League of Legends Champion Maokai Maokai is in the a tier of champions

Maokai

Tank Mage
Maokai is a tank Role tank
Difficulty Easy
Power Spike Mid-Game
Sap Magic ability p
Bramble Smash ability q
Twisted Advance ability w
Sapling Toss ability e
Nature's Grasp ability r
support
top
jungle

Maokai Counters

based on 51,441 matches
Win Rate
51.6 %
Pick Rate
11.5 %
Ban Rate
5.7 %

How We Analyze Our Counter Maokai Data

We analyze millions of League of Legends games each week, pulled directly from Riot Games, to determine the best and worst Maokai counters. At this moment, our detailed counter Maokai data is based on 51,441 recent games and will show you which champions have the highest and lowest win rates against them.

Maokai Counters Summary

In the selected support lane, Maokai does very well against Annie and Tahm Kench, with win rates of 70.1% and 55.7%, respectively. He make a top tier counter pick to either of these champions. Yet, he is weakest in support lane when fighting Neeko and Sona. Be careful about brining Maokai into either of these two champs.

Maokai Matchups in Lane

Additional Info for Maokai Players

Maokai Counters Summary (Continued)

The greatest champions globally to counter Maokai include Zeri, Xayah, and Lucian. These are all good at countering Maokai with high win rates over 57%. Even if these Maokai counter picks are not picked in the same position as you, it's not a good idea to play him into one of these matchups. They will often destroy Maokai.

Conversely, if the enemy team brings either Vel'Koz or Kog'Maw, Maokai mains should strongly consider choosing him, as he easily destroys these champs with win rates over 57% against both ofthem.

How to Counter Maokai

Maokai's saplings deals more damage when they are in the brush. Try to anticipate when Maokai is luring you into them and avoid following him directly.

As a support, Maokai counters a lot of champions that need to position well to be effective, such as Blitz and Pyke. He can use his Sapplings ability to protect from flanking maneuvers and control his enemies positioning.

Maokai counters most melee champions. His root CC abilities can keep them from engaging their targets.

Try to move away when you see Maokai cast Nature's Grasp, because it can root your entire team.

How to Use this Countering Maokai Guide

To see the details and best Maokai counter builds for a specific matchup, you can click the related row in one of the tables above. If you want specific Ashe counters not highlighted above, you may use the filters below to find details on your specific Maokai matchup.

To limit the Maokai counters to a particular ranked tier only, pick the desired tier from the dropdown menu above. The recommended champion counters will be revised. If you would like great champion pairings for your own allies to advance your win percentage, take a look at our Maokai synergies.

We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot Games servers each week to give you an advantage. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Maokai counters online. Having evaluated so many matches gives us lots of faith in our conclusions.

All Maokai Matchups

The Maokai counter matchups shown below include data from Silver+ tiers and champions in all positions. Click an individual Maokai matchup to see a detailed build, stats, and advice to win your next fight. You will also have the opportunity to further refine your tier selection.

