Malzahar vs Qiyana Counter Build

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

How to Beat Qiyana as Malzahar

2,607 Malzahar vs Qiyana Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Malzahar Items to Counter Qiyana

The top items to prioritize in your Malzahar versus Qiyana build include Rylai's Crystal Scepter, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Liandry's Anguish. When Malzahar combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs Qiyana than with most other commonly used item sets.


5.6 | Malzahar Qiyana | 7.9


5.9 | Malzahar Qiyana | 6.7


7.7 | Malzahar Qiyana | 5.7

Best Malzahar Runes to Counter Qiyana

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
To have the best chance of beating Qiyana as Malzahar, Malzahar players should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Malzahar vs Qiyana fights, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also shown the best Qiyana runes to counterpick against Malzahar in order to help you recognize how she will probably be played against your champion.

Runes Qiyana Will Likely Use to Counter Malzahar

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Last Stand Rune Last Stand

Malzahar vs Qiyana Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page emphasize several influential Malzahar vs. Qiyana counter stats that can help us figure out the differences and similarities between the pair. Malzahar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is similar to Qiyana’s ratio of 2.0, showing that Malzahar may be just as central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Qiyana.

Malzahar usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Typically, Malzahar receives less damage than Qiyana. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Malzahar vs Qiyana matchups, Malzahar usually tallies a bit more CS than Qiyana. Champs that do not amass a lot of minion kills typically don't need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off their abilities alone. Yet, champions with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to beat the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, Malzahar vs Qiyana tips, statistics, and build guide are given for all skill levels, merged. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to an individual division, you may use the selection menu above.

Killing Spree

2.6 | Malzahar Qiyana | 3.3

Damage Dealt

20,014 | Malzahar Qiyana | 18,118

Damage Taken

15,348 | Malzahar Qiyana | 20,437

Gold Earned

11,537 | Malzahar Qiyana | 10,944

Minions Killed

167 | Malzahar Qiyana | 134


6 | Malzahar Qiyana | 4.8

Dragons Killed

2 | Malzahar Qiyana | 2

Barons Killed

0.5 | Malzahar Qiyana | 0.4


1.1 | Malzahar Qiyana | 0.8

Malzahar vs Qiyana Matchup Summary

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League of Legends games every week. In our dataset, Malzahar battled Qiyana in 2,607 matches. Using so many games with Malzahar versus Qiyana gives us a lot of faith in our ability to produce enlightening statistics and a pro build to defeat your rival.

This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Malzahar fights Qiyana in only 2.7% of his rounds. Malzahar does a great job of countering Qiyana. Typically, Malzahar wins a terrific 58.0% of the time the champions face off with one another in. In Malzahar versus Qiyana games, Malzahar’s team is 3.0% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood versus Qiyana.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,607 Malzahar vs Qiyana 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 Qiyana 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.