How to Win Kha'Zix vs Maokai Counter Matchup Kha'Zix is in the s tier of champions

Kha'Zix vs Maokai

How to Beat Maokai as Kha'Zix in LoL Maokai is in the a tier of champions
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Tank Mage

How to Beat Maokai as Kha'Zix

based on 475 Kha'Zix vs Maokai matchups
Win Rate
46.3 %
K/D/A
2.42
Pick Rate
1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of rated League rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Maokai as Kha'Zix came out of an evaluation of 475 ranked matches where both champions engaged each other. This particular pairing is somewhat rare. Kha'Zix has to counter Maokai in only 1.0% of his games.

Kha'Zix vs Maokai Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Kha'Zix has done a terrible job of countering Maokai. Normally, he wins a lowly 46.3% of matches the champions battle each other in. In Kha'Zix vs Maokai matches, Kha'Zix’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Maokai.

Best Kha'Zix vs Maokai Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Kha'Zix Items

~22 Mins
Duskblade of DraktharrYoumuu's GhostbladeEdge of Night

Optional Items

Death's DanceSerylda's GrudgeMaw of MalmortiusUmbral Glaive

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Kha'Zix to level up q
>
Second ability for Kha'Zix to level up w
>
Last skill for Kha'Zix to max out e

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearFuture's MarketCosmic Insight
Domination Sudden ImpactTreasure Hunter
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Kha'Zix's passive ability p
Kha'Zix q ability q
Kha'Zix w ability w
Kha'Zix e ability e
Kha'Zix's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
15
E
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R

Guide to Countering Maokai as Kha'Zix

Tips for Playing as Kha'Zix against Maokai

Kha'Zix has a great deal of freedom to choose where and when to fight. Pick your battles carefully to succeed.

Unseen Threat activates when Kha'Zix cannot be seen by the enemy team. Reactivate by using brush or Void Assault. Don't forget to apply Unseen Threat by autoattacking enemy champions.

Enemies are considered isolated if they have no allies within a short distance. The damage of Taste Their Fear is massively increased against these targets.

Advice to Win Against Maokai

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.

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.

Kha'Zix vs Maokai Counter Stats

Kha'Zix Image
Win Rate
46.3 %
VS
Win Rate
53.7 %
Maokai Image
7.7
< Kills >
2.8
5.9
< Deaths >
6.3
6.6
< Assists >
11.1
1.79
< Killing Sprees >
0.53
33
< Minions Killed >
44
1.54
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.33
< Inhibitors >
0.43
16,525
< Physical Damage >
1,273
1,183
< Magic Damage >
14,629
1,361
< True Damage >
945
19,070
< Damage Dealt >
16,847
30,655
< Damage Taken >
23,973
12,424
< Gold Earned >
8,621
1.17
< Towers >
1.28
0.33
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
12,421
< Total Healing >
6,020
13,415
< Experience >
11,034
22
< Vision Score >
42
5
< Wards Placed >
18
257
< Time Dealing CC >
379

How to Counter Maokai with Kha'Zix in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some influential Kha'Zix vs. Maokai counter stats that can help you realize the distinctions between the two. As an example, Kha'Zix’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Maokai’s ratio of NaN, showing that Kha'Zix may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Maokai. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Kha'Zix often has a much larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he takes more damage than Maokai. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Kha'Zix and Maokai

Damage Types Compared

Kha'Zix
Maokai
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kha'Zix
Maokai

Who is Better, Kha'Zix or Maokai?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Kha'Zix usually loses when facing off against Maokai, with a 46.3% win rate. Thus, Kha'Zix makes a bad counter for Maokai.

While Kha'Zix does have a lower winrate than Maokai, when they face off with one another, Kha'Zix also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Kha'Zix into Maokai.

Additionally, Kha'Zix also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Maokai. This 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 in League of Legends, in Kha'Zix 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 team fights.

Kha'Zix is a trash counter for Maokai. Focus your play on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Kha'Zix against Maokai.

Additional Information for Kha'Zix Players

How We Calculated Our Kha'Zix vs Maokai Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Maokai as Kha'Zix, we analyzed 475 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 Kha'Zix 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 Kha'Zix in order to counter Maokai during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kha'Zix typically accumulates a similar amount of CS as Maokai. Champions who on average don't get much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Kha'Zix versus Maokai build include Duskblade of Draktharr, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and Edge of Night. When Kha'Zix used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better countering Maokai than with most other common item sets. In fact, Kha'Zix had an average winrate of 46.3% when countering Maokai with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Maokai as Kha'Zix, you should take the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Future's Market, Cosmic Insight, Sudden Impact, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Kha'Zix vs Maokai LoL games, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 46.3% win rate overall.

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