Tier

Win Rate

48.8%

Pick Rate

6.6%

Matches

29,016

Maokai Tank Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Maokai Item Build Order

51.2% Win Rate (379 Games)
Heartsteel

1st

Mercury's Treads

2nd

Winter's Approach

3rd

Heartsteel

4th

Winter's Approach

5th

Thornmail

6th

Heartsteel
Mercury's Treads
Winter's Approach
Heartsteel
Winter's Approach
Thornmail

Core Maokai Item Build Path

Situational

Sunfire Aegis
Spirit Visage
Warmog's Armor
Liandry's Torment
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Kaenic Rookern
Frozen Heart

Summoner Spells

3131 Games53%

Maokai Skill Order

0
Sap Magic

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Bramble Smash
Twisted Advance
Sapling Toss
Nature's Grasp

Maokai Guide

Learn Maokai with our Maokai guide. Learn about Maokai's strengths and Maokai's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Maokai, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
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.
  • Excels with items that enhance his tankiness, crowd control, and sustain.
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.
  • Vulnerable to Grievous Wounds, which significantly reduce his healing capabilities.

Maokai's Trends for ARAM

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Maokai. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Maokai is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

49.5%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

6.7%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch