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Maokai Build Guides, Runes, Items, and Abilities - Patch 14.13

Maokai The Twisted Treant

Find the best Maokai build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.13. 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 11 Guides
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

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

Guide by Flyingnines updated February 1, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

S11 Complete Maokai Support Guide

Guide by NEED WATER updated January 10, 2021
9.5
128
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[S10] Maokai Support : The Tree of Nightmares

Guide by Dragonmysterieu updated January 2, 2021
  • In-depth
Season 11 Builds
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

PERMAFREEZE WITH MAOKAI

Build by Pi000tro updated August 16, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai soraka bot

Build by Ellie_cherry updated April 19, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai JG by Boran213456 and Zejro

Build by Boran213456 updated April 18, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

New maokai build

Build by Boran213456 updated April 18, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

nuclear kittens 11.7

Build by torstenthepwner updated April 7, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[11.6] Maokai from one champ QAB

Build by qab2000 updated March 15, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

meowkai for wexsi

Build by yuvi updated March 13, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

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

Build by BulletBrigadeTTV updated February 23, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[11.3] AP Maokai Support Deals Highest Damage in Game

Build by Quosadilla updated February 7, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai S11 TOP GUIDE

Build by Nasta updated February 4, 2021
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[S11] LMAOKAI (Top)

Build by ObserverOfTime updated February 3, 2021
10
84
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3
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[S11] AP MAOKAI SUPPORT - SAPLING CITY

Build by Dr Crazy Cow updated December 22, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[10.25] Tank & AP Maokai Support | By GMGZ2 {Build Only}

Build by GMGZ2 updated December 17, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Semi-Tank/AP Rock and Tree

Build by Raphebuoy updated December 9, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Your Friendly Support TreeGuy

Build by Hariel updated December 1, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

S11 Jungle - easy climbing carrykai

Build by xCieplyMobafire updated November 15, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Batatas de GELOOO

Build by n3rdoso updated November 18, 2020
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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 14.13. 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: 23,183 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 23% 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 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 82% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

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 52%

Win Rate 84% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 0%

Win Rate 0% Pickrate

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Patch 14.13: 23,183 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
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 23% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 19% 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 50%

Win Rate 45% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 28% Pickrate

Flash Mosstomper Smite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 26% 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 0%

Win Rate 0% Pickrate

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Patch 14.13: 23,183 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 44% 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 50%

Win Rate 35% 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 11% 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 50%

Win Rate 93% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 4% Pickrate

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 76% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 0%

Win Rate 0% Pickrate

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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