Engage, tankiness, and front-line resiliency.
Durability and crowd control
Every 4s your next attack on a champion deals bonus damage, heals you, and permanently increases your health.
After taking damage from an enemy champion, the next 3 spells or attacks you receive deal less damage.
After 10 minutes gain 8 Armor and 8 Magic Resist and increase your total Armor and Magic Resist by 5%.
Heals and shields are 5% stronger and increased by an additional 10% on targets below 40% health.
15-135 health (at levels 1-18) and +9% attack speed
Takedowns restore health and grant bonus gold.
Takedowns on enemies grant permanent Tenacity.
Grasp on Maokai allows you to take aggressive trades during the laning phase thanks to the extra bit on healing combined with your passive heal.
Bone Plating further empowers your ability to take early aggressive trades thanks to the massive early game damage reduction
Conditioning's bonus Armor and Magic Resist synergizes and scales well with the bonus resists from Aftershock, allowing you to survive massive amount of damage.
Revitalize empower's Maokai's passive and Font of Life healing for incredibly strong drawn-out team fights.
Triumph on Maokai allows you to dive and flank the enemy backline to lock up up for a kill with the benefit of a massive mid-fight heal to keep you going.
Tenacity on Maokai makes you an un-peel-able threat to squishy backline targets. Your massive CC will prove to be a great disruption tool in team fights as you walk about the battlefield.