How to Win Cassiopeia vs Malzahar Counter Matchup Cassiopeia is in the s tier of champions

Cassiopeia vs Malzahar

How to Beat Malzahar as Cassiopeia in LoL Malzahar is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Malzahar as Cassiopeia

based on 711 Cassiopeia vs Malzahar matchups
Win Rate
48.1 %
K/D/A
2.22
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked League rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Malzahar as Cassiopeia resulted from an analysis of 711 ranked rounds where both champions opposed one another. This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Cassiopeia fights Malzahar in only 2.5% of her matches.

Cassiopeia vs Malzahar Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Cassiopeia does a dismal job of countering Malzahar. Normally, she wins a lowly 48.1% of games the champions clash against one another in. In Cassiopeia against Malzahar matches, Cassiopeia’s team is 0.1% more probable to get first blood. This indicates that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Malzahar.

Best Cassiopeia vs Malzahar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Sapphire CrystalAmplifying Tome

Core Cassiopeia Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishSeraph's EmbraceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterMorellonomiconZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Cassiopeia to level up e
>
Second ability for Cassiopeia to level up q
>
Last skill for Cassiopeia to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningOvergrowth
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Cassiopeia's passive ability p
Cassiopeia q ability q
Cassiopeia w ability w
Cassiopeia e ability e
Cassiopeia's ultimate ability r
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E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
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E
8
Q
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E
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Malzahar as Cassiopeia

Tips for Playing as Cassiopeia against Malzahar

Lead your enemy when targeting with Noxious Blast to ensure the hit.

Use Twin Fang on poisoned stationary targets like monsters and units stunned by her Petrifying Gaze for maximum damage.

Advice to Win Against Malzahar

Malzahar is especially dangerous when he has built up his Void Swarm.

Avoid minion waves that have been affected by Malefic Visions. You never know when they may die and pass the Visions onto you.

When Malzahar hits a spell on enemies affected by Malefic Visions, the Visions are refreshed.

Cassiopeia vs Malzahar Counter Stats

Cassiopeia Image
Win Rate
48.1 %
VS
Win Rate
51.9 %
Malzahar Image
6.9
< Kills >
5.1
6
< Deaths >
5.5
6.4
< Assists >
8
1.62
< Killing Sprees >
1.19
175
< Minions Killed >
185
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.59
555
< Physical Damage >
506
20,935
< Magic Damage >
21,107
623
< True Damage >
646
22,114
< Damage Dealt >
22,260
25,054
< Damage Taken >
17,806
11,969
< Gold Earned >
11,953
1.76
< Towers >
2.34
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
5,595
< Total Healing >
1,315
14,543
< Experience >
14,986
19
< Vision Score >
22
9
< Wards Placed >
10
480
< Time Dealing CC >
455

How to Counter Malzahar with Cassiopeia in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize several critical Cassiopeia versus Malzahar counter statistics that can help you distinguish the differences between these two champions. As an example, Cassiopeia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Malzahar’s ratio of NaN, showing that Cassiopeia may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Malzahar..

Cassiopeia usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her enemy does. On average, she takes more damage than Malzahar. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Cassiopeia and Malzahar

Damage Types Compared

Cassiopeia
Malzahar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cassiopeia
Malzahar

Who is Better, Cassiopeia or Malzahar?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Cassiopeia usually loses when taking on Malzahar, with a 48.1% win rate. Thus, Cassiopeia makes a bad counter for Malzahar.

While Cassiopeia does have a lower winrate than Malzahar, when they face off with one another, Cassiopeia also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Cassiopeia into Malzaharas her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Cassiopeia has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Malzahar. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Cassiopeia vs Malzahar matchups, Malzahar is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Cassiopeia is a somewhat poor counter to Malzahar. Focus your actions on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Cassiopeia against Malzahar.

Additional Information for Cassiopeia Players

How We Calculated Our Cassiopeia vs Malzahar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Malzahar as Cassiopeia, we analyzed 711 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Malzahar as Cassiopeia comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Cassiopeia to counter Malzahar during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cassiopeia on average picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Malzahar. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The best items to use in your Cassiopeia versus Malzahar build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Seraph's Embrace, and Demonic Embrace. When Cassiopeia used at least these three items in her build, she performed much better countering Malzahar than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Cassiopeia boasted an average winrate of 48.1% when countering Malzahar with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Malzahar as Cassiopeia, you should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Cassiopeia vs Malzahar counter picks, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.1% winrate overall.

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