4

Tier

Win Rate

50.5%

Pick Rate

7.3%

Ban Rate

22.3%

Matches

97,043
Zed Runes53.6% Win Rate (8,293 Games)
PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
ElectrocutePredatorDark HarvestHail of Blades
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
PrecisionSorceryInspirationResolve
Nullifying OrbManaflow BandNimbus Cloak
TranscendenceCelerityAbsolute Focus
ScorchWaterwalkingGathering Storm
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.attack_speed,Attack Speedlol:shardInfo.ability_haste,Ability Haste
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.move_speed,Move Speedlol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Health
lol:shardInfo.health,Healthlol:shardInfo.tenacity_slow_resist,Tenacity & Slow Resistlol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Health
Core Zed Item Build Order53.9% Win Rate (4,456 Games)
Long Sword

Starting

Voltaic Cyclosword

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

2nd

Profane Hydra

3rd

Serylda's Grudge

4th

Edge of Night

5th

Axiom Arc

6th

Long Sword
Voltaic Cyclosword
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Profane Hydra
Serylda's Grudge
Edge of Night
Axiom Arc

Core Zed Item Build Path

Situational

Maw of Malmortius
Spear of Shojin
Eclipse
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Serpent's Fang
Hubris
Opportunity

Summoner Spells

53.8% Win Rate (9,401 Games)
FlashIgnite
Zed Skill Order66.2% Win Rate (1,196 Games)

Q

E

W

Contempt for the Weak

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

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's Counters for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.4

Discover the ultimate counters for Zed with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Zed in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Zed counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Irelia
49.7%
42.2%
2.7%
2,361
Malphite
44.9%
44.1%
1.9%
1,602
Qiyana
48.0%
46.6%
1.9%
1,665
Diana
48.5%
46.8%
1.9%
1,674
Karma
46.8%
47.1%
5.2%
4,477

Zed's Trends for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.4

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

50.5%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

7.3%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

22.6%

(0.0%)
vs last patch

Zed Guide for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.4

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
    .

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