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Maokai, The Twisted Treant

The twisting magical energies unleashed by mages during the Rune Wars caused an incredible amount of devastation to the natural world. The League was established to control the use of this magic by confining it to the Fields of Justice. By limiting its use to there, they thought that they could prevent it from doing further harm to the environment. It seemed that they were successful until Maokai came into being. During a League match on The Twisted Treeline, Maokai, an ancient oak that stood above the upper jungle, spontaneously roared to life. Ripped from the natural balance by arcane forces, his sentience was forged in chaos. Before the Adjudicators of the League could step in and suppress him, he slew all six champions participating in the match. The scholars of the Arcanum Majoris took a keen interest in him, as they were eager to discover the secrets of his animation.

Maokai was furious, however. He abhorred the existence was that thrust upon him; he felt it was a corruption of nature. He learned to communicate with people in hopes of finding a way to be returned to his former, true state. Seizing the opportunity, the League offered a trade. They would research a way to revert him so long as he agreed to fight in the League of Legends. Maokai was indifferent to verdicts rendered by the League, but he was eager to punish summoners for their wanton use of magic. He agreed to the terms under one condition: once they learned how to turn him back, they would never animate another tree again. He wears a lantern on the Fields of Justice to set him apart from the other trees, and as a warning to the animals that would do him harm.

I will use this power until I am free of it.

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Maokai Stats

    • Health Lvl 1 p/Lvl Lvl 18
    • Health 421 95 2,041
    • Health Regen p/1 1.45 0.18 4.51
    • Health Regen p/5 7.25 0.90 22.55
    • Effective Health
    • Physical Damage Health 3,878 3,878 3,878
    • Magical Damage Health 2,653 2,653 2,653
    • Effective Hit Points 3,266 3,266 3,266
    • Attack Base p/Lvl Lvl 18
    • Attck Speed (p/Sec) 0.694 2.255% 0.96
    • Lvl 1 p/Lvl Lvl 18
    • Physical Damage 58 3 117
    • Critical Strike Chance (%) 0 0 0
    • Critical Strike Damage (%) 200 0 2
    • Resistances
    • Armor 18 4 90
    • Magic Resist 30 0 30
    • Spell Pool Lvl 1 p/Lvl Lvl 18
    • Mana 250 49 1078
    • Mana Regen p/1 1.29 0.10 2.91
    • Mana Regen p/5 6.45 0.48 14.55
    • Utility
    • Movement Speed 310 0 310
    • Cooldown Reduction 0 0 0
    • Range 125 0 125

Maokai Spells

  • (Passive) Sap Magic

    Each time a spell is cast near Maokai he draws energy from it, gaining a charge of Magical Sap. When he has 5 charges his next melee attack energizes Maokai, healing him for 7% of his Max HP.
  • (Q) Arcane Smash

    • Cooldown:
    • 6 / 6 / 6 / 6 / 6 sec

    • Cost:
    • 45 / 45 / 45 / 45 / 45

    Maokai releases an arcane shockwave. Nearby enemies are knocked back and all affected enemies take (70 / 115 / 160 / 205 / 250) (+(0.4 per ability power point)) magic damage and are slowed by (20 / 27 / 34 / 41 / 48)% for 1.5 seconds.
  • (W) Twisted Advance

    • Cooldown:
    • 13 / 12 / 11 / 10 / 9 sec

    • Cost:
    • 75 / 75 / 75 / 75 / 75

    Maokai transforms into a cloud of arcane energy that quickly travels to a target enemy, deals (9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13)% (+(0.03 per ability power point)%) of target's maximum health as magic damage and roots it for (1 / 1.25 / 1.5 / 1.75 / 2) second(s).
  • (E) Sapling Toss

    • Cooldown:
    • 12 / 12 / 12 / 12 / 12 sec

    • Cost:
    • 60 / 70 / 80 / 90 / 100

    Maokai flings a sapling that deals (40 / 60 / 80 / 100 / 120) (+(0.4 per ability power point)) magic damage on impact.

    The sapling wards the nearby area, and will chase enemies that approach, exploding to deal (80 / 120 / 160 / 200 / 240) (+(0.6 per ability power point)) magic damage. Saplings last for (35) seconds. Enemies damaged by a sapling explosion are now slowed by 50% for 1 second. Sapling movement speed now scales with Maokai's bonus movement speed.
  • (R) Vengeful Maelstrom

    • Cooldown:
    • 40 / 30 / 20 sec

    • Cost:
    • 40 / 40 / 40

    Toggle: Maokai creates a magical vortex that protects him and allied champions by reducing damage from non-turret sources by (20)%.

    Maokai can end the effect to release the stored energy, dealing (100 / 150 / 200) (+(0.5 per ability power point)) (+2 per damage absorbed) magic damage to enemies within the vortex. Maokai can store up to (100 / 150 / 200) bonus damage. Maximum duration 10 seconds.


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