How to Win Zed vs Aurelion Sol Counter Matchup Zed is in the a tier of champions

Zed vs Aurelion Sol

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

based on 275 Zed vs Aurelion Sol matchups
Win Rate
53.8 %
K/D/A
2.4
Pick Rate
0.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends matches each week. In our dataset, Zed engaged Aurelion Sol in 275 matches. Including so many games with Zed versus Aurelion Sol provides us confidence in our ability to provide enlightening data and a pro build to annihilate your opposition. This matchup is somewhat rare. Zed is forced to battle against Aurelion Sol in only 0.3% of his rounds.

Zed vs Aurelion Sol Matchup Summary

Zed does a good job of countering Aurelion Sol. Normally, he wins a whopping 53.8% of matches the champs oppose one another in. In Zed versus Aurelion Sol matches, Zed’s side is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Aurelion Sol.

Best Zed vs Aurelion Sol Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSerrated Dirk

Core Zed Items

~22 Mins
EclipseYoumuu's GhostbladeSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Black Cleaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery TranscendenceScorch
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Zed's passive ability p
Zed q ability q
Zed w ability w
Zed e ability e
Zed's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
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E
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Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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Guide to Countering Aurelion Sol as Zed

Tips for Playing as Zed against Aurelion Sol

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.

Advice to Win Against Aurelion Sol

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.

Zed vs Aurelion Sol Counter Stats

Zed Image
Win Rate
53.8 %
VS
Win Rate
46.2 %
Aurelion Sol Image
8.7
< Kills >
4.9
6
< Deaths >
6.6
5.7
< Assists >
9.2
1.97
< Killing Sprees >
1.06
146
< Minions Killed >
145
0.32
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.4
20,828
< Physical Damage >
1,253
1,161
< Magic Damage >
15,757
1,432
< True Damage >
1,107
23,421
< Damage Dealt >
18,117
22,549
< Damage Taken >
24,475
12,402
< Gold Earned >
10,521
1.66
< Towers >
1.65
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
3,286
< Total Healing >
2,479
14,207
< Experience >
13,414
19
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
9
155
< Time Dealing CC >
281

How to Counter Aurelion Sol with Zed in LoL

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.

Differences between Zed and Aurelion Sol

Damage Types Compared

Zed
Aurelion Sol
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zed
Aurelion Sol

Who is Better, Zed or Aurelion Sol?

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.

Additional Information for Zed Players

How We Calculated Our Zed vs Aurelion Sol Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aurelion Sol as Zed, we analyzed 275 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 Aurelion Sol as Zed 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 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.