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

Zed vs Ivern

How to Beat Ivern as Zed in LoL Ivern is in the b tier of champions
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Support Mage

How to Beat Ivern as Zed

based on 321 Zed vs Ivern matchups
Win Rate
54.5 %
K/D/A
2.36
Pick Rate
0.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League games that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Ivern as Zed resulted from an analysis of 321 ranked games where both champions faced one another. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Zed encounters Ivern in only 0.5% of his matches.

Zed vs Ivern Matchup Summary

Zed does a great job of beating Ivern. On average, he wins a terrific 54.5% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Zed versus Ivern rounds, Zed’s team is 0.1% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely won't get first blood versus Ivern.

Best Zed vs Ivern Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Zed Items

~22 Mins
EclipseYoumuu's GhostbladeSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Edge of NightSerpent's Fang

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
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Ivern as Zed

Tips for Playing as Zed against Ivern

Placing a Living Shadow before using Death Mark can give Zed a safe escape from combat.

Quickly double tapping Living Shadow will teleport Zed to his shadow immediately for rapid escapes.

Saving energy and spell cooldowns until you use your ultimate will maximize Death Mark's damage.

Advice to Win Against Ivern

Be careful when fighting Ivern alone if he has Daisy ready to help!

Ivern can be deceptively slippery. Be careful chasing him too far.

Ivern's brush has a long duration. Watch out for ambushes!

Zed vs Ivern Counter Stats

Zed Image
Win Rate
54.5 %
VS
Win Rate
45.5 %
Ivern Image
7.8
< Kills >
2.4
5.5
< Deaths >
5
5.2
< Assists >
12.2
1.81
< Killing Sprees >
0.51
144
< Minions Killed >
26
0.32
< Dragons Killed >
0.96
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.55
19,039
< Physical Damage >
2,638
1,004
< Magic Damage >
5,460
1,235
< True Damage >
759
21,279
< Damage Dealt >
8,858
22,025
< Damage Taken >
16,674
11,986
< Gold Earned >
9,256
1.71
< Towers >
1.79
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.25
2,647
< Total Healing >
5,508
13,820
< Experience >
12,254
18
< Vision Score >
24
7
< Wards Placed >
7
151
< Time Dealing CC >
241

How to Counter Ivern with Zed in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight some strategic Zed versus Ivern matchup statistics that may help us realize the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. As an example, Zed’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ivern’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Zed may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Ivern. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Zed typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. On average, he receives more damage than Ivern. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Zed and Ivern

Damage Types Compared

Zed
Ivern
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zed
Ivern

Who is Better, Zed or Ivern?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Zed usually wins when facing off against Ivern, with a 54.5% win rate. Thus, Zed makes a great counter for Ivern.

While Zed does have a much higher winrate than Ivern, when they face off with one another, Zed also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn. You should be be fine when picking Zed into Ivernas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Zed also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ivern. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Zed vs Ivern matchups, Zed is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Zed is a great counter for Ivern. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Zed against Ivern.

Additional Information for Zed Players

How We Calculated Our Zed vs Ivern Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ivern as Zed, we analyzed 321 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 Ivern 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 to counter Ivern during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zed most often gets much more CS relative to Ivern. Champions who typically don't earn much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The top items to have in your Zed versus Ivern build include Eclipse, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and Serylda's Grudge. When Zed included at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Ivern than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Zed had an average win rate of 54.5% when countering Ivern with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of defeating Ivern as Zed, you should equip 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 picked for Zed vs Ivern clashes, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 54.5% winrate overall.

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