How to Win Corki vs Zed Counter Matchup Corki is in the b tier of champions

Corki vs Zed

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

based on 706 Corki vs Zed matchups
Win Rate
45.2 %
K/D/A
1.93
Pick Rate
2.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends games every week. Within our database, Corki engaged Zed 706 times. With so many games with Corki versus Zed gives us confidence in our capability to produce informative stats and a recommended build to shatter Zed. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Corki encounters Zed in only 2.9% of his matches.

Corki vs Zed Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Corki has done a pathetic job of beating Zed. On average, he wins a lowly 45.2% of matches the champions oppose one another in. In Corki versus Zed rounds, Corki’s team is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood against Zed.

Best Corki vs Zed Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestMuramanaRavenous Hydra

Optional Items

Essence ReaverZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Domination Taste of BloodUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Corki's passive ability p
Corki q ability q
Corki w ability w
Corki e ability e
Corki's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Zed as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Zed

Phosphorus Bomb can be used to reveal enemy units that might be hiding in a nearby patch of brush.

Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki.

Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, so try using it for a quick escape.

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.

Corki vs Zed Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
45.2 %
VS
Win Rate
54.8 %
Zed Image
6.1
< Kills >
9
6.7
< Deaths >
5.5
6.8
< Assists >
5.9
1.41
< Killing Sprees >
2.08
176
< Minions Killed >
152
0.11
< Dragons Killed >
0.31
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.42
3,287
< Physical Damage >
20,394
19,115
< Magic Damage >
1,113
1,210
< True Damage >
1,394
23,612
< Damage Dealt >
22,903
21,039
< Damage Taken >
23,363
12,510
< Gold Earned >
12,683
1.86
< Towers >
1.77
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
2,097
< Total Healing >
3,674
14,338
< Experience >
14,723
19
< Vision Score >
20
10
< Wards Placed >
7
173
< Time Dealing CC >
160

How to Counter Zed with Corki in LoL

The stats shown here feature some strategic Corki versus Zed counter stats that can help you interpret the differences between the two. As an example, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Zed’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Zed..

Corki typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Zed. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Corki and Zed

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Zed
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Zed

Who is Better, Corki or Zed?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Corki usually loses when trying to fight Zed, with a 45.2% win rate. Therefore, Corki makes a poor counter to Zed.

While Corki does have a much lower win rate compared to Zed, when on opposite teams, Corki also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging champ to develop with. You may get destroyed when picking Corki into Zed.

Moreover, Corki also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zed. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Corki vs Zed matchups, Zed is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Corki is a garbage counter for Zed. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Corki against Zed.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Zed Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zed as Corki, we analyzed 706 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 Corki 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 Corki to counter Zed during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki often accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Zed. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Corki versus Zed build include Luden's Tempest, Muramana, and Ravenous Hydra. When Corki incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs Zed than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Corki had an average win rate of 45.2% when playing against Zed with this build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Zed as Corki, you should equip the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Corki vs Zed counter picks, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 45.2% win rate overall.

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