Maokai vs Ryze
Ryze 1,060 Games
In Game
59 %
Maokai vs Zeri
Zeri 868 Games
In Game
57.1 %
Maokai vs Azir
Azir 2,188 Games
In Game
56.4 %
Maokai vs Aurelion Sol
Aurelion Sol 259 Games
In Game
56 %
Maokai vs Lee Sin
Lee Sin 3,705 Games
In Game
55.4 %
Maokai vs Lucian
Lucian 3,811 Games
In Game
55.4 %
Maokai vs LeBlanc
LeBlanc 2,219 Games
In Game
55.3 %
Maokai vs Corki
Corki 602 Games
In Game
55 %
Maokai vs Alistar
Alistar 1,744 Games
In Game
54.9 %
Maokai vs Gragas
Gragas 1,461 Games
In Game
54.9 %
Maokai vs Gnar
Gnar 1,545 Games
In Game
54.6 %
Maokai vs Yuumi
Yuumi 5,102 Games
In Game
54.5 %
Maokai vs Talon
Talon 1,860 Games
In Game
54.5 %
Maokai vs Aphelios
Aphelios 2,898 Games
In Game
54.4 %
Maokai vs Xayah
Xayah 1,661 Games
In Game
54.4 %
Maokai vs Wukong
Wukong 1,682 Games
In Game
54 %
Maokai vs Syndra
Syndra 4,441 Games
In Game
54 %
Maokai vs Kha'Zix
Kha'Zix 3,037 Games
In Game
54 %
Maokai vs Akali
Akali 5,339 Games
In Game
53.8 %
Maokai vs Xin Zhao
Xin Zhao 1,135 Games
In Game
53.8 %
Maokai vs Lulu
Lulu 4,396 Games
In Game
53.8 %
Maokai vs Kalista
Kalista 1,319 Games
In Game
53.8 %
Maokai vs Pyke
Pyke 4,716 Games
In Game
53.8 %
Maokai vs Annie
Annie 1,517 Games
In Game
53.7 %
Maokai vs Twisted Fate
Twisted Fate 1,353 Games
In Game
53.7 %
Maokai vs Malphite
Malphite 2,277 Games
In Game
53.7 %
Maokai vs Nidalee
Nidalee 1,473 Games
In Game
53.7 %
Maokai vs Poppy
Poppy 1,585 Games
In Game
53.7 %
Maokai vs Ahri
Ahri 3,407 Games
In Game
53.7 %
Maokai vs Ezreal
Ezreal 8,338 Games
In Game
53.6 %
Maokai vs Kennen
Kennen 961 Games
In Game
53.6 %
Maokai vs Jayce
Jayce 1,173 Games
In Game
53.5 %
Maokai vs Orianna
Orianna 1,491 Games
In Game
53.4 %
Maokai vs Karma
Karma 3,145 Games
In Game
53.4 %
Maokai vs Riven
Riven 2,135 Games
In Game
53.3 %
Maokai vs Varus
Varus 3,710 Games
In Game
53.2 %
Maokai vs Teemo
Teemo 4,010 Games
In Game
53.1 %
Maokai vs Nautilus
Nautilus 4,700 Games
In Game
53 %
Maokai vs Zoe
Zoe 1,595 Games
In Game
53 %
Maokai vs Qiyana
Qiyana 1,367 Games
In Game
53 %
Maokai vs Zed
Zed 5,349 Games
In Game
53 %
Maokai vs Rakan
Rakan 1,498 Games
In Game
53 %
Maokai vs Pantheon
Pantheon 4,314 Games
In Game
52.9 %
Maokai vs Elise
Elise 1,677 Games
In Game
52.8 %
Maokai vs Rengar
Rengar 2,430 Games
In Game
52.8 %
Maokai vs Vayne
Vayne 5,404 Games
In Game
52.6 %
Maokai vs Katarina
Katarina 3,825 Games
In Game
52.5 %
Maokai vs Hecarim
Hecarim 5,112 Games
In Game
52.5 %
Maokai vs Bard
Bard 2,005 Games
In Game
52.5 %
Maokai vs Draven
Draven 4,234 Games
In Game
52.4 %
Maokai vs Evelynn
Evelynn 1,819 Games
In Game
52.3 %
Maokai vs Quinn
Quinn 1,152 Games
In Game
52.3 %
Maokai vs Akshan
Akshan 1,878 Games
In Game
52.3 %
Maokai vs Sion
Sion 3,827 Games
In Game
52.2 %
Maokai vs Camille
Camille 2,706 Games
In Game
52.1 %
Maokai vs Yone
Yone 5,994 Games
In Game
52.1 %
Maokai vs Garen
Garen 5,467 Games
In Game
