League of Legends Champion Malzahar Malzahar is in the a tier of champions

Malzahar

Mage Assassin
Malzahar is a mage Role mage
Difficulty Average
Power Spike Early-Game
Void Shift ability p
Call of the Void ability q
Void Swarm ability w
Malefic Visions ability e
Nether Grasp ability r
middle

Malzahar Counters

based on 81,935 matches
Win Rate
51.9 %
Pick Rate
6.5 %
Ban Rate
7.5 %

How We Analyze Our Counter Malzahar Data

We analyze millions of League of Legends games each week, pulled directly from Riot Games, to determine the best and worst Malzahar counters. At this moment, our detailed counter Malzahar data is based on 81,935 recent games and will show you which champions have the highest and lowest win rates against them.

Malzahar Counters Summary

In the selected middle lane, Malzahar does very well against Azir and LeBlanc, with win rates of 57.9% and 57.8%, respectively. He make an excellent counter pick to either champions. Yet, he is weakest in middle lane against Rumble and Corki. Be careful about playing Malzahar into either of these two champs.

Malzahar Matchups in Lane

Additional Info for Malzahar Players

Malzahar Counters Summary (Continued)

The best picks not in lane to counter Malzahar include Zeri, Xayah, and Kalista. These champs are all great at countering Malzahar with win rates over 55%. Even if these Malzahar counter picks are not chosen in the same position as you, it's not smart to play him into these matchups. They will most often crush Malzahar.

Yet, if the enemy team picks either Ziggs or Mordekaiser, Malzahar mains should seriously think about selecting him, as he easily wins against these champs with win rates over 54% against both ofthem.

How to Counter Malzahar

If you see Malhazar using Nether Grasp on one of your allies, throw him a stun or other disable to save your ally from being immobilized.

Try to learn the mechanics of Call of the Void so you avoid getting silenced by it.

Most of Malzahar's damage comes from his minions instead of his DoT ability. They also help him get a lot of CS. You should prioritize killing his minions to counter Malzahar.

Malzahar counters squishy champions in 1:1 fights, but he's not very strong in team fights. In particular, if you are facing Malzahar and have less than 50% health, you should really consider fleeing. His combo of damage and suppression will likely guarantee him a kill if he can get on top of you.

How to Use this Countering Malzahar Guide

To see the details and best Malzahar counter builds for a specific matchup, you can click the related row in one of the tables above. If you want specific Ashe counters not highlighted above, you may use the filters below to find details on your specific Malzahar matchup.

To limit the Malzahar counters to a particular ranked tier only, pick the desired tier from the dropdown menu above. The recommended champion counters will be revised. If you would like great champion pairings for your own allies to advance your win percentage, take a look at our Malzahar synergies.

We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot Games servers each week to give you an advantage. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Malzahar counters online. Having evaluated so many matches gives us lots of faith in our conclusions.

All Malzahar Matchups

The Malzahar counter matchups shown below include data from Silver+ tiers and champions in all positions. Click an individual Malzahar matchup to see a detailed build, stats, and advice to win your next fight. You will also have the opportunity to further refine your tier selection.

