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.
Lead your enemy when targeting with Noxious Blast to ensure the hit.
Use Twin Fang on poisoned stationary targets like monsters and units stunned by her Petrifying Gaze for maximum damage.
The Zed Cassiopeia synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Cassiopeia, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Zed sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Cassiopeia. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Cassiopeia helps Zed perform not as well in ranked League of Legends rounds. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Zed is paired with Cassiopeia, he gets a little increase in his total damage output. This difference could signal that Cassiopeia helps provide protection for him to dish out more damage or that her participation also helps extend the match's duration. Similarly, when Zed is played with Cassiopeia on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Cassiopeia.
Additionally, when Zed plays with Cassiopeia on the same side, he often receives more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage may mean that Cassiopeia does a poor job of protecting Zed during teamfights.
There is no one best companion for Zed that will 100% of the time be his ideal ally. Yet, Cassiopeia is a very typical teammate for Zed. By being on the same team as Zed, she decreases their win rate by -0.3% to 48.9%. This demonstrates that there is only a small bond between Zed and Cassiopeia that results in them performing worse together than without each other.
Cassiopeia has a greater difficulty than Zed. That means you should be careful when arranging Cassiopeia teammates to go into battle on the same side as, as they will have to have a greater level of skill to be able to work well with you.
Working alongside, Zed players should expect to observe an overall large increase in your team’s ability to deal physical damage. Together, these champs should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.
Although, by grouping Zed and Cassiopeia together, you will not be granting your side much protection for burst damage. Plan to have other champions on your team that nullifies this hole in their capabilities.
Regardless of your Cassiopeia ally's skill level, you should focus on increasing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you will do well anyway.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Zed in order to pair well with Cassiopeia during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League games, you should continue reading to pick up additional lessons on this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot.
The ideal finished items to have in your Zed and Cassiopeia synergy build consist of Eclipse, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and Serylda's Grudge. When Zed used at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when paired up with Cassiopeia than with most other typical builds. In fact, Zed had an average win rate of 48.9% when playing alongside Cassiopeia with this build.
To have the best chance of annihilating your oponents, Zed players 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 runes players chose for this team composition, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.9% win rate overall.
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