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Maokai The Twisted Treant

Find the best Maokai build guides for League of Legends Patch 10.22. 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

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

Guide by freddy66623 updated October 28, 2020
  • 10.22
  • In-depth
Votes: 22
Views: 47,424
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

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

Guide by PH45 updated October 28, 2020
  • 10.22
  • In-depth
Votes: 163
Views: 643,751
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Support Maokai - The Unkillable Forest | Season 10

Guide by SwelteringMuffin updated October 29, 2020
  • 10.22
  • In-depth
Votes: 108
Views: 253,581
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

GoliathGames' Master guide to Maokai

Guide by I Am Goliath updated October 17, 2020
  • 10.21
  • In-depth
Votes: 600
Views: 3,345,725
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

The inmortal Tree [10.21] Maokai Top

Guide by Fan22 updated October 18, 2020
  • 10.21
  • In-depth
Votes: 15
Views: 45,431
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Mokujin Maokai

Guide by Shrewdo updated October 22, 2020
  • 10.21
Rating Pending
Views: 16,752
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

TiltKai

Guide by Giddzp updated October 18, 2020
  • 10.21
New Guide
Views: 603
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[10.20] EUW Challenger guide on how to Meowkai support

Guide by Mr buckets updated October 2, 2020
  • 10.20
  • In-depth
Votes: 49
Views: 85,031
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Nature Strikes Back! Maokai Top, Jungle & Support S10

Guide by Silverman43 updated September 14, 2020
  • 10.18
  • In-depth
Votes: 390
Views: 818,164
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Jungle [10.16]

Guide by JunglerBuilds updated August 17, 2020
  • 10.16
  • In-depth
Votes: 179
Views: 900,418
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[10.9] Cheat Lane --> Win Game

Guide by bocchicken updated May 1, 2020
  • 10.9
Votes: 19
Views: 25,498
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[S10] Maokai Support : The Tree of Nightmares

Guide by Dragonmysterieu updated May 5, 2020
  • 10.9
Votes: 115
Views: 209,283
Season 10 Builds
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[10.21] Maokai Top and support guide

Build by Unishamaani updated October 28, 2020
  • 10.22
Rating Pending
Views: 605
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

LMAOKAI (Top/Jungle)

Build by ObserverOfTime updated October 4, 2020
  • 10.20
Rating Pending
Views: 594
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

(S10 Support) Pet shop Maokai - Open a cute kitten shop

Build by Jimb0w updated September 11, 2020
  • 10.18
Rating Pending
Views: 904
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai 4 U (TR)

Build by eXC4l updated September 8, 2020
  • 10.18
Rating Pending
Views: 336
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Ugly Tree Guide to be OP

Build by Sephix92 updated September 9, 2020
  • 10.18
Rating Pending
Views: 691
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

THE COOL TREE

Build by PiclesDelicia updated September 2, 2020
  • 10.18
Rating Pending
Views: 321
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Turrent cant kill MaoKai

Build by Ahfat99 updated July 30, 2020
  • 10.15
Rating Pending
Views: 546
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

maokai cheveress

Build by Guest updated July 14, 2020
  • 10.14
Rating Pending
Views: 375
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Maokai Build Stats

Patch 10.22: 48837 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 1792 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 64%

Win Rate 72 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
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 54%

Win Rate 622 Games

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

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 12016 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 240 Games

Flash Ignite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 11394 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 2848 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 9902 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 1530 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 885 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Maokai's Ability Order

Maokai's Best Ability Order 71%

Win Rate 743 Games

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  • 3
Patch 10.22: 48845 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 65%

Win Rate 51 Games

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  • 3
Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Arcane Comet
Arcane Comet
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 60%

Win Rate 68 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Arcane Comet
Arcane Comet
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 932 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Arcane Comet
Arcane Comet
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 7645 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 1295 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 83 Games

Flash Heal

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 5997 Games

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  • 2

Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 8308 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Trinket 42%

Win Rate 792 Games

Warding Totem

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Trinket 44%

Win Rate 52 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Maokai's Ability Order

Maokai's Best Ability Order 83%

Win Rate 18 Games

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  • 2
  • 3
! 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 / 110 / 150 / 190 / 230 (+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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