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Maokai
tier-2
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Q

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W

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E

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R

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Toughest Matchups:
Tryndamere
35.7%
Nasus
38.6%
Teemo
40.3%
Rengar
41.2%
Poppy
41.9%
Jayce
43.2%
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Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Doran's Shield
Health Potion
Warding Totem (Trinket)

Core Build Path: 54.01% Win Rate (543 Games)

Bramble Vest
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Bami's Cinder
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Ninja Tabi
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Chain Vest
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Sunfire Cape
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Spectre's Cowl
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Kindlegem
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Spirit Visage

Core Final Build: 56.62% Win Rate (219 Games)

Ninja Tabi
Sunfire Cape
Spirit Visage
Thornmail
Gargoyle Stoneplate
Abyssal Mask

Runes: 52.39% Win Rate (899 Games)

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Skill Order

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W

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Damage Breakdown

88% AP

Maokai's Matchups

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Win Rate
53.0%
(+0.5%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
4.6%
(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
1.8%
(+0.6%)
vs last patch

Playing against Maokai

Key Insights
P
's cooldown is reduced by 4 seconds anytime Maokai casts an ability or is struck by an enemy ability.
Q
also knocks back nearby enemies.
Maokai is untargetable during
W
's cast.
E
's placed in brushes last longer and deal double damage to enemies hit.
E
reveals the affected area.
R
's root lasts longer based on distance traveled.
Power Spike
Guarantees finding picks with
W
's targeted root.
E
helps set up objective plays.
R
doubles as a zoning tool to block enemies off from areas.
Spikes well at
Sunfire Cape
(
Enchantment: Cinderhulk
if jungle). Can opt into
Righteous Glory
for better engage tools.
Vulnerable
E
's damage is unreliable, and most enemies can outrun it.
Q
is his main trading and waveclearing tool. When used for one, he can't do the others.
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
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