The image says enough. Maokai is almost never played anymore. OP.GG doesn't even have enough sample data available of him. How can a champion that was good enough for a victorious skin fall so hard out of popularity?
1. The current meta
As a tank, Maokai isn't the best champion in the current meta. This is due the rise of bruisers and Conqueror, Black Cleaver, Blade of the Ruined King... being in every game. Also, games tend to be shorter and more burst oriented. Maokai is a mid-lategame champion and needs items to... Read More