Ekko vs Maokai Counter Build

How to Beat Maokai as Ekko


At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL rounds each and every week. Within our dataset, Ekko battled Maokai in 45,802 games. With so many games with Ekko vs Maokai gives us a lot of faith in our capacity to prepare enlightening data and a pro build to obliterate your opponent.

This counter pairing is somewhat common. Ekko encounters Maokai in 33.9% of his games. Unfortunitally, Ekko has done a poor job of countering Maokai. Normally, Ekko wins a lowly 48.0% of the time the champs clash against one another in. In Ekko versus Maokai rounds, Ekko’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood against Maokai.

Matchups Analyzed


Team First Blood


Win Rate


Best Ekko Items to Counter Maokai

The ideal items to focus on in your Ekko versus Maokai build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Night Harvester. When Ekko combined at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better against Maokai than with most other typical item sets.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Lich Bane Item Night Harvester Item

Best Ekko Runes to Counter Maokai

To have the highest chance of defeating Maokai as Ekko, Ekko players should use the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes. Out of all the runes players chose for Ekko vs Maokai clashes, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also shown the top Maokai runes to fend off Ekko in order to help you infer how he will probably be setup against your champ.

Best Ekko Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity

Best Maokai Runes

Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight


The subsequent tables underscore some significant Ekko versus Maokai counter stats that can help us appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is similar to Maokai’s KDA ratio of 2.3, showing that Ekko may be just as central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Maokai. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats


Ekko Stats
7.3 3.2
Maokai Stats


Ekko Stats
5.8 6.1
Maokai Stats


Ekko Stats
6.8 11
Maokai Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Ekko Stats
3.5 1.3
Maokai Stats

Damage Dealt

Ekko Stats
18630 17190
Maokai Stats

Damage Taken

Ekko Stats
28977 23048
Maokai Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Ekko Stats
5.3 5.2
Maokai Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Ekko Stats
0.9 0.9
Maokai Stats

Dragons Killed

Ekko Stats
1.9 2.1
Maokai Stats

Barons Killed

Ekko Stats
0.4 0.5
Maokai Stats

Gold Earned

Ekko Stats
11095 8483
Maokai Stats

Minions Killed

Ekko Stats
98 50
Maokai Stats

Ekko usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, Ekko receives more damage than Maokai. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Ekko usually gets many more minion kills than Maokai. Champs who on average don't amass much CS usually do not have to have much CS to be effective. They are able to scale easily off their skills and stats alone. However, champs with large numbers of minion kills, such as carries, typically need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to exceed the averages shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 45802 Ekko vs Maokai 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 Ekko 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.