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Maokai Build Guides, Runes and Items

Maokai The Twisted Treant

Find the best Maokai build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.6. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Maokai build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Maokai's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 10 Builds
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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

Bushwacked

Build by Nyarlathotep72 updated June 14, 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

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

maokai cheveress

Build by Guest updated July 14, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

maokai

Build by Guest updated July 8, 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

Maokai

Build by Guest updated June 4, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Climate Change Maokai

Build by Guest updated May 28, 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 - 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

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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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Maokai JG para partir rajas

Build by wenaperrito updated March 20, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

Twisted Treant Foretold

Build by iMGyurukuN updated March 5, 2020
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LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide
LoL Champion Maokai Build Guide

The Tree That Won't Die! - Maokai Guide

Build by ZachDoodlez7 updated March 3, 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 13.6. 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!

Patch 13.6: 181540 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 8885 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 2365 Games

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: First Strike
First Strike
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Future's Market
Future's Market
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 2090 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 21308 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 141 Games

Ghost Smite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 25463 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 18386 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Trinket 78%

Win Rate 88 Games

Eye of the Herald

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 2753 Games

Stealth Ward
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Patch 13.6: 181542 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 4211 Games

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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Time Warp Tonic
Time Warp Tonic

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 1561 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 54 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Arcane Comet
Arcane Comet
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 15309 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 3270 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 143 Games

Flash Heal

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 44448 Games

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Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 18159 Games

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Trinket 36%

Win Rate 66 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Trinket 30%

Win Rate 595 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 13.6: 181527 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 1723 Games

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  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 72 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 111 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 9938 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 227 Games

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 131 Games

Flash Ignite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 17879 Games

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  • 2
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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 2750 Games

Health Potion Tear of the Goddess

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 900 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 5655 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 3581 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 1127 Games

Farsight Alteration
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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 Jungle 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 4−34 (+4-12% of maximum health) 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
60
8 / 7.25 / 6.5 / 5.75 / 5
Maokai smashes his fist into the ground, dealing 70 / 120 / 170 / 220 / 270 (+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
13 / 12 / 11 / 10 / 9
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
45 / 55 / 65 / 75 / 85
14
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
120 / 110 / 100 / 100 / 100
Maokai summons a colossal wave of brambles and thorns, rooting enemies for 0.8 to 2.6 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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