Tanks are late game, and there is no late game in current meta.
Especially in lower elos. Where you got to be carry top lane.
Also people don't even know what that guy does. So forget about jungle help at all.
But the tree looks so cool.
Also when you smack your Q it looks very manly.
Not like all that Yasuo and Vayne running cowards.
What should I do?
Maokai needs even some additional thing in his passive. When opponent runs from you, gain max HP indefinitely per range ( so tired of this running vayne cowards ).