Wild Rift Zed Guide with item build, Runes, Spells and Skills

In League of Legends Wild Rift, Zed is an Assassin champion and commonly played in a Mid-lane. In Wild rift, Zed is considered as an S-tier pick for the Mid-lane. Once you buy the primary core items, Zed becomes extremely powerful and deals true massive damage, and becomes lethal for opponents. Based on his skills and play style Zed is considered as hard to play champion. 

In this post, we look at the Best build, Runes, and Spells for Zed, including the tips and tricks we have found especially for you, which will help you master the Zed faster. So let’s begin, 

Wild Rift Zed Guide with Item Builds, Runes, Spells and Skills

Let’s start with the Runes first. Zed is an assassin champion, so he will require more attack damage and cooldown reduction. The best Runes for Zed are,

Best Runes for Zed in Wild Rift:

Name Effect

Electrocute

Hitting a champion with 3 separate attacks or abilities in 3s deals bonus adaptive damage.

Damage: (30-184) Damage based on level + 40% attack damage + 25% ability power

Cooldown: 25s

Brutal

AD/AP, Penetration

Gain 7 AD and 2% armor penetration, or 14 AP and 2% armor penetration(adaptive).

Spirit Walker

Health, Slow Resist

Gain 50 Max health and 20% slow resistance.

Hunter Genius

CDR

Gain 2.5% cooldown reduction. Unique champion takedown grants 1.5% cooldown reduction. 

Note: You can use triumph in the place of brutal and Backbone in place of Spirit walker, depending on your playstyle and situation. 

Triumph

Backbone

Best Summoners Spell for Zed in Wild Rift:

Name Effect

Ignite

Ignites target enemy champion, dealing (60-410) true damage based on the champion level over 5 seconds and inflicting them with grievous wounds. Grievous wounds reduce healing effects by 50%.

Smite

Smite deals 400-1000 damage to monsters, including epic monsters and minions. When you smite a monster, it will restore 70(+10% of maximum Health). After four smite hits, smite can be upgraded to the chilling smite and challenging smite. After upgrading, you can use smite on enemy champion also.

Hunting Licence: Earns 20% more experiences from the monsters.

Now, let’s look at the best builds for Zed in Wild Rift. You can use the various adaptive build for Zed, depending on the enemy champion you are facing. So, let’s start,

League of Legends Wild Rift Zed Best Item Builds

1. Core Item Build for Zed (Mid-lane)

Youmuu’s Ghostblade

Gluttonous Greaves

Duskblade Of Draktharr

Black Cleaver

Death’s Dance

Guardian Angel

Quicksilver Enchant

Ward

Zed is an assassin champion in wild Rift. So, building items like Duskblade Draktharr, Black Cleaver, and Youmuu’s Ghostblade will provide high attack damage and armor penetration. After you build these three items, we recommend building a guardian angle as it will grant you an extra life.

Core items for Zed: 

Youmuu’s Ghostblade

Duskblade Of Draktharr

Black Cleaver

When you are playing as a Zed, try to build core items first as it will give you high attack damage and armor penetration.

2. Best Item Build vs AD, Assassin Champion 

Youmuu’s Ghostblade

Gluttonous Greaves

Duskblade Of Draktharr

Black Cleaver

Death’s Dance

Guardian Angel

Quicksilver Enchant

Ward

When you are playing against the AD or Assassin Champion, building these items will be a great choice as these items will give you high attack damage and armor penetration.

3. Best Item Build vs AP Champion 

Youmuu’s Ghostblade

Gluttonous Greaves

Duskblade Of Draktharr

Maw Of Malmortius

Death’s Dance

Guardian Angel

Quicksilver Enchant

Ward

When you are playing against the AP champion, building a Maw of Malmortius in place of Black Cleaver will be a great choice. As Maw of Malmortius provides you magic resistance and, when you get hit by magic damage that put you under 35%, will give you a shield for 5 seconds.

4. Best Item Build vs Tank Champion

Youmuu’s Ghostblade

Gluttonous Greaves

Duskblade Of Draktharr

Maw Of Malmortius

Death’s Dance

Mortal Reminder

Quicksilver Enchant

Ward

When you are playing against the tank champion, building Mortal Reminder in place of Guardian angle will be a great choice as it will provide you the high armor penetration. The mortal reminder will give grievous wounds to the enemy and reduce the enemy’s healing effect by 40%.

Now, let’s move on the Zed’s skill analysis, 

Wild Rift Zed Skills Analysis

1. Passive Skill

Zed Contempt for the Weak Ability LoL Wild Rift

The weak

Zed’s attack the enemies below 50% health will deal a bonus magic damage 7% of their maximum health.

(Cooldown: 10s per unique enemy)

2. Razer Shuriken (1st Skill)

Zed Razor Shuriken Ability LoL Wild Rift

Razer Shuriken

Zed and his shadow both throw their shuriken, and each deals 80 physical damage (80+100% AD) to the first enemy hit and 48 physical damage (48+60% AD) to the other enemy in their path.

Mana: 70

Cooldown: 7s

3. Living Shadow (2nd Skill)

Zed Living Shadow Ability LoL Wild Rift

Living Shadow

Passive: Zed gets the 35 energy whenever an ability strikes twice to the same enemy. Energy can only be gained once per ability cast.

Active: Zed cast the shadow in the aimed direction The shadow will stay at the place for 4.5s. On re-cast, Zed will swap his position with shadow.

4. Shadow Slash (3rd Skill)

Zed Shadow Slash Ability LoL Wild Rift

Shadow Slash

Zed and his shadow both slash and deals 70 physical damage (70+ 80% AD) to nearby enemies and slows them by 25% for 1.5s. Each champion hit by Zed’s shadow slash reduces the cooldown of living shadow by 2s.

5. Death Mark (Ultimate)

Zed Death Mark Ability LoL Wild Rift

Death Mark

Zed becomes un-targetable and dashes toward the enemy direction and marks them for 3.5 seconds. After 3.5 seconds, marks triggers and deals physical damage equal to 25 (100% AD) + 25% of all the damage dealt by zed to the enemy while mark was active. The Dash leaves the zed’s shadow behind for 6 seconds. On zed switch his position with shadow by re-casting the dash.

Best Attack combo for Zed: 

The attack combo for zed is completely situational. The attack combo for Zed is depends on the enemy champion you are facing. But, if you no idea which attacks combo you should use with Zed then we have a basic attack for you. 

Death Mark (Ultimate skill) > Shadow Slash (3rd Skill) > Living Shadow (2nd Skill) > Razor Shuriken (1st skill) > Living Shadow (2)

Note: This is a very basic attack combo for zed. You can create many attack combos with zed depending on situation and enemy champion you are facing. 

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