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Maokai Build Guides, Runes, Items, and Abilities - Patch 14.14

Maokai The Twisted Treant

Find the best Maokai build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.14. 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!

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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Enter the jungle, leave the wood 5 / Revised for top lane

Guide by The Pink Poro updated August 13, 2014
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Mao supp op s4 GG ez

Guide by jklein updated July 10, 2014
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

How to play AP Maokai mid (Updated for patch 4.11)

Guide by Jimmydoggga 2.0 updated July 3, 2014
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai is throwing children(Seriously WTF)

Guide by Satanic updated March 4, 2014
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Everything-Kai: Your Maokai Resource

Guide by Teyso updated January 17, 2014
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[S4] Maokai - The Roaming Support

Guide by CanetFX updated February 10, 2014
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

The Tree Rex

Guide by Kaiine33 updated January 22, 2014
Season 4 Builds
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai the tanqui suport

Build by Hector The GOD updated November 4, 2014
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Jungle

Build by Swagliarella updated November 2, 2014
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai

Build by The Chaingang updated October 10, 2014
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Top Lane OP Guide

Build by KiritoStyle updated October 5, 2014
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

maokai jungler

Build by Atilem updated September 27, 2014
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

AD Carry Maokai A la Instalok DIW?

Build by ShaggydogGaming updated September 5, 2014
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[3v3] Maokai Top

Build by Taurrine updated August 31, 2014
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Jungle

Build by East4934 updated August 23, 2014
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

How to #1 Maokai Build---->Top/mid/Jungle/supp

Build by FTWvyro updated August 19, 2014
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

For the Eddies

Build by QuoffWaffler updated August 11, 2014
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

The Eddies

Build by QuoffWaffler updated August 11, 2014
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

I AM GROOT - Guardian of the Top Lane [4.13]

Build by nDeavor updated August 9, 2014
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai S4 (4.12) amirite friends

Build by JlRACHl updated July 17, 2014
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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 14.14. 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 14.13: 25,433 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 59% Pickrate

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Resolve
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Inspiration
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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 23% Pickrate

Resolve
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 6% Pickrate

Resolve
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 83% 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 52%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Heal

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 86% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 66%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

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Patch 14.13: 25,433 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 41% Pickrate

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Sorcery
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 23% Pickrate

Sorcery
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Inspiration
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 19% Pickrate

Resolve
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Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 45% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 29% Pickrate

Flash Mosstomper Smite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 25% Pickrate

Flash Gustwalker Smite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 35% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 61%

Win Rate 6% Pickrate

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Patch 14.13: 25,433 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 42% Pickrate

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Inspiration
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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 37% Pickrate

Resolve
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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 45%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Resolve
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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 48%

Win Rate 3% Pickrate

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 60%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 75% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 63%

Win Rate 8% 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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