Engage, tankiness, and massive team-wide healing.
Durability and crowd control
After immobilizing an enemy champion gain defenses and later deal a burst of adaptive damage around you.
Impairing the movement of an enemy champion marks them. Your allies heal when attacking champion's you've marked.
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.
+65 health and +10 AP or 6 AD, adaptive
Periodically your next ability used has its mana or energy cost refunded and restores some of your missing mana or energy.
Gain 3% extra MS. Gain extra AP or AD, based on your bonus MS, Adaptive.
Aftershock provides a lot of survivability and bonus damage for Maokai when engaging/fighting with [Q], [W], and [R].
Maokai is a top laner who stacks a lot of health and is able to proc Font of Life with every single one of his abilities, to multiple targets.
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.
Manaflow Band on Maokai allows you to sustain in lane and take trades thanks to the healing from your passive.
The bonus Movement Speed from Celerity is great for sticking to enemy champions after engaging on them for repeated damage and CC.