4

Tier

Win Rate

52.3%

Pick Rate

1.2%

Ban Rate

22.9%

Matches

23,050

Playstyle: Maokai Builds

  1. Tank

    4,808 Games

    Phase Rush
    Domination
    Hollow Radiance
    Frozen Heart

    56%

  2. Tank

    1,651 Games

    Phase Rush
    Domination
    Sunfire Aegis
    Kaenic Rookern

    58%

Pro Maokai Builds

  1. Revolta
    INTZ

    Revolta

    Phase Rush
    Inspiration
    Bami's Cinder
    Frozen Heart

    vs

    Diana
  2. Tarzan
    LNG Esports

    Tarzan

    Phase Rush
    Inspiration
    Bami's Cinder
    Kaenic Rookern

    vs

    Nidalee
  3. Clid
    Hanwha Life Esports

    Clid

    Phase Rush
    Inspiration
    Bami's Cinder
    Frozen Heart

    vs

    Jax
  4. Hades
    MAD Lions Madrid

    Hades

    Phase Rush
    Domination
    Frozen Heart
    Anathema's Chains

    vs

    Bel'Veth
  5. Hades
    MAD Lions Madrid

    Hades

    Phase Rush
    Domination
    Bami's Cinder
    Frozen Heart

    vs

    Viego
  6. Hades
    MAD Lions Madrid

    Hades

    Phase Rush
    Domination
    Bami's Cinder
    Frozen Heart

    vs

    Hecarim

Core Maokai Item Build Order

Mosstomper Seedling

Starting

Hollow Radiance
Bami's Cinder
Spectre's Cowl

1st

Plated Steelcaps
Boots
Cloth Armor

2nd

Frozen Heart
Warden's Mail
Glacial Buckler

3rd

Thornmail
Bramble Vest
Giant's Belt

4th

Jak'Sho, The Protean
Chain Vest
Negatron Cloak
Ruby Crystal

5th

Kaenic Rookern
Spectre's Cowl
Negatron Cloak

6th

Mosstomper Seedling
Hollow Radiance
Plated Steelcaps
Frozen Heart
Thornmail
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Kaenic Rookern

Core Maokai Item Build Path

Situational

Spirit Visage
Dead Man's Plate
Randuin's Omen
Liandry's Torment
Abyssal Mask
Unending Despair
Anathema's Chains

Summoner Spells

FlashSmite

Damage Breakdown

81% 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.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

E

W

Maokai's Matchups

Maokaiwinslane against...

Rammus

Rammus

257 Matches

54.5% in Lane

50.2% in Game

Maokailoseslane against...

Talon

Talon

127 Matches

18.1% in Lane

51.2% in Game

Karthus

Karthus

250 Matches

18.8% in Lane

50.8% in Game

Shyvana

Shyvana

317 Matches

19.6% in Lane

53.0% in Game

Hecarim

Hecarim

439 Matches

20.0% in Lane

55.6% in Game

Taliyah

Taliyah

205 Matches

21.0% in Lane

53.7% in Game

Kha'Zix

Kha'Zix

694 Matches

22.6% in Lane

52.7% in Game

Rengar

Rengar

557 Matches

25.7% in Lane

54.8% in Game

Diana

Diana

401 Matches

25.7% in Lane

54.4% in Game

Warwick

Warwick

393 Matches

26.2% in Lane

50.6% in Game

Briar

Briar

822 Matches

26.3% in Lane

50.4% in Game

Nocturne

Nocturne

1191 Matches

26.7% in Lane

49.5% in Game

Master Yi

Master Yi

795 Matches

27.3% in Lane

49.3% in Game

Graves

Graves

828 Matches

27.7% in Lane

52.8% in Game

Viego

Viego

1185 Matches

27.8% in Lane

51.8% in Game

Nidalee

Nidalee

405 Matches

27.9% in Lane

53.3% in Game

Ekko

Ekko

576 Matches

28.0% in Lane

53.0% in Game

Brand

Brand

909 Matches

29.4% in Lane

50.1% in Game

Evelynn

Evelynn

826 Matches

29.5% in Lane

52.8% in Game

Shaco

Shaco

730 Matches

30.1% in Lane

53.0% in Game

Lillia

Lillia

850 Matches

30.2% in Lane

54.2% in Game

Bel'Veth

Bel'Veth

627 Matches

31.1% in Lane

48.2% in Game

Udyr

Udyr

293 Matches

31.7% in Lane

53.2% in Game

Kindred

Kindred

345 Matches

31.9% in Lane

53.3% in Game

Lee Sin

Lee Sin

1317 Matches

33.5% in Lane

53.2% in Game

Kayn

Kayn

1115 Matches

33.7% in Lane

53.4% in Game

Xin Zhao

Xin Zhao

647 Matches

34.3% in Lane

46.8% in Game

Trundle

Trundle

155 Matches

34.8% in Lane

58.1% in Game

Gragas

Gragas

364 Matches

35.7% in Lane

50.3% in Game

Vi

Vi

841 Matches

36.9% in Lane

52.8% in Game

Fiddlesticks

Fiddlesticks

324 Matches

37.7% in Lane

55.2% in Game

Amumu

Amumu

365 Matches

38.6% in Lane

50.7% in Game

Jax

Jax

418 Matches

38.8% in Lane

56.5% in Game

Jarvan IV

Jarvan IV

425 Matches

40.0% in Lane

58.6% in Game

Nunu & Willump

Nunu & Willump

275 Matches

40.4% in Lane

53.8% in Game

Wukong

Wukong

263 Matches

42.2% in Lane

48.7% in Game

Elise

Elise

178 Matches

43.3% in Lane

53.9% in Game

Sejuani

Sejuani

290 Matches

43.4% in Lane

55.5% in Game

Ivern

Ivern

200 Matches

44.0% in Lane

49.0% in Game

Zac

Zac

554 Matches

47.8% in Lane

50.5% in Game

Poppy

Poppy

179 Matches

48.6% in Lane

53.1% in Game

Win Rate

47.3%

(-5.0%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

1.3%

(+0.1%)

vs last patch
Ban Rate

34.5%

(+11.5%)

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
).