Tier

Win Rate

44.4%

Pick Rate

8.7%

Matches

295,900

Zed Lethality Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Zed Item Build Order

43.6% Win Rate (8,460 Games)
The Brutalizer

Starting

Axiom Arc

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

2nd

The Collector

3rd

Axiom Arc

4th

The Collector

5th

Serylda's Grudge

6th

The Brutalizer
Axiom Arc
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
The Collector
Axiom Arc
The Collector
Serylda's Grudge

Core Zed Item Build Path

Situational

Eclipse
Profane Hydra
Edge of Night
Voltaic Cyclosword
Hubris<br>
Maw of Malmortius
Opportunity

Summoner Spells

Flash
68,923 Games46%
9204 Games47%

Zed Skill Order

0
Contempt for the Weak

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Razor Shuriken
Living Shadow
Shadow Slash
Death Mark

Zed Guide

Learn Zed with our Zed guide. Learn about Zed's strengths and Zed's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Zed, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Zed restores energy anytime he and a Shadow land an ability on the same target, up to once per cast.
  • Zed
    Q
    deals 60% reduced damage to enemies beyond the first.
  • Enemy champions hit by
    Zed
    E
    reduces
    Zed
    W
    's cooldown by 2 seconds.
  • Zed can swap places with
    Zed
    R
    's Shadow from any distance.
  • Zed is untargetable during
    Zed
    R
    's cast.
Strengths
  • Excels at all-ins and short trades.
  • Has consistently high burst damage, especially when combo'd with
    Zed
    R
    .
  • Has a lot of outplay potential with
    Zed
    W
    /
    Zed
    R
    .
  • Excels with items that enhance his lethality, burst damage, and mobility.
Weaknesses
  • Significantly harder to play when behind.
  • Struggles against most crowd control.
  • Zed
    W
    has a longer cooldown of 20 seconds at rank 1. Once used, he can be punished.
  • Directly countered by anyone who purchases
    Seeker's Armguard
    or
    Zhonya's Hourglass
    .

Zed's Trends for ARAM

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Zed. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Zed is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

43.6%

(0.0%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

8.5%

(0.0%)
vs last patch