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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Oner

    Duskblade of Draktharr

    vs

    Graves
  2. Kofte

    Eclipse

    vs

    Kayn
  3. Skeanz

    Eclipse

    vs

    Mordekaiser
  4. Kikis

    Eclipse

    vs

    Wukong
  5. WaenA

    Ravenous Hydra

    vs

    Kha'Zix
  6. TynX

    Eclipse

    vs

    Lee Sin

Core Build Order

Scorchclaw Pup
Health Potion

Starting

Ravenous Hydra
TiamatVampiric ScepterCaulfield's Warhammer

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Eclipse
Serrated DirkLong SwordVampiric Scepter

3rd

Serylda's Grudge
Caulfield's WarhammerLast Whisper

4th

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's WarhammerKindlegemLong Sword

5th

Maw of Malmortius
HexdrinkerCaulfield's Warhammer

6th

Scorchclaw Pup
Health Potion

Starting

Ravenous Hydra
TiamatVampiric ScepterCaulfield's Warhammer

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Eclipse
Serrated DirkLong SwordVampiric Scepter

3rd

Serylda's Grudge
Caulfield's WarhammerLast Whisper

4th

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's WarhammerKindlegemLong Sword

5th

Maw of Malmortius
HexdrinkerCaulfield's Warhammer

6th

Core Build Path

Tiamat
Vampiric Scepter
Caulfield's Warhammer
Ravenous Hydra
Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Serrated Dirk
Long Sword
Vampiric Scepter
Eclipse

Summoner Spells

FlashSmite

Starting Items

Health PotionScorchclaw Pup

Damage Breakdown

86% AD

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
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

Skill Order

Q

E

W

Zed's Matchups

Zedwinslane against...

Zedloseslane against...

Zed's Trends

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.
Strengths
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
.
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.
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
.