Leap of Faith is best used to follow-up a strong engage or when being engaged upon. Be careful about being the first one into a fight.
Tentacles are an immense source of power. Don't fight without them.
Spirits inherit their target's current health. If making a
is your goal, try whittling your opponent's health down a bit first to make killing the spirit easier.
Use Call of the Void and Nether Grasp to renew the duration of Malefic Visions on enemies.
Wait to cast Void Swarm until there are nearby enemies for the Voidling to attack or kill.
Avoiding damage in lane maximizes the uptime on Void Shift, increasing Malzahar's safety dramatically.
The Illaoi Malzahar synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Malzahar, compared to her overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how her gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Illaoi sees a very large drop in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Malzahar. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This drop shows that Malzahar helps Illaoi perform worse in competitive League matches. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is only marginal.
When Illaoi is paired with Malzahar, she observes a marginal improvement in her full damage dealt. This change may signal that Malzahar supports by providing cover for her to deal more damage or that his participation also helps increase the game's duration. Similarly, when Illaoi is played with Malzahar on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when she plays without Malzahar. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing alongside Malzahar.
Additionally, when Illaoi plays with Malzahar on the same side, she often receives a little more damage than when she plays alone. Taking more damage could indicate that Malzahar does a poor job of covering Illaoi in teamfights.
There is no universally accepted best synergy for Illaoi that will no matter what be her #1 synergy. However, Malzahar is a good companion for Illaoi. By locking into the same side as Illaoi, he increases their win rate by 2.0% to 53.8%. This shows that there is a good bond between Illaoi and Malzahar that results in them performing better together than alone.
Malzahar has a greater difficulty than Illaoi. That means you need to be careful when finding Malzahar comrades to play with, as they will need a greater level of skill to be able to fight well with you.
Playing alongside, Illaoi players will likely witness an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to deal magic damage. Combined, these two can blast through enemies with magic damage.
Although, by grouping Illaoi and Malzahar together, you may not be granting your other allies much cover. Plan to bring other champs on your team that helps cover this relative gap in their playstyle.
Regardless of your Malzahar ally's ability, you should focus on increasing your gold income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and clearing objectives. If you do this, you should do well anyway.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Illaoi to work well with Malzahar during both the laning and mid / late game phases of LoL, you should continue reading to pick up some more lessons on this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly.
The most crucial items to use in your Illaoi and Malzahar synergy build consist of Divine Sunderer, Spirit Visage, and Hullbreaker. When Illaoi combined at least these three finished items in her build, she did much better when paired up with Malzahar than with many other typical builds. In fact, Illaoi boasted an average win rate of 53.8% when synergizing her build and playstyle to Malzahar with these items in her kit.
To have the highest probability of defeating your oponents, you should equip the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Demolish, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for this team composition, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 53.8% win rate overall.
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