Malzahar vs Azir
Azir 1,014 Games
In Game
58.2 %
Malzahar vs Kalista
Kalista 503 Games
In Game
57.7 %
Malzahar vs Zeri
Zeri 374 Games
In Game
57.2 %
Malzahar vs Lee Sin
Lee Sin 1,618 Games
In Game
57.2 %
Malzahar vs Ryze
Ryze 1,284 Games
In Game
57.2 %
Malzahar vs K'Sante
K'Sante 3,049 Games
In Game
56.8 %
Malzahar vs Vladimir
Vladimir 1,662 Games
In Game
56.4 %
Malzahar vs Cassiopeia
Cassiopeia 616 Games
In Game
56.3 %
Malzahar vs Aurelion Sol
Aurelion Sol 170 Games
In Game
55.9 %
Malzahar vs LeBlanc
LeBlanc 1,007 Games
In Game
55.5 %
Malzahar vs Zoe
Zoe 732 Games
In Game
55.5 %
Malzahar vs Qiyana
Qiyana 692 Games
In Game
55.3 %
Malzahar vs Sylas
Sylas 3,415 Games
In Game
55.3 %
Malzahar vs Gragas
Gragas 820 Games
In Game
54.8 %
Malzahar vs Nidalee
Nidalee 640 Games
In Game
54.7 %
Malzahar vs Twisted Fate
Twisted Fate 744 Games
In Game
54.6 %
Malzahar vs Pantheon
Pantheon 1,704 Games
In Game
54.6 %
Malzahar vs Braum
Braum 481 Games
In Game
54.5 %
Malzahar vs Poppy
Poppy 647 Games
In Game
54.3 %
Malzahar vs Akali
Akali 2,999 Games
In Game
54.2 %
Malzahar vs Jayce
Jayce 656 Games
In Game
54 %
Malzahar vs Katarina
Katarina 1,927 Games
In Game
53.7 %
Malzahar vs Kayn
Kayn 2,737 Games
In Game
53.7 %
Malzahar vs Gnar
Gnar 536 Games
In Game
53.5 %
Malzahar vs Evelynn
Evelynn 1,313 Games
In Game
53.4 %
Malzahar vs Xayah
Xayah 1,082 Games
In Game
53.3 %
Malzahar vs Bel'Veth
Bel'Veth 1,687 Games
In Game
53.3 %
Malzahar vs Kha'Zix
Kha'Zix 1,356 Games
In Game
53.2 %
Malzahar vs Cho'Gath
Cho'Gath 1,289 Games
In Game
53.2 %
Malzahar vs Aphelios
Aphelios 1,201 Games
In Game
53.2 %
Malzahar vs Pyke
Pyke 2,499 Games
In Game
53.1 %
Malzahar vs Kayle
Kayle 1,049 Games
In Game
53.1 %
Malzahar vs Malphite
Malphite 1,066 Games
In Game
53.1 %
Malzahar vs Kindred
Kindred 1,776 Games
In Game
53 %
Malzahar vs Tahm Kench
Tahm Kench 789 Games
In Game
53 %
Malzahar vs Zac
Zac 1,432 Games
In Game
52.9 %
Malzahar vs Darius
Darius 2,891 Games
In Game
52.9 %
Malzahar vs Senna
Senna 2,392 Games
In Game
52.9 %
Malzahar vs Kassadin
Kassadin 1,132 Games
In Game
52.9 %
Malzahar vs Thresh
Thresh 2,385 Games
In Game
52.8 %
Malzahar vs Vayne
Vayne 2,417 Games
In Game
52.8 %
Malzahar vs Ezreal
Ezreal 5,125 Games
In Game
52.7 %
Malzahar vs Riven
Riven 1,265 Games
In Game
52.7 %
Malzahar vs Yuumi
Yuumi 2,366 Games
In Game
52.7 %
Malzahar vs Camille
Camille 1,652 Games
In Game
52.7 %
Malzahar vs Bard
Bard 1,005 Games
In Game
52.7 %
Malzahar vs Rakan
Rakan 655 Games
In Game
52.7 %
Malzahar vs Renekton
Renekton 1,335 Games
In Game
52.6 %
Malzahar vs Sivir
Sivir 1,507 Games
In Game
52.6 %
Malzahar vs Shaco
Shaco 2,033 Games
In Game
52.6 %
Malzahar vs Rek'Sai
Rek'Sai 455 Games
In Game
52.5 %
Malzahar vs Lucian
Lucian 3,080 Games
In Game
52.4 %
Malzahar vs Shen
Shen 2,049 Games
In Game
52.2 %
Malzahar vs Yasuo
Yasuo 3,579 Games
In Game
52.1 %
Malzahar vs Viego
Viego 2,607 Games
In Game
52.1 %
Malzahar vs Yone
Yone 3,457 Games
In Game
52.1 %
Malzahar vs Varus
Varus 3,680 Games
In Game
