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3 Activation time  
15 Recharge time
25 Recharge time
30 Recharge time
Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger (skill list)
Weapon slot 4
Counterattack.png → Counterattack Kick.png
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Block incoming attacks. If an attack is blocked, Counterattack Kick can be used.

 Counterattack.png Blocking: Blocks an attack.
 Counterattack Kick.png Counter Ready (5s): Counterattack with a powerful kick.

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Beastmastery Beastmastery

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
April 28, 2020
  • Increased cooldown from 25 seconds to 30 seconds in PvP only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 15 seconds to 25 seconds.
October 01, 2019
  • Removed the Crippling Throw follow-up skill. This skill no longer automatically uses Counterattack Kick when blocking a foe within the range threshold. Instead, blocking any attack flips the skill to Counterattack Kick for 5 seconds. Increased the number of targets for Counterattack Kick from 1 to 3. Counterattack Kick now evades for its duration and activates faster.
September 09, 2014
  • Reduced the aftercast of the kick portion of this skill by 0.7 seconds.
March 26, 2013
  • Reduced recharge from 20 seconds to 15 seconds.
December 14, 2012
  • Counterattack Kick: This skill now has the same melee arc as other melee attacks.
November 15, 2012
  • The blocking portion of this skill can now be used while moving.
  • Ranged attacks will not trigger the second half of the skill.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Counterattack has been added to the game.