52.1 %
Maokai vs Renekton
Renekton 2,723 Games
In Game
52 %
Maokai vs Karthus
Karthus 1,770 Games
In Game
52 %
Maokai vs Rammus
Rammus 2,362 Games
In Game
52 %
Maokai vs Graves
Graves 7,621 Games
In Game
52 %
Maokai vs Tryndamere
Tryndamere 2,363 Games
In Game
51.9 %
Maokai vs Jhin
Jhin 9,213 Games
In Game
51.9 %
Maokai vs Ekko
Ekko 5,911 Games
In Game
51.8 %
Maokai vs Jarvan IV
Jarvan IV 2,015 Games
In Game
51.8 %
Maokai vs Gangplank
Gangplank 3,540 Games
In Game
51.8 %
Maokai vs Gwen
Gwen 1,115 Games
In Game
51.8 %
Maokai vs Vladimir
Vladimir 4,221 Games
In Game
51.7 %
Maokai vs Sivir
Sivir 4,518 Games
In Game
51.7 %
Maokai vs Jax
Jax 3,986 Games
In Game
51.7 %
Maokai vs Kayle
Kayle 2,402 Games
In Game
51.6 %
Maokai vs Fizz
Fizz 2,849 Games
In Game
51.6 %
Maokai vs Thresh
Thresh 5,244 Games
In Game
51.6 %
Maokai vs Kai'Sa
Kai'Sa 12,910 Games
In Game
51.5 %
Maokai vs Lissandra
Lissandra 1,390 Games
In Game
51.5 %
Maokai vs Malzahar
Malzahar 2,627 Games
In Game
51.5 %
Maokai vs Urgot
Urgot 2,466 Games
In Game
51.5 %
Maokai vs Caitlyn
Caitlyn 11,902 Games
In Game
51.4 %
Maokai vs Fiora
Fiora 4,360 Games
In Game
51.4 %
Maokai vs Taliyah
Taliyah 1,661 Games
In Game
51.4 %
Maokai vs Lillia
Lillia 3,265 Games
In Game
51.4 %
Maokai vs Ziggs
Ziggs 1,457 Games
In Game
51.3 %
Maokai vs Darius
Darius 7,056 Games
In Game
51.3 %
Maokai vs Yasuo
Yasuo 6,039 Games
In Game
51.3 %
Maokai vs Bel'Veth
Bel'Veth 4,513 Games
In Game
51.3 %
Maokai vs Senna
Senna 4,625 Games
In Game
51.3 %
Maokai vs Vi
Vi 3,090 Games
In Game
51.2 %
Maokai vs Kayn
Kayn 5,867 Games
In Game
51.2 %
Maokai vs Jinx
Jinx 4,970 Games
In Game
51.2 %
Maokai vs Vex
Vex 4,031 Games
In Game
51.1 %
Maokai vs Kindred
Kindred 3,004 Games
In Game
51 %
Maokai vs Nilah
Nilah 1,895 Games
In Game
51 %
Maokai vs Sejuani
Sejuani 3,321 Games
In Game
51 %
Maokai vs Viego
Viego 4,156 Games
In Game
51 %
Maokai vs Tahm Kench
Tahm Kench 1,467 Games
In Game
50.9 %
Maokai vs Braum
Braum 972 Games
In Game
50.9 %
Maokai vs Ashe
Ashe 8,598 Games
In Game
50.9 %
Maokai vs Veigar
Veigar 3,511 Games
In Game
50.8 %
Maokai vs Galio
Galio 1,566 Games
In Game
50.8 %
Maokai vs Lux
Lux 8,623 Games
In Game
50.7 %
Maokai vs Leona
Leona 3,896 Games
In Game
50.7 %
Maokai vs Shaco
Shaco 4,541 Games
In Game
50.7 %
Maokai vs Sylas
Sylas 7,101 Games
In Game
50.7 %
Maokai vs Aatrox
Aatrox 7,212 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Maokai vs Cho'Gath
Cho'Gath 1,810 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Maokai vs Viktor
Viktor 5,879 Games
In Game
50.6 %
Maokai vs Ivern
Ivern 703 Games
In Game
50.5 %
Maokai vs Zilean
Zilean 2,695 Games
In Game
50.5 %
Maokai vs Twitch
Twitch 5,729 Games
In Game
50.4 %
Maokai vs Anivia
Anivia 2,148 Games
In Game
50.4 %
Maokai vs Nasus
Nasus 4,892 Games
In Game
50.4 %
Maokai vs Yorick
Yorick 3,037 Games
In Game
50.4 %
Maokai vs Nami
