How can Riot justify Zed's damage

#1darkwing1232Posted 3/29/2013 6:59:54 PM
I just played a match against Zed and by level 5 his Q was hitting me for 60% of my health and his AA hit me for the rest. How can Riot honestly justify this much damage so early on?
#2B01tPosted 3/29/2013 7:00:47 PM
Zed was level 5 and it did 60% of your maximum health?

I don't care who you were, even sona wouldn't take that much damage from one Q. Did he somehow have a BT already?
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#3dragonfire55Posted 3/29/2013 7:01:10 PM
Build armor/don't get hit by skillshots during laning phase/stand behind your minions?
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#4KarmicDragon1Posted 3/29/2013 7:01:22 PM
If 265 damage is 60% of your health then you must have been at level 1.
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#5i_need_ricePosted 3/29/2013 7:01:47 PM
Needs more context. Did Zed have a fortitude pot, did u have armor runes, etc, items?
#6Morrowind789Posted 3/29/2013 7:02:48 PM
lol 60% of health

/hyperbole
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#7yamas11Posted 3/29/2013 7:03:30 PM
All Zed can do is damage. He has no CC besides that weak situational slow.
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#8Masemune_100Posted 3/29/2013 7:04:21 PM
That's what leveling Q does for you.
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#9darkwing1232(Topic Creator)Posted 3/29/2013 7:06:39 PM
By level 7 I was keeping exact track. All he had was a brutalizer and his Q hit me for 578 damage. At the time (I was playing Fizz) I had 1050 hp. Then his AA proceeded to hit me for 478 damage and I was dead. No I don't have armor runes, this was mid and Im AP. Kinda hard to avoid skillshots when he ends up right on top of you.
#10thedarklordx3Posted 3/29/2013 7:07:21 PM
I was playing as tristana and kept getting wrecked by zed, but that's not because he's OP

I got wrecked because ADCs suck and I'm not good with tristana and zed's job is wrecking ADCs

go play a bruiser and see his Q do 20% or less
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