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Maokai Build Guides, Runes and Items

Maokai The Twisted Treant

Find the best Maokai build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.10. 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 10 Guides
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

TiltKai

Guide by Giddzp updated October 18, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

THE COOL TREE

Guide by PiclesDelicia updated September 2, 2020
Season 10 Builds
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[10.22] Maokai Top and support guide

Build by Unishamaani updated November 3, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

(S10 Support) Pet shop Maokai - Open a cute kitten shop

Build by Jimb0w updated September 11, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai 4 U (TR)

Build by eXC4l updated September 8, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Turrent cant kill MaoKai

Build by Ahfat99 updated July 30, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

tree

Build by 99mex updated July 6, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Bushwacked

Build by Nyarlathotep72 updated June 14, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai is USEFUL

Build by SanDav updated May 1, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai

Build by MBOB10 updated May 11, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Wombo Combo Bot-Lane (Support): Maokai

Build by Pimp_my_Bot_Lane updated May 6, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Build

Build by Najss4 updated May 5, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

[10.8] Korean Maokai Support

Build by Amazonin updated April 29, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Toplane Guide S10

Build by HerrJandl updated April 25, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Au Pad

Build by La zone en personne updated April 24, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai - The God of TOP Lane

Build by VelesemPT updated April 28, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Unstoppable Maokai

Build by GOD MAW updated April 13, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

secret maokai power

Build by fatmale69 updated March 29, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Biurifull Guide

Build by biurifull updated March 31, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai Perfect Guide

Build by nidzzhd updated March 25, 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 14.10. 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 14.10: 22,082 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 57% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 26% Pickrate

Resolve
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

Resolve
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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 50%

Win Rate 15% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 1% Pickrate

Flash Heal

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 88% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 63%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

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Patch 14.10: 22,082 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 36% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 24% Pickrate

Sorcery
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Domination
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 42%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Resolve
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Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 50% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 30% Pickrate

Flash Gustwalker Smite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 20% Pickrate

Flash Scorchclaw Smite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 39% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 60%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

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Patch 14.10: 22,082 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 51% Pickrate

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 21% Pickrate

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Sorcery
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Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 18% Pickrate

Resolve
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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 49%

Win Rate 4% Pickrate

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 3% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 76% Pickrate

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Maokai's Core Items

Maokai's Best Core Items 44%

Win Rate 3% 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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