Why Malzahar?

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Marathos

Junior Member

07-31-2010

I've recently picked up Malzahar because he seemed really fun, which he is. But after playing for a while I'm finding it hard to understand why someone would play him over most of the other casters in the game ie. Ryze, Fiddle, Annie. Maybe I'm just doing it wrong. Any tips/build would be greatly appreciated.


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Pancakebuddy

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07-31-2010

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Originally Posted by Marathos View Post
I've recently picked up Malzahar because he seemed really fun, which he is. But after playing for a while I'm finding it hard to understand why someone would play him over most of the other casters in the game ie. Ryze, Fiddle, Annie. Maybe I'm just doing it wrong. Any tips/build would be greatly appreciated.
He's underpowered.


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lolpanda

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07-31-2010

No malzahar's just bad.


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xpsychedelico

Senior Member

07-31-2010

The problem is that Malzahar is rather lackluster, and his abilities are kind of buggy.

http://www.leagueoflegends.com/board...d.php?t=189219

Hopefully Riot will take this into consideration and give him a rework he deserves. He is a fun champion to play, just not good enough.


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VejiTehDestroyer

Senior Member

07-31-2010

Wow, seriously? I main Malz and yes, he can't one shot people, but hes a freakin beast in team fights. I just silenced your whole team and then proceeded to stun, while damaging no less, your biggest dps threat while my team beats them down....all while a dot runs rampantly from team member to team member when they die....

Yeah, keep thinkin hes UP. lmao

To the OP, read this: http://leaguecraft.com/strategies/guide/3541 and stick to your team and believe me, you will absolutely love playing Malzahar, unless you're looking for a one trick pony death button.


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RagnarokChu

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07-31-2010

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Wow, seriously? I main Malz and yes, he can't one shot people, but hes a freakin beast in team fights. I just silenced your whole team and then proceeded to stun, while damaging no less, your biggest dps threat while my team beats them down....all while a dot runs rampantly from team member to team member when they die....

Yeah, keep thinkin hes UP. lmao

To the OP, read this: http://leaguecraft.com/strategies/guide/3541 and stick to your team and believe me, you will absolutely love playing Malzahar, unless you're looking for a one trick pony death button.
Annie, Fiddles, Ryze can do the same thing.

And they can one shot the other team.


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Mr Geppetto

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07-31-2010

While I personally prefer some other casters, I do think his AoE silence is hugely underestimated.


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Vhalantru

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08-01-2010

problem being that his aoe silence bugs out. a lot.


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Mr Geppetto

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08-01-2010

That would be a good counterpoint if the actual silence were bugged, but as long as the skill lands, it silences.


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Matuk

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08-01-2010

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Originally Posted by Marathos View Post
I've recently picked up Malzahar because he seemed really fun, which he is. But after playing for a while I'm finding it hard to understand why someone would play him over most of the other casters in the game ie. Ryze, Fiddle, Annie. Maybe I'm just doing it wrong. Any tips/build would be greatly appreciated.
Why? You wouldn't.

The other casters are all (mostly) superior, insofar as what they bring to the table.


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