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Malphite Counter Stats

Malphite Counters
Top Lane
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Top Lane (73%) Malphite Top Lane Counters: 24,629 matches, 54 counter champions

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Tips Against Malphite in Top Lane Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

Sovereign Kitten says “Depending on what build the Malphite is going (Usually Comet AP) you would want to be utilizing bushes to avoid poke, and only poking when you see him use his (Q) to CS as this will slow you, sending the comet down and there is no way to react to this without (W) active and Mercury's Treads. Don't overextend past level 6 nor have your lane shoved in. This is just asking for you to be ganked and locked down by his knock-up burst from his (R), so it's much better to try to keep the lanes even or pushed up towards your tower. Hold onto your flash to avoid his (R) at the last sec takes practice, stasis is an alternative. ”
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BoilTheOil says “Take Grasp and max W. Pull him and W off cooldown and he can't do much about it. It can be hard to ult him in teamfights because his ult makes him unstoppable and he plays far back until he ults, Just try to engage before he does. ”
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I Am Goliath says “Push malphite in early game as much as possible as it's hard for him to farm under turret early game, Malphite also just has no kill pressure on you early game and bad waveclear so this should be easy, it's hard to kill malphite until you get black cleaver unless he messes up really bad, Also remember you can flash his ultimate. Basically we outscale Malphite really hard because of our passive + black cleaver + conqueror, and you should be able to build up a nice CS lead in laning phase, also Cull can be nice in this matchup since we're trying our hardest to scale in this matchup.”
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RivalOCE says “Depending on how Malphite builds and his rune setup, this matchup can be easy/free to difficult and annoying. As comet and a mix of tank/AP items is most common, take Doran's Shield/Second Wind into this to outsustain his mana. After he's low on mana, he's very squishy and easy to kill. Try to stun him when he casts his cheese wheel.”
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Drake6401 says “Build Black Blade Cleaver first to break through his armor. AP Malphite is easy. Tank Malphite is hell. This is an annoying lane because of his anti burst armor and Q. He also does loads of damage even with no items. I honestly can't wrap my head around the assasin level burst this guy has as a tank. You win most short trades until he finishes Tabi and half an armor item. Then his damage escalates drastically, and you won't be able to win an even trade until you have a Cleaver, and LDR if he only builds armor items. if he goes for an AP build, you can still take him on.”
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Anoying bro5 says “My ban. If it is Comet Malphite, take corrupting potions. The only real time that you can take advantage of him is when he is low on mana and before he gets bramble vest. Aside from that you mainly want to just farm the lane. Riposte his Q in laning phase to negate slow and damage. You can get tiamat early to shove waves fast to roam into jg/ mid/ tp”
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MrDomian says “Max W, because you give him a lot of damage and counter his R. ”
quinn adc says “lol. Ok guys breathes If you have a dodge, this matchup is dodge worthy. Otherise, let me start off by saying you should never try to fight malphite post 6 because you will actually hashinshin smash your keyboard and want to retire from playing Quinn if you try. Also note that 99.999999% of Malphite players don't actually play malphite at all, and about 60% of malphs you face will actually be first timers! They legit picked malphite to counter your Quinn! OMG! This knowledge means that the Malphite will actually be a useless cannon minion after laning phase if they don't gobble smack you in lane because they are playing a champion that they do not play lol and a champion designed to only counter squishy AD champions. ANY ap champ on your team will destroy malph if he is even/not substantially ahead from laning phase. Pre 6 is heavily in Quinn's favour, and most Malph's run comet keystone, so if malph Qs you, retaliate with vault so that you can juke his comet with your E when his Q hits you. Be aggressive early on and try to bait malph's corrupting pots. When his 3 pots are down and he gets low, you can go for an all in if possible because he has no way to really do anything in lane without his ult. Your goal, if possible, is to accumulate a lead while he doesnt have his R. Ok, now malph is 6 and you're scared. First, to understand how to effectively play against Malphite post 6, you must first understand what Malphite's Strengths/weaknesses are, and Quinn's strengths/weaknesses for the matchup. Malphite will hard destroy you post 6 because not only does he do a lot of damage with heavy armour, but he basically sets up a perfect gank for his jungler that you cannot avoid at all if your flash is down. Quinn's strength is that she has incredible roaming potential. Malphite's weakness is that his waveclear is kinda mediocre, while Quinn's weakness is that, as an squishy AD marksman, malphite can stack armour with his passive and do incredible damage while you will heal him with your autos. Understanding this, to effectively beat malphite post 6 is to ROAM ROAM ROAM! I typically never roam early on Quinn, but in Malphite I actually run TP and perma roam post 6 because the lane is death zone if you go there. Malphite REQUIRES him to gain a lead early game to do anything because, like I said, he picked malphite to legit counter you, and he will not know how the champion works after laning phase. If malphite goes even in lane, you have accomplished your goal and you will find that his pick will be useless as the game progresses simply because he won't know how to play him/keep up with CS later on. I find this to be the most effective because not only do you get your team ahead and prevent malphite from killing you, but malphite's poor waveclear means that he likely will not be able to punish your roams as hard as other top laners could. Malphite will be forced to use his TP to counter your roams, and if he doesn't, you can help your bot/mid/jungle get ahead and get objectives while malphite won't be able to push your lane hard enough to punish you for the roam. Edge of Night with Hexdrinker makes you unkillable btw cuz he needs to pop EON with an ability, and his combo can't kill you through hexdrinker shield and EON shield. If he can't kill you with his R, he is useless afterwards.”
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SaltCat says “You win level 1 with full passive, just be carefull with his poke, he can easily kill you for no reason ;D, after level 6 be mindfull, he can kill you, you can try to go for the highlight and dodge his r with your flash or q , but i suggest not, be patient with your ultimate because he can just r away”
RTO says “Keep trading with him to prevent his passive shield from coming up. Your sustain with Q and him having none is a big advantage in this matchup.”
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Middle Lane (14%) Malphite Middle Lane Counters: 4,769 matches, 36 counter champions

