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.
All of Shyvana's basic abilities hit multiple enemies in dragon form. It's important for opposing champions to not cluster while fighting her.
A significant portion of Shyvana's power is generated through aggression, making her weak against opponents who are able to keep their distance.
Shyvana's Fury Bar indicate her ultimate can be activated. Harassing her when she's low on Fury can be very effective.
The stat comparisons shown here highlight some important Zed against Shyvana counter stats that may help us realize the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Zed’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Shyvana’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Zed may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Shyvana..
Zed often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he receives less damage than Shyvana. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Zed usually loses when playing against Shyvana, with a 46.0% win rate. Thus, Zed makes a poor counter for Shyvana.
While Zed does have a lower win rate compared to Shyvana, when facing one another, Zed also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex champ to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Zed into Shyvanaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Zed also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Shyvana. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Zed vs Shyvana matchups, Shyvana is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Zed is a terribly counter for Shyvana. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Zed against Shyvana.
To learn all of the intricacies of Zed to counter Shyvana during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Zed on average racks up more CS relative to Shyvana. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically 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, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.
The most crucial items to have in your Zed versus Shyvana build include Duskblade of Draktharr, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and Edge of Night. When Zed used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Shyvana than with many other common item sets. In fact, Zed boasted an average win rate of 46.0% when countering Shyvana with this build.
To have the greatest probability of coming out on top against Shyvana as Zed, Zed players should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Transcendence, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Zed vs Shyvana counters, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 46.0% win rate overall.
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