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Maokai Build Guides, Runes, Items, and Abilities - Patch 14.12

Maokai The Twisted Treant

Find the best Maokai build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.12. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Maokai build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Maokai's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 6 Builds
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

AP Maokai

Build by Kai the Kubist updated August 13, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

LOL YOUR DONE KID

Build by bic BING updated July 26, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Build To TankGod

Build by dragnasour updated July 11, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

op tree top

Build by fabkuk69 updated June 25, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

German Maokai TOP

Build by sushirolle updated June 2, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

meowkai top lane

Build by diana sphere updated May 28, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[6.9] MAOKAI SUPOORT - Guide For My Friend

Build by Kaito Yuta updated May 28, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Try Hard Maokai Support

Build by TheFriendlyPlatypus updated May 16, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Ger - Build - Matsche - Maokai

Build by Matsche updated May 9, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

mokiy jugla: a new tree

Build by Mirby22 updated May 2, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Wuclone´s Guide to Maokai (in Prpgress)

Build by Wuclone updated April 25, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

The Meowkai guide for freelo in the toplanus

Build by mor til 4 updated April 18, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Top AP Bruiser

Build by DragonFlames updated April 17, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[6.7] maokai is op !!!

Build by Retyumom200 updated April 15, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Trees are OP - Maokai Top Lane

Build by Dabmi updated April 13, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Fun Spellvamp Maokai Build!

Build by Dylan_Darth updated April 12, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Sean the ECSU Plat God

Build by skuygen updated April 10, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

AP/Tank hybrid Meokai Support, my way.

Build by fyfe updated April 2, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Jungle/Top S6 6.6 by Licks l The best TREE.

Build by Lycks updated March 23, 2016
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

You shall not define nature.Maokai S6 Jungle AP-Offtank Guid

Build by AsWildAsJungle updated March 22, 2016
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Maokai Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Maokai we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Maokai, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Maokai this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 14.12. However, if you are a new Maokai player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Maokai!

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Patch 14.12: 21,445 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 59% Pickrate

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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 22% Pickrate

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 6% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 82% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 15% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Heal

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 88% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 61%

Win Rate 3% Pickrate

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Patch 14.12: 21,445 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 37% Pickrate

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 20% Pickrate

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 13% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 42% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 33% Pickrate

Flash Mosstomper Smite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 25% Pickrate

Flash Gustwalker Smite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 33% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 65%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

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Patch 14.12: 21,445 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 46% Pickrate

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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 33% Pickrate

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 94% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 4% Pickrate

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 73% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 64%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

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Maokai Counters

Learn Maokai's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Maokai guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Maokai SUPPORT in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Maokai. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Maokai Skins

Maokai's Abilities

Maokai's Sap Magic
Sap Magic Maokai's Passive Maokai's Passive
Self
Maokai's Passive
Maokai's Passive
Maokai's attacks restore 4-12.8% health (depending on level).

Using an ability or being hit by an enemy champion's ability reduces the cooldown by 4 seconds. Being hit by large or epic monster's attacks or abilities reduces the cooldown by 1.5 seconds.
Q
Maokai's Bramble Smash
Bramble Smash Maokai's Q Ability
600
40
7 / 6.5 / 6 / 5.5 / 5
Maokai smashes his fist into the ground, dealing 65 / 115 / 165 / 215 / 265 (+40% of ability power) plus (+2 / 2.5 / 3 / 3.5 / 4% of the target's max health) magic damage and briefly slowing. Nearby enemies are also knocked back.
W
Maokai's Twisted Advance
Twisted Advance Maokai's W Ability
525
60
14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10
Maokai transforms into a moving mass of roots, becoming untargetable and dashing to an enemy. Upon arrival, he roots the enemy for 1 / 1.1 / 1.2 / 1.3 / 1.4 seconds and deals 60 / 85 / 110 / 135 / 160 (+40% of ability power) magic damage.
E
Maokai's Sapling Toss
Sapling Toss Maokai's E Ability
1100
60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 80
16 / 15 / 14 / 13 / 12
Maokai flings a sapling, which stands watch for 30 seconds. Saplings chase nearby enemies, detonating on arrival to deal 50 / 75 / 100 / 125 / 150 (+25% of ability power) (+5% bonus health) magic damage and slow surrounding enemies by 45% for 2 seconds. Sap Magic's cooldown is reduced by an additional 4 seconds if the sapling hits an enemy champion or epic monster.

If placed in brush, Saplings instead last for 30 (+2.5% bonus health) seconds and cause a larger explosion, dealing 36.67 / 53.33 / 70 / 86.67 / 103.33 (+23.33% of ability power) (+3.33% bonus health) magic damage over 3 seconds (for a total of 110 / 160 / 210 / 260 / 310 (+70% of ability power) (+10% bonus health) magic damage) and slowing enemies by 45% (+1% per 100 ability power) (+1% per 100 bonus health).
R
Maokai's Nature's Grasp
Nature's Grasp Maokai's Ultimate (R) Ability
3000
100
130 / 110 / 90 / 90 / 90
Maokai summons a colossal wave of brambles and thorns, rooting enemies for 0.75 to 2.25 seconds, increasing with distance travelled, and dealing 150 / 225 / 300 (+75% of ability power) magic damage. Hitting a champion gives Maokai 40 / 50 / 60% movement speed, decaying over 2 seconds.

Questions About Maokai

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