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Tips Against Malphite in Middle Lane Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

Avucado says “Literally unkillable and ungankable post 6. There is no way you're wnning this lane unless you roam. His wave clear is not that great so you have to roam whenever you can. Tell your lanes not to shove and try to coordinate ganks on other lanes with your jungler. He will probably go AP malph since hes the midlaner and if he does you need a hexdrinker. If you try to get a gank he will R away. If gets enough AP he can 1 shot you easily with R. Always keep your finger on your E or flash so you can try to react to his R. ”
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Folver says “Pref Grasp Runes I prefer not to fight him at all I recommend Doran Shield”
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Coldsong says “Malphite is another super hard matchup for Talon because unless he screws up, you will never kill him. Do NOT stand close to him once he hits 6 and try to stay out of lane as much as you can. Punish him if he E's the wave as he will lose a lot of dueling power.”
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angeLoon says “Conq Dblade. In Resolve Conditioning or Second Wind. Bone Plating is useless here since he can take off your bone plating just pressing Q. Try to all-in he early,before he gets too much armor.”
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PlayCabex says “if you get against this sh*t , then youre fuck*ed up , he will just get a abyssal mask and SOMEHOW oneshot you , bs champion wait for gank , if he goes ap then you can kill him easily , just poke first and then fight (if ap) if tank then farm and wait for gank”
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Katawina52 says “The Poke on his Q is really annoying, you can go Dshield and second wind to make his poke 1000x less annoying. If you go Wits End into rift , his kill presure drops pretty significantly, Cuz MR fucks AP Malphite hard.”
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WayOfTheTempesst says “Yone usually does well into tanks but Malphite is def one of the more annoying ones due to the attack speed slow and massive amounts of armor. Take Conq with dom 2nd and rush bork and you should be able to kill him eventually and def will out sustain him. Just dont get poked too much early for free. Use W as an answer to his Q.”
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WayOfTheTempesst says “One of if not the hardest tank to play against as Yasuo. Early game you hard win obviously since tanks are very weak esp since Malphite can't abuse Aftershock early like most tanks. The reason I put him as a 3 is bc if you do not build up a big enough lead early, he sets up ganks so easily against you post 6. Only counter play to his ulti is to try to flash it but your flash has a massive CD compared to his ulti. Try to predict his E and dash away from him when he tries to lower your attack speed. Use your windwall on his Q only when your shield is down to take the least damage from his harass as possible.”
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Dr Eggmund says “You can farm and there's not much Maplhite can do easy win. Poke him till the bitter end.”
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PRoli03 says “If you suspect that he'll play mid try to go for a control/poke mage he will be frustrating to play againist. (fleet footwork)”
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In the Jungle (7%) Malphite In the Jungle Counters: 2,227 matches, 27 counter champions

