Despite his abilities scaling on Armor, some games require Malphite to get Magic Resist. When those games occur, try getting Aegis of the Legion, Mercury's Treads, and Guardian Angel.
Armor naturally reduces the rate that attacks go through Granite Shield, so Brutal Strikes will strengthen the shield against physical damage.
Raising an eyebrow in the face of danger, Akshan fights evil with dashing charisma, righteous vengeance, and a conspicuous lack of shirts. He is highly skilled in the art of stealth combat, able to evade the eyes of his enemies and reappear when they least expect him. With a keen sense of justice and a legendary death-reversing weapon, he rights the wrongs of Runeterra's many scoundrels while living by his own moral code: “Don't be an ass.”
The Malphite Akshan synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Akshan, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Malphite sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Akshan. His KDA worsened from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Akshan helps Malphite perform poorer in ranked LoL rounds. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.
When Malphite is paired with Akshan, he gets a small decrease in his complete damage dealt. This could demonstrate that Akshan does not provide protection for him to deal more damage or that their presence on the team also helps increase the match's duration. Similarly, when Malphite is played alongside Akshan on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Akshan.
Moreover, when Malphite plays with Akshan on the same team, he often receives a little less damage than when he fights alone. Taking not as much damage may mean that Akshan does a decent job of covering Malphite during teamfights.
There is no top ally for Malphite that will no matter what be his #1 ally. Yet, Akshan is a top-tier companion for Malphite. By locking into the same team as Malphite, they improves their win rate by 3.1% to 54.0%. This clearly indicates that there is an important synergy between Malphite and Akshan that allows them to perform at the top of their game together than without each other.
Akshan has a lower difficulty than Malphite. That means you don't need to be very careful when arranging Akshan comrades to go into battle on the same side as, as they will need a relatively low level of skill to be able to do well with you.
Working alongside, you will likely observe an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to support your allies. When paired, these champions may be able to carry with the power of their abilities.
Although, by grouping Malphite and Akshan together, you probably will not be providing your team a great deal of attack damage. Plan to include other champs on your team that neutralizes this relative gap in this pairing's capabilities.
Regardless of your Akshan ally's ability, you should focus on maximizing your gold income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you will do well anyway.
To learn all of the intricacies of Malphite in order to synergize with Akshan during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League games, you should continue reading to master additional tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot.
The most crucial finished items to build first in your Malphite and Akshan synergy build include Iceborn Gauntlet, Sunfire Aegis, and Thornmail. When Malphite included at least these three finished items in his build, he performed a lot better as an ally of Akshan than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Malphite had an average winrate of 54.0% when playing alongside Akshan with this build.
To have the best chance of crushing your oponents, you should take the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Resolve and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for this team composition, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 54.0% win rate overall.
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