How to Win LeBlanc vs Maokai Counter Matchup LeBlanc is in the a tier of champions

LeBlanc vs Maokai

How to Beat Maokai as LeBlanc in LoL Maokai is in the a tier of champions
Assassin Mage
Tank Mage

How to Beat Maokai as LeBlanc

based on 212 LeBlanc vs Maokai matchups
Win Rate
47.6 %
K/D/A
2.58
Pick Rate
1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Maokai as LeBlanc resulted from an analysis of 212 ranked games where both champs faced one another. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. LeBlanc encounters Maokai in only 1.0% of her matches.

LeBlanc vs Maokai Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, LeBlanc does a poor job of countering Maokai. On average, she wins a lowly 47.6% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In LeBlanc against Maokai rounds, LeBlanc’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood against Maokai.

Best LeBlanc vs Maokai Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core LeBlanc Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
LeBlanc's passive ability p
LeBlanc q ability q
LeBlanc w ability w
LeBlanc e ability e
LeBlanc's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Maokai as LeBlanc

Tips for Playing as LeBlanc against Maokai

Distortion allows you to be aggressive with your other spells while being able to return to safety.

Using Distortion can help your positioning to land Ethereal Chains.

You can chain Sigil of Malice and Ethereal Chains to prevent characters with blink from escaping for up to 4 seconds.

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.

LeBlanc vs Maokai Counter Stats

LeBlanc Image
Win Rate
47.6 %
VS
Win Rate
52.4 %
Maokai Image
6.3
< Kills >
3
5.2
< Deaths >
6.2
7.1
< Assists >
11.1
1.44
< Killing Sprees >
0.63
126
< Minions Killed >
50
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.49
1,623
< Physical Damage >
1,461
16,077
< Magic Damage >
14,781
1,006
< True Damage >
1,039
18,708
< Damage Dealt >
17,282
22,799
< Damage Taken >
25,006
10,700
< Gold Earned >
8,820
1.62
< Towers >
1.3
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
3,103
< Total Healing >
6,423
13,534
< Experience >
11,430
22
< Vision Score >
43
10
< Wards Placed >
19
40
< Time Dealing CC >
413

How to Counter Maokai with LeBlanc in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify some valuable LeBlanc against Maokai matchup stats that may help us realize the differences between the two. As an example, LeBlanc’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Maokai’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that LeBlanc may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Maokai. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.

LeBlanc usually has a much larger longest kill spree than her matchup does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Maokai. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between LeBlanc and Maokai

Damage Types Compared

LeBlanc
Maokai
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

LeBlanc
Maokai

Who is Better, LeBlanc or Maokai?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, LeBlanc usually loses when taking on Maokai, with a 47.6% win rate. Therefore, LeBlanc makes a poor counter to Maokai.

While LeBlanc does have a lower winrate compared to Maokai, when facing one another, LeBlanc also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more difficult champion to learn. You may get destroyed when picking LeBlanc into Maokaias her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, LeBlanc has almost no amount of CC and other utility, 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 is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in LeBlanc vs Maokai matchups, Maokai is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

LeBlanc is a bad counter to Maokai. Focus your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as LeBlanc against Maokai.

Additional Information for LeBlanc Players

How We Calculated Our LeBlanc vs Maokai Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Maokai as LeBlanc, we analyzed 212 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 LeBlanc 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 LeBlanc in order to counter Maokai during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

LeBlanc often gets more CS as Maokai. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your LeBlanc versus Maokai build include Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When LeBlanc bought at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better countering Maokai than with many other typical item sets. In fact, LeBlanc had an average winrate of 47.6% when countering Maokai with these items in her kit.

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Maokai as LeBlanc, LeBlanc players should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for LeBlanc vs Maokai counters, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 47.6% win rate overall.

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