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Zed · Counters

Assassin

Assassin

Hard

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Playstyle

Damage Type

0% AP

100% AD

Top
Jungle
Mid
Bot
Support
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Zed matchups

Mid  Patch 11.1

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Game stats

Lane stats

vs Champion
GD@15
WR
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Overall Average

84 844 matches

-83.2
50.4%

Ahri

2 768 matches

-160.8
51.8%
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Akali

3 337 matches

-85.9
46.7%
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Anivia

3 294 matches

-77.6
54.0%
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Annie

1 619 matches

-164.7
52.6%
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Aurelion Sol

366 matches

-177.5
50.5%
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Azir

501 matches

-183.1
48.1%
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Brand

387 matches

-30.7
48.8%
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Camille

141 matches

+10.1
56.0%

Cassiopeia

1 141 matches

-104.0
51.0%
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Cho'Gath

211 matches

+87.0
53.6%

Corki

348 matches

-188.4
44.3%
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Diana

3 025 matches

-9.6
54.2%
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Ekko

4 179 matches

+4.1
53.4%
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Fizz

3 917 matches

-92.2
53.8%
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Galio

1 392 matches

-60.3
52.2%
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Gangplank

165 matches

+159.2
51.5%

Garen

329 matches

-65.2
59.0%

Gragas

305 matches

+249.0
55.1%

Graves

143 matches

-157.8
46.9%

Heimerdinger

444 matches

-11.4
50.0%
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Irelia

1 770 matches

+69.1
47.5%
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Jayce

243 matches

-157.6
44.4%
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Karthus

101 matches

-360.3
48.5%
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Kassadin

1 902 matches

-103.8
49.2%
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Katarina

4 787 matches

-90.6
49.0%

Kayle

207 matches

-33.7
49.8%
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Kennen

180 matches

+9.0
52.8%

LeBlanc

1 425 matches

-65.9
50.2%
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Lissandra

1 646 matches

-98.9
49.9%
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Lucian

1 380 matches

-80.1
42.5%
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Lux

1 922 matches

-183.7
48.6%
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Malphite

1 155 matches

-0.0
56.3%

Malzahar

2 045 matches

-134.7
53.4%
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Mordekaiser

187 matches

+23.3
52.9%
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Morgana

302 matches

-173.0
56.3%
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Neeko

892 matches

-95.5
52.8%
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Orianna

1 944 matches

-161.0
48.9%
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Pantheon

1 387 matches

+98.2
54.2%
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Pyke

305 matches

+147.4
50.2%

Qiyana

1 083 matches

-28.3
47.5%
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Renekton

314 matches

+80.3
49.0%
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Riven

179 matches

+28.1
47.5%

Rumble

524 matches

+112.2
52.9%

Ryze

853 matches

-53.8
46.3%
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Seraphine

777 matches

-196.2
55.5%

Sett

233 matches

+18.6
45.5%

Swain

343 matches

-190.3
54.5%
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Sylas

2 196 matches

-47.0
51.2%
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Syndra

1 461 matches

-172.9
47.2%
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Taliyah

105 matches

-174.0
46.7%

Talon

1 464 matches

+5.5
50.2%
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Tristana

314 matches

-59.5
45.2%

Twisted Fate

1 471 matches

-75.4
47.0%
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Veigar

967 matches

-303.1
47.9%
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Vel'Koz

984 matches

-129.4
50.9%
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Viktor

2 902 matches

-122.3
52.2%
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Vladimir

2 487 matches

-116.8
51.7%
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Wukong

219 matches

+76.7
57.1%

Xerath

911 matches

-36.9
47.9%

Yasuo

5 415 matches

-47.9
48.9%

Yone

5 750 matches

-223.2
46.0%

Ziggs

493 matches

+75.6
48.1%

Zilean

160 matches

-17.7
60.0%

Zoe

1 447 matches

+45.2
50.9%

general guide on how to counter Zed

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Laning Against

If you’re playing as a ranged champion, try to harass and poke Zed down. Avoid over-committing to harassing him though as minion damage does stack heavily.

Invest in early armor when playing as a Mage to protect you from Zed’s damage. This will reduce his chances of killing you.

Try to play to the opposite side of the lane at all times. This will make it hard for Zed to get on to you without using his Living ShadowW. Once he does use his Living ShadowW, move to the opposite side of his Shadow Living ShadowW so he can’t get on top of you.

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Strategy VS

As Zed is an Assassin, he will look to take down targets that are walking around the map alone. Avoid moving through the river if it’s not warded. Keep a constant eye on the map and do not put yourself in the same area as Zed if you don’t know his exact whereabouts.

Expect Zed to flank and takedown squishy targets with his Ultimate Death MarkR. Ensure that your flanks are warded when sieging an objective so he cannot get the jump on you.

During the mid-game, Zed will often be in a side lane split pushing. With this in mind, you could use the fact that he cannot impact the fight to start a team fight 4v4 or 5v4 with the numbers advantage.

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Power Spikes

As soon as Zed hits level 3, his kill pressure increases once he has access to his basic abilities. He can look for an all-in if he’s been able to poke you down beforehand.

Whenever Zed hits level 6 his kill pressure increases once again and he will look to go for kills whenever he has his Ultimate Death MarkR available to him. Expect him to play aggressive once he gets the level up.

Zed is rather good in the mid-game as he will have 2 items and be able to assassinate any squishy target he comes into contact with. Avoid walking in areas where you know Zed is or has recently been in.

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