Zoe vs Malzahar Counter Build

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

How to Beat Malzahar as Zoe

2,143 Zoe vs Malzahar Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked LoL games every week. Within our data, Zoe did battle with Malzahar in 2143 games. With so many matchups for Zoe versus Malzahar provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to provide useful data and a pro build to destroy Malzahar This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Zoe is forced to battle against Malzahar in only 2.8% of her games.

Unfortunately, Zoe does a awful job of beating Malzahar. Typically, she wins a lowly 41.4% of matches the champs oppose each other in. In Zoe versus Malzahar matches, Zoe’s team is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that she most likely will get first blood versus Malzahar.

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Best Zoe Items to Counter Malzahar

The top items to have in your Zoe versus Malzahar build include Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Horizon Focus. When Zoe included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better against Malzahar than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Zoe boasted an average win rate of 54.4% when countering Malzahar with these items in her kit.

Best Zoe Runes to Counter Malzahar

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic

To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Malzahar as Zoe, you should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Zoe vs Malzahar clashes, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 42.4% winrate overall.

We have also shown the best Malzahar runes to duel Zoe to help you realize how he will likely be built versus you.


5.8 | Zoe Malzahar | 5.3


5.4 | Zoe Malzahar | 5.4


7.2 | Zoe Malzahar | 7.5

Zoe vs Malzahar Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here underscore several influential Zoe against Malzahar matchup stats that can help us distinguish the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Zoe’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is nearly equal to Malzahar’s ratio of 2.4, demonstrating that Zoe may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Malzahar..

Zoe usually has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Malzahar. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

In Zoe vs Malzahar matchups, Zoe usually racks up much less CS than Malzahar. Champs that don't acquire very much CS normally do not have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale easily off their abilities and first items alone. Although, champs with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, try to pass the averages shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.34 | Zoe Malzahar | 1.24

Largest Multi-Kill

1.29 | Zoe Malzahar | 1.33

Damage Dealt

17,912 | Zoe Malzahar | 20,281

Damage Taken

17,249 | Zoe Malzahar | 14,765

Healing Done

3,048 | Zoe Malzahar | 1,075

Vision Score

21 | Zoe Malzahar | 20

Gold Earned

10,100 | Zoe Malzahar | 11,662

Minions Killed

131 | Zoe Malzahar | 175

Dragons Killed

0.09 | Zoe Malzahar | 0.13

Barons Killed

0.03 | Zoe Malzahar | 0.04


1.45 | Zoe Malzahar | 2.65


0.38 | Zoe Malzahar | 0.67

CC Duration (sec)

105 | Zoe Malzahar | 373

Experience Earned

12,885 | Zoe Malzahar | 14,388

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,143 Zoe 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 Zoe 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.