Zed Build Guide

LoL Zed Build Guide

The Best Zed Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

146,068 Zed Builds Analyzed

Best Items for Your Zed Build

The most essential items to incorporate into your Zed build include: Duskblade of Draktharr, Youmuu's Ghostblade, Umbral Glaive, and Serpent's Fang. Additionally, as with our rune builds, you can also get quality, dedicated, Zed item builds farther down for the particular enemy team comp you are facing in your ongoing match. Players who added these items in their builds had a greater win rate than players who tried for other builds for Zed.

Zed Items to Defeat Focused Team Comps

Best Zed Runes for Your Next Build

Conqueror Build Rune for Zed Conqueror
Triumph Build Rune for Zed Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Build Rune for Zed Legend: Tenacity
Cut Down Build Rune for Zed Cut Down
Taste of Blood Build Rune for Zed Taste of Blood
Ultimate Hunter Build Rune for Zed Ultimate Hunter
If you are battling a well-mixed enemy team composition, you should strongly consider getting him the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Cut Down, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes. In recent games, he won the largest fraction of his games when equiped with these runes. However, if you are battling a more single focused enemy team comp, such as an AP focused or a crowd control heavy team, you should instead scrollbrowse further down to view the best Zed runes to defeat your particular set of opponents.

Zed Runes to Beat Dedicated Enemy Teams

Conqueror Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Zed Build Conqueror
Triumph Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Zed Build Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Zed Build Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Zed Build Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Zed Build Taste of Blood
Ultimate Hunter Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Zed Build Ultimate Hunter

Guide to Playing with Zed

  • Secure last hits with Contempt for the Weak (Passive).
  • Double-tapping Living Shadow teleports Zed to his shadow for quick escapes.

Summary

Our Zed builds result from our analysis of 146,068 recently ranked Zed matches. Only the top win rate Zed builds that are also commonly used are advised by us. Since we have so many matches in our data, we are absolutelysure that we can generate the highest quality builds for Zed to help ensure you win your next match!

Additionally, to see Zed builds tailored to a particular skill level, pick your desired division from the dropdown menu found above. If you select a different division, the ideal Zed build given will reflect that tier's meta gameplay.