Placing a Living Shadow before using Death Mark can give Zed a safe escape from combat.
Saving energy and spell cooldowns until you use your ultimate will maximize Death Mark's damage.
Quickly double tapping Living Shadow will teleport Zed to his shadow immediately for rapid escapes.
He gains speed while chasing in a straight line, but taking damage makes him lose that momentum.
His stars disappear while stunned or silenced, giving you an easy opportunity to fight him.
His Starsurge ability can grow to cover a huge area - don't stay in the same place too long!
Try to get inside his orbit, since his stars can't hurt you up close.
The stat comparisons provided here emphasize several critical Zed versus Aurelion Sol counter statistics that may help us appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Zed’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aurelion Sol’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Zed may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Aurelion Sol. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.
Zed often has a much larger longest kill spree than his counter does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Aurelion Sol. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Zed usually wins when taking on Aurelion Sol, with a 53.8% win rate. As a result, Zed makes a great counter for Aurelion Sol.
While Zed does have a higher winrate compared to Aurelion Sol, when they face off with one another, Zed also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champion to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Zed into Aurelion Solas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Zed has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aurelion Sol. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Zed vs Aurelion Sol matchups, Zed is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Zed is a great counter for Aurelion Sol. Focus your actions on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Zed against Aurelion Sol.
To truly master Zed in order to counter Aurelion Sol during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Zed usually gets a similar amount of CS as Aurelion Sol. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Zed versus Aurelion Sol build include Eclipse, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and Serylda's Grudge. When Zed bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better countering Aurelion Sol than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Zed boasted an average win rate of 53.8% battling Aurelion Sol with this build.
To have the best probability of annihilating Aurelion Sol as Zed, you should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Transcendence, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Zed vs Aurelion Sol matchups, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 53.8% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Aurelion Sol as Zed are shown for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to filter the statistics and builds to a distinct player tier, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.