Nami 4,416 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Maokai vs Neeko
Neeko 1,370 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Maokai vs Rumble
Rumble 1,436 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Maokai vs Blitzcrank
Blitzcrank 5,351 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Maokai vs Irelia
Irelia 3,648 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Maokai vs Xerath
Xerath 3,796 Games
In Game
50.3 %
Maokai vs Rell
Rell 1,128 Games
In Game
50.2 %
Maokai vs Cassiopeia
Cassiopeia 1,544 Games
In Game
50.2 %
Maokai vs Trundle
Trundle 3,692 Games
In Game
50.2 %
Maokai vs Volibear
Volibear 3,702 Games
In Game
50.1 %
Maokai vs Renata Glasc
Renata Glasc 2,728 Games
In Game
50 %
Maokai vs Fiddlesticks
Fiddlesticks 3,274 Games
In Game
50 %
Maokai vs Singed
Singed 2,296 Games
In Game
50 %
Maokai vs Udyr
Udyr 6,465 Games
In Game
50 %
Maokai vs Shen
Shen 3,066 Games
In Game
50 %
Maokai vs Rek'Sai
Rek'Sai 1,420 Games
In Game
50 %
Maokai vs Seraphine
Seraphine 4,745 Games
In Game
49.9 %
Maokai vs Soraka
Soraka 4,595 Games
In Game
49.9 %
Maokai vs Master Yi
Master Yi 5,070 Games
In Game
49.8 %
Maokai vs Sett
Sett 8,065 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Maokai vs Skarner
Skarner 599 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Maokai vs Nocturne
Nocturne 3,126 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Maokai vs Janna
Janna 3,999 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Maokai vs Nunu & Willump
Nunu & Willump 1,887 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Maokai vs Tristana
Tristana 7,136 Games
In Game
49.7 %
Maokai vs Ornn
Ornn 3,530 Games
In Game
49.6 %
Maokai vs Samira
Samira 5,174 Games
In Game
49.6 %
Maokai vs Zac
Zac 3,540 Games
In Game
49.6 %
Maokai vs Warwick
Warwick 4,034 Games
In Game
49.5 %
Maokai vs Morgana
Morgana 5,916 Games
In Game
49.5 %
Maokai vs Diana
Diana 5,072 Games
In Game
49.4 %
Maokai vs Kassadin
Kassadin 1,837 Games
In Game
49.3 %
Maokai vs Kled
Kled 1,160 Games
In Game
49.2 %
Maokai vs Brand
Brand 4,176 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Maokai vs Dr. Mundo
Dr. Mundo 1,950 Games
In Game
49.1 %
Maokai vs Miss Fortune
Miss Fortune 13,313 Games
In Game
49 %
Maokai vs Olaf
Olaf 2,472 Games
In Game
48.9 %
Maokai vs Shyvana
Shyvana 2,249 Games
In Game
48.7 %
Maokai vs Amumu
Amumu 6,778 Games
In Game
48.6 %
Maokai vs Heimerdinger
Heimerdinger 2,382 Games
In Game
48.5 %
Maokai vs Zyra
Zyra 4,031 Games
In Game
48.4 %
Maokai vs Vel'Koz
Vel'Koz 2,459 Games
In Game
48.3 %
Maokai vs Taric
Taric 1,545 Games
In Game
48.3 %
Maokai vs Sona
Sona 2,843 Games
In Game
48 %
Maokai vs Swain
Swain 5,127 Games
In Game
47.4 %
Maokai vs Kog'Maw
Kog'Maw 1,318 Games
In Game
47.2 %
Maokai vs Mordekaiser
Mordekaiser 7,189 Games
In Game
46.8 %
Maokai vs Illaoi
Illaoi 2,472 Games
In Game
46.6 %