Zed
tier-1
P
Q

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Toughest Matchups:
Qiyana
37.8%
Irelia
44.0%
Annie
44.7%
Lissandra
46.4%
Sylas
47.2%
Malzahar
47.3%
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Core Build Order

Long Sword
Refillable Potion
Stealth Ward

Starting

Eclipse
Serrated Dirk
Long Sword
Vampiric Scepter

1st

Mercury's Treads
Boots
Null-Magic Mantle

2nd

Youmuu's Ghostblade
Serrated Dirk
Pickaxe

3rd

Umbral Glaive
Serrated Dirk
Caulfield's Warhammer

4th

Serylda's Grudge
Caulfield's Warhammer
Last Whisper

5th

Guardian Angel
B. F. Sword
Chain Vest
Stopwatch

6th

Core Build Path

50.50% Win Rate (775 Games)

Serrated Dirk
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Boots
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Vampiric Scepter
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Eclipse
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Mercury's Treads
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Serrated Dirk
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Pickaxe
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Youmuu's Ghostblade

Summoner Spells

Damage Breakdown

90% AD

Runes

49.93% Win Rate (1508 Games)

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Skill Order

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Zed's Matchups

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Win Rate
49.7%
(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
12.6%
(-0.4%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
32.5%
(-6.5%)
vs last patch

Playing against Zed

Key Insights
Zed restores energy anytime he and a Shadow land an ability on the same target, up to once per cast.
Q
deals 60% reduced damage to enemies beyond the first.
Enemy champions hit by
E
reduces
W
's cooldown by 2 seconds.
Zed can swap places with
R
's Shadow from any distance.
Zed is untargetable during
R
's cast.
Power Spike
Excels at all-ins and short trades.
Has consistently high burst damage, especially when combo'd with
R
.
Has a lot of outplay potential with
W
/
R
.
Vulnerable
Significantly harder to play when behind.
Struggles against most crowd control.
W
has a longer cooldown of 20 seconds at rank 1. Once used, he can be punished.
Directly countered by anyone who purchases
Stopwatch
or
Zhonya's Hourglass
.
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