The top champions not in lane to counter Maokai include Zeri, Varus, and Jinx. These champions are all great at countering Maokai with decent win rates over 58%. Even if these Maokai counter picks are not used opposite your position, it's not a good idea to play him into these matchups. They will most often destroy Maokai.
Conversely, if the other team brings either Swain or Seraphine, you should strongly think about taking him, as he easily wins against these champions with win rates over 53% against both ofthem.
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