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Maokai Build Guide by KingDunkhun

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By KingDunkhun | Updated on October 24, 2012

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The once-peaceful nature spirit is now a corruption of his former self. Infused with power that he never asked for, he has become a destructive force, sundering his enemies with wild magic and crushing limbs. Maokai continues to wander Valoran, seeking the means to bring life back to his forest home. 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[tip_playing_against] => * Saplings can be avoided by placing friendly minions between yourself and them. You can also just outrun them if you're fast. * Vengeful Maelstrom does more damage if you attack Maokai or his allies within the area of effect. Stay out of the area to avoid the damage. * Maokai will avoid taking damage while he's using Twisted Advance, so don't waste your spells. 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[ranked_description] => Periodically, Maokai's next basic attack against a non-structure heals him for {5/15/25/35/45/55/65} (+{6/7.5/9/10/11/12/13}% maximum health) (based on level). Each time Maokai casts an ability or is struck by an enemy's ability, Sap Magic's cooldown is reduced by 4 seconds. Sap Magic will not trigger if Maokai is above 95% health. 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[ranked_description] => Maokai slams the ground, the force of which knocks nearby enemies back and sends an arcane shockwave forward, dealing {65/105/145/185/225} {0.4} magic damage and slowing his enemies by 99% for 0.25 seconds. Enemies close to Maokai are knocked back slightly more. 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The target takes {50/75/100/125/150} {0.4} magic damage and is rooted in place for {1/1.1/1.2/1.3/1.4} second(s). [description] => [icon] => [cooldown_rank_1] => 13 [cooldown_rank_2] => 12 [cooldown_rank_3] => 11 [cooldown_rank_4] => 10 [cooldown_rank_5] => 9 [cooldown] => 0 [cost_rank_1] => 60 [cost_rank_2] => 65 [cost_rank_3] => 70 [cost_rank_4] => 75 [cost_rank_5] => 80 [cost_type] => mana [attack_range] => 0 [range_rank_1] => 525 [range_rank_2] => 525 [range_rank_3] => 525 [range_rank_4] => 525 [range_rank_5] => 525 [keybind] => W [video_url] => [display_order] => 2 [range_type] => self [target_type] => passive [comment_count] => 2 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_deprecated] => 0 [last_comment_ts] => 2013-10-17 14:37:19 ) [3] => Array ( [ability_id] => 357 [champion_id] => 70 [display_name] => Sapling Toss [unranked_description] => Maokai hurls a sapling. The sapling becomes implanted in the ground, warding a nearby area. When enemies approach, the sapling attacks, exploding in an arcane blast that damages and slows enemies. [ranked_description] => Maokai hurls a sapling to a target area. The sapling becomes implanted in the ground, warding a nearby area for 30 seconds. After a 1 second delay after landing, the sapling will seek out nearby enemies. When an enemy approaches, the sapling will chase for up to 2.5 seconds and explode in an arcane blast that deals {25/50/75/100/125} plus {7/7.25/7.5/7.75/8}% (+1% per 100 ability power) of target's maximum health as magic damage to enemies and slows them by 35% for 2 seconds. Saplings have 400 base movement speed increasing based on Maokai's boots: Boots of Speed: 425 Most upgraded boots: 445 Boots of Swiftness / Boots of Mobility: 460 Saplings tossed into brush last 30 (+2.5% of Maokai's bonus health) seconds and have a larger detonation radius. Enemies caught in the explosion take 67% damage on detonation plus two additional ticks of 67% damage over 2 seconds. Sapling Toss's damage against non-champions is capped at 300 (empowered sapling damage over time has its own cap, for a total of 600 per empowered sapling) [description] => [icon] => [cooldown_rank_1] => 10 [cooldown_rank_2] => 10 [cooldown_rank_3] => 10 [cooldown_rank_4] => 10 [cooldown_rank_5] => 10 [cooldown] => 0 [cost_rank_1] => 60 [cost_rank_2] => 65 [cost_rank_3] => 70 [cost_rank_4] => 75 [cost_rank_5] => 80 [cost_type] => mana [attack_range] => 0 [range_rank_1] => 1100 [range_rank_2] => 1100 [range_rank_3] => 1100 [range_rank_4] => 1100 [range_rank_5] => 1100 [keybind] => E [video_url] => [display_order] => 3 [range_type] => self [target_type] => passive [comment_count] => 3 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_deprecated] => 0 [last_comment_ts] => 2012-09-21 10:45:40 ) [4] => Array ( [ability_id] => 819 [champion_id] => 70 [display_name] => Nature's Grasp [unranked_description] => Nature’s Grasp creates a massive wall of brambles that slowly advances forward. Each bramble damages and roots the first enemy champion hit. [ranked_description] => Maokai summons a colossal wall of 5 thorny brambles that slowly advances forward, each stopping at the first enemy champion they collide with, dealing {150/225/300} {0.75} magic damage and rooting them for 0.6-2.4 seconds (based on distance traveled). 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Spells:

LoL Summoner Spell: Flash

Flash

LoL Summoner Spell: Smite

Smite

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