Counter Attack

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ElSkill4.png [Active] Block forward and counter physical attacks.
Destruction Skill
  • Consumes the Destruction gauge and charges the Vitality gauge
  • Boosts attack power by 50% when Destruction is active
Final Enhanced Skill
  • Recover 15 MP upon successful counter.


Requirements

Class Level Required [Enhanced] Level Left Skill Trait Level Right Skill Trait Level
Lord Knight 50 96 54 66


Skill Information

Character Level Damage (Physical) MP Usage MP Recover
on Success
Cooldown
50 525% 10 MP N/A 0 Second
[Enhanced] 96 15 MP


Skill Traits

Regenerating (1) Counter Attack Evil Counter Attack
Level Required Attribute Effect Details Level Required Attribute Effect Details
MP Recover MP Burn
54 10% chance of regaining 50% of the MP Usage 5 MP 66 Skill will burn 10 MP per hit -10 MP


Tips and Details

  • Counter Attack's hit frame only lasts for one second, so timing is vital (even more precise as it doesn't have instant activation like Reflective Kick).
  • There is a trick to extending the stance by holding the skill button (the hint is the "!?" reaction Elsword has when you just tap it).
  • Counter Attack will block most physical attacks and some Special Actives.
  • In PvP, you can use Counter Attack to counter and launch the opponent if they were to attack back while they are knocked down.
  • This must be used with caution since Counter Attack will not counter magic-based attacks like Explosive Fist or Energy Absorption, attacks that hit your back, or most Special Actives (some can be countered such as Berserker Blade, Bloody Accel, Mega Slash, and Shadow Blast). It also cannot counter attacks that inflict Stun or Power Stun.
  • Counter Attack should not be used against a Super Armored opponent as the counter will not snap the foe out of Super Armor, rendering you completely defenseless after Elsword performs Counter Attack.


Updates

  • 11/07/2013 KR
    • SP requirement changed (Unlock 5 SP, Leveling 1 SP).
  • 11/06/2014 KR
  • 07/23/2015 KR
    • Can only counterattack physical attack in close range.
    • Moved from Knight to Lord Knight.
  • 10/29/2015 (KR) / 03/16/2016 (NA)
    • Fixed error where Auto Guard activated in middle of counter.
  • 01/21/2016 KR
    • Fixed uppercut not having same damage as tooltip.
    • Fixed issue where cannot counter Add's Z combo.
  • 03/24/2016 KR
    • Fixed issue where the skill is not affected by Skill Ring.
  • 12/01/2016 KR
    • Outdated tooltip deleted.


Alternative Names

Server Name Translation
Korean Flag.png South Korea 반격 Parry
Japanese Flag.png Japan カウンター Counter
Chinese Flag.png China (Simplified Chinese) 反击 Counter Attack
German Flag.png Germany Konterattacke Counter Attack
French Flag.png France Contre-attaque Counter Attack
English Flag.png United Kingdom Counterattack



Lord Knight Skills
Hyper Active
GaintSlash.png Gigantic Slash
Special Active
ElSkill3.png Armageddon Blade     SI Sandstorm.png Sandstorm     ElSkill9i.png Windmill     ElSkill7i.png Sonic Blade     
Active
ElSkill3i.png Rolling Smash     ElSkill4.png Counter Attack
Passive
Wind Slicer1.png Wind Slicer     ElSkill14i.png Warrior Physique     Counter Patience.png Counter Patience