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

Maokai vs Orianna

How to Beat Orianna as Maokai in LoL Orianna is in the b tier of champions
Tank Mage
Mage Support

How to Beat Orianna as Maokai

based on 1,015 Maokai vs Orianna matchups
Win Rate
53.3 %
K/D/A
2.58
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends games every week. In our database, Maokai engaged Orianna in 1015 games. Using so many matchups for Maokai versus Orianna gives us a lot of confidence in our ability to prepare actionable data and a solid build to smash Orianna. This matchup is somewhat rare. Maokai is forced to battle against Orianna in only 0.9% of his games.

Maokai vs Orianna Matchup Summary

Maokai does a good job of beating Orianna. On average, he wins a terrific 53.3% of games the champions clash against one another in. In Maokai versus Orianna matches, Maokai’s side is 0.1% more likely to get first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Orianna.

Best Maokai vs Orianna Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Mosstomper SeedlingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Maokai Items

~22 Mins
EvenshroudDead Man's PlateBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Shard of True IceThornmailDemonic EmbraceSunfire Aegis

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Aftershock Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
Ability Haste Adaptive Force Health Scaling
Maokai's passive ability p
Maokai q ability q
Maokai w ability w
Maokai e ability e
Maokai's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Orianna as Maokai

Tips for Playing as Maokai against Orianna

Saplings can be tossed into brush for empowered effect - but don't stack well.

Try looking for flanks or other situations where Nature's Grasp is unavoidable or takes enemies by surprise.

Maokai's passive makes him extremely durable against focus fire from spells - so long as he can still basic attack something.

Advice to Win Against Orianna

Watch out for Orianna's Ball returning to her due to leashing. This may cause some unexpected situations.

Orianna can only affect the area the Ball is around. Use this to your advantage.

Maokai vs Orianna Counter Stats

Maokai Image
Win Rate
53.3 %
VS
Win Rate
46.7 %
Orianna Image
3.4
< Kills >
4.6
5.7
< Deaths >
5.6
11.3
< Assists >
9.5
0.71
< Killing Sprees >
1.02
49
< Minions Killed >
147
0.6
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.48
1,681
< Physical Damage >
1,135
13,694
< Magic Damage >
17,543
1,089
< True Damage >
399
16,465
< Damage Dealt >
19,078
29,872
< Damage Taken >
19,151
9,481
< Gold Earned >
10,458
1.35
< Towers >
1.99
0.14
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
7,510
< Total Healing >
2,067
11,832
< Experience >
13,661
34
< Vision Score >
22
12
< Wards Placed >
10
495
< Time Dealing CC >
332

How to Counter Orianna with Maokai in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize several important Maokai against Orianna counter statistics that can help us grasp the differences between the two. As an example, Maokai’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Orianna’s ratio of NaN, showing that Maokai may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Orianna..

Maokai typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, he takes more damage than Orianna. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Maokai and Orianna

Damage Types Compared

Maokai
Orianna
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Maokai
Orianna

Who is Better, Maokai or Orianna?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Maokai usually wins when trying to fight Orianna, with a 53.3% win rate. Therefore, Maokai makes a great counter to Orianna.

While Maokai does have a higher winrate compared to Orianna, when on opposite teams, Maokai also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Maokai into Orianna.

Additionally, Maokai also has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Orianna. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Maokai vs Orianna matchups, Maokai is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Maokai is a great counter for Orianna. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Maokai against Orianna.

Additional Information for Maokai Players

How We Calculated Our Maokai vs Orianna Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Orianna as Maokai, we analyzed 1,015 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 Orianna 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Maokai in order to counter Orianna during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Maokai often racks up a lot less CS relative to Orianna. Champions who on average don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions 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, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Maokai versus Orianna build include Evenshroud, Dead Man's Plate, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Maokai used at least these three items in his build, he did much better versus Orianna than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Maokai had an average winrate of 53.3% when playing against Orianna with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Orianna as Maokai, you should take the Aftershock, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Maokai vs Orianna counters, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 53.3% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Orianna as Maokai are given for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a distinct rank, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.