Vladimir vs Malzahar Counter Build

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

How to Beat Malzahar as Vladimir

4,008 Vladimir vs Malzahar Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked LoL rounds every week. In our dataset, Vladimir faced Malzahar in 4008 matches. Using so many matchups for Vladimir vs Malzahar provides us a lot of faith in our capability to provide useful stats and a pro build to wreck Malzahar This particular champ pairing is fairly rare. Vladimir encounters Malzahar in only 2.9% of his matches.

Unfortunately, Vladimir does a pathetic job of countering Malzahar. Typically, he wins a lowly 43.5% of the time the champs clash against each other in. In Vladimir vs Malzahar games, Vladimir’s side is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood versus Malzahar.

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Best Vladimir Items to Counter Malzahar

The best items to focus on in your Vladimir versus Malzahar build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Cosmic Drive. When Vladimir bought at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs Malzahar than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Vladimir boasted an average win rate of 59.0% battling Malzahar with this counter build.

Best Vladimir Runes to Counter Malzahar

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear

To have the greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Malzahar as Vladimir, you should take the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Cosmic Insight, and Magical Footwear runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Vladimir vs Malzahar counterpicks, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 45.6% winrate overall.

We have also included the top Malzahar runes to fend off Vladimir in order to help you grasp how he will likely be played to try to beat your champion.


5.9 | Vladimir Malzahar | 5.1


5.4 | Vladimir Malzahar | 5.3


5.7 | Vladimir Malzahar | 7.7

Vladimir vs Malzahar Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here show several influential Vladimir versus Malzahar matchup stats that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Vladimir’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is close to Malzahar’s KDA ratio of 2.4, highlighting that Vladimir may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Malzahar..

Vladimir usually has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes more damage than Malzahar. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Vladimir often racks up a similar number of minion kills than Malzahar. Champions who on average do not acquire much CS normally don't have to have much CS to be useful. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. However, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the averages shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.35 | Vladimir Malzahar | 1.19

Largest Multi-Kill

1.47 | Vladimir Malzahar | 1.32

Damage Dealt

18,561 | Vladimir Malzahar | 21,804

Damage Taken

27,082 | Vladimir Malzahar | 14,501

Healing Done

20,647 | Vladimir Malzahar | 983

Vision Score

16 | Vladimir Malzahar | 20

Gold Earned

11,030 | Vladimir Malzahar | 11,411

Minions Killed

169 | Vladimir Malzahar | 177

Dragons Killed

0.08 | Vladimir Malzahar | 0.13

Barons Killed

0.03 | Vladimir Malzahar | 0.04


1.67 | Vladimir Malzahar | 2.49


0.37 | Vladimir Malzahar | 0.62

CC Duration (sec)

98 | Vladimir Malzahar | 364

Experience Earned

13,905 | Vladimir Malzahar | 14,274

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,008 Vladimir vs Malzahar 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 Malzahar as Vladimir 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.