Mobile Legends Layla Hero Guide | Skills, Builds, Skins, Gear

A marksman hero, Mobile Legends Layla is the first hero that every player will get after completing the beginner’s tutorial. Being the first hero to play with, this character is one of the top favorites for fellow Mobile Legends players. Layla is one of the easiest Marksman to use in the game. Hence, she is a good hero for selection when players want to experience the strong burst of Layla. Seeing Layla’s big cannon firing this powerfully, it’s no surprise that it gives players a sense of satisfaction and adrenaline rush.

Despite having a long shooting range, Layla is pretty weak in her mobility as she lacks movement skills unlike Moskov or Karrie. This makes her susceptible to incoming attacks. Thus it is advisable for players to equip Layla with the Flicker Spell / Ability (unlockable at Level 19) to be able to teleport a certain distance in times of danger.


Mobile Legends Layla Best Hero Skills Build Skins


Mobile Legends Layla

Role: Marksmen

Specialty: Reap

Durability: 1.5 / 5

Offense: 5 / 5

Ability Effects: 3.5 / 5

Difficulty: 2 / 5



Layla is a free hero that is given to all players upon completion of the beginner’s tutorial. Other add-ons for this character will require diamonds or completions of time-limited events.


Layla’s Skills and Abilities


First Skill: Malefic Bomb

When triggered, Layla fires a Malefic Energy Bomb forward at her line of aim and deals physical damage to the first enemy it hits. Tips: This ability is able to inflict critical damage and get buffed by the bonus damage given by the Berserker’s Fury gear. Make sure that there are no obstructions between you and your opponent’s hero or you will lose that chance to incur huge damage on your opponent. The attack from the Malefic Bomb can be absorbed by a Minion if it’s in the line of aim before your opponent’s hero.


Second Skill: Void Projectile

When triggered, Layla fires a large energy ball that explodes at the feet of her enemy, dealing physical damage to the enemy and also the surrounding opponents. In addition, this skill slows down the opponent’s movement speed by a few seconds, making it a great initiating attack to stun and weaken your opponent before delivering the ultimate blow. Although the attack range for this skill is shorter than that of the Malefic Bomb, players can level up this skill in the later parts of the game to increase its power.


Third Skill: Destruction Rush

When triggered, Layla fires a massive energy cannon that deals a huge physical damage to the opponents in front of her. Due to the massive power and long-distance range of this skill, many players love to use this skill to take down escaping enemies. Tips: As this is a long-range skill that is affected by the passive skill, the longer the range, the higher the damage. More experienced players with better aiming skills can try executing this skill when the enemy is further away to deal more damage. Beginners can just shoot at the nearer targets to train up their accuracy level, rather than wasting the chance if they miss the further targets.  

As the skills levels up, the basic attack range of Layla also increases. After this skill has reached its maximum level, Layla is able to attack the enemy turret outside the turret’s shooting range. However, when there are no minions tanking the attacks from the enemy turret, the enemy turret takes lesser damage from Layla.


Best Equipment Build for Layla

Depending on your focus in the game, there are several variations in the equipment choices for Layla.  


Burst Damage Equipment Set

This equipment set caters for maximum damage, given that your teammates are assisting you during gameplay. This set goes wells when the opponent team lacks control skills or when your teammates are focused on protecting you and tanking the damages.

Layla Burst Damage Equipment Set Best Build

  1. Berserker’s Fury
  2. Scarlet Phantom
  3. Swift Boots
  4. Haas’s Claws
  5. Malefic Roar
  6. Blade of Despair


Survival Equipment Set

This equipment set focuses on higher mobility that allows Layla to move swiftly in the game field and escape from enemies during team fights. This set goes well when you are moving around alone and carrying the game.

Layla Survival Equipment Set Best Build

  1. Haas’s Claws
  2. Berserker’s Fury
  3. Windtalker
  4. Rapid Boots
  5. Blade of the 7 Seas
  6. Malefic Roar


Mobile Legends Layla Skins

Although the default Skin for Layla is Malefic Gunner, there are other skins that players can obtain to increase the power of Layla.


Green Flash: +8 Physical Attack (299 Diamonds)

Bunny Babe: +8 Physical Attack (Free for 2017/01 Starlight Member, 200 Rare Skin Fragments)

Cannon and Roses: +8 Physical Attack (Special Skin, 749 Diamonds)

Blue Specter: +8 Physical Attack (Time-limited Event, not purchasable)

Classic Malefic Gunner: +8 Physical Attack (The initial skin for Layla when she was first released, not purchasable)

S.A.B.E.R Breacher: +8 Physical Attack (899 Diamonds)


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