4

Tier

Win Rate

56.0%

Pick Rate

13.4%

Ban Rate

22.8%

Matches

248,218

Playstyle: Maokai Builds

  1. Tank / Mobility

    16,046 Games

    Aftershock
    Inspiration
    Trailblazer
    Solstice Sleigh

    66%

  2. Tank / Mobility

    3,616 Games

    Aftershock
    Inspiration
    Solstice Sleigh
    Trailblazer

    57%

Matchup Builds

  1. Tank

    Tank

    445 Games

    Aftershock
    Inspiration
    Trailblazer
    Celestial Opposition

    67%

Pro Maokai Builds

  1. Biofrost
    Dignitas

    Biofrost

    Aftershock
    Domination
    Trailblazer
    Locket of the Iron Solari

    vs

    Bard
  2. Mikyx
    G2 Esports

    Mikyx

    Aftershock
    Inspiration
    Trailblazer
    Anathema's Chains

    vs

    Lulu
  3. Hylissang
    Team Vitality

    Hylissang

    Aftershock
    Inspiration
    Trailblazer
    Kindlegem

    vs

    Senna
  4. Farfetch
    CZV

    Farfetch

    Aftershock
    Inspiration
    Trailblazer
    Cloth Armor

    vs

    Alistar
  5. Hustlin
    Golden Guardians

    Hustlin

    Aftershock
    Domination
    Ruby Crystal
    Frozen Heart

    vs

    Camille
  6. Hustlin
    Golden Guardians

    Hustlin

    Aftershock
    Domination
    Trailblazer

    vs

    Milio

Core Maokai Item Build Order

World Atlas

Starting

Boots of Swiftness
Boots

1st

Trailblazer
Winged Moonplate
Chain Vest

2nd

Solstice Sleigh
Bounty of Worlds

3rd

Locket of the Iron Solari
Kindlegem
Cloth Armor
Null-Magic Mantle

4th

Knight's Vow
Kindlegem
Chain Vest

5th

Thornmail
Bramble Vest
Giant's Belt

6th

World Atlas
Boots of Swiftness
Trailblazer
Solstice Sleigh
Locket of the Iron Solari
Knight's Vow
Thornmail

Core Maokai Item Build Path

Situational

Kaenic Rookern
Frozen Heart
Vigilant Wardstone
Hollow Radiance
Sunfire Aegis
Abyssal Mask
Anathema's Chains

Summoner Spells

FlashIgnite

Damage Breakdown

80% AP

Maokai Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Grasp of the UndyingAftershockGuardian
DemolishFont of LifeShield Bash
ConditioningSecond WindBone Plating
OvergrowthRevitalizeUnflinching
PrecisionDominationSorceryInspiration
Hextech FlashtraptionMagical FootwearTriple Tonic
Future's MarketMinion DematerializerBiscuit Delivery
Cosmic InsightApproach VelocityTime Warp Tonic
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

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

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

Q

W

E

Maokai's Matchups

Maokaiwinslane against...

Rakan

Rakan

7825 Matches

58.2% in Lane

56.1% in Game

Soraka

Soraka

4095 Matches

57.0% in Lane

56.0% in Game

Alistar

Alistar

6498 Matches

56.0% in Lane

55.0% in Game

Rell

Rell

4121 Matches

56.0% in Lane

56.7% in Game

Milio

Milio

10833 Matches

53.2% in Lane

56.3% in Game

Nautilus

Nautilus

10941 Matches

53.1% in Lane

57.0% in Game

Blitzcrank

Blitzcrank

9796 Matches

53.0% in Lane

56.6% in Game

Nami

Nami

7837 Matches

52.9% in Lane

56.0% in Game

Lulu

Lulu

6084 Matches

52.0% in Lane

57.1% in Game

Renata Glasc

Renata Glasc

2969 Matches

51.4% in Lane

53.6% in Game

Sona

Sona

2867 Matches

51.2% in Lane

54.6% in Game

Leona

Leona

8612 Matches

50.3% in Lane

54.4% in Game

Thresh

Thresh

11195 Matches

50.3% in Lane

57.0% in Game

Braum

Braum

4662 Matches

50.2% in Lane

54.7% in Game

Maokailoseslane against...

Vel'Koz

Vel'Koz

2406 Matches

33.8% in Lane

57.9% in Game

Xerath

Xerath

4662 Matches

35.1% in Lane

59.2% in Game

Senna

Senna

13009 Matches

35.2% in Lane

54.6% in Game

Neeko

Neeko

2320 Matches

36.0% in Lane

57.5% in Game

Zilean

Zilean

2843 Matches

37.2% in Lane

54.7% in Game

Zyra

Zyra

10885 Matches

37.4% in Lane

53.0% in Game

Morgana

Morgana

9615 Matches

38.7% in Lane

52.4% in Game

Pantheon

Pantheon

3234 Matches

38.9% in Lane

56.2% in Game

Lux

Lux

9263 Matches

38.9% in Lane

58.0% in Game

Swain

Swain

4015 Matches

39.2% in Lane

54.7% in Game

Brand

Brand

5375 Matches

40.2% in Lane

54.8% in Game

Hwei

Hwei

3452 Matches

40.4% in Lane

59.4% in Game

Yuumi

Yuumi

4878 Matches

40.7% in Lane

56.5% in Game

Pyke

Pyke

10400 Matches

42.5% in Lane

57.4% in Game

Tahm Kench

Tahm Kench

1329 Matches

42.7% in Lane

54.0% in Game

Bard

Bard

8556 Matches

42.7% in Lane

53.3% in Game

Karma

Karma

11660 Matches

44.6% in Lane

59.0% in Game

Ashe

Ashe

4375 Matches

47.0% in Lane

59.1% in Game

Taric

Taric

2906 Matches

48.1% in Lane

51.8% in Game

Shaco

Shaco

2673 Matches

49.3% in Lane

56.1% in Game

Janna

Janna

11063 Matches

49.4% in Lane

52.0% in Game

Seraphine

Seraphine

3223 Matches

49.9% in Lane

58.4% in Game

Win Rate

56.0%

(-1.1%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

13.4%

(+1.3%)

vs last patch
Ban Rate

22.9%

(+12.9%)

vs last patch

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
).