Compact Counter

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SacCounter.png [Active]
Use your swords to counter. Magical attacks and projectiles can be reflected for a short time when attempting to counter.
Destruction Skill
  • Consumes Destruction gauge and acquire Vitality gauge
  • Attack Power ↑ when Destruction is activated
Final Enhanced Skill
  • Damage is increased by 1.2 times.


Class Level Required
Infinity Sword 50

Skill Information

Mode Rising Slash (Physical) Max Hits MP Usage Cooldown
PvE 164% 2 10 MP 4 Seconds
PvP 64%
PvE 197% 2 10 MP 4 Seconds
PvP 77%

Skill Traits

Light Compact CounterPersistent Compact Counter
Attribute EffectMP UsageAttribute Effect
MP Usage decreased to 70%7 MPSkill will reduce 7.5 KD per hit

Total Damage


Related Skills

Tips and Details

  • Even if you don't counter any attack, Elsword will still swing his swords.
  • The skill is rather poor at countering certain attacks due to the very short counter window.
  • Despite being an Active, Phantom Sword applies to the second hit of this skill.


  • The Conwell sword will still be in its sheath during the counter stance.


Date Changes
12/08/2011 12/18/2012
  • Compact Counter added.
07/04/2013 07/04/2013
  • SP required for the skill increased and SP required for leveling decreased.
  • Changed so it doesn't launch but gives hit stun.
  • Cooldown time ignore bug fixed.(5 seconds)
11/06/2014 04/29/2015
07/23/2015 12/16/2015
  • Changed from Passive to Active.
01/21/2016 -
  • Fixed issue where cannot counter Add's Z and X combo.
04/21/2016 05/18/2016
  • Can move more quickly after casting.
  • MP Usage decreased.
04/27/2017 05/10/2017
  • Damage decreased.
04/05/2018 04/18/2018
  • Damage increased.

Alternative Names

Server Name Translation
Korean Flag.png South Korea 빈틈 없는 반격 Fierce Counter Attack
Japanese Flag.png Japan 反撃の心得 Knowledge of Counter Attack
Chinese Flag.png China (Simplified Chinese) 精确反击 Compact Counter
German Flag.png Germany Perfekte Konterattacke Perfect Counter Attack
Spanish Flag.png Spain Contraataque Perfecto Perfect Counter Attack
French Flag.png France Contre-attaque parfaite Perfect Counter Attack
Italian Flag.png Italy Contrattacco Perfetto Perfect Counter Attack
Polish Flag.png Poland Perfekcyjny Kontratak Perfect Counter Attack
English Flag.png United Kingdom Perfect Counter Attack
Brazil Flag.png Brazil Contra-Ataque Aprimorado Improved Counter Attack