Kalista vs Malzahar Counter Build

How to Win Kalista vs Malzahar Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Malzahar as Kalista in LoL

How to Beat Malzahar as Kalista

1,449 Kalista vs Malzahar Matchups Analyzed

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of rated League matches that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Malzahar as Kalista resulted from an analysis of 1449 ranked rounds where both champs battled one another. This particular counter matchup is fairly rare. Kalista encounters Malzahar in only 2.6% of her matches.

Unfortunately, Kalista does a terrible job of beating Malzahar. On average, she wins a lowly 46.6% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Kalista vs Malzahar matches, Kalista’s team is 0.3% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood versus Malzahar.

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Best Kalista Items to Counter Malzahar

The best items to prioritize in your Kalista versus Malzahar build include Immortal Shieldbow, Runaan's Hurricane, and Wit's End. When Kalista incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when facing Malzahar than with many other typical builds. In fact, Kalista had an average winrate of 62.4% battling Malzahar with this counter build.

Best Kalista Runes to Counter Malzahar

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Malzahar as Kalista, you should equip the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Kalista vs Malzahar face-offs, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 46.0% winrate overall.

We have also included the top Malzahar runes to duel Kalista to help you grasp how he will probably be built against your champion.


7.4 | Kalista Malzahar | 5.1


6.1 | Kalista Malzahar | 5.6


6.5 | Kalista Malzahar | 8

Kalista vs Malzahar Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here feature several valuable Kalista versus Malzahar matchup stats that may help you grasp the distinctions between the two. For instance, Kalista’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is close to Malzahar’s KDA ratio of 2.3, indicating that Kalista may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Malzahar..

Kalista often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Malzahar. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

In Kalista vs Malzahar matchups, Kalista usually takes a similar number of minion kills than Malzahar. Champions that don't acquire many minion kills normally do not need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are able to scale properly off their abilities and first items alone. Although, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to best the averages shown here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Malzahar as Kalista are given for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to,To,If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a specific division, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.69 | Kalista Malzahar | 1.15

Largest Multi-Kill

1.62 | Kalista Malzahar | 1.28

Damage Dealt

16,492 | Kalista Malzahar | 19,850

Damage Taken

20,406 | Kalista Malzahar | 14,461

Healing Done

4,647 | Kalista Malzahar | 902

Vision Score

19 | Kalista Malzahar | 19

Gold Earned

11,930 | Kalista Malzahar | 11,228

Minions Killed

165 | Kalista Malzahar | 169

Dragons Killed

0.37 | Kalista Malzahar | 0.13

Barons Killed

0.15 | Kalista Malzahar | 0.04


2.37 | Kalista Malzahar | 2.41


0.49 | Kalista Malzahar | 0.6

CC Duration (sec)

147 | Kalista Malzahar | 372

Experience Earned

12,190 | Kalista Malzahar | 13,962

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1,449 Kalista vs Malzahar 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 Kalista 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.