4

Tier

Win Rate

49.6%

Pick Rate

6.7%

Ban Rate

21.8%

Matches

99,365

Zed Runes

Build Patch 14.10

Core Zed Item Build Order

43.8% Win Rate (48 Games)
Long Sword

Starting

Eclipse

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

2nd

Voltaic Cyclosword

3rd

Eclipse

4th

Voltaic Cyclosword

5th

Edge of Night

6th

Long Sword
Eclipse
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Voltaic Cyclosword
Eclipse
Voltaic Cyclosword
Edge of Night

Core Zed Item Build Path

Situational

Serylda's Grudge
Axiom Arc
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Maw of Malmortius
Profane Hydra
Guardian Angel
Hubris

Summoner Spells

Flash
83 Games47%
30 Games50%

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's Counters for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.10

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
45.6%
38.3%
2.8%
2,458
Xerath
46.1%
44.4%
1.7%
1,461
Zoe
50.2%
46.3%
1.1%
984
Corki
55.4%
47.6%
1.5%
1,307
Malzahar
48.3%
47.7%
3.4%
2,981

Zed's Trends for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.10

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

49.6%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

6.8%

(-0.4%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

22.0%

(-1.2%)
vs last patch

Zed Guide for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.10

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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