Ryze vs Zed Counter Build

How to Win Ryze vs Zed Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Zed as Ryze in LoL

How to Beat Zed as Ryze

6,342 Ryze vs Zed Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Zed as Ryze resulted from an evaluation of 6342 ranked matches where both champions faced one another. This particular pairing is fairly uncommon. Ryze fights Zed in only 4.5% of his matches.

Unfortunately, Ryze has done a awful job of countering Zed. Normally, he wins a lowly 46.4% of matches the champions face each other in. In Ryze vs Zed matches, Ryze’s team is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Zed.

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Best Ryze Items to Counter Zed

The ideal items to focus on in your Ryze versus Zed build include Everfrost, Seraph's Embrace, and Rabadon's Deathcap. When Ryze combined at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Zed than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Ryze boasted an average win rate of 58.9% battling Zed with this build.

Best Ryze Runes to Counter Zed

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Zed as Ryze, you should take the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Ravenous Hunter, and Taste of Blood runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Ryze vs Zed LoL games, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 50.4% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Zed runes to fight back against Ryze to help you realize how he will probably be kitted out versus you.


5.3 | Ryze Zed | 9


6.3 | Ryze Zed | 5.8


6.4 | Ryze Zed | 5.4

Ryze vs Zed Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here highlight some critical Ryze against Zed matchup statistics that can help us realize the distinctions between the two. Ryze’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is worse than Zed’s KDA ratio of 2.5, demonstrating that Ryze may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zed..

Ryze normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Zed. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Ryze usually totals a few more minion kills than Zed. Champs who on average do not earn many minion kills usually don't require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling well off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to top the values presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.22 | Ryze Zed | 2.05

Largest Multi-Kill

1.32 | Ryze Zed | 1.57

Damage Dealt

18,190 | Ryze Zed | 21,767

Damage Taken

21,766 | Ryze Zed | 19,798

Healing Done

3,279 | Ryze Zed | 3,446

Vision Score

19 | Ryze Zed | 19

Gold Earned

11,363 | Ryze Zed | 11,920

Minions Killed

173 | Ryze Zed | 149

Dragons Killed

0.13 | Ryze Zed | 0.22

Barons Killed

0.05 | Ryze Zed | 0.04


1.96 | Ryze Zed | 1.64


0.42 | Ryze Zed | 0.39

CC Duration (sec)

137 | Ryze Zed | 130

Experience Earned

14,058 | Ryze Zed | 13,906

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6,342 Ryze 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 Ryze 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.