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Maokai Build Guide for League of Legends

Champion guides for the League of Legends champion Maokai. Find the best Maokai build guides for S11 Patch 11.18. Our authors will teach you which items to build, runes to select, tips and tricks for how to how to play Maokai, and of course, win the game! MOBAFire shows the top rated guides per patch, but can also be sorted by other criteria such as all-time score, author rank, or newest guides. You can also find other League of Legends Champion Guides.

MaokaiThe Twisted Treant

74% sup More Details
Win
Rate
52%
Ban
Rate
0%
Pick
Rate
2%

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 LeagueSpy's 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 11.18. 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 11.18: 674718 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Top Items

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 2140 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 67%

Win Rate 86 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

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

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 62%

Win Rate 53 Games

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
More Maokai Runes

Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 11562 Games

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Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 2516 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 60 Games

Flash Teleport

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 7117 Games

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Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 13525 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 735 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Trinket 44%

Win Rate 85 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Maokai's Ability Order

Maokai's Best Ability Order 63%

Win Rate 24 Games

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! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Top Maokai Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Maokai Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.18: 674721 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Maokai's Top Items

Maokai's Runes

Maokai's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 334 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: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

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 55%

Win Rate 55 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: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

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

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 61 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
More Maokai Runes

Maokai's Summoner Spells

Maokai's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 3384 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 127 Games

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 114 Games

Flash Ignite

Maokai's Starters

Maokai's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 1611 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 1421 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Maokai's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 2725 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Maokai's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 643 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Maokai's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 277 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Maokai's Ability Order

Maokai's Best Ability Order 68%

Win Rate 173 Games

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Top Maokai Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Maokai Players are using on LeagueSpy!

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.

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