Armor naturally reduces the rate that attacks go through Granite Shield, so Brutal Strikes will strengthen the shield against physical damage.
Despite his abilities scaling on Armor, some games require Malphite to get Magic Resist. When those games occur, try getting Aegis of the Legion, Mercury's Treads, and Guardian Angel.
Try casting Ignite when Dr. Mundo uses Sadism to negate a large portion of its healing.
Try to coordinate high-damage abilities with your allies right after Dr. Mundo uses his ultimate, but if you're unable to kill him quickly with burst he will heal through the damage.
The stats provided here feature some vital Malphite against Dr. Mundo matchup stats that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Malphite’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Dr. Mundo’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Malphite may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Dr. Mundo..
Malphite typically has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Typically, he receives less damage than Dr. Mundo. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Malphite usually loses when trying to fight Dr. Mundo, with a 47.0% win rate. Thus, Malphite makes a bad counter to Dr. Mundo.
While Malphite does have a lower winrate compared to Dr. Mundo, when on opposite teams, Malphite also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult character to learn. You should be very concerned when picking Malphite into Dr. Mundo.
Moreover, Malphite has a very large amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Dr. Mundo. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Malphite vs Dr. Mundo matchups, Dr. Mundo is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Malphite is a terribly counter for Dr. Mundo. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Malphite against Dr. Mundo.
To learn all of the intricacies of Malphite in order to counter Dr. Mundo during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Malphite most often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Dr. Mundo. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Malphite versus Dr. Mundo build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Fimbulwinter. When Malphite used at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better when facing Dr. Mundo than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Malphite boasted an average win rate of 47.0% battling Dr. Mundo with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest chance of defeating Dr. Mundo as Malphite, you should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Malphite vs Dr. Mundo clashes, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 47.0% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Dr. Mundo as Malphite are given for all skill levels combined. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to an individual rank, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.