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

Zed vs Corki

How to Beat Corki as Zed in LoL Corki is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Corki as Zed

based on 706 Zed vs Corki matchups
Win Rate
54.8 %
K/D/A
2.71
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we evaluate each week. Our guide on how to beat Corki as Zed came out of an analysis of 706 ranked rounds where both champs engaged each other. This particular champ pairing is fairly rare. Zed fights Corki in only 0.9% of his games.

Zed vs Corki Matchup Summary

Zed has done a great job of beating Corki. Typically, he wins a fantastic 54.8% of games the champions clash against each other in. In Zed against Corki games, Zed’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood against Corki.

Best Zed vs Corki Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Zed Items

~22 Mins
Duskblade of DraktharrYoumuu's GhostbladeSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Edge of NightBlack CleaverSerpent's FangThe Collector

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
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
12
E
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E
14
W
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W
16
R

Guide to Countering Corki as Zed

Tips for Playing as Zed against Corki

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 Corki

Corki is vulnerable after he uses his Valkyrie or Special Delivery, so try switching focus to him if he uses them to enter a fight.

Watch out for Corki's Missile Barrage. They deal splash damage, so you can get hit even when hiding behind minions.

Zed vs Corki Counter Stats

Zed Image
Win Rate
54.8 %
VS
Win Rate
45.2 %
Corki Image
9
< Kills >
6.1
5.5
< Deaths >
6.7
5.9
< Assists >
6.8
2.08
< Killing Sprees >
1.41
152
< Minions Killed >
176
0.31
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.43
20,394
< Physical Damage >
3,287
1,113
< Magic Damage >
19,115
1,394
< True Damage >
1,210
22,903
< Damage Dealt >
23,612
23,363
< Damage Taken >
21,039
12,683
< Gold Earned >
12,510
1.77
< Towers >
1.86
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
3,674
< Total Healing >
2,097
14,723
< Experience >
14,338
20
< Vision Score >
19
7
< Wards Placed >
10
160
< Time Dealing CC >
173

How to Counter Corki with Zed in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some vital Zed versus Corki counter stats that may help us figure out the distinctions between this pair of champs. For instance, Zed’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Corki’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Zed may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Corki..

Zed normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Corki. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Zed and Corki

Damage Types Compared

Zed
Corki
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zed
Corki

Who is Better, Zed or Corki?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Zed usually wins when playing against Corki, with a 54.8% win rate. As a result, Zed makes a great counter to Corki.

While Zed does have a much higher win rate than Corki, when facing one another, Zed also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming character to learn. You should be be fine when picking Zed into Corkias his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Zed has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Corki. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Zed vs Corki matchups, Zed is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Zed is a great counter to Corki. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Zed against Corki.

Additional Information for Zed Players

How We Calculated Our Zed vs Corki Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Corki as Zed, we analyzed 706 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 Corki 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 learn all of the intricacies of Zed in order to counter Corki during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zed on average accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Corki. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Zed versus Corki build include Duskblade of Draktharr, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and Serylda's Grudge. When Zed used at least these three items in his build, he did much better when facing Corki than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Zed had an average win rate of 54.8% when playing against Corki with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of beating Corki as Zed, Zed players should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Transcendence, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Zed vs Corki face-offs, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 54.8% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Corki as Zed are given for all ranked divisions combined. To filter the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you may use the selection menu at the top of this page.