Maokai
tier-2
P
Q

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R

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Toughest Matchups:
Sett
35.8%
Alistar
37.6%
Vel'Koz
40.0%
Xerath
40.6%
Blitzcrank
40.8%
Leona
42.9%
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Core Build Order

Spellthief's Edge
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

Starting

Imperial Mandate
Kindlegem
Bandleglass Mirror

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Demonic Embrace
Blasting Wand
Giant's Belt
Amplifying Tome

3rd

Morellonomicon
Blasting Wand
Oblivion Orb
Ruby Crystal

4th

Vigilant Wardstone
Watchful Wardstone

5th

Frozen Heart
Warden's Mail
Glacial Buckler

6th

Core Build Path

57.90% Win Rate (525 Games)

Bandleglass Mirror
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Kindlegem
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Imperial Mandate
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Sorcerer's Shoes
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Blasting Wand
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Giant's Belt
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Demonic Embrace

Summoner Spells

Damage Breakdown

89% AP

Runes

54.78% Win Rate (670 Games)

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Skill Order

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Maokai's Matchups

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Win Rate
53.2%
(0.0%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
5.6%
(+2.2%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
2.1%
(+0.7%)
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.
Maokai is untargetable during
W
's cast.
E
's placed in brushes last longer and deal double damage to enemies hit.
E
reveals the affected area.
R
's root lasts longer based on distance traveled.
Power Spike
Guarantees finding picks with
W
's targeted root.
E
helps set up objective plays.
R
doubles as a zoning tool to block enemies off from areas.
Vulnerable
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
Q
is his main trading and waveclearing tool. When used for one, he can't do the others.
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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