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Maokai The Twisted Treant

Find the best Maokai build guides for League of Legends Patch 10.16. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Maokai build for the S10 meta. Learn more about Maokai's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!


Season 10 Guides
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Nature Strikes Back! Maokai Top, Jungle & Support S10

Guide by Silverman43 updated August 9, 2020
  • 10.16
  • In-depth
Votes: 379
Views: 785,207
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Support Maokai - The Unkillable Forest | Season 10

Guide by SwelteringMuffin updated August 11, 2020
  • 10.16
  • In-depth
Votes: 96
Views: 228,299
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[10.16] EUW Challenger guide on how to Meowkai support

Guide by Mr buckets updated August 9, 2020
  • 10.16
  • In-depth
Votes: 35
Views: 46,707
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

The Unkillable Tree! [10.16] Maokai Top

Guide by Fan22 updated August 6, 2020
  • 10.16
  • In-depth
Votes: 10
Views: 33,029
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[10.16] S - Tier Maokai - The unkillable - In depth All Lane

Guide by freddy66623 updated August 5, 2020
  • 10.16
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
Views: 5,863
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

GoliathGames' Master guide to Maokai

Guide by I Am Goliath updated August 5, 2020
  • 10.16
  • In-depth
Votes: 574
Views: 3,239,809
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[10.16] PH45's guide for Maokai, The Twisted Treant!

Guide by PH45 updated August 5, 2020
  • 10.16
  • In-depth
Votes: 149
Views: 563,736
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Mokujin Maokai

Guide by Shrewdo updated July 30, 2020
  • 10.15
Rating Pending
Views: 15,790
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Jungle [10.14]

Guide by JunglerBuilds updated July 15, 2020
  • 10.14
  • In-depth
Votes: 174
Views: 878,866
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[S10] Maokai Support : The Tree of Nightmares

Guide by Dragonmysterieu updated May 5, 2020
  • 10.9
Votes: 112
Views: 188,432
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[10.9] Cheat Lane --> Win Game

Guide by bocchicken updated May 1, 2020
  • 10.9
Votes: 18
Views: 23,961
Season 10 Builds
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Turrent cant kill MaoKai

Build by Ahfat99 updated July 30, 2020
  • 10.15
New Build
Views: 132
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

maokai cheveress

Build by Guest updated July 14, 2020
  • 10.14
Rating Pending
Views: 132
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

maokai

Build by Guest updated July 8, 2020
  • 10.14
Rating Pending
Views: 242
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

tree

Build by 99mex updated July 6, 2020
  • 10.13
Rating Pending
Views: 209
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

maokai is stronger than he looks because he is the god of na

Build by Guest updated July 6, 2020
  • 10.13
Rating Pending
Views: 293
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Bushwacked

Build by Nyarlathotep72 updated June 14, 2020
  • 10.12
Rating Pending
Views: 410
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Nobrain Meta, thx riot.

Build by Guest updated June 18, 2020
  • 10.12
Rating Pending
Views: 634
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai

Build by Guest updated June 4, 2020
  • 10.11
Rating Pending
Views: 568
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Climate Change Maokai

Build by Guest updated May 28, 2020
  • 10.11
Rating Pending
Views: 388
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Maokai Build Stats

Patch 10.16: 126233 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 1748 Games

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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 65 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 64 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band

Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 9574 Games

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 142 Games

Flash Ignite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 9375 Games

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 2039 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 7755 Games

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Trinket 57%

Win Rate 1260 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 731 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Maokai's Ability Order

Maokai's Best Ability Order 73%

Win Rate 550 Games

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Patch 8.20: matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

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Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 0%

Win Rate Games

  • 1

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 0%

Win Rate Games

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 0%

Win Rate Games

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
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Maokai's Luxury Items

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Maokai's Ability Order

Maokai's Best Ability Order 0%

Win Rate Games

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Maokai Skins

Maokai's Abilities

Ability Range Cost Cooldown
Maokai's Sap Magic
Sap Magic Maokai's Passive Maokai's Passive
Self
Maokai's Passive
Maokai's Passive
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.

Cooldown: 30 / 25 / 20 seconds (at levels 1 / 6 / 11)
Q
Maokai's Bramble Smash
Bramble Smash Maokai's Q Ability
700
60
8 / 7.25 / 6.5 / 5.75 / 5
Maokai slams the ground, the force of which knocks nearby enemies back and sends an arcane shockwave forward, dealing 70 / 115 / 160 / 205 / 250 (+40% of ability power) magic damage and slowing his enemies by 99% for 0.25 seconds. Enemies close to Maokai are knocked back slightly more.
W
Maokai's Twisted Advance
Twisted Advance Maokai's W Ability
525
60
13 / 12 / 11 / 10 / 9
Maokai transforms into a cloud of arcane energy, becoming untargetable and quickly traveling to a target enemy. The target takes 70 / 95 / 120 / 145 / 170 (+40% of ability power) magic damage and is rooted in place for 1 / 1.1 / 1.2 / 1.3 / 1.4 second(s).
E
Maokai's Sapling Toss
Sapling Toss Maokai's E Ability
1100
60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 80
10
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)
R
Maokai's Nature's Grasp
Nature's Grasp Maokai's Ultimate (R) Ability
3000
100
120 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
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 (+75% of ability power) magic damage and rooting them for 0.8-2.6 seconds (based on distance traveled).

Questions About Maokai

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