Maokai vs Ezreal Counter Build

How to Beat Ezreal as Maokai


We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL games that we evaluate each and every week. This Maokai against Ezreal counter guide resulted from an evaluation of 39,130 ranked games where both champions faced each other.

This particular champion matchup is somewhat uncommon. Maokai fights Ezreal in only 8.5% of his matches. Maokai does a great job of countering Ezreal. Normally, Maokai wins a fantastic 55.0% of games the champs face each other in. In Maokai against Ezreal rounds, Maokai’s team is 1.0% more likely to earn first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Ezreal.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Maokai Items to Counter Ezreal

The top items to prioritize in your Maokai versus Ezreal build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Frozen Heart. When Maokai incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Ezreal than with most other commonly used item sets.

Sunfire Aegis Item Thornmail Item Frozen Heart Item

Best Maokai Runes to Counter Ezreal

To have the best chance of crushing Ezreal as Maokai, you should take the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Cosmic Insight, and Magical Footwear runes. Of all the rune sets players picked for Maokai vs Ezreal fights, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also shown the top Ezreal runes to fend off Maokai to help you grasp how he will likely be setup against your champ.

Best Maokai Runes

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear

Best Ezreal Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery


The following tables clarify some strategic Maokai versus Ezreal counter statistics that can help you distinguish the distinctions between the two. Maokai’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is close to Ezreal’s KDA ratio of 2.4, highlighting that Maokai may be just as central to his team's team fighting potential than Ezreal. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills .

Battle Stats


Maokai Stats
3.4 6.8
Ezreal Stats


Maokai Stats
6.1 5.9
Ezreal Stats


Maokai Stats
10.8 7.3
Ezreal Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Maokai Stats
1.5 3.1
Ezreal Stats

Damage Dealt

Maokai Stats
17324 22475
Ezreal Stats

Damage Taken

Maokai Stats
24497 19872
Ezreal Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Maokai Stats
5.5 4.9
Ezreal Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Maokai Stats
0.9 0.8
Ezreal Stats

Dragons Killed

Maokai Stats
2.1 1.8
Ezreal Stats

Barons Killed

Maokai Stats
0.5 0.4
Ezreal Stats

Gold Earned

Maokai Stats
8679 11185
Ezreal Stats

Minions Killed

Maokai Stats
56 152
Ezreal Stats

Maokai usually has a significant smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. Typically, Maokai takes more damage than Ezreal. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Maokai vs Ezreal matchups, Maokai usually totals many fewer minion kills than Ezreal. Champs that do not get many minion kills typically do not need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off of their abilities alone. However, champions with plenty of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, work to exceed the values shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 39130 Maokai vs Ezreal 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 Ezreal as Maokai 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.