Thanks to Maokai's K/D/A and utility, he has a pretty good overall win rate. He does best in the mid game, with a winrate of 52.7% in that phase. Unfortunately, he does terribly in the late game, where Maokai's win rate is 49.3%., The difference between his best and worst game phases is about 3.4%. This large difference indicates that his power spikes and fades in different parts of the match. Prepare well.
In the current meta, Maokai is incredibly popular. He has been selected in 11.5% of recently ranked rounds. He is sometimes banned during champion select. Obviously, some players see him as a major threat. In the latest ranked games, Maokai was banned 5.7% of the time.
You will see him most often played in the support position. However, that is not the best position for him. The best win rate position for Maokai is jungle (51.6%). At this time, Maokai's meta game is focused on utility and support. Specifically, his build should mainly be centered around assisting others. Furthermore, he is an ok magical damage dealer champ. Dealing physical damage is the least important part of Maokai’s playstyle.
If you are not used to his skills and tactics, you will not find it difficult trying him out for the first time. Most players consider him to not be a difficult champ to learn. Maokai primarily deals magic damage (82% of his total damage). He doesn't deal much of other damage types and should not be played as hybrid damage dealer..
Maokai deals a decent amount of damage in a typical round (13,205 damage). You could focus on developing him as a damage dealing champion to destroy your enemies.
If you are looking for a dominating carry, then you should definitely not consider this champion. He has one of the lowest kill totals in League among all champs. Moreover, he has a somewhat above average death rate with an average of 6.2 deaths per League round. Additionally, Maokai has an average KDA ratio (2.4) with 12.5 assists.
The best Maokai players know who their champion is, and they adapt their gameplay around their champion's playstyle. Maokai is great at many things, but not everything. By focusing more on accentuating your strengths than filling in your weaknesses, you are more likely to win your next game of League of Legends.
Furthermore, you should know when your champion spikes in power in order to be prepared and take advantage of your powerful position while it lasts. Not all LoL champions are strong throughout the entire game length. Some grow in power while others fade. Some start strong and fall off completely in the late game. Maokai is best in the mid game.
Pay attention to the stats comparison shown above, which compares Maokai against all other champions. You can see their strengths and weaknesses relative to others of the same champion type. You can either try to overcome some of the weaknesses, or you can work to strengthen their talents.
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