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LoL Champion Build Guides: Maokai

Maokai RP Cost 880 Maokai BE Cost4800
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Maokai The Twisted Treant

Find the best Maokai build guides for League of Legends Patch 11.7. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Maokai build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Maokai's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!


Season 11 Guides
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[11.7] EUW Challenger guide on how to Meowkai support

Guide by Mr buckets updated April 2, 2021
  • 11.7
  • In-depth
  • Stream
Votes: 190
Views: 307,139
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Jungle [11.7]

Guide by JunglerBuilds updated April 7, 2021
  • 11.7
  • In-depth
Votes: 185
Views: 943,097
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

The Inmortal Tree [11.7] Maokai Top

Guide by Fan22 updated April 2, 2021
  • 11.7
  • In-depth
Votes: 31
Views: 112,426
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[11.7]S - Tier Maokai - The unkillable - In depth All Lanes

Guide by freddy66623 updated March 31, 2021
  • 11.7
  • In-depth
Votes: 46
Views: 172,780
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Mokujin Maokai

Guide by Shrewdo updated April 4, 2021
  • 11.7
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
Views: 21,380
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Sappy Support | Full AP Maokai

Guide by SanLourdes updated March 31, 2021
  • 11.7
New Guide
Views: 1,466
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Support Maokai - The Unkillable Forest | Season 11 WIP

Guide by SwelteringMuffin updated March 27, 2021
  • 11.6
  • In-depth
Votes: 146
Views: 439,917
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

The most basic guide to Maokai top and how to survive laning

Guide by Flyingnines updated February 1, 2021
  • 11.2
Rating Pending
Views: 2,824
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[11.1] Big Tree = FREE LP

Guide by bocchicken updated January 6, 2021
  • 11.1
  • In-depth
Votes: 20
Views: 32,637
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

S11 Complete Maokai Support Guide

Guide by NEED WATER updated January 10, 2021
  • 11.1
Rating Pending
Views: 8,271
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[S10] Maokai Support : The Tree of Nightmares

Guide by Dragonmysterieu updated January 2, 2021
  • 10.25
  • In-depth
Votes: 129
Views: 275,542
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

GoliathGames' Master guide to Maokai

Guide by I Am Goliath updated December 10, 2020
  • 10.25
  • In-depth
  • Stream
Votes: 619
Views: 3,451,045
Season 11 Builds
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai

Build by AMohito updated April 7, 2021
  • 11.7
Rating Pending
Views: 154
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

nuclear kittens 11.7

Build by torstenthepwner updated April 7, 2021
  • 11.7
New Build
Views: 79
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

AD MAOKAI CARRY

Build by Guest updated March 21, 2021
  • 11.6
Rating Pending
Views: 446
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[11.6] Maokai from one champ QAB

Build by qab2000 updated March 15, 2021
  • 11.5
Rating Pending
Views: 280
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

meowkai for wexsi

Build by yuvi updated March 13, 2021
  • 11.5
Rating Pending
Views: 150
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

{Season 11.4 Maokai Guide} Climb from low ranks!!!

Build by BulletBrigadeTTV updated February 23, 2021
  • 11.4
Rating Pending
Views: 627
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Probando el meta

Build by Glaceon_Hit updated February 12, 2021
  • 11.3
Rating Pending
Views: 516
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[11.3] AP Maokai Support Deals Highest Damage in Game

Build by Quosadilla updated February 7, 2021
  • 11.3
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
Views: 1,270
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Maokai Build Stats

Patch 11.7: 608931 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 1537 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Time Warp Tonic
Time Warp Tonic

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 65%

Win Rate 51 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Time Warp Tonic
Time Warp Tonic

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 83 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 53%

Win Rate 13522 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 2563 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 108 Games

Flash Heal

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 8171 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 15239 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Trinket 59%

Win Rate 95 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Trinket 41%

Win Rate 1032 Games

Stealth Ward
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Maokai's Ability Order

Maokai's Best Ability Order 64%

Win Rate 47 Games

  • 1
  • 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.
Patch 11.7: 608947 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 89 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
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

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 60%

Win Rate 150 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 53%

Win Rate 869 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

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Time Warp Tonic
Time Warp Tonic

Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 5336 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 60%

Win Rate 58 Games

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 56%

Win Rate 127 Games

Flash Ignite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 2921 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 2590 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 4226 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Trinket 57%

Win Rate 894 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 415 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Maokai's Ability Order

Maokai's Best Ability Order 72%

Win Rate 282 Games

  • 1

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 / 70 / 80 / 90 / 100
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% (+0.8% 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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