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Zed

Zed Build

Slayer

Severe difficulty

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Early

Mid

Late

Playstyle

Damage Type

0% ap

100% ad

Middle

Win 50%  Pick 13.8%  Ban 60.5%

Lethality Ninja

Win 53.54% • Default build

Zed Runes

Best runes for the selected Zed build:

Domination
Domination
Electrocute
Predator
Dark Harvest
Hail of Blades
Cheap Shot
Taste of Blood
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward
Ghost Poro
Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter
Ingenious Hunter
Relentless Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
Sorcery
Nullifying Orb
Manaflow Band
Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence
Celerity
Absolute Focus
Scorch
Waterwalking
Gathering Storm

summoner spells

SummonerFlash
SummonerDot

Core items

Starter
Long Sword
Health Potion

3

Warding Totem (Trinket)
Early items
Serrated Dirk
Core items
Duskblade of Draktharr
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Mercury's Treads
Full build
Duskblade of Draktharr
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Mercury's Treads
The Black Cleaver
Edge of Night
Guardian Angel

Situational items

All
Lord Dominik's Regards
Maw of Malmortius
Death's Dance
Mortal Reminder
Duskblade of Draktharr
Ravenous Hydra
Items vs heavy AP team
Maw of Malmortius
The Black Cleaver
Edge of Night
Items vs heavy AD team
Guardian Angel
The Black Cleaver
Edge of Night

Zed Skill Order

Q
E
W
Recommended skill order for Lethality Ninja build:
Razor Shuriken
Living Shadow
Shadow Slash
Death Mark
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R
17
W
18
W

Zed best lane matchups

Vel'Koz

+ 159

GD@15

Kassadin

+ 74

GD@15

Orianna

+ 99

GD@15

Zed worst lane matchups

Nocturne

- 123

GD@15

Neeko

- 117

GD@15

Xerath

- 73

GD@15

General information

zed Abilities

Description
Cooldowns

Contempt for the Weak

P

Zeds basic attacks against champions below 50% health deal extra damage.

Razor Shuriken

Q

Zed throws a shuriken in a target location.

Living Shadow

W

Zed places a shadow in a target location. He can blink to this position as well as use his other abilities via his shadow.

Shadow Slash

E

Zed deals damage to all surrounding enemies who are close to him. Enemies who are hit by the E are slowed and each champion hit also reduces his W cooldown.

Death Mark

R

Zed vanishes and dashes behind the target. A percentage of the damage dealt by Zed then pops on the target a short time afterwards. Reactivating this ability will blink Zed back to his respective location.

Basic Combos

Shadow Trade Combo

W
E
Q
W
AA

After casting your first 3 abilities, reactivate your W and than auto attack the enemy. This is an ideal combo if the enemy didn't move away from your Shadow.

R Combo

W
R
E
AA
Q
AA

Use your W to close the gap and then use your Ultimate. Make sure you line up all 3 Q's for maximum damage output.

Poke Shadow Combo

W
E
Q

Use your Shadow (W) on the enemy and then immediately cast your E. Line up both instances of your Q for extra damage.

Quick tips to play Zed

Use your Shadows

W and
Q
to poke down your opponent until you’re able to all in them with your
R
.

In team fights, look to flank the enemy and take down the squishiest member as quickly as possible.

Look to split push and duel anybody who tries to stop you. Do not waste your Shadow

W to push the wave as you might need it to collapse or escape the enemy.

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