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Tips Against Malphite in the Jungle Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

Ellesmere says “You can counterjungle if you want since he doesn't have much escape and gets pretty low in his jungle early, but after his initial clear he's too tanky to warrant wasting your own clear time to harass. Just farm up / gank and you can destroy him mid-late game. ”
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Suseri says “Dodge his Q its very slow. After 6 he can't slow your AS anymore so once you also have Rageblade you can beat him.”
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RedNBlue says “Malphite is just like Amumu. Malphite has a great amount of base armor plus his passive rock shield will be hard to break early if your not low enough health. He will also build thorn mail.”
Riyad101 says “He does a bit of poke but too much that you can't handle. ”
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liserith says “You won't see Malphite jungle very often, but when you do, he's a pain in the ass. His passive makes poking him down quite difficult, and after level 6, his ult is an extremely powerful gap-closer. His Q is point and click, so you can't even dodge it. Abuse his early game. ”
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ChaseMorePlz says “Be careful!~ You can get one shot by a full AP Malphite easily so you have to time your Ultimate's stealth very intelligently!”
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G Spot God says “He steals your move speed so a good tip is to wait for his q to hit you THEN use your W to close the gap. You should easily be able to survive his burst. Double scutt.”
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Sq_09 says “Malphite doesn't really do anything to you pre-6. If he ever ganks pre-6, try to countergank. Track his R-cd, because that's the only way he can do anything to you. You can either Stopwtach his R, or place and R below you before you get hit. Alternatively you can just let it hit you and combo back afterwards, just take care of dodged, because his Q makes him pretty fast. Malphite wants to stack Armor, so you actually damage him quite a bit compared to your other carries. Rush Zho and you should be fine.”
RedNBlue says “Malphite can tank your damage and once he's level 6 can really mess you up with his ultimate. He can steal you movement speed causing you to be very slow and his passive shield will only break at the cost of your w or q.”
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SnakeTastic says “Hes not a good jungler and even in top lane he hasnt really got a chance against mundo”
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Bottom Lane (7%) Malphite Bottom Lane Counters: 2,221 matches, 27 counter champions

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Tips Against Malphite in Bottom Lane Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

22Drift says “This motherfucker will ult us every single fight so we have to play around it (Make sure to reaction flash the ulti if it will kill you). Vayne's true damage still eats Malphite up”
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kryptonkat says “bully him pre 6, and everything should be okay. be wary of his ult though.”
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LordTowelYT says “If he get his Ult and your his target. You better say your prayers... Unless he's building tank which Is unusual.”
Doody_tco says “Malphite can poke Miss Fortune, but what is really threatening is when he reaches level 6, he can kill Miss Fortune and cancel her ult”
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Penguto says “One of the hardest match up against Aphelios in my opnion. Aphelios is weak early and you cant ruin his life early and malphite once hes level 6 you are a goner.”
majororange77 says “Full info in Guide. Play around his Ultimate or you lose. Whether it's AP Malphite or Tank.”
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xBokuNoPicoo says “Malphite support, if played well and aggressive enough, can deny you lots of farm.”
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majororange77 says “Read Guide for full matchup. Click on poke and a great Ultimate. Try to survive for a gank.”
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Crypto Baron says “Even when he is behind his ult is still really strong in you, buy galeforce if you have problems with him.”
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Profesor APH. says “he is 4.5/5 hes not extreme but its one of the hardest matchups for aph he can run away from ur ult by malph ult you can try to run away from his ult but he have movement speed and he can easilly catch up you and r to you”
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