Make sure to take paths through brush when chasing opponents to take advantage of Rengar's passive.
Use Rengar's ultimate to find and assassinate high priority targets in team fights and skirmishes.
A lot of Rengar's power comes from empowered abilities he uses at the right moment - choose wisely!
Maokai will avoid taking damage while he's using Twisted Advance, so don't waste your spells.
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.
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 stats shown on this page underscore several critical Rengar vs. Maokai counter statistics that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Rengar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Maokai’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Rengar may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Maokai. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.
Rengar normally has a much larger longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Maokai. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Rengar usually loses when playing against Maokai, with a 42.2% win rate. As a result, Rengar makes a poor counter for Maokai.
While Rengar does have a much lower win rate compared to Maokai, when they face off with one another, Rengar also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champion to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Rengar into Maokaias his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Additionally, Rengar has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Maokai. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Rengar vs Maokai matchups, Maokai is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.
Rengar is a trash counter to Maokai. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Rengar against Maokai.
If you would like to truly master Rengar 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 tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Rengar typically picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Maokai. Champions who on average don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.
The most crucial items to use in your Rengar versus Maokai build consist of Eclipse, Lord Dominik's Regards, and Essence Reaver. When Rengar combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Maokai than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Rengar boasted an average win rate of 42.2% when playing against Maokai with this build.
To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Maokai as Rengar, Rengar players should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Future's Market, Cosmic Insight, Sudden Impact, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Rengar vs Maokai fights, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 42.2% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Maokai as Rengar are given for all skill levels, merged. To filter the stats and builds to a particular player tier, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.