Zed Build Guide by Liable
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Hello and welcome to my first guide, although I am new to guides I have been playing League of Legends for quite some time. I have mained jungle for as long as I can remember, I main Zed in ranked and do quite well. Zed is an AD assassin, meaning after the tank peels for the team you go in and target their main source of damage. At full build you can kill most champs in about 2-3 seconds if they are unprepared. Zed is an assassin so he is very squishy and will fall quite easily if he is focused hard. He is not the best at teamfights as he prefers to mop up after the battles for the cleanup. He is a very fun champion to play and also is very hard to master.
Pros / Cons
-High damage output
-decent counter jungler
hard to learn/master
skillshot heavy harass
great gap closer
go through walls
- needed when jungling
- possible replacement for flash
high cooldown as well
Hunters Machete- useful for zed jungle because of its clearing improvement
Brutalizer- a core piece of your damage as an AD assassin
Bloodthirster- gives the most AD in the game with full stacks, plus great sustain
Frozen mallet- gives a solid 700 health, useful if they are focusing you
Trinity Force- 2 passives that help you, decent stats
Contempt for the weak- a great passive that allows you to pick off champions that are really low
Razor Shuriken- great harass, max second
Living Shadow- a clone of you that doubles abilities besides your ultimate, it also gives a small AD boost that is a percentage of your AD gained by items. max last
Shadow Slash- gives you the highest damage output against the jungle monsters, max first
Death Mark- one of the best assassination ultimates in the game, it teleports you to them and creates a shadow of you, it does a DoT based on the damage that you caused to it.
Masteries / Runes
21-9-0 build standard for offensive AD/AP champions.
Magic Resist glyphs- great for ganking AP heavy lanes, and late game survival
Armor runes- almost needed for all junglers to survive the jungle monsters, and late game survival again
Armor penetration marks- i love these, they can give you up to +10 arpen (as much as BRUTALIZER) great for ganks and just killing things in general
Armor pen quints- same reasons as arpen marks, great for killing things
Lifesteal quint- interchangable, i use them for more sustain in jungle, you could get AD, arpen, movement speed, or things that help your ganking and killing potential
Zed is a great AD assassin, and this is how I play him. I know there are flaws in my strategy and this guide, please leave a comment to help me and to help me help you guys. :)