Playstyle: Zed Builds

  1. Burst & Ability Haste

    56,664 Games

    Electrocute
    Precision
    Duskblade of Draktharr

    44%

  2. Execute

    48,995 Games

    Dark Harvest
    Precision
    Duskblade of Draktharr

    45%

Pro Zed Builds

  1. Cody Sun
    TSM Academy

    Cody Sun

    Electrocute
    Sorcery
    Duskblade of Draktharr

    vs

    Nasus
  2. Envyy
    LGD Gaming

    Envyy

    Electrocute
    Sorcery
    Eclipse

    vs

    Orianna
  3. Stillnumb
    Dark Passage

    Stillnumb

    Conqueror
    Sorcery
    Duskblade of Draktharr

    vs

    Ahri
  4. Stillnumb
    Dark Passage

    Stillnumb

    First Strike
    Sorcery
    Duskblade of Draktharr

    vs

    Talon
  5. Milica
    Galakticos

    Milica

    First Strike
    Resolve
    Duskblade of Draktharr

    vs

    Syndra
  6. Serin
    Papara SuperMassive

    Serin

    Conqueror
    Domination
    Youmuu's Ghostblade

    vs

    Nasus

Core Zed Item Build Order

Serrated Dirk
Boots

Starting

Duskblade of Draktharr
Serrated Dirk
Caulfield's Warhammer

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Ravenous Hydra
Tiamat
Vampiric Scepter
Caulfield's Warhammer

3rd

The Collector
Serrated Dirk
Pickaxe
Cloak of Agility

4th

Serylda's Grudge
Caulfield's Warhammer
Last Whisper

5th

Axiom Arc
Serrated Dirk
Caulfield's Warhammer

6th

Serrated Dirk
Boots

Starting

Duskblade of Draktharr
Serrated Dirk
Caulfield's Warhammer

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Ravenous Hydra
Tiamat
Vampiric Scepter
Caulfield's Warhammer

3rd

The Collector
Serrated Dirk
Pickaxe
Cloak of Agility

4th

Serylda's Grudge
Caulfield's Warhammer
Last Whisper

5th

Axiom Arc
Serrated Dirk
Caulfield's Warhammer

6th

Core Zed Item Build Path

Serrated Dirk
Boots
Caulfield's Warhammer
Duskblade of Draktharr
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Tiamat
Vampiric Scepter
Caulfield's Warhammer
Ravenous Hydra

Situational

Black Cleaver
Edge of Night
Maw of Malmortius
Serpent's Fang
Mercury's Treads
Chempunk Chainsword
Death's Dance

Summoner Spells

FlashMark

Damage Breakdown

Zed Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
ElectrocutePredatorDark HarvestHail of Blades
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
PrecisionSorceryInspirationResolve
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.attack_speed,Attack Speedlol:shardInfo.ability_haste,Ability Haste
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
lol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Healthlol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
Contempt for the Weak

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Razor Shuriken

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Living Shadow

W

W

W

W

W

Shadow Slash

E

E

E

E

E

Death Mark

R

R

R

Zed Skill Order

Q

E

W

Zed Guide

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
.
Synergizes well with
Eclipse
,
Youmuu's Ghostblade
,
Axiom Arc
,
The Collector
,
Edge of Night
, and
Serylda's Grudge
. Can opt for
Duskblade of Draktharr
or
Prowler's Claw
when needed.
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
Stopwatch
or
Zhonya's Hourglass
.
Win Rate

46.4%

(+1.6%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

9.7%

(+0.3%)

vs last patch