4

Playstyle Builds

  1. Mobility & Burn

    31,225 Games

    Liandry's Anguish

    59%

  2. Mobility & Teamfighting

    10,134 Games

    Radiant Virtue

    62%

  3. Adaptive & Burn

    7,485 Games

    Liandry's Anguish

    57%

Pro Builds

  1. Scout

    Radiant Virtue

    vs

    Vi
  2. Flakked

    Radiant Virtue

    vs

    Elise
  3. 113

    Liandry's Anguish

    vs

    Wukong
  4. Bonnie

    Radiant Virtue

    vs

    Bel'Veth
  5. Bonnie

    Radiant Virtue

    vs

    Zac
  6. Kikis

    Liandry's Anguish

    vs

    Elise

Core Build Order

Scorchclaw Pup
Health Potion

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

1st

Demonic Embrace
Blasting WandGiant's BeltAmplifying Tome

2nd

Liandry's Anguish
Lost ChapterFiendish Codex

3rd

Shadowflame
Hextech AlternatorNeedlessly Large Rod

4th

Sunfire Aegis
Bami's CinderChain Vest

5th

Morellonomicon
Blasting WandOblivion OrbRuby Crystal

6th

Scorchclaw Pup
Health Potion

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

1st

Demonic Embrace
Blasting WandGiant's BeltAmplifying Tome

2nd

Liandry's Anguish
Lost ChapterFiendish Codex

3rd

Shadowflame
Hextech AlternatorNeedlessly Large Rod

4th

Sunfire Aegis
Bami's CinderChain Vest

5th

Morellonomicon
Blasting WandOblivion OrbRuby Crystal

6th

Core Build Path

Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Blasting Wand
Giant's Belt
Amplifying Tome
Demonic Embrace
Lost Chapter
Fiendish Codex
Liandry's Anguish

Situational

Zhonya's HourglassVoid StaffMejai's SoulstealerRabadon's DeathcapSpirit VisageThornmailFrozen Heart

Summoner Spells

FlashSmite

Damage Breakdown

84% AP

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
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

Skill Order

Q

E

W

Maokai's Matchups

Maokaiwinslane against...

Rammus

Rammus

771 Matches

69.4% in Lane

59.3% in Game

Zac

Zac

4082 Matches

55.1% in Lane

52.6% in Game

Ivern

Ivern

451 Matches

53.7% in Lane

56.3% in Game

Sejuani

Sejuani

1933 Matches

52.4% in Lane

55.5% in Game

Trundle

Trundle

575 Matches

50.1% in Lane

57.0% in Game

Maokailoseslane against...

Karthus

Karthus

870 Matches

23.0% in Lane

56.3% in Game

Talon

Talon

563 Matches

29.0% in Lane

59.1% in Game

Nidalee

Nidalee

1623 Matches

30.1% in Lane

54.8% in Game

Diana

Diana

3449 Matches

30.3% in Lane

53.5% in Game

Nocturne

Nocturne

1175 Matches

33.1% in Lane

53.6% in Game

Kindred

Kindred

3250 Matches

33.8% in Lane

53.5% in Game

Graves

Graves

3241 Matches

33.8% in Lane

54.2% in Game

Zed

Zed

749 Matches

34.4% in Lane

63.4% in Game

Hecarim

Hecarim

3399 Matches

35.0% in Lane

58.5% in Game

Rengar

Rengar

1722 Matches

35.0% in Lane

55.8% in Game

Ekko

Ekko

3898 Matches

35.0% in Lane

54.1% in Game

Master Yi

Master Yi

2376 Matches

35.3% in Lane

54.3% in Game

Evelynn

Evelynn

2150 Matches

35.6% in Lane

52.1% in Game

Shyvana

Shyvana

582 Matches

35.7% in Lane

58.6% in Game

Udyr

Udyr

2864 Matches

36.1% in Lane

51.5% in Game

Kha'Zix

Kha'Zix

2046 Matches

37.2% in Lane

56.8% in Game

Rek'Sai

Rek'Sai

841 Matches

37.6% in Lane

54.1% in Game

Xin Zhao

Xin Zhao

893 Matches

37.7% in Lane

52.9% in Game

Bel'Veth

Bel'Veth

1620 Matches

39.0% in Lane

59.0% in Game

Viego

Viego

3093 Matches

39.9% in Lane

58.1% in Game

Shaco

Shaco

2325 Matches

40.3% in Lane

53.3% in Game

Mordekaiser

Mordekaiser

1003 Matches

41.0% in Lane

55.7% in Game

Gragas

Gragas

1051 Matches

41.0% in Lane

53.4% in Game

Lee Sin

Lee Sin

3473 Matches

41.3% in Lane

59.4% in Game

Vi

Vi

2461 Matches

42.8% in Lane

53.8% in Game

Elise

Elise

3570 Matches

43.1% in Lane

53.5% in Game

Amumu

Amumu

2171 Matches

43.1% in Lane

52.4% in Game

Warwick

Warwick

1150 Matches

43.4% in Lane

57.2% in Game

Fiddlesticks

Fiddlesticks

1772 Matches

43.5% in Lane

55.2% in Game

Jarvan IV

Jarvan IV

965 Matches

43.5% in Lane

55.9% in Game

Lillia

Lillia

1012 Matches

43.9% in Lane

58.9% in Game

Kayn

Kayn

2700 Matches

44.7% in Lane

57.3% in Game

Sylas

Sylas

4602 Matches

44.7% in Lane

56.0% in Game

Wukong

Wukong

2497 Matches

46.4% in Lane

56.7% in Game

Volibear

Volibear

480 Matches

48.5% in Lane

60.0% in Game

Nunu & Willump

Nunu & Willump

1964 Matches

49.0% in Lane

49.6% in Game

Maokai's Trends

Win Rate

55.3%

(+0.7%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

11.4%

(+9.0%)

vs last patch
Ban Rate

32.0%

(+31.0%)

vs last patch

Playing against Maokai

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
).