How to Win Ashe vs Zed Counter Matchup Ashe is in the a tier of champions

Ashe vs Zed

How to Beat Zed as Ashe in LoL Zed is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Zed as Ashe

based on 6,115 Ashe vs Zed matchups
Win Rate
49.8 %
K/D/A
2.32
Pick Rate
3.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL rounds that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Zed as Ashe resulted from an analysis of 6115 ranked rounds where both champs clashed against one another. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Ashe has to counter Zed in only 3.4% of her rounds.

Ashe vs Zed Matchup Summary

Ashe has done a ok job of countering Zed. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.8% of the time the champs face one another in. In Ashe versus Zed matches, Ashe’s team is 0.1% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood against Zed.

Best Ashe vs Zed Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Ashe Items

~22 Mins
Imperial MandateBlack Mist ScytheAxiom Arc

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeRunaan's HurricaneWit's EndGuinsoo's Rageblade

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Ashe to level up w
>
Second ability for Ashe to level up e
>
Last skill for Ashe to max out q

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Domination Cheap ShotUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Ashe's passive ability p
Ashe q ability q
Ashe w ability w
Ashe e ability e
Ashe's ultimate ability r
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W
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
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E
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R
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E
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E
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Zed as Ashe

Tips for Playing as Ashe against Zed

Volley arrows are blocked by the first enemy they hit, so keep your distance to avoid having them all absorbed by enemy frontliners.

Hawkshot reveals units in brush. If a team fight is occuring in the jungle it can give you a significant advantage.

Try to fire Enchanted Crystal Arrow in the same direction enemies are moving, so it is more likely to hit.

Advice to Win Against Zed

Zed's Shadow Slash can only slow you if his shadow hits you with it.

Zed receives bonus effect from Attack Damage items he purchases, so Armor is super effective against him.

After Zed uses his Living Shadow, he is at his most vulnerable as his damage, slow, and mobility are both dependent upon it.

Ashe vs Zed Counter Stats

Ashe Image
Win Rate
49.8 %
VS
Win Rate
50.2 %
Zed Image
4.6
< Kills >
8.5
6.5
< Deaths >
6.1
10.5
< Assists >
5.6
1.03
< Killing Sprees >
1.93
106
< Minions Killed >
143
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.31
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.38
13,182
< Physical Damage >
19,904
3,029
< Magic Damage >
1,117
841
< True Damage >
1,385
17,053
< Damage Dealt >
22,406
18,720
< Damage Taken >
23,044
10,288
< Gold Earned >
12,194
1.94
< Towers >
1.58
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
1,789
< Total Healing >
3,567
11,887
< Experience >
14,113
35
< Vision Score >
19
14
< Wards Placed >
7
561
< Time Dealing CC >
155

How to Counter Zed with Ashe in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several important Ashe versus Zed matchup statistics that may help us interpret the distinctions between this pair of champs. For instance, Ashe’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Zed’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Ashe may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Zed. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Ashe often has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her foe does. Typically, she receives less damage than Zed. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ashe and Zed

Damage Types Compared

Ashe
Zed
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ashe
Zed

Who is Better, Ashe or Zed?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ashe usually fairs equally well when taking on Zed, with a 49.8% win rate. As a result, Ashe makes an ok counter for Zed.

While Ashe does have a lower winrate compared to Zed, when they face off with one another, Ashe also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Ashe into Zed.

Moreover, Ashe also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Zed. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ashe vs Zed matchups, Zed is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Ashe is a somewhat poor counter for Zed. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ashe against Zed.

Additional Information for Ashe Players

How We Calculated Our Ashe vs Zed Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zed as Ashe, we analyzed 6,115 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Zed as Ashe comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Ashe to counter Zed during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ashe typically gets a similar amount of CS compared to Zed. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Ashe versus Zed build consist of Imperial Mandate, Black Mist Scythe, and Axiom Arc. When Ashe incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better countering Zed than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Ashe had an average winrate of 49.8% battling Zed with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Zed as Ashe, Ashe players should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Ultimate Hunter, and Cheap Shot runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Ashe vs Zed matchups, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.8% win rate overall.

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