Zod has had a number of near-death experiences.
|Image||Episode||Episode Name||Near-death experience|
|9x01||Savior||Zod's clone was powerless and at risk on Earth when his troops turned on him and beat him into unconsciousness but he was able to convince them to trust him again.|
|9x07||Kandor||Twenty years before Krypton's destruction, a nuclear blast by Black Zero destroyed Kandor and almost killed Zod's original self, who started to walk towards Kandor (where his wife and child reside) just as the blast hit. His life was saved by Jor-El, who restrained him and told him there was nothing he could do.|
|9x09||Pandora||Zod's clone was de-powered and almost killed by Clark in the alternate future when Chloe Sullivan reversed the effect of the solar tower and removed Zod's powers. However, Zod was able to get the upper hand once more.|
|9x15||Conspiracy||Zod's clone died when Dr. Bernard Chisholm shot him. He was only able to survive after Clark gave him some of his blood.|
|9x18||Upgrade||Zod's clone was almost strangled by Clark (infected by red kryptonite) but used his new found powers to over power and stop him.|
|9x20||Sacrifice||Zod's clone was shot with Oliver Queen's kryptonite arrow but managed to remove it before the effects could kill him.|
|9x22||Salvation||Zod's clone was almost beaten to death by Tess Mercer's kryptonite brass knuckles. He survived by getting far enough away from the effects to heal.|
- Clark and Jor-El have both saved Zod's life once each.
- Zod's life has been at risk eight times: once in Season Six and seven in Season Nine.
- Zod saves his own life 3 times: Upgrade, Sacrifice and Salvation.
| Zod in Smallville|