Zed Build Guide by shadowiyce
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Threats & Synergies
*Make sure you keep a distance against Akali as she can engage with Q, passive auto(Additional range), Q, and disengage safely. *Pre-level 3, you should stay behind your caster minions (ranged minions) and lane safe with Q farming.
*Ahri's burst damage comes from applying her charm. You can dodge her E by standing behind the minions. *Do not forget to dodge her returning Q as it deals true damage.
*Anivia's passive (Rebirth) has a 240 seconds (4 minutes) cooldown to it. *Keep your distance for WEQ trades and save your W most of the time as she can cast her ice wall on you if your W is on cooldown.
*Remember to purchase Mercurial Treads to gain magic resistance and tenacity to reduce her crowd control duration. *Always keep your distance to trade.
*Dodge her Qs by moving counter clock rotation. *Remember that Diana's R deals more damage depending on how many champions she cast it on.
*Make sure to dodge Ekko's Q(both incoming and returning). He can proc his passive on you by hitting Q and E. *Always try to trade with Ekko when you have your W or he has his abilities on cooldown. *Make sure to stay out of Ekko's W as it can provide Ekko a shield and it will stun you. (Save your W)
*Harass Fizz early with your Q while farming. *Fizz will try to E if you either try to cast WEQ combo or your R. Play around his E cooldown and use your W wisely to dodge his E. *FIzz E can remove Zed's R if he E before Zed reappears from R. *Quicksilver sash can remove Fizz's R * You can cast your R on Fizz if he casts his R on you. You can be untargetable with your R for a few seconds.
*Try to hit your Q on LeBlanc. If you hit a Q on her and she casts W on you, auto and E her at the same time as this can cast electrocute on her for trading.
*Disable Malzahar's passive by damaging him before using WEQ combo on him. *Avoid standing next to the minions that are applied with Malzahar's E as it can spread to nearby units. Purchase Quicksilver sash and Edge of night. Quicksilver sash can disable Malzahar's R.
*Trade and play around his W cooldown as it grants him bonus attack speed and blocks an ability.
Nunu & Willump
*When you all in Pantheon and if he cast his E, use your W to get behind him and attack him from behind. His E can only block damage in the front. *Play passive pre-level 6.
*Against Sylas, try staying behind the caster minions and trade as Sylas is a melee mage.
*Try not to melee trade pre-level 3-4 against Talon as he can outburst Zed's early stage. *Try to dodge Talon's returning W as it can slow you. *Just like Pyke, ping and warn your teammates if Talon is missing or roaming as Talon. Make sure to purchase control wards and oracle lens as it can detect Talon's R invisibility.
*Let the minion wave push in near your turret as Yasuo has no escaping tools (besides flash) and allowing your jungle to have easier access to your lane. *Make sure you disable his passive shield first before you try to trade with Yasuo *Play around his W (Wind wall) cooldown
*Harass Yone early with your Q and WQ.