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Playstyle: Maokai Builds

  1. Mobility & Teamfighting

    1,821 Games

    Phase Rush
    Domination
    Radiant Virtue

    56%

  2. Adaptive & Teamfighting

    636 Games

    First Strike
    Domination
    Radiant Virtue

    56%

Matchup Builds

  1. Sylas

    Mobility & Teamfighting

    67 Games

    Phase Rush
    Domination
    Radiant Virtue

    72%

Pro Maokai Builds

  1. Clid
    Hanwha Life Esports

    Clid

    First Strike
    Domination
    Demonic Embrace

    vs

    Lee Sin
  2. Clid
    Hanwha Life Esports

    Clid

    First Strike
    Domination
    Liandry's Anguish

    vs

    Kindred
  3. Elramir
    Team AURORA

    Elramir

    Aftershock
    Precision
    Radiant Virtue

    vs

    Viego
  4. Sheo
    Team BDS

    Sheo

    First Strike
    Domination
    Demonic Embrace

    vs

    Kha'Zix
  5. Memento
    Vitality Bee

    Memento

    First Strike
    Domination
    Demonic Embrace

    vs

    Jarvan IV
  6. Memento
    Vitality Bee

    Memento

    First Strike
    Domination
    Demonic Embrace

    vs

    Hecarim

Core Maokai Item Build Order

Mosstomper Seedling

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

1st

Demonic Embrace
Blasting Wand
Giant's Belt
Amplifying Tome

2nd

Radiant Virtue
Aegis of the Legion
Giant's Belt

3rd

Sunfire Aegis
Bami's Cinder
Chain Vest

4th

Force of Nature
Negatron Cloak
Ruby Crystal
Winged Moonplate

5th

Thornmail
Bramble Vest
Giant's Belt

6th

Mosstomper Seedling

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

1st

Demonic Embrace
Blasting Wand
Giant's Belt
Amplifying Tome

2nd

Radiant Virtue
Aegis of the Legion
Giant's Belt

3rd

Sunfire Aegis
Bami's Cinder
Chain Vest

4th

Force of Nature
Negatron Cloak
Ruby Crystal
Winged Moonplate

5th

Thornmail
Bramble Vest
Giant's Belt

6th

Core Maokai Item Build Path

Mosstomper Seedling
Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Blasting Wand
Giant's Belt
Amplifying Tome
Demonic Embrace
Aegis of the Legion
Giant's Belt
Radiant Virtue

Situational

Frozen Heart
Abyssal Mask
Spirit Visage
Knight's Vow
Anathema's Chains
Randuin's Omen
Morellonomicon

Summoner Spells

FlashSmite

Damage Breakdown

82% AP

Maokai Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Summon AeryArcane CometPhase Rush
Nullifying OrbManaflow BandNimbus Cloak
TranscendenceCelerityAbsolute Focus
ScorchWaterwalkingGathering Storm
PrecisionDominationInspirationResolve
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.attack_speed,Attack Speedlol:shardInfo.ability_haste,Ability Haste
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
lol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Healthlol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
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

E

W

Maokai Counters

Maokaiwinslane against...

Rammus

Rammus

47 games

59.6% in Lane

59.6% in Game

Maokailoseslane against...

Karthus

Karthus

70 games

17.1% in Lane

48.6% in Game

Bel'Veth

Bel'Veth

75 games

18.7% in Lane

44.0% in Game

Hecarim

Hecarim

169 games

18.9% in Lane

58.6% in Game

Nidalee

Nidalee

158 games

22.2% in Lane

56.3% in Game

Graves

Graves

347 games

22.2% in Lane

51.0% in Game

Talon

Talon

53 games

22.6% in Lane

56.6% in Game

Xin Zhao

Xin Zhao

51 games

23.5% in Lane

43.1% in Game

Viego

Viego

158 games

25.3% in Lane

51.3% in Game

Diana

Diana

78 games

25.6% in Lane

52.6% in Game

Neeko

Neeko

42 games

26.2% in Lane

54.8% in Game

Rek'Sai

Rek'Sai

116 games

27.6% in Lane

44.8% in Game

Kha'Zix

Kha'Zix

498 games

28.7% in Lane

53.0% in Game

Master Yi

Master Yi

184 games

28.8% in Lane

55.4% in Game

Udyr

Udyr

52 games

28.8% in Lane

42.3% in Game

Shyvana

Shyvana

31 games

29.0% in Lane

45.2% in Game

Kindred

Kindred

164 games

29.9% in Lane

49.4% in Game

Evelynn

Evelynn

117 games

29.9% in Lane

52.1% in Game

Rengar

Rengar

133 games

30.1% in Lane

53.4% in Game

Shaco

Shaco

128 games

31.3% in Lane

56.3% in Game

Fiddlesticks

Fiddlesticks

83 games

31.3% in Lane

53.0% in Game

Lee Sin

Lee Sin

282 games

31.9% in Lane

51.4% in Game

Kayn

Kayn

195 games

32.3% in Lane

50.8% in Game

Nocturne

Nocturne

99 games

32.3% in Lane

47.5% in Game

Sylas

Sylas

147 games

32.7% in Lane

56.5% in Game

Trundle

Trundle

30 games

33.3% in Lane

50.0% in Game

Jarvan IV

Jarvan IV

197 games

34.0% in Lane

52.3% in Game

Ekko

Ekko

117 games

34.2% in Lane

57.3% in Game

Poppy

Poppy

37 games

35.1% in Lane

56.8% in Game

Vi

Vi

133 games

36.1% in Lane

52.6% in Game

Gragas

Gragas

112 games

36.6% in Lane

56.3% in Game

Wukong

Wukong

76 games

36.8% in Lane

60.5% in Game

Warwick

Warwick

59 games

37.3% in Lane

50.8% in Game

Lillia

Lillia

67 games

40.3% in Lane

53.7% in Game

Amumu

Amumu

108 games

40.7% in Lane

50.9% in Game

Sejuani

Sejuani

80 games

41.3% in Lane

50.0% in Game

Zac

Zac

89 games

43.8% in Lane

51.7% in Game

45.8% in Lane

51.8% in Game

Elise

Elise

77 games

46.8% in Lane

55.8% in Game

Ivern

Ivern

67 games

49.3% in Lane

43.3% in Game

Maokai vs Sylas

Maokai
vs
Sylas

3.1

KDA

2.1

52.5%

Win Rate

49.8%

0%

Pick Rate

0%

16,742

Damage Dealt

19,632

1.23%

Ban Rate

9.93%

Maokai's Trends

Win Rate

52.3%

(+0.1%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.0%

(-0.0%)

vs last patch
Ban Rate

1.0%

(-0.1%)

vs last patch

Maokai Guide

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.
E
's placed in brushes last longer and deal double damage to enemies.
E
reveals the affected area.
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
W
's targeted root.
E
's help set up objective plays and can act as free wards.
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
Turbo Chemtank
,
Evenshroud
,
Imperial Mandate
, or
Liandry's Anguish
when needed.
Weaknesses
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
Q
is his main trading and waveclearing tool. When used for one, he can't do the other.
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
).
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