How to Win Corki vs Maokai Counter Matchup Corki is in the b tier of champions

Corki vs Maokai

How to Beat Maokai as Corki in LoL Maokai is in the s tier of champions
Marksman
Tank Mage

How to Beat Maokai as Corki

based on 222 Corki vs Maokai matchups
Win Rate
50.5 %
K/D/A
2.23
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of rated League games that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Maokai as Corki resulted from an evaluation of 222 ranked rounds where both champs fought each other. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Corki encounters Maokai in only 0.9% of his rounds.

Corki vs Maokai Matchup Summary

Corki has done a average job of beating Maokai. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.5% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Corki versus Maokai games, Corki’s team is 0.1% less likely to get first blood. This indicates that he probably won't get first blood against Maokai.

Best Corki vs Maokai Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestMuramanaRavenous Hydra

Optional Items

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Corki to level up q
>
Second ability for Corki to level up e
>
Last skill for Corki to max out w

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Domination Taste of BloodUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Corki's passive ability p
Corki q ability q
Corki w ability w
Corki e ability e
Corki's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Maokai as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Maokai

Phosphorus Bomb can be used to reveal enemy units that might be hiding in a nearby patch of brush.

Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki.

Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, so try using it for a quick escape.

Advice to Win Against Maokai

The cooldown on Maokai's self healing is heavily gated on how many time you hit him with spells. Careful about wasting abilities on him.

Maokai will avoid taking damage while he's using Twisted Advance, so don't waste your spells.

Saplings will chase the first enemy that gets too close, but detonate after a few seconds or if they collide with other enemies. Be especially careful around brush sapling, as they are much more dangerous.

Corki vs Maokai Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
50.5 %
VS
Win Rate
49.5 %
Maokai Image
6.6
< Kills >
2.9
6.1
< Deaths >
6.4
7
< Assists >
11.5
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
0.53
186
< Minions Killed >
49
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.38
3,690
< Physical Damage >
1,359
21,771
< Magic Damage >
15,148
1,368
< True Damage >
1,022
26,830
< Damage Dealt >
17,530
21,234
< Damage Taken >
26,153
13,011
< Gold Earned >
8,849
1.91
< Towers >
1.11
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
2,317
< Total Healing >
6,728
14,916
< Experience >
11,507
20
< Vision Score >
43
10
< Wards Placed >
19
190
< Time Dealing CC >
395

How to Counter Maokai with Corki in LoL

The stats provided here show several valuable Corki versus Maokai matchup statistics that can help you interpret the differences between the two. For instance, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Maokai’s ratio of NaN, showing that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Maokai. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Corki often has a much larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Maokai. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Corki and Maokai

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Maokai
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Maokai

Who is Better, Corki or Maokai?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Corki usually fairs equally well when taking on Maokai, with a 50.5% win rate. Thus, Corki makes an ok counter to Maokai.

While Corki does have a higher winrate than Maokai, when they face off with one another, Corki also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult character to learn. You should be careful when picking Corki into Maokai.

Additionally, Corki has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Maokai. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Corki vs Maokai matchups, Corki is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Corki is a decent counter to Maokai. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Corki against Maokai.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Maokai Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Maokai as Corki, we analyzed 222 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Maokai as Corki comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Corki to counter Maokai during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki most often accumulates much more CS as Maokai. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The top items to use in your Corki versus Maokai build include Luden's Tempest, Muramana, and Ravenous Hydra. When Corki combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better countering Maokai than with most other common item sets. In fact, Corki boasted an average win rate of 50.5% when countering Maokai with this build.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Maokai as Corki, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Corki vs Maokai counterpicks, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.5% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Maokai as Corki are shown for all skill levels combined. To scope the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.