When Malzahar hits a spell on enemies affected by Malefic Visions, the Visions are refreshed.
Malzahar is especially dangerous when he has built up his Void Swarm.
Avoid minion waves that have been affected by Malefic Visions. You never know when they may die and pass the Visions onto you.
The stat comparisons shown here feature some valuable Sett against Malzahar matchup statistics that can help you appreciate the distinctions between the two. For instance, Sett’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Malzahar’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Sett may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Malzahar..
Sett normally has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Malzahar. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.
Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Sett usually loses when playing against Malzahar, with a 48.5% win rate. Therefore, Sett makes a poor counter for Malzahar.
While Sett does have a lower win rate than Malzahar, when facing one another, Sett also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Sett into Malzahar.
Additionally, Sett has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Malzahar. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Sett vs Malzahar matchups, Malzahar is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Sett is a somewhat poor counter for Malzahar. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Sett against Malzahar.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Sett to counter Malzahar during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Sett often accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Malzahar. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.
The most important items to use in your Sett versus Malzahar build include Heartsteel, Sterak's Gage, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Sett incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Malzahar than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Sett had an average winrate of 48.5% when countering Malzahar with this build.
To have the greatest likelihood of beating Malzahar as Sett, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Sett vs Malzahar LoL games, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.5% win rate overall.
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