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Illaoi with Malzahar

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How to Synergize Illaoi and Malzahar

based on 1,214 Illaoi with Malzahar pairs
Win Rate
53.8 %
K/D/A
1.55
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we take in data from from millions of League of Legends matches straight from Riot Games each week. Illaoi has fought alongside Malzahar in 1214 recently played, competitive matches. By gathering so much relevant data directly from the creators of League of Legends, we have complete confidence that we can produce robust, accurate builds to help Illaoi synergize with Malzahar. It is relatively rare for Illaoi to play alongside Malzahar as allies. This pairing has only taken place in about 2.8% of games with Illaoi.

Illaoi Malzahar Synergy Summary

Illaoi does a good job of teaming up with Malzahar. Usually, she wins a terrific 53.8% of games the champions appear on the same team. If you want to do better as Illaoi when playing with Malzahar by figuring out how to better synergize your strategy with him, then review the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Illaoi Malzahar Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Illaoi Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererSpirit VisageHullbreaker

Optional Items

Death's DanceSterak's GageThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Illaoi to level up e
>
Second ability for Illaoi to level up q
>
Last skill for Illaoi to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve DemolishBone Plating
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Illaoi's passive ability p
Illaoi q ability q
Illaoi w ability w
Illaoi e ability e
Illaoi's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Illaoi and Malzahar

Tips for Playing as Illaoi with Malzahar

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

Vessel

is your goal, try whittling your opponent's health down a bit first to make killing the spirit easier.

Advice to Understand How Malzahar Will Play

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.

Illaoi Malzahar Synergy Stats

Illaoi Image
Win Rate
53.8 %
VS
Win Rate
46.2 %
Malzahar Image
5.8
< Kills >
5.5
6.6
< Deaths >
6.5
4.4
< Assists >
4.2
1.32
< Killing Sprees >
1.26
195
< Minions Killed >
192
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.72
< Inhibitors >
0.69
25,767
< Physical Damage >
24,711
665
< Magic Damage >
651
545
< True Damage >
534
26,977
< Damage Dealt >
25,896
34,388
< Damage Taken >
33,585
12,586
< Gold Earned >
12,288
3.13
< Towers >
3.07
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
7,763
< Total Healing >
7,470
15,808
< Experience >
15,463
18
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
82
< Time Dealing CC >
82

How to Play with Malzahar as Illaoi in LoL

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.

Synergies between Illaoi and Malzahar

Damage Types Compared

Illaoi with Malzahar
Illaoi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Illaoi
Malzahar
Synergy

Is Illaoi better when played alongside Malzahar?

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.

Additional Information for Illaoi Players

How We Calculated Our Illaoi Malzahar Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Illaoi and Malzahar, we analyzed 1,214 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Illaoi with Malzahar comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

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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