[11.24] Free Elo Zoe Guide
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+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
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Threats & Synergies
One of Zoe's hardest matchup, his E counters your entire kit and he can oneshot you. Avoid if possible, my perma ban when playing Zoe.
Keep your distance, you'll never kill her. She can easily kill you especially if she's running cleanse or QSS.
Only time you can punish Zed is when he ults you because you can hit a guaranteed sleep. Make sure you dodge his Qs and you should be ok. Focus more on farming and outroaming him.
Pretty hard to kill, especially after he gets crown. Focus on farming and help from your jungler.
Punish him as much as possible early game. He will destroy you post 6.
Only go for E's you know will hit. Don't let her get too close. If she hits chain E's you're dead.
If Lux hits you with a Q you're probably dead, rush Zhonyas here.
Windwall counters your entire kit. You can outplay him but very difficult.
He can cancel your E with his E and close distance very easily. Will be a hard lane phase for you. Make sure to zone him out early game.
Impossible for you to kill. Make sure you farm and keep your distance.
Skill matchup. Keep your distance and you should be ok.
Pre 6 is fine, but after that keep your distance and do not 1v1 her.
Another skill matchup, just make sure you keep distance when his E is up.
Skill matchup, you can dodge her charm with your R so it isn't too bad post 6. She does outpush you though so don't be too greedy roaming.
Winning matchup, but make sure you punish her E'ing on top of you with your bubble.
Punish Orianna early and you should be fine. Don't be too greedy after level 6.
Qiyana hard loses this before level 6, especially if you hit your bubble. Just keep your distance post 6 because she can one shot you.
Viktor can't kill you as long as you don't overstep. Make sure that you play the lane slow.
Make sure you take corrupting pot (and maybe tp) in this matchup. He can poke you out pretty hard but you can punish with your E if he oversteps.
Even matchup, just don't get feared.
You'll usually never kill Anivia, just play it slow and dodge her Q's.
Even matchup. Make sure you don't get W'd while using your R, otherwise you should be fine. Keep your distance after she get's mana.
Twisted Fate can't do much into you. If you hit your E's on him it's practically over.
More of a farming lane, you can one shot him though.
Make sure you ignite him before he heals off W. Sylas damage is scary so don't go too deep on him.
Early game is extremely hard against Azir for Zoe. After that you should be fine.
Heavily punish when his E is down. He can only hurt you when he's fed, otherwise you're fine.
You one shot him at all points. Easy lane.
Malzahar can't do much against you if you don't get near him. Try to poke and make sure you're not getting ganked when he ults.
Really easy unless he's fed. Make sure you zone him all of early game, you can one shot him at all points of the game.
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+ One shot potential throughout most of the game
+ Very fun to play and fun to learn
+ Decent blind pick with the right teams
+ Easy pick potential
+ Strong build paths
+ Fun mechanics that can be learned the more games you play
- Punished by CC
- Can be easily ganked
- Bad sidelaning
- Subpar Waveclear
- Weak from behind, have to make use of E
- Subpar matchups when new
Electrocute: Highest snowball potential when paired with ignite.
Taste of Blood: Is a must for laning phase and helps for trading when paired with Corrupting Potion.
Eyeball Collection: Zoe is very easy to get kills and assists on, so this will stack up quickly. A must take.
Ravenous Hunter: The only flexible part of the Domination Tree. I feel as this is the best out of the options but do what you personally prefer.
Biscuit Delivery: A must take on Zoe. Super good for lane phase, especially when paired with Timewarp Tonic. Helps you stay in lane.
Timewarp Tonic: Another must take on Zoe. Great for lane phase, and helps you easily trade against enemies.
As for runes, I always take ignite and flash. Only take teleport if you're in an extremely bad matchup.
Something that people don't expect and I don't see many Zoe's take advantage of, is their passive. When fighting early, focus more on procing your passive twice with your Q just then hitting your Q. You can outrade enemies early just by hitting your passive procs.
By taking W secondary, you are given two options much earlier on. For starters, gift bags can spawn on that new wave. If you get one, make sure that you get this gift bag. It can win you the lane depending on what is in it. Even if you don't get this gift bag, you can still win early fights because of ignite paired with your W. Your ignite (and flash) proc your W. This extra damage your W gives can actually burst enemies early on, making them not realize just how much damage you're doing.
My other recommendation when fighting early on is using your R and E together. If you R forward and wait <1 second, you can tell which way enemies will walk. This makes for an easy E opportunity, and can result in massive damage or a kill.
Video examples coming soon.
Make sure to be observant of your mana, especially if you run out of corrupting pots. Once you get your Lost Chapter buy, start using your the majority of your mana around your level ups. This will help you poke more consistently while not being forced into a back.
Warding plays a big part in Zoe's early lane phase, so make sure you're buying control wards and playing smart. Getting behind on Zoe can make you borderline useless during late game, so make sure you're not dying to ganks.
In skirmishes, make sure you're playing around terrain for a surprise E or Q, which can cause an enemy to die. If you poke a carry out, your team can likely secure this objective for free. Zoe is very versatile in how you want to play her, so make sure you're using your abilties in accordance with how the fight is being played out.