Maokai
tier-3
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Spellthief's Edge
Health Potion

Core Build Path: NaN% Win Rate (398 Games)

Plated Steelcaps
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Liandry's Anguish
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Demonic Embrace
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Morellonomicon

Core Final Build: NaN% Win Rate (398 Games)

Plated Steelcaps
Liandry's Anguish
Demonic Embrace
Morellonomicon

Runes

Sorcery
Arcane Comet
Damaging a champion with an ability hurls a damaging comet at their location.
Manaflow Band
Hitting an enemy champion with an ability permanently increases your maximum mana by 25, up to 250 mana.

After reaching 250 bonus mana, restore 1% of your missing mana every 5 seconds.
Transcendence
Gain bonuses upon reaching the following levels:
Level 5: +5 Ability Haste
Level 8: +5 Ability Haste
Level 11: On Champion takedown, reduce the remaining cooldown of basic abilities by 20%.
Gathering Storm
Gain increasing amounts of AD or AP, adaptive over the course of the game.
Inspiration
Biscuit Delivery
Gain a free Biscuit every 2 min, until 6 min. Consuming or selling a Biscuit permanently increases your max mana and restores health and mana.
Cosmic Insight
+18 Summoner Spell Haste
+10 Item Haste
Scaling Cooldown Reduction
+8 Ability Haste
Adaptive Force
+9 Adaptive Force
Armor
+6 Armor
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E
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R
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R

Skill Order

E

Q

W

Damage Breakdown

Maokai's Statistics

Kills2.4

Deaths6.3

Assists11.5

Damage15,485.4

Damage Mitigated16,157.0

Gold Earned8,028.1

Gold Earned8,028.1

Playing against Maokai

Key Insights
's cooldown is reduced by 4 seconds anytime Maokai casts an ability or is struck by an enemy ability.
Q
also knocks back nearby enemies.
E
's placed in brushes last longer and deal double damage to enemies.
E
reveals the affected area.
R
's root lasts longer based on distance traveled.
Power Spike
Guarantees finding picks with
W
's targeted root.
E
helps set up objective plays.
R
doubles as a zoning tool to block enemies off from areas.
Synergizes well with
Sunfire Aegis
,
Winter's Approach
,
Dead Man's Plate
,
Abyssal Mask
,
Spirit Visage
, and
Warmog's Armor
. Can opt for
Turbo Chemtank
,
Evenshroud
,
Imperial Mandate
, or
Liandry's Anguish
when needed.
Vulnerable
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
Q
is his main trading and waveclearing tool. When used for one, he can't do the others.
E
's damage is unreliable, and most enemies can outrun Saplings.
Any form of Grievous Wounds hurts Maokai because of how much healing he has in his kit (
Bramble Vest
,
Executioner's Calling
,
Oblivion Orb
,
Chemtech Putrifier
,
Morellonomicon
,
Mortal Reminder
,
Thornmail
,
Chempunk Chainsword
).
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