Zed Counters

LoL Zed Counters and Best Teammmates

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Zed

289,927 Zed Counters and Matchups Analyzed

To select the ideal and worst counters for Zed, we checked the results of 289,927 recently completed, ranked League of Legends rounds. We found which champions have the greatest and poorest win rates against him. Furthermore, we calculated those few that are good companions and who could help stop your champion from being countered. Having summarized so many games provides us a lot of faith in our conclusions.

As shown above, Malphite is the strongest to face off against Zed with a 54.8% win fraction against him. In a close second and third place, Irelia and Pantheon are the next scariest counters to Zed. They have win rates of 53.6% and 53.1%, respectively. You should avoid bringing him into a game where any of these champions has been chosen.

Conversely, if you are playing against Orianna, you can expect to do much better. Zed counters them with a much higher win rate of 53.9%. Equally, you should anticipate doing very well against Kassadin and Ryze. They have the next poorest win rates versus Zed.

If you are seeking the best champion pairings for your own teammates to advance your winrate more, take a look at the champion synergies.

Zed Team Synergies

Regardless of his lane, he does admirably when alongside Ziggs. This combination usually raises his chances of winning by a few percent. Brand and Zyra are also great champs to fight alongside.

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We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot’s servers each week. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Zed counters online.

Guide to Countering Zed

  • Zed counters squishy champions. His Ult will even allow him to turret dive without having to take too much damage retreating.
  • Most of Zed's skills are physical damage. Get armor items to minimize damage taken.
  • Zed is vulnerable to crowd control, so make sure to disable him in teamfights.