4

Tier

Win Rate

51.0%

Pick Rate

2.3%

Ban Rate

1.7%

Matches

40,746
Maokai Runes
Core Maokai Item Build Order52.0% Win Rate (229 Games)
World Atlas

Starting

Boots of Swiftness

1st

Solstice Sleigh

2nd

Trailblazer

3rd

Solstice Sleigh

4th

Trailblazer

5th

Locket of the Iron Solari

6th

World Atlas
Boots of Swiftness
Solstice Sleigh
Trailblazer
Solstice Sleigh
Trailblazer
Locket of the Iron Solari

Core Maokai Item Build Path

Situational

Frozen Heart
Thornmail
Kaenic Rookern
Knight's Vow
Abyssal Mask
Anathema's Chains
Sunfire Aegis

Summoner Spells

Flash
52%501 Games
57%99 Games
Maokai Skill Order0
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's Counters for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

Discover the ultimate counters for Maokai with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Maokai in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Maokai counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Vel'Koz
53.4%
27.9%
1.2%
427
Senna
49.7%
31.2%
2.9%
1,093
Xerath
52.5%
31.8%
1.7%
628
Neeko
52.7%
34.3%
1.1%
391
Pantheon
53.2%
34.3%
1.3%
487

Maokai's Trends for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

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

51.0%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.3%

(-0.3%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

1.7%

(-1.0%)
vs last patch

Maokai Guide for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

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.

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