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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Perkz

    Eclipse

    vs

    Azir
  2. Bdd

    Prowler's Claw

    vs

    Akali
  3. UNF0RGIVEN

    Ravenous Hydra

    vs

    Yone
  4. SOLKA

    Ravenous Hydra

    vs

    Galio
  5. UNF0RGIVEN

    Eclipse

    vs

    Aatrox
  6. UNF0RGIVEN

    Eclipse

    vs

    Viktor

Core Build Order

Long Sword
Health Potion

Starting

Ravenous Hydra
TiamatVampiric ScepterCaulfield's Warhammer

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Prowler's Claw
Serrated DirkCaulfield's Warhammer

3rd

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's WarhammerKindlegemLong Sword

4th

Serylda's Grudge
Caulfield's WarhammerLast Whisper

5th

Serpent's Fang
Serrated DirkPickaxe

6th

Long Sword
Health Potion

Starting

Ravenous Hydra
TiamatVampiric ScepterCaulfield's Warhammer

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Prowler's Claw
Serrated DirkCaulfield's Warhammer

3rd

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's WarhammerKindlegemLong Sword

4th

Serylda's Grudge
Caulfield's WarhammerLast Whisper

5th

Serpent's Fang
Serrated DirkPickaxe

6th

Core Build Path

Tiamat
Vampiric Scepter
Caulfield's Warhammer
Ravenous Hydra
Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Serrated Dirk
Caulfield's Warhammer
Prowler's Claw

Summoner Spells

FlashIgnite

Starting Items

Health PotionHealth PotionHealth PotionLong Sword

Damage Breakdown

89% AD

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Nullifying OrbManaflow BandNimbus Cloak
TranscendenceCelerityAbsolute Focus
ScorchWaterwalkingGathering Storm
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

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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
.