Gragas vs Zed Counter Build

How to Beat Zed as Gragas

Summary

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated LoL rounds that we evaluate each and every week. This Gragas vs Zed matchup guide resulted from an evaluation of 9,985 ranked matches where both champions clashed against one another.

This counter matchup is relatively uncommon. Gragas fights Zed in only 5.4% of his rounds. Unfortunitally, Gragas does a dismal job of beating Zed. On average, he wins a lowly 47.0% of matches the champs face off with one another in. In Gragas against Zed games, Gragas’s side is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Zed.

Matchups Analyzed

9,985

Win Rate

47%

Team First Blood

50%

Best Gragas Items to Counter Zed

The top items to focus on in your Gragas versus Zed build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Night Harvester. When Gragas included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs Zed than with most other typical item sets.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Lich Bane Item Night Harvester Item

Best Gragas Runes to Counter Zed

To have the highest probability of defeating Zed as Gragas, you should use the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes. Of all the rune sets players picked for Gragas vs Zed battles, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also included the top Zed runes to fend off Gragas to help you infer how he will probably be setup against your champ.

Best Gragas Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

Best Zed Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Nullifying Orb Rune Nullifying Orb
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

Stats

The following tables highlight several valuable Gragas versus Zed counter stats that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the two. Gragas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is nearly equal to Zed’s KDA ratio of 2.3, indicating that Gragas may be just as central to his team's team fighting capacity than Zed. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills .

Battle Stats

Kills

Gragas Stats
5.4 8.8
Zed Stats

Deaths

Gragas Stats
5.9 6.3
Zed Stats

Assists

Gragas Stats
7.8 5.6
Zed Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Gragas Stats
2.5 3.9
Zed Stats

Damage Dealt

Gragas Stats
16425 21647
Zed Stats

Damage Taken

Gragas Stats
27721 20560
Zed Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Gragas Stats
4.9 5.4
Zed Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Gragas Stats
0.8 0.9
Zed Stats

Dragons Killed

Gragas Stats
1.8 2
Zed Stats

Barons Killed

Gragas Stats
0.3 0.4
Zed Stats

Gold Earned

Gragas Stats
9901 11511
Zed Stats

Minions Killed

Gragas Stats
66 143
Zed Stats

Gragas normally has a significant smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Typically, Gragas receives more damage than Zed. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Gragas often gets much less CS than Zed. Champions who on average do not get a lot of minion kills normally don't have to have much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling easily off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as carries, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either case, try to top the values presented here to do well.

By default, Gragas vs Zed tips, statistics, and build recommendations are given for all skill levels combined. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you should use the selection menu located at the top of the page.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 9985 Gragas vs Zed 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 Gragas 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.