Zac, the Secret Weapon, Revealed
By Tyler 'RiotWenceslaus' Eltringham 
, the League's hexchem-fueled Secret Weapon is about to hit the Fields of Justice. Playing this gelatinous champion means striking a balance between health-cost abilities and a unique mechanic. Here's your first look at what this blob's amorphous abilities bring to the table.
- Cell Division
When any of Zac's abilities hit an enemy, a piece of him falls to the ground. Zac can pick up fallen pieces to recover health. When Zac dies he splits into four blobs. These fragments will attempt to reform over a short duration. If any survive, Zac revives with a percentage of his maximum health based on the number of remaining blobs.
- Stretching Strike
Zac throws a two-handed punch that deals damage and slows targets in a line.
- Unstable Matter
Zac's body explodes outward, dealing flat damage to surrounding enemies. Enemies struck also take damage based on their maximum health.
- Elastic Slingshot
Zac is immobilized as he charges up a dash toward the target location. The range of Elastic Slingshot increases up to a cap as Zac charges the ability. Zac then fires himself towards the target location, damaging and stunning all nearby enemies upon landing.
Zac's AoE damage andskills provide him with a lot of flexibility on the battlefield. His high level of sustainability makes him an ideal choice whether you're tearing through the jungle or trading hits in top lane.
- In the jungle
Zac's combination of area damage and lizard buff and spending your second skill point in can open early gank opportunities. Since Zac's abilities have no mana cost, you might also consider donating an early golem buff to your AP carry. Once the action starts ramping up, you can make use of massive range to create sneaky gank opportunities by circumventing popular ward locations.makes him a natural jungler. If you're partial to early game aggression, starting with an early
- Top lane
Zac's skillset also makes him excel in top lane. His AoE presence allows you to quickly clear waves from your turrets in high-pressure situations or shove the lane when you're on the offensive. The healing mechanic onalso helps win exchanges with your lane opponent, allowing you to bully enemies back to base and create opportunities for counter-jungling or ganks. While you're roaming, the mobility afforded by can help you get the drop on an unsuspecting enemy or escape from sticky situations by hopping over terrain.
- Team fights
As the game progresses, Zac's extremeand strong crowd control make him a tremendous asset in team fights. With some patience and setup, you can use a fully channeled to deploy from huge distances. Once you're in the thick of it, the additional bounces from your let you pressure fragile, high-value targets, disrupting enemy positioning as you draw fire off less durable allies. Since every bounce of your yields , you'll also have the sustainability you need to keep up the attack. If the opposing team's making aggressive moves, you can opt to use the knock-up and slow from defensively, creating valuable space for the rest of your team to safely disengage. Whether you're initiating or counter-initiating, Zac has ample crowd control to keep your team out of trouble.