How to Win Fiddlesticks vs Maokai Counter Matchup Fiddlesticks is in the s tier of champions

Fiddlesticks vs Maokai

How to Beat Maokai as Fiddlesticks in LoL Maokai is in the s tier of champions
Mage Support
Tank Mage

How to Beat Maokai as Fiddlesticks

based on 277 Fiddlesticks vs Maokai matchups
Win Rate
44.4 %
K/D/A
2.36
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends matches each week. Within our data, Fiddlesticks faced Maokai 277 times. Including so many games with Fiddlesticks versus Maokai provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to provide enlightening data and a recommended build to crush Maokai. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Fiddlesticks fights Maokai in only 0.9% of his rounds.

Fiddlesticks vs Maokai Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Fiddlesticks has done a pathetic job of countering Maokai. Typically, he wins a lowly 44.4% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Fiddlesticks versus Maokai matches, Fiddlesticks’s team is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Maokai.

Best Fiddlesticks vs Maokai Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeControl Ward

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Fiddlesticks Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Void Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Inspiration Perfect TimingCosmic Insight
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Fiddlesticks's passive ability p
Fiddlesticks q ability q
Fiddlesticks w ability w
Fiddlesticks e ability e
Fiddlesticks's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
W
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R
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W
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Q
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W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Maokai as Fiddlesticks

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.

Fiddlesticks vs Maokai Counter Stats

Fiddlesticks Image
Win Rate
44.4 %
VS
Win Rate
55.6 %
Maokai Image
6.2
< Kills >
3.1
6.4
< Deaths >
6.4
8.9
< Assists >
11.2
1.45
< Killing Sprees >
0.61
38
< Minions Killed >
55
1.28
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.31
< Inhibitors >
0.46
295
< Physical Damage >
1,413
16,455
< Magic Damage >
13,868
1,149
< True Damage >
842
17,900
< Damage Dealt >
16,123
30,465
< Damage Taken >
24,255
11,284
< Gold Earned >
8,944
1.19
< Towers >
1.3
0.26
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
14,038
< Total Healing >
6,468
13,358
< Experience >
11,644
48
< Vision Score >
42
4
< Wards Placed >
18
681
< Time Dealing CC >
423

How to Counter Maokai with Fiddlesticks in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several significant Fiddlesticks versus Maokai matchup stats that can help us understand the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Fiddlesticks’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Maokai’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Fiddlesticks may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Maokai. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Fiddlesticks often has a much larger longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, he takes more damage than Maokai. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Fiddlesticks and Maokai

Damage Types Compared

Fiddlesticks
Maokai
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Fiddlesticks
Maokai

Who is Better, Fiddlesticks or Maokai?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Fiddlesticks usually loses when taking on Maokai, with a 44.4% win rate. Thus, Fiddlesticks makes a bad counter for Maokai.

While Fiddlesticks does have a much lower winrate than Maokai, when facing one another, Fiddlesticks also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Fiddlesticks into Maokaias his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Fiddlesticks also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Maokai. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Fiddlesticks vs Maokai matchups, Maokai is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Fiddlesticks is a bad counter to Maokai. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Fiddlesticks against Maokai.

Additional Information for Fiddlesticks Players

How We Calculated Our Fiddlesticks vs Maokai Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Maokai as Fiddlesticks, we analyzed 277 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 Fiddlesticks 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Fiddlesticks 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 pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Fiddlesticks typically racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Maokai. Champions who on average don't earn much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Fiddlesticks versus Maokai build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Fiddlesticks bought at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Maokai than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Fiddlesticks boasted an average winrate of 44.4% battling Maokai with this build.

To have the greatest probability of crushing Maokai as Fiddlesticks, you should use the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Perfect Timing, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Fiddlesticks vs Maokai face-offs, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 44.4% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Maokai as Fiddlesticks are given for all ranked divisions. To scope the statistics and builds to a distinct division, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.