52.1 %
Malzahar vs Veigar
Veigar 1,860 Games
In Game
52 %
Malzahar vs Nunu & Willump
Nunu & Willump 879 Games
In Game
52 %
Malzahar vs Nautilus
Nautilus 1,772 Games
In Game
52 %
Malzahar vs Akshan
Akshan 937 Games
In Game
51.9 %
Malzahar vs Elise
Elise 830 Games
In Game
51.9 %
Malzahar vs Nasus
Nasus 2,324 Games
In Game
51.9 %
Malzahar vs Caitlyn
Caitlyn 6,921 Games
In Game
51.9 %
Malzahar vs Zilean
Zilean 1,101 Games
In Game
51.9 %
Malzahar vs Neeko
Neeko 733 Games
In Game
51.8 %
Malzahar vs Sett
Sett 2,593 Games
In Game
51.6 %
Malzahar vs Leona
Leona 1,640 Games
In Game
51.5 %
Malzahar vs Kennen
Kennen 355 Games
In Game
51.5 %
Malzahar vs Orianna
Orianna 621 Games
In Game
51.4 %
Malzahar vs Alistar
Alistar 720 Games
In Game
51.4 %
Malzahar vs Rengar
Rengar 1,351 Games
In Game
51.3 %
Malzahar vs Draven
Draven 1,719 Games
In Game
51.2 %
Malzahar vs Twitch
Twitch 3,028 Games
In Game
51.2 %
Malzahar vs Samira
Samira 2,394 Games
In Game
51.1 %
Malzahar vs Ahri
Ahri 1,792 Games
In Game
51.1 %
Malzahar vs Karma
Karma 1,737 Games
In Game
51.1 %
Malzahar vs Morgana
Morgana 3,189 Games
In Game
51.1 %
Malzahar vs Lux
Lux 5,456 Games
In Game
51 %
Malzahar vs Master Yi
Master Yi 2,761 Games
In Game
51 %
Malzahar vs Lulu
Lulu 1,806 Games
In Game
51 %
Malzahar vs Sion
Sion 2,139 Games
In Game
50.9 %
Malzahar vs Aatrox
Aatrox 3,028 Games
In Game
50.9 %
Malzahar vs Ekko
Ekko 3,121 Games
In Game
50.9 %
Malzahar vs Miss Fortune
Miss Fortune 4,816 Games
In Game
50.7 %
Malzahar vs Hecarim
Hecarim 3,388 Games
In Game
50.7 %
Malzahar vs Tryndamere
Tryndamere 1,285 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Malzahar vs Volibear
Volibear 1,708 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Malzahar vs Blitzcrank
Blitzcrank 2,180 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Malzahar vs Brand
Brand 2,348 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Malzahar vs Teemo
Teemo 2,515 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Malzahar vs Xin Zhao
Xin Zhao 861 Games
In Game
50.5 %
Malzahar vs Kai'Sa
Kai'Sa 5,979 Games
In Game
50.5 %
Malzahar vs Lillia
Lillia 1,729 Games
In Game
50.5 %
Malzahar vs Warwick
Warwick 2,393 Games
In Game
50.5 %
Malzahar vs Quinn
Quinn 559 Games
In Game
50.4 %
Malzahar vs Ornn
Ornn 1,549 Games
In Game
50.4 %
Malzahar vs Illaoi
Illaoi 1,381 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Malzahar vs Vel'Koz
Vel'Koz 1,150 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Malzahar vs Graves
Graves 3,623 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Malzahar vs Janna
Janna 1,355 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Malzahar vs Skarner
Skarner 271 Games
In Game
50.2 %
Malzahar vs Taliyah
Taliyah 713 Games
In Game
50.2 %
Malzahar vs Jhin
Jhin 4,868 Games
In Game
50.2 %
Malzahar vs Renata Glasc
Renata Glasc 1,272 Games
In Game
50.2 %
Malzahar vs Xerath
Xerath 1,941 Games
In Game
50.1 %
Malzahar vs Lissandra
Lissandra 584 Games
In Game
50 %
Malzahar vs Ashe
Ashe 4,613 Games
