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Maokai·Arena Builds

Sap MagicP
Bramble SmashQ
Twisted AdvanceW
Sapling TossE
Nature's GraspR
Win rate44.2%-
Pick rate6.9%-
Ban rate3.8%-
Matches112 522-
Maokai has a 47.3% win rate and 6.9% pick rate in Arena and is currently ranked C tier. The best Arena build for Maokai in Patch patch is Mercury's Treads, Heartsteel, Spirit Visage, Sunfire Aegis, and Thornmail with the most optimal augments being Quest: Steel Your Heart, Guilty Pleasure, and Rabble Rousing. The strongest Arena synergies for Maokai are currently Zed, Kog'Maw, and Gwen.
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Maokai Arena Build

Most Popular

Win Rate 47.3% based on 364 matches

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Recommended builds

Build
WR
Mercury's TreadsHeartsteel

Most Popular

47.3%
Plated SteelcapsHeartsteel

Highest WR

48.1%
Ionian Boots of LucidityHeartsteel

Alternative

42.6%

Arena augmentsPick Priority

Mixed
Silver
Gold
Prismatic
Round 2
Quest: Steel Your Heart
7.7%
Guilty Pleasure
5.2%
Rabble Rousing
4.1%
Round 5
Courage of the Colossus
6.9%
Guilty Pleasure
5.5%
Quest: Steel Your Heart
4.1%
Round 8
Courage of the Colossus
5.1%
Rabble Rousing
4.1%
Perseverance
3.8%
Round 11
Rabble Rousing
6.6%
Impassable
4.7%
Bread and Jam
4.2%

Arena items

Early Items

Guardian's Horn

Core Items

Mercury's Treads
Heartsteel

Full Build

Mercury's Treads
Heartsteel
Spirit Visage
Sunfire Aegis
Thornmail
Abyssal Mask

Arena ability order

Max:

Q

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E

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W

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Skills

Sap Magic
Bramble Smash
Twisted Advance
Sapling Toss
Nature's Grasp
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
R
6
Q
7
Q
8
Q
9
E
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R
17
W
18
W

Arena situational items

Demonic Embrace
Force of Nature
Frozen Heart
Anathema's Chains
Gargoyle Stoneplate
Randuin's Omen

Maokai Arena combos

Sapling Toss
E
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Twisted Advance
W
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fighting iconAA
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Bramble Smash
Q
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fighting iconAA

One of the most effective trades starts with using E into a brush then W your target. AA as soon as you arrive then instantly Q your target towards your sapling and AA.

Easy
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Twisted Advance
W
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Bramble Smash
Q
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Nature's Grasp
R
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Sapling Toss
E
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fighting iconAA
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fighting iconAA
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fighting iconAA

Engage a mid range fight with W then instantly Q R E as quickly as you can followed by some AA's.

Easy
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Nature's Grasp
R
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Sapling Toss
E
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Twisted Advance
W
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fighting iconAA
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fighting iconAA
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fighting iconAA
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Bramble Smash
Q
right arrow
fighting iconAA

To engage from further away R then E right before using W. Continue to AA until the root ends, then Q and AA again.

Easy
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