Balmond Counter Mobile Legends [2024 Update]

Among the vast array of characters in Mobile Legends, Balmond, the Berserker, stands as a formidable fighter. His wheels of destruction can spin an axe at a terrifying speed, claiming countless adversaries in the battlefield’s dust. To stand tall against such a powerful foe, you need to comprehend the subtleties of this master warrior. With my 450 matches experience against Balmond, I have decoded his strengths and weaknesses. Let me share the ultimate guide on how to counter Balmond in Mobile Legends 2024.

Balmond: An overview

Role: Fighter
Specialty: Damage/Regen
Lane: EXP
Win rate: 45.3%
Tier: B

Balmond’s forte lies in his ability to deal great damage while translating kills into health regeneration, making him a tough opponent to overcome. Here’s a comprehensive rundown of his counters and strategies to quell this berseker on the battlefield.

Heroes that Counter Balmond

Balmond has his nemesis in the battlefield who manage to overpower him consistently. The notable heroes, based on their win rate against Balmond, include:

  1. Clint
  2. Alucard
  3. Moskov
  4. Gord
  5. Freya

Conversely, certain heroes find themselves often outmatched against Balmond’s aggressive playstyle:

  1. Layla
  2. Sun
  3. Saber
  4. Alice
  5. Cyclops

Items that Counter Balmond

Tackling Balmond’s rapid healing, his armour, and mitigating his movement speed can be achieved with the smart selection of items.

To Counteract Healing:

  1. Sea Halberd
  2. Necklace of Durance
  3. Dominance Ice

To Pierce Armour:

  1. Malefic Roar
  2. Genius Wand
  3. Divine Glaive

To Slow Down Balmond:

  1. Corrosion Scythe
  2. Ice Queen Wand

Items Dealing a % of Health as Damage:

  1. Demon Hunter Sword
  2. Glowing Wand

To Reduce Damage:

  1. Antique Cuirass

This equipment becomes crucial when you find yourself in a solo encounter with Balmond.

Strategies and Tips to Counter Balmond

Learning Balmond’s nuances can be significant in developing successful tactics against him:

  • Keep your distance during the laning phase as Balmond can swiftly close the gap and unleash significant damage.
  • Avoid engaging with Balmond on low health as his ultimate can finish you off quickly.
  • Quick mobile heroes or the use of the Flicker spell can allow you to dodge Balmond’s Soul Lock, presenting an opportunity to kite him if you are playing a ranged hero.
  • When Balmond charges your team, disrupting his rampage with Crowd Control (CC) while your team inflicts damage can be an effective tactic.
  • Maintain visibility on the map and alert your team when Balmond disappears from view.
  • Avoid clustering as a team, as Balmond’s Cyclone Sweep can wreak havoc on multiple targets simultaneously.

Strengths and Weaknesses

Acknowledge the unique strengths and weaknesses of Balmond to cement your strategies:


  1. AOE damage.
  2. Health regeneration with every minion or hero slain.
  3. Critical procs well with his second skill.
  4. Strong crowd control.
  5. Ability to deal true damage using his second skill (Cyclone Sweep).


  1. Vulnerable in the early game.
  2. Initiator type, exposed to counter-attacks.
  3. Lack of ability effects.
  4. Comparatively slow mobility.


Bloodthirst (Passive)Heals Balmond
Soul Lock (1)Mobility, Slows down opponents
Cyclone Sweep (2)AOE, Buff
Lethal Counter (Ultimate)Burst, Slow

Countering Balmond in Mobile Legends 2024 lies in matching his aggressive onslaught with well-planned strategies and counter-measures. Knowing the strengths and weaknesses of this deadly fighter, coupled with the knowledge of the suitable heroes and items, you can deal with this enormous threat. Standing against Balmond’s whirlwind of destruction can be challenging, but with the right tactics, victory is yours for the taking. Conquer the battlefield!

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