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The Carry Maokai
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Be sure to purchase it before attempting any of these dangerous tactics.
You should head back after getting enough gold for a faerie charm, but ideally wait until you have ~700 for the charm and another regrowth pendant.
The Ionian Boots of Lucidity ensure that your enemy be stopped just before he escapes. I sometimes find it useful to use Vengeful Maelstrom against enemies when I'm ganking, because it allows me to do additional damage just before they get out of the ring.
And he is also useful on the other end the spectrum. An opponent hugging a turret is easily finished off with a twisted advance turret dive. Use your arcane smash and sapling as needed, and then run.
Lastly--and this is my favorite--is Maokai's unique ability to chase down enemies in the jungle. Tossing a sapling over a wall/corner will give you sight long enough to use twisted advance through wall, and completely halt your opponent's escape.
All of these techniques are also great for helping fleeing allies, and if possible, you should take the hits for them, since you are the tank anyway.
The Masteries are set up as thought you were using fortify, but if you don't plan on it, re-adjust the masteries.