How to Win Kassadin vs Malphite Counter Matchup Kassadin is in the s tier of champions

Kassadin vs Malphite

How to Beat Malphite as Kassadin in LoL Malphite is in the a tier of champions
Assassin Mage
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Malphite as Kassadin

based on 3,070 Kassadin vs Malphite matchups
Win Rate
51.1 %
K/D/A
2.38
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Malphite as Kassadin resulted from an evaluation of 3070 ranked games where both champs faced one another. This champion pairing is fairly rare. Kassadin has to counter Malphite in only 2.4% of his games.

Kassadin vs Malphite Matchup Summary

Kassadin has done a decent job of beating Malphite. On average, he wins a acceptable 51.1% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Kassadin vs Malphite rounds, Kassadin’s side is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood versus Malphite.

Best Kassadin vs Malphite Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsTear of the Goddess

Core Kassadin Items

~22 Mins
Rod of AgesSeraph's EmbraceLich Bane

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapVoid StaffZhonya's HourglassArchangel's Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindLegend: Tenacity
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Magic Resist
Kassadin's passive ability p
Kassadin q ability q
Kassadin w ability w
Kassadin e ability e
Kassadin's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
E
5
E
6
R
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E
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W
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E
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W
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R
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W
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W
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Malphite as Kassadin

Tips for Playing as Kassadin against Malphite

Kassadin's ultimate has many uses and is on a shorter cooldown than most, use it often.

Kassadin has multiple item paths; he can go caster via Mana and Ability Power or anti-caster with Cooldown Reduction and Magic Resist.

Try to get the Ancient Golem buff to counteract Riftwalk's increasing Mana cost.

Advice to Win Against Malphite

Malphite is one of a couple tanks who are capable of jungling. Watch out if he gets Smite.

If you're a physical damage character stay behind your allies when fighting Malphite. Ground Slam can significantly reduce your damage output.

Kassadin vs Malphite Counter Stats

Kassadin Image
Win Rate
51.1 %
VS
Win Rate
48.9 %
Malphite Image
8
< Kills >
4.9
5.8
< Deaths >
5.4
5.8
< Assists >
7.9
1.72
< Killing Sprees >
1.09
156
< Minions Killed >
116
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.44
1,789
< Physical Damage >
4,715
20,364
< Magic Damage >
13,410
541
< True Damage >
721
22,695
< Damage Dealt >
18,847
30,090
< Damage Taken >
22,652
11,549
< Gold Earned >
10,065
1.64
< Towers >
1.7
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
6,380
< Total Healing >
1,957
15,032
< Experience >
13,352
16
< Vision Score >
21
8
< Wards Placed >
10
181
< Time Dealing CC >
884

How to Counter Malphite with Kassadin in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several significant Kassadin against Malphite counter statistics that can help you grasp the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Kassadin’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Malphite’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Kassadin may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Malphite. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.

Kassadin normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes more damage than Malphite. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Kassadin and Malphite

Damage Types Compared

Kassadin
Malphite
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kassadin
Malphite

Who is Better, Kassadin or Malphite?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Kassadin usually wins when playing against Malphite, with a 51.1% win rate. Therefore, Kassadin makes a good counter for Malphite.

While Kassadin does have a higher winrate compared to Malphite, when facing one another, Kassadin also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming character to learn. You should be careful when picking Kassadin into Malphiteas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Kassadin also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Malphite. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Kassadin vs Malphite matchups, Kassadin is the better champ with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Kassadin is a decent counter to Malphite. Make sure you focus your actions on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Kassadin against Malphite.

Additional Information for Kassadin Players

How We Calculated Our Kassadin vs Malphite Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Malphite as Kassadin, we analyzed 3,070 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 Malphite as Kassadin 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Kassadin to counter Malphite during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up 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 that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kassadin on average accumulates a similar amount of CS as Malphite. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Kassadin versus Malphite build consist of Rod of Ages, Seraph's Embrace, and Lich Bane. When Kassadin included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs Malphite than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Kassadin had an average winrate of 51.1% battling Malphite with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Malphite as Kassadin, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Kassadin vs Malphite fights, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 51.1% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Malphite as Kassadin are given for all ranked divisions combined. To filter the stats and builds to a distinct division, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.