How to Synergize Trundle with Maokai on the Same Team Trundle is in the a tier of champions

Trundle with Maokai

How to Win With Trundle and Maokai Paired Together Maokai is in the a tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Tank Mage

How to Synergize Trundle and Maokai

based on 534 Trundle with Maokai pairs
Win Rate
51.1 %
K/D/A
2.38
Pick Rate
0.8 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We take in the stats from from millions of League of Legends matches straight from Riot Games each week. Trundle has been on the same team as Maokai in 534 recently played, competitive games. By gathering so much accurate data directly from the creators of League of Legends, we are confident that we can present to you high-quality, usable builds to help Trundle play with Maokai. It is very rare for Trundle to play alongside Maokai as teammates. This pairing has only occurred in approx. 0.8% of rounds with Trundle.

Trundle Maokai Synergy Summary

Trundle does a decent job of teaming up with Maokai. Usually, he wins an acceptable 51.1% of rounds the champs fight together on the same side. If you want to do better as Trundle when playing with Maokai by figuring out how to better synergize your strategy with him, then look into the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Trundle Maokai Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordTiamat

Core Trundle Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererTitanic HydraDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Blade of The Ruined KingThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearApproach Velocity
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Trundle's passive ability p
Trundle q ability q
Trundle w ability w
Trundle e ability e
Trundle's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
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 Synergizing Trundle and Maokai

Tips for Playing as Trundle with Maokai

Chomp is good for lowering the physical damage of enemies; try to focus it on enemy physical damage dealers.

Trundle excels at fighting within his Frozen Domain. Try to draw enemies onto it.

Use Subjugate to soften a powerful enemy tank or to create a target for your team to focus fire.

Advice to Understand How Maokai Will Play

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.

Trundle Maokai Synergy Stats

Trundle Image
Win Rate
51.1 %
VS
Win Rate
48.9 %
Maokai Image
6.6
< Kills >
6
5.8
< Deaths >
5.8
7.2
< Assists >
7.5
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
1.4
77
< Minions Killed >
72
1.32
< Dragons Killed >
1.23
0.75
< Inhibitors >
0.69
14,779
< Physical Damage >
13,744
2,422
< Magic Damage >
2,367
1,188
< True Damage >
1,149
18,390
< Damage Dealt >
17,261
37,007
< Damage Taken >
36,562
12,323
< Gold Earned >
11,812
2.98
< Towers >
2.75
0.27
< Baron Takedowns >
0.25
15,965
< Total Healing >
15,491
14,133
< Experience >
13,718
20
< Vision Score >
21
6
< Wards Placed >
6
357
< Time Dealing CC >
357

How to Play with Maokai as Trundle in LoL

The Trundle Maokai synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Maokai, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Trundle sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Maokai. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This drop shows that Maokai helps Trundle perform not as well in competitive LoL matches. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Trundle plays on the same team as Maokai, he sees a marginal improvement in his total damage dealt. This difference could indicate that Maokai helps provide protection for him to deal more damage or that his presence on the team also helps increase the match's duration. Similarly, when Trundle is played with Maokai on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Maokai.

Moreover, when Trundle plays with Maokai on the same side, he often takes a little more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage could indicate that Maokai does a poor job of protecting Trundle during teamfights.

Synergies between Trundle and Maokai

Damage Types Compared

Trundle with Maokai
Trundle
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Trundle
Maokai
Synergy

Is Trundle better when played alongside Maokai?

There is no universally accepted best companion for Trundle that will always be his best teammate. However, Maokai is a very typical companion for Trundle. By playing on the same side as Trundle, he lowers their win rate by -0.5% to 51.1%. This proves that there is not really a strong bond between Trundle and Maokai that results in them performing worse together than alone.

Maokai has a lower difficulty than Trundle. That means you don't need to be careful when enlisting Maokai allies to fight alongside, as they will need a lower level of skill to be able to work well with you.

When playing cooperatively, you should expect to witness an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to to cover for your other teammates. Combined, these two will be a great protective duo.

In contrast, by aligning Trundle and Maokai together, you probably will not be granting your team a lot of magic damage. Make sure to bring other champs on your team that nullifies this gap in their kit.

Regardless of the skill of your Maokai teammate, you should focus on maximizing your gold income, outlasting your enemies, and clearing objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Trundle Players

How We Calculated Our Trundle Maokai Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Trundle and Maokai, we analyzed 534 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Trundle with Maokai comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

To truly master Trundle in order to pair well with Maokai during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League matches, you should continue reading to learn additional tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you mind the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Trundle and Maokai synergy build include Divine Sunderer, Titanic Hydra, and Death's Dance. When Trundle incorporated at least these three finished items in his build, he performed much better when paired up with Maokai than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Trundle had an average win rate of 51.1% helping carry Maokai with this build.

To have the highest chance of defeating your oponents, you should use the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Trundle and Maokai pairings, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 51.1% winrate overall.

If you would like to get Trundle and Maokai cooperations tips and builds for a a distinct skill level, feel free to select one from the selection menu shown above. At first, the statistics and strategies given are computed using all matches run with these champions.