Tier

Win Rate

50.9%

Pick Rate

7.4%

Matches

16,362

Playstyle: Maokai Builds

  1. Burn / Utility

    884 Games

    Arcane Comet
    Precision
    Liandry's Torment
    Malignance

    51%

  2. Tank

    535 Games

    Aftershock
    Precision
    Winter's Approach
    Sunfire Aegis

    50%

  3. Tank

    170 Games

    Aftershock
    Precision
    Liandry's Torment
    Sunfire Aegis

    50%

Pro Maokai Builds

  1. Uzi
    EDward Gaming

    Uzi

    Aftershock
    Inspiration
    Trailblazer
    Locket of the Iron Solari

    vs

    Thresh
  2. Tarzan
    LNG Esports

    Tarzan

    Phase Rush
    Inspiration
    Abyssal Mask
    Frozen Heart

    vs

    Nidalee
  3. Targamas
    KC

    Targamas

    Aftershock
    Inspiration
    Trailblazer
    Kaenic Rookern

    vs

    Camille
  4. Markoon
    SK Gaming

    Markoon

    Phase Rush
    Inspiration
    Bami's Cinder
    Frozen Heart

    vs

    Graves
  5. Hustlin
    Golden Guardians

    Hustlin

    Aftershock
    Domination
    Locket of the Iron Solari
    Ruby Crystal

    vs

    Rumble
  6. Kookykrook
    MS

    Kookykrook

    Grasp of the Undying
    Inspiration
    Bramble Vest
    Bami's Cinder

    vs

    Irelia

Core Maokai Item Build Order

Haunting Guise

Starting

Liandry's Torment
Haunting Guise
Blasting Wand

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Malignance
Lost Chapter
Fiendish Codex

3rd

Morellonomicon
Oblivion Orb
Fiendish Codex

4th

Shadowflame
Hextech Alternator
Needlessly Large Rod

5th

Thornmail
Bramble Vest
Giant's Belt

6th

Haunting Guise
Liandry's Torment
Sorcerer's Shoes
Malignance
Morellonomicon
Shadowflame
Thornmail

Core Maokai Item Build Path

Situational

Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Cryptbloom
Spirit Visage
Rabadon's Deathcap
Sunfire Aegis
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Cosmic Drive

Summoner Spells

FlashMark

Damage Breakdown

Maokai Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Summon AeryArcane CometPhase Rush
Nullifying OrbManaflow BandNimbus Cloak
TranscendenceCelerityAbsolute Focus
ScorchWaterwalkingGathering Storm
PrecisionDominationInspirationResolve
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.attack_speed,Attack Speedlol:shardInfo.ability_haste,Ability Haste
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.move_speed,Move Speedlol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Health
lol:shardInfo.health,Healthlol:shardInfo.tenacity_slow_resist,Tenacity & Slow Resistlol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Health
Sap Magic

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4

5

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7

8

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18

Bramble Smash

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Twisted Advance

W

W

W

W

W

Sapling Toss

E

E

E

E

E

Nature's Grasp

R

R

R

Maokai Skill Order

E

Q

W

Maokai Guide

Key Insights
Maokai
P
's cooldown is reduced by 4 seconds anytime Maokai casts an ability or is struck by an enemy ability.
Maokai
Q
also knocks back nearby enemies.
Maokai
E
's placed in brushes last longer and deal double damage to enemies.
Maokai
E
reveals the affected area.
Maokai
R
's root lasts longer based on distance traveled and grants Maokai bonus movespeed when an enemy champion is rooted.
Strengths
Guarantees finding picks with
Maokai
W
's targeted root.
Maokai
E
's help set up objective plays and can act as free wards.
Maokai
R
doubles as a zoning tool to block enemies off from areas.
Synergizes well with
Sunfire Aegis
,
Winter's Approach
,
Dead Man's Plate
,
Abyssal Mask
,
Spirit Visage
, and
Warmog's Armor
. Can opt for
Hollow Radiance
,
Evenshroud
,
Imperial Mandate
, or
Liandry's Torment
when needed.
Weaknesses
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
Maokai
Q
is his main trading and waveclearing tool. When used for one, he can't do the other.
Maokai
E
's damage is unreliable, and most enemies can outrun Saplings.
Any form of Grievous Wounds hurts Maokai because of how much healing he has in his kit (
Bramble Vest
,
Executioner's Calling
,
Oblivion Orb
,
Chemtech Putrifier
,
Morellonomicon
,
Mortal Reminder
,
Thornmail
,
Chempunk Chainsword
).
Win Rate

51.0%

(-0.7%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

7.9%

(+0.7%)

vs last patch