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Malzahar · Counters

Mage

Mage

Easy

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Playstyle

Damage Type

100% AP

0% AD

Top
Jungle
Mid
Bot
Support
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Malzahar matchups

Mid  Patch 11.7

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Overall Average

64 279 matches

+77.9
48.0%

Ahri

2 362 matches

+36.7
47.8%
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Akali

2 085 matches

+62.2
45.8%
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Anivia

1 692 matches

-35.0
49.0%

Annie

1 044 matches

+85.6
50.9%
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Aurelion Sol

271 matches

+60.5
47.2%
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Azir

545 matches

-16.0
45.1%

Brand

328 matches

+11.5
48.8%

Cassiopeia

715 matches

-45.9
47.4%

Cho'Gath

244 matches

-52.3
47.1%
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Corki

1 206 matches

+75.6
56.0%

Diana

1 965 matches

+123.9
52.9%
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Ekko

1 431 matches

+187.3
50.8%
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Fizz

1 461 matches

+64.2
52.2%
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Galio

1 067 matches

+92.8
50.4%
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Gangplank

242 matches

+116.8
40.9%
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Garen

116 matches

+99.8
48.3%
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Heimerdinger

285 matches

+163.3
49.8%
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Irelia

1 076 matches

+77.4
40.4%
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Jayce

185 matches

+110.4
43.2%

Karma

172 matches

+187.8
40.7%
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Kassadin

1 734 matches

+55.4
47.2%
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Katarina

3 129 matches

+124.1
50.8%
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Kayle

106 matches

-202.7
51.9%
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Kennen

111 matches

+97.0
48.6%

LeBlanc

1 107 matches

-4.1
42.5%
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Lissandra

783 matches

+51.6
49.8%

Lucian

987 matches

+177.6
41.9%

Lux

1 792 matches

-8.1
49.2%
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Malphite

145 matches

-351.8
42.1%

Mordekaiser

104 matches

+87.5
41.3%
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Morgana

277 matches

-36.7
52.0%
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Neeko

582 matches

+156.8
46.4%

Nocturne

228 matches

+313.5
52.2%
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Orianna

2 129 matches

+85.8
47.5%

Pantheon

457 matches

+93.8
42.7%
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Pyke

132 matches

+267.1
50.0%
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Qiyana

1 506 matches

+100.7
48.5%
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Rumble

315 matches

+306.2
53.0%

Ryze

1 108 matches

-60.9
41.2%

Seraphine

531 matches

+32.5
52.5%

Swain

256 matches

-16.5
51.6%
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Sylas

2 931 matches

+93.5
45.1%

Syndra

1 014 matches

+118.0
46.6%

Talon

1 399 matches

+202.2
49.3%
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Tristana

540 matches

+287.7
47.4%

Twisted Fate

1 985 matches

+209.3
46.1%
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Varus

201 matches

-50.9
38.8%
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Veigar

1 367 matches

-35.2
50.0%
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Vel'Koz

1 137 matches

+67.7
51.4%

Viego

604 matches

+109.8
46.4%

Viktor

2 082 matches

+32.4
53.6%
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Vladimir

1 835 matches

-5.9
45.8%
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Xerath

857 matches

+85.6
49.1%

Yasuo

3 532 matches

+63.2
44.7%

Yone

3 184 matches

+74.1
47.3%
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Zed

3 790 matches

+141.8
49.1%
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Ziggs

596 matches

+81.6
51.5%
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Zilean

208 matches

-99.6
56.3%
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Zoe

1 006 matches

+53.0
43.6%

general guide on how to counter Malzahar

laning-against

Laning Against

Malzahar isn’t very strong in the early game and can be made weaker by destroying his Passive shield whenever it comes up. As soon as he gets it, pop the shield so he has to play even safer.

Malzahar will be looking to push the wave constantly once he has an item. Avoid standing inside the minion wave at all times so he cannot poke you and push at the same time.

Once Malzahar hits level 6, you’ll have to play more respectful as he will tend to get ganks once his Ultimate Nether GraspR is up. Whenever he has his Ultimate Nether GraspR up, make sure you have wards in the river so you can spot the Jungler before they get to your lane.

strategy-vs

Strategy VS

In team fights, make sure no one on your team is too far forward as Malzahar may try and catch someone out of position with his Ultimate Nether GraspR.

When sieging objectives or backing off from a fight, watch your positioning as you may walk into Malzahar’s Call of the VoidQ which can be devastating to your health bar.

As soon as Malzhar focuses a champion with his Ultimate Nether GraspR, try to CC him so the channel is cancelled.

power-spikes

Power Spikes

Malzahar isn’t very strong in the early game. You can abuse this by poking him down and forcing him to recall early.

Once Malzhar hits level 6, his kill pressure increases thanks to his Ultimate Nether GraspR. Make sure you keep the river warded so you can spot his Jungler before they gank your lane as Malzhar isn’t really able to kill anyone alone.

Once Malzahar gets an item, his ability to push the wave will become obnoxious. Try your hardest to push the wave back as much as possible so he is unable to roam for free, or take your Tower early.

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