Tier

Win Rate

43.7%

Pick Rate

3.3%

Ban Rate

1.3%

Matches

12,628
Maokai Runes
Core Maokai Item Build Order48.5% Win Rate (66 Games)
Giant's Belt

Starting

Heartsteel

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Sunfire Aegis

3rd

Thornmail

4th

Sunfire Aegis

5th

Heartsteel

6th

Giant's Belt
Heartsteel
Plated Steelcaps
Sunfire Aegis
Thornmail
Sunfire Aegis
Heartsteel

Core Maokai Item Build Path

Situational

Frozen Heart
Unending Despair
Warmog's Armor
Randuin's Omen
Spirit Visage
Iceborn Gauntlet
Liandry's Torment

Summoner Spells

42.2% Win Rate (102 Games)
Maokai Skill Order0
Sap Magic

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Bramble Smash
Twisted Advance
Sapling Toss
Nature's Grasp

Maokai Guide

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.