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  • Classic Malphite Skingallerybutton
  • Shamrock Malphite Skingallerybutton
    (Legacy Skin, No Longer Available) 520 RP / 16-Mar-2010
  • Coral Reef Malphite Skingallerybutton
    (Legacy Skin, No Longer Available) 750 RP / 08-Nov-2010
  • Marble Malphite Skingallerybutton
    (Legacy Skin, No Longer Available) 520 520 RP / 21-Mar-2011
  • Obsidian Malphite Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 15-Aug-2011
  • Glacial Malphite Skingallerybutton
    1350 RP / 11-Jul-2012
  • Mecha Malphite Skingallerybutton
    1350 RP / 24-Jul-2014
  • Ironside Malphite Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 08-Oct-2015

  • Classic Skin
  • Coral Reef Malphite


  • When Malphite uses his Ground Slam.png Ground Slam attack, he leaves a glowing imprint of the Riot Games logo.
  • Malphite is one of the few champions to actually have multiple textures per skin. When his passive Granite Shield.png Granite Shield breaks, he appears to be molten underneath until the passive recharges, which reverts him to normal; and when he activates Brutal Strikes.png Brutal Strikes, his body and arms glow.
  • Malphite's original cost was 3150 IP, but was lowered to 1350 IP on April 12, 2011.
  • Malphite's dance resembles Capoeira called Ginga. A side-by-side comparison can be seen here .
  • Malphite's Brutal Strikes.png Brutal Strikes is the only physical damage ability in the game that scales with AP but does not scale with AD.
    • However, it also scales with armor.
    • Miss Fortune Miss Fortune's Bullet Time.png Bullet Time's physical damage component scales exclusively with AP. However, this ability also apply Impure Shots.png Impure Shots' AD-scaling magic damage to enemies.

  • Malphite comes from another world called the Monolith. It is a place of perfect harmony, where all of its denizens are but singular pieces of a whole.
  • In his previous lore, Malphite Malphite meditated near the caverns surrounding the Institute of War.
  • His joke "Caught between a rock and a hard place" is an idiom, where you're either in a difficult position or have to make an unpleasant choice.
MalphiteSquare.png Shamrock Malphite [S|L]
  • This skin may have been inspired by the famous Blarney Stone in Ireland.
MalphiteSquare.png Obsidian Malphite [S|L]
  • This skin may have been inspired by the Destroyers of Guild Wars.
MalphiteSquare.png Marble Malphite [S|L]
MalphiteSquare.png Glacial Malphite [S|L]
  • This skin may be a reference to Ymir, an primeval figure in Norse mythology sometimes associated with ice.
  • He shares this theme with Olaf Olaf.
MalphiteSquare.png Mecha Malphite [S|L]
MalphiteSquare.png Ironside Malphite [S|L]
  • This skin was previously teased within the splash art of Bilgewater Bountry Hunter skins. His flag can be seen behind the wooden doors, now of which have been brought down revealing MalphiteSquare.png Ironside Malphite.
  • When he uses Ground Slam.png Ground Slam, an image of The Mother Serpent of Bilgewater can be seen on the ground.
  • He shares this theme with AatroxSquare.png Aatrox, GarenSquare.png Garen, and QuinnSquare.png Quinn (Bilgewater Bounty Hunters).
  • When he recalls, he will fire cannons on his back towards the sky.


  • Though he disagrees with Maokai Maokai's view of life as a curse, Malphite stated that he is "... proud to call the Twisted Treant my ally", suggesting that the two elementals get along quite well, despite their differences.


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