Malzahar vs Viktor Counter Build

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

How to Beat Viktor as Malzahar

7,572 Malzahar vs Viktor Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Malzahar Items to Counter Viktor

The most important items to use in your Malzahar versus Viktor build consist of Rylai's Crystal Scepter, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Liandry's Anguish. When Malzahar included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better vs Viktor than with most other commonly used builds.


4.8 | Malzahar Viktor | 6.7


5.5 | Malzahar Viktor | 5.1


7.3 | Malzahar Viktor | 7.2

Best Malzahar Runes to Counter Viktor

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
To have the best chance of annihilating Viktor as Malzahar, Malzahar players should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes. Out of all the runes players picked for Malzahar vs Viktor clashes, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also included the best Viktor runes to fend off Malzahar to help you realize how he will likely be setup to try to beat your champion.

Runes Viktor Will Likely Use to Counter Malzahar

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery

Malzahar vs Viktor Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here clarify several influential Malzahar versus Viktor matchup stats that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between these two champs. For instance, Malzahar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is less than Viktor’s KDA ratio of 2.7, showing that Malzahar may be less central to his team's team fighting capability than Viktor.

Malzahar normally has a significant smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. Commonly, Malzahar receives a similar amount of damage to Viktor. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Malzahar vs Viktor matchups, Malzahar commonly gets a similar number of minion kills than Viktor. Champs who on average don't earn a lot of minion kills typically don't need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling well off their abilities alone. However, champs with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to do better than the averages shown here to do well.

By default, Malzahar vs Viktor tips, statistics, and build recommendations are displayed for all skill levels combined. If you want to filter the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you can use the selection menu above.

Killing Spree

2.2 | Malzahar Viktor | 3.3

Damage Dealt

19,106 | Malzahar Viktor | 23,164

Damage Taken

15,800 | Malzahar Viktor | 16,175

Gold Earned

11,328 | Malzahar Viktor | 11,715

Minions Killed

178 | Malzahar Viktor | 176


5.5 | Malzahar Viktor | 5.5

Dragons Killed

2.1 | Malzahar Viktor | 2.1

Barons Killed

0.5 | Malzahar Viktor | 0.5


1 | Malzahar Viktor | 1

Malzahar vs Viktor Matchup Summary

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we analyze each and every week. This Malzahar versus Viktor counter review resulted from an analysis of 7,572 ranked rounds where both champs opposed each other.

This champion pairing is relatively uncommon. Malzahar encounters Viktor in only 9.4% of his rounds. Unfortunitally, Malzahar has done a dismal job of beating Viktor. Typically, he wins a lowly 48.0% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Malzahar against Viktor matches, Malzahar’s team is 1.0% less probable to earn first blood, implying that he most likely won't get first blood against Viktor.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 7,572 Malzahar vs Viktor 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 Viktor 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.