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.
Keeping tunnels spread out across the map will ensure you have choices when you want to cast Void Rush.
Cast Burrow before travelling around the map to take advantage of the increased Move Speed and the safety provided by Tremor Sense.
Tremor Sense can warn you of enemies closing in, and is particularly useful when entering enemy territory.
The Malphite Rek'Sai synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Rek'Sai, 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 Rek'Sai. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Rek'Sai helps Malphite perform not as well in competitive LoL rounds. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Malphite tries to synergize with Rek'Sai, he gets a small decrease in his total damage output. This difference could indicate that Rek'Sai does not provide cover for him to deal more damage or that his support also helps increase the round's duration. Similarly, when Malphite is played together with Rek'Sai on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays without Rek'Sai. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Rek'Sai.
Moreover, when Malphite plays with Rek'Sai on the same side, he typically takes a little less damage than when he fights alone. Receiving not as much damage could indicate that Rek'Sai does a decent job of protecting Malphite during team fights.
There is no top synergy for Malphite that will always be his best ally. However, Rek'Sai is a top-tier ally for Malphite. By being on the same team as Malphite, he improves their win rate by 3.3% to 54.2%. This demonstrates that there is an important strategic relationship between Malphite and Rek'Sai that results in them performing better together than without each other.
Rek'Sai has a greater difficulty than Malphite. That means you should be careful when arranging Rek'Sai teammates to play with, as they will need a greater level of skill to cooperate well with you.
Fighting cooperatively, Malphite players should expect to witness an overall large increase in your team’s capability to soak up damage. When paired, these two might be able to provide enough cover for their team's carries.
Although, by aligning Malphite and Rek'Sai together, you will not be providing your other allies much AP. Make sure to have other champions on your team that helps cover this disparity in this pairing's capabilities.
Regardless of your Rek'Sai ally's skill level, you need to focus on increasing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you do this, you will do well anyway.
To learn all of the intricacies of Malphite in order to work well with Rek'Sai during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather additional lessons on this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you should grow your win rate significantly.
The most important finished items to prioritize in your Malphite and Rek'Sai synergy build include Iceborn Gauntlet, Sunfire Aegis, and Thornmail. When Malphite incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better when paired up with Rek'Sai than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Malphite boasted an average win rate of 54.2% helping carry Rek'Sai with this build.
To have the best likelihood of beating your oponents, Malphite players should take the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Overgrowth, and Second Wind runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for this team composition, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 54.2% win rate overall.
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