be used to keep an enemy carry immobilized during a teamfight.