Zed • counters

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Slayer

Severe difficulty

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Early

Mid

Late

Playstyle

Damage Type

0% ap

100% ad

Middle

Win  51.6%  Pick 7.4%  Ban 20%

Zed Worst lane matchups

Based on the average gold difference at min 15 (GD@15), Zed loses the lane to:

Pantheon

- 377.2

GD@15

Pyke

- 136.1

GD@15

Vel'Koz

- 117.0

GD@15

Sylas

- 79.9

GD@15

Ziggs

- 68.7

GD@15

Ekko

- 64.9

GD@15

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Zed Best lane matchups

Based on the average gold difference at min 15 (GD@15), Zed counters:

Kassadin

+ 357.8

GD@15

Azir

+ 283.0

GD@15

Ryze

+ 262.0

GD@15

Anivia

+ 247.2

GD@15

Veigar

+ 243.7

GD@15

Annie

+ 241.6

GD@15

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Zed Game counter picks

Based on the win percent vs champs in all roles, Zed loses the most against:

Elise

45.7%

Win Rate

Rammus

45.7%

Win Rate

Heimerdinger

45.8%

Win Rate

Xin Zhao

46.1%

Win Rate

Mordekaiser

46.9%

Win Rate

Karthus

47%

Win Rate

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Zed Best game matchups

Based on the win percent vs champs in all roles, Zed counters:

Vel'Koz

60%

Win Rate

Ivern

59.2%

Win Rate

Irelia

58.7%

Win Rate

Illaoi

58%

Win Rate

Gragas

57.9%

Win Rate

Anivia

57.5%

Win Rate

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Zed Counter tips

Laning Against

Zed has a very hard time farming and stepping up during laning phase since he only has Shuriken

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to farm with. Poking him constantly will burn his Health Potions and cause him to be severely behind.

Constantly try push the lane in to his tower and look for roams since he will be most likely standing under tower farming and will not be able to match your roam instantly.

1 kill to the Zed can quickly snowball into many. Invest in armor early to reduce his damage output.

Strategy VS

In champion select, grab a Stopwatch and some Biscuit Deliveries! It will significantly make your laning stronger against him since you have more sustain.

Rushing a Zhonya's especially if you're a very squishy champion is ideal. His damage early game is still rather high so getting armor against him right away lowers the ability of getting one-shot dramatically.

When Zed’s

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is going to finish you off, there is a slight but noticeable shuriken towards your head. Refrain from using your Zhonyas or Hourglass until this signal appears as you might still die if used incorrectly.

Power Spikes

Zed's level 3 power spike is very strong. Be careful of him trying to combo you since it can get you very low or even kill you right away. However, if he misses his abilities turn on him instantly since he has no escape.

Zed's level 6 grants him access to his

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which is extremely useful if a champion has no armor; since ULTing a person and hitting all abilities will always mostly confirm a kill unless they use Stopwatch or Summoner Spells.

Zed is really strong once he has completed one lethality item. During this time you will need to play cautiously and not mindlessly push the wave as he will be able to all in you. Keep the wave somewhat even and do not over extend.

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