Sylas vs Malphite Counter Build

How to Beat Malphite as Sylas


At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each and every week. In our database, Sylas engaged Malphite in 72,300 games. Including so many matchups for Sylas versus Malphite gives us a lot of faith in our capacity to prepare enlightening stats and a supported build to shatter your enemy.

This particular champ pairing is relatively common. Sylas is forced to battle against Malphite in 75.0% of his rounds. Sylas has done a decent job of countering Malphite. Typically, Sylas wins a acceptable 51.0% of the time the champs clash against each other in. In Sylas against Malphite matches, Sylas’s team is 2.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Malphite.

Matchups Analyzed


Team First Blood


Win Rate


Best Sylas Items to Counter Malphite

The most important items to prioritize in your Sylas versus Malphite build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Liandry's Anguish. When Sylas used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Malphite than with most other common item sets.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Lich Bane Item Liandry's Anguish Item

Best Sylas Runes to Counter Malphite

To have the highest chance of defeating Malphite as Sylas, Sylas players should equip the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Sudden Impact, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Of all the rune sets players picked for Sylas vs Malphite clashes, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also displayed the top Malphite runes to fend off Sylas to help you realize how he will likely be played to try to beat you.

Best Sylas Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Malphite Runes

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear


The following tables show some vital Sylas against Malphite matchup statistics that may help us figure out the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Sylas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is nearly equal to Malphite’s ratio of 2.3, demonstrating that Sylas may be just as central to his team's team fighting potential than Malphite.

Battle Stats


Sylas Stats
7.5 4.6
Malphite Stats


Sylas Stats
6.8 5.7
Malphite Stats


Sylas Stats
7.1 8.7
Malphite Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Sylas Stats
3.3 2.1
Malphite Stats

Damage Dealt

Sylas Stats
19712 16638
Malphite Stats

Damage Taken

Sylas Stats
28254 19464
Malphite Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Sylas Stats
5.2 4.9
Malphite Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Sylas Stats
0.8 0.8
Malphite Stats

Dragons Killed

Sylas Stats
2 1.9
Malphite Stats

Barons Killed

Sylas Stats
0.4 0.4
Malphite Stats

Gold Earned

Sylas Stats
10665 9430
Malphite Stats

Minions Killed

Sylas Stats
120 108
Malphite Stats

Sylas typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, Sylas takes more damage than Malphite. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Sylas often takes a similar amount of CS than Malphite. Champs that don't get much CS normally do not require much CS to be effective. They are able to scale well off their skills and stats alone. However, champions with many minion kills, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, try to beat the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 72300 Sylas vs Malphite 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 Malphite as Sylas 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.