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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!

Season 1 Guides
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai: The Invincible Bushwhacker

Guide by The4thHorseman updated July 24, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Snare that Tree

Guide by KimchiKid updated July 19, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai, He's Tree-mendous!

Guide by Merlux updated September 27, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai: Number 1 Best Tree

Guide by Anonymous Friend updated August 21, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai: The Offensive Tank

Guide by Suitsuko updated June 14, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai - Twisted Tree Tank

Guide by Tastetheicecream updated October 17, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Playing Maokai, a fool's guide.

Guide by STE3LWILL updated October 7, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Crimson's Maokai Build Guide

Guide by IAmCrimsonXero1 updated September 6, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai - Decorating the Tree

Guide by Ricemastah updated August 24, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai - I'll root you (Nuke?)

Guide by ifailbignoob updated August 7, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai - Revenge of the Forest

Guide by Tezu updated July 20, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

OMG It's Maokai!

Guide by omgthisnamesux updated July 13, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai the Tree of Might

Guide by WolfYasuo updated June 13, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Dom Maokai: Nobody like the prickly bush

Guide by DaHof updated September 27, 2011
Season 1 Builds
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

MAOKAI - The Unstoppable Tank

Build by bLaxnow updated August 24, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Sapling power! tank AP

Build by brisingro updated October 17, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai - The way t should be

Build by murloc124 updated October 22, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Unkillable Maokai

Build by FerdinoLatino0 updated November 13, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Ruyman's Maokai (AP-TANK hybrid)

Build by Ruyman updated October 14, 2011
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai- The Carry Tank

Build by TheEscapeArtist updated August 15, 2011
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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 14.14: 25,095 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 60% 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 51%

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 46%

Win Rate 5% 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 51%

Win Rate 83% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 15% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Heal

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 87% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 69%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

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Patch 14.14: 25,095 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 42% 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 48%

Win Rate 22% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Inspiration
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 17% Pickrate

Resolve
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Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 46% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 28% Pickrate

Flash Mosstomper Smite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 26% Pickrate

Flash Gustwalker Smite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 35% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 58%

Win Rate 7% Pickrate

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Patch 14.14: 25,095 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 47% Pickrate

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Resolve
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 54%

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 54%

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 93% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 4% Pickrate

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 39%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 76% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 60%

Win Rate 6% 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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