Malzahar Runes explained
There's one set of runes for Malzahar on patch
11.8that is the clear favorite for LoL players and pros alike. The best Malzahar Runes on the position Mid are
Inspiration as the primary path and
Sorcery as the secondary path with a pick rate of 57%. Besides runes you should take a look on Malzahar Build and if you are interested in pro matches take a look at Malzahar Probuilds. If you want to discuss
Malzahar then you should visit the champion subreddit.
Primary path on Malzahar
Inspiration opens creative opportunities on Malzahar troughout the match. Most of high elo players – and our LoL pros in the the major regions – have agreed that
Unsealed Spellbook is the best keystone rune to run on
Malzahar. This keystone rune allows you to create a one-time use summoner spell. The new summoner spell replaces one of their current summoner spells and remains available until it is used or replaced.
Unsealed Spellbook has some unique rules in that a particular summoner spell cannot be selected again until three other unique spells have been taken. LoL pro players will often use
Unsealed Spellbook to aid them in their current or upcoming situation. Are you about to fight the last dragon for a soul buff? Due to
Unsealed Spellbook, Malzahar can choose
Smite to help their jungler secure the dragon for the team. There are numberless circumstances where a particular summoner spell can turn the game on its head, and that's where
Unsealed Spellbook shines the most. This is usually followed up by taking
Biscuit Delivery and
Magical Footwear allows players to focus on those essential core items without the need to spend the additional 300 gold on boots.
Biscuit Delivery is a great rune for laning as it gives additional health and mana, which can help in more aggressive lanes.
Cosmic Insight grants summoner spell and item haste.
Secondary path on Malzahar
When it comes to your secondary path, most
Malzahar players prefer to go with
Sorcery empoweres abilities of Malzahar and increases the available champion resources. On the
Sorcery path, the best runes for Malzahar are
Transcendence for some more Ability Haste. This is usually followed up by taking
Manaflow Band for additional mana and mana regenaration.