Taliyah vs Zed Counter Build

How to Beat Zed as Taliyah

Summary

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we evaluate each and every week. This Taliyah vs Zed matchup review resulted from an examination of 6,973 ranked rounds where both champs faced one another.

This particular champ matchup is relatively uncommon. Taliyah has to counter Zed in only 5.1% of her matches. Unfortunitally, Taliyah does a below average job of countering Zed. Normally, Taliyah wins a lowly 47.0% of games the champions clash against one another in. In Taliyah versus Zed matches, Taliyah’s team is 2.0% more expected to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Zed.

Matchups Analyzed

6,973

Win Rate

47%

Team First Blood

52%

Best Taliyah Items to Counter Zed

The top items to use in your Taliyah versus Zed build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Morellonomicon. When Taliyah used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better when facing Zed than with most other common builds.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item Morellonomicon Item

Best Taliyah Runes to Counter Zed

To have the highest probability of defeating Zed as Taliyah, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes. Of all the runes players picked for Taliyah vs Zed matchups, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the top Zed runes to counterpick against Taliyah to help you understand how he will likely be played against you.

Best Taliyah Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace

Best Zed Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace

Stats

The following tables show several significant Taliyah vs. Zed counter stats that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Taliyah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is nearly equal to Zed’s KDA ratio of 2.4, showing that Taliyah may be just as central to her team's team fighting potential than Zed.

Battle Stats

Kills

Taliyah Stats
6.6 9.4
Zed Stats

Deaths

Taliyah Stats
6.9 6.2
Zed Stats

Assists

Taliyah Stats
8.1 5.3
Zed Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Taliyah Stats
2.9 4.1
Zed Stats

Damage Dealt

Taliyah Stats
18318 21674
Zed Stats

Damage Taken

Taliyah Stats
22667 20357
Zed Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Taliyah Stats
4.9 5.2
Zed Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Taliyah Stats
0.8 0.9
Zed Stats

Dragons Killed

Taliyah Stats
1.8 2
Zed Stats

Barons Killed

Taliyah Stats
0.4 0.4
Zed Stats

Gold Earned

Taliyah Stats
10650 11667
Zed Stats

Minions Killed

Taliyah Stats
60 144
Zed Stats

Taliyah typically has a significant smaller longest kill spree than her counter does. Commonly, Taliyah receives a similar amount of damage to Zed. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

In Taliyah vs Zed matchups, Taliyah commonly tallies much less CS than Zed. Champs who on average do not acquire much CS normally don't require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling easily off of their skills and stats alone. However, champs with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to best the values shown here to do well.

By default, Taliyah vs Zed tips, statistics, and build guide are shown for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you should use the selection menu at the top of the page.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6973 Taliyah 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 Taliyah 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.