In Game
49.8 %
Malzahar vs Dr. Mundo
Dr. Mundo 1,727 Games
In Game
49.8 %
Malzahar vs Jinx
Jinx 2,968 Games
In Game
49.8 %
Malzahar vs Fiddlesticks
Fiddlesticks 1,288 Games
In Game
49.8 %
Malzahar vs Gwen
Gwen 825 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Malzahar vs Taric
Taric 702 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Malzahar vs Rumble
Rumble 634 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Malzahar vs Annie
Annie 668 Games
In Game
49.6 %
Malzahar vs Tristana
Tristana 3,484 Games
In Game
49.6 %
Malzahar vs Seraphine
Seraphine 1,837 Games
In Game
49.5 %
Malzahar vs Fiora
Fiora 2,836 Games
In Game
49.5 %
Malzahar vs Vex
Vex 1,943 Games
In Game
49.5 %
Malzahar vs Anivia
Anivia 1,074 Games
In Game
49.4 %
Malzahar vs Jax
Jax 2,548 Games
In Game
49.3 %
Malzahar vs Nami
Nami 3,312 Games
In Game
49.2 %
Malzahar vs Singed
Singed 1,051 Games
In Game
49.2 %
Malzahar vs Irelia
Irelia 2,035 Games
In Game
49.2 %
Malzahar vs Gangplank
Gangplank 2,021 Games
In Game
49.2 %
Malzahar vs Garen
Garen 2,630 Games
In Game
49.2 %
Malzahar vs Diana
Diana 2,152 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Malzahar vs Yorick
Yorick 1,476 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Malzahar vs Trundle
Trundle 1,435 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Malzahar vs Sejuani
Sejuani 1,865 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Malzahar vs Maokai
Maokai 1,540 Games
In Game
49 %
Malzahar vs Urgot
Urgot 1,190 Games
In Game
49 %
Malzahar vs Kled
Kled 576 Games
In Game
49 %
Malzahar vs Syndra
Syndra 2,989 Games
In Game
48.8 %
Malzahar vs Zed
Zed 3,281 Games
In Game
48.7 %
Malzahar vs Rammus
Rammus 1,255 Games
In Game
48.7 %
Malzahar vs Nilah
Nilah 1,093 Games
In Game
48.6 %
Malzahar vs Corki
Corki 596 Games
In Game
48.5 %
Malzahar vs Kog'Maw
Kog'Maw 721 Games
In Game
48.5 %
Malzahar vs Jarvan IV
Jarvan IV 782 Games
In Game
48.3 %
Malzahar vs Heimerdinger
Heimerdinger 2,260 Games
In Game
48.3 %
Malzahar vs Talon
Talon 1,065 Games
In Game
48.3 %
Malzahar vs Amumu
Amumu 2,221 Games
In Game
48.2 %
Malzahar vs Soraka
Soraka 2,026 Games
In Game
48.1 %
Malzahar vs Udyr
Udyr 2,470 Games
In Game
48 %
Malzahar vs Ziggs
Ziggs 1,137 Games
In Game
48 %
Malzahar vs Wukong
Wukong 1,407 Games
In Game
48 %
Malzahar vs Swain
Swain 2,685 Games
In Game
47.9 %
Malzahar vs Fizz
Fizz 1,347 Games
In Game
47.9 %
Malzahar vs Galio
Galio 711 Games
In Game
47.7 %
Malzahar vs Rell
Rell 456 Games
In Game
47.6 %
Malzahar vs Olaf
Olaf 1,076 Games
In Game
47.5 %
Malzahar vs Viktor
Viktor 2,649 Games
In Game
47.4 %
Malzahar vs Vi
Vi 1,553 Games
In Game
47.2 %
Malzahar vs Zyra
Zyra 1,991 Games
In Game
47.2 %
Malzahar vs Mordekaiser
Mordekaiser 4,081 Games
In Game
47.1 %
Malzahar vs Karthus
Karthus 811 Games
In Game
47.1 %
Malzahar vs Ivern
Ivern 306 Games
In Game
46.7 %
Malzahar vs Shyvana
Shyvana 1,327 Games
In Game
46.4 %
Malzahar vs Sona
Sona 1,539 Games
In Game
46.3 %
Malzahar vs Nocturne
Nocturne 1,667 Games
In Game
45.5 %