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.
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.
Creative tools and rule bending
Get a free biscuit every 3 minutes, until 12 minutes. Biscuits heal and permanently increase your max mana.
+5% Max CDR
+5% Summoner Spell CDR
+5% Item CDR
+9% Attack Speed
+6 Armor or 8 MR (match-up)
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.
All of Maokai's abilities proc Font of Life to grant a lot of teamfight healing for every member of your team.
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.
Biscuit Delivery grants you an insane amount of lane sustain allowing you to trade aggressively often when also paired with your passive heal.
Cosmic Insight's general CDR utility can pay off in huge teamfights where you are able to keep a target locked down with an extra cast of [W].