How to Win Malzahar vs Ashe Counter Matchup Malzahar is in the a tier of champions

Malzahar vs Ashe

How to Beat Ashe as Malzahar in LoL Ashe is in the b tier of champions
Mage Assassin
Marksman Support

How to Beat Ashe as Malzahar

based on 2,285 Malzahar vs Ashe matchups
Win Rate
49.8 %
K/D/A
2.07
Pick Rate
5.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Ashe as Malzahar resulted from an analysis of 2285 ranked games where both champs clashed against one another. This counter matchup is relatively uncommon. Malzahar fights Ashe in only 5.5% of his games.

Malzahar vs Ashe Matchup Summary

Malzahar does a average job of beating Ashe. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.8% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Malzahar vs Ashe rounds, Malzahar’s side is 0.2% less probable to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely won't get first blood against Ashe.

Best Malzahar vs Ashe Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Sapphire CrystalLost Chapter

Core Malzahar Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterMorellonomiconSeraph's Embrace

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceGathering Storm
Inspiration Magical FootwearFuture's Market
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Malzahar's passive ability p
Malzahar q ability q
Malzahar w ability w
Malzahar e ability e
Malzahar's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
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 Ashe as Malzahar

Tips for Playing as Malzahar against Ashe

Use Call of the Void and Nether Grasp to renew the duration of Malefic Visions on enemies.

Avoiding damage in lane maximizes the uptime on Void Shift, increasing Malzahar's safety dramatically.

Wait to cast Void Swarm until there are nearby enemies for the Voidling to attack or kill.

Advice to Win Against Ashe

Ashe has very few defensive options, and she's a good target to gank.

Be wary of moving around the map alone if Ashe has not recently cast her Enchanted Crystal Arrow.

Malzahar vs Ashe Counter Stats

Malzahar Image
Win Rate
49.8 %
VS
Win Rate
50.2 %
Ashe Image
5.2
< Kills >
6
6.1
< Deaths >
6.3
7.4
< Assists >
9.9
1.19
< Killing Sprees >
1.37
180
< Minions Killed >
141
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.21
0.58
< Inhibitors >
0.53
539
< Physical Damage >
13,793
18,724
< Magic Damage >
2,772
697
< True Damage >
923
19,961
< Damage Dealt >
17,488
16,845
< Damage Taken >
17,906
11,870
< Gold Earned >
11,479
2.26
< Towers >
2.33
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,168
< Total Healing >
1,915
15,005
< Experience >
12,913
20
< Vision Score >
26
10
< Wards Placed >
10
418
< Time Dealing CC >
607

How to Counter Ashe with Malzahar in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several vital Malzahar versus Ashe matchup statistics that can help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. Malzahar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ashe’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Malzahar may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Ashe..

Malzahar typically has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Ashe. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Malzahar and Ashe

Damage Types Compared

Malzahar
Ashe
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Malzahar
Ashe

Who is Better, Malzahar or Ashe?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Malzahar usually fairs equally well when taking on Ashe, with a 49.8% win rate. Therefore, Malzahar makes an ok counter for Ashe.

While Malzahar does have a lower winrate compared to Ashe, when they face off with one another, Malzahar also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Malzahar into Ashe.

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

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Malzahar vs Ashe matchups, Ashe is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Malzahar is a somewhat poor counter to Ashe. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Malzahar against Ashe.

Additional Information for Malzahar Players

How We Calculated Our Malzahar vs Ashe Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ashe as Malzahar, we analyzed 2,285 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 Ashe as Malzahar 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 Malzahar in order to counter Ashe during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Malzahar on average picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Ashe. Champions who on average don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Malzahar versus Ashe build include Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Malzahar combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs. Ashe than with most other common item sets. In fact, Malzahar had an average winrate of 49.8% battling Ashe with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Ashe as Malzahar, Malzahar players should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Magical Footwear, and Future's Market runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Malzahar vs Ashe counterpicks, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.8% winrate overall.

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