Counterblow

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Counterblow

7 Recharge time
10 Recharge time
 
Profession
Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
Weapon
Main hand mace
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Activ. type
Channeled
Sequence
Counterblow.png
 → "On My Mark!".png
Game link
External links
API

Block the next attack. Counter with an attack if you are in melee range. Gain adrenaline if not attacked.

 Damage.png Damage: 734 (2.0)?
 Damage.png Damage: 367 (1.0)?
 Vulnerability.png10 Vulnerability (8s): +10% Incoming Damage, +10% Incoming Condition Damage
 Vulnerability.png15 Vulnerability (6s): +15% Incoming Damage, +15% Incoming Condition Damage
 Attribute bonus.png Adrenaline If Not Attacked: 6
 Range.png Range: 130

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Strength Strength

Defense Defense

Notes[edit]

  • The counterattack only activates if an attack is blocked while in melee range of a target. However, the riposte will not activate when a ranged attack is blocked; therefore, all ranged attacks will be blocked for the duration of the block.
  • If this skill is canceled without using Adrenaline Rush, no adrenaline will be gained, this includes using another skill before Counterblow has finished.
The tool-tip does not show the channeling time of this skill (approximately 2.5 seconds).

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • Reduced recharge from 10 seconds to 7 seconds in PvE only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 2.0 to 1.0. Adjusted vulnerability from 10 stacks for 8 seconds to 15 stacks for 6 seconds.
May 08, 2018
  • The damage of this skill is no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher 14% damage increase in all modes.
February 22, 2017
  • This skill now applies 10 stacks of vulnerability for 8 seconds in addition to its previous effects in all game types.
  • Lowered the damage of this skill by 12.5% in PvP only.
September 09, 2014
  • Updated this skill to consistently grant 6 adrenaline if it completes and 0 adrenaline if it is cancelled.
  • Fixed a bug where this skill had a shorter cooldown if activated less than half a second before blocking.
July 01, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused the counterattack from this skill to be called Riposte.
August 06, 2013
  • This skill will now properly set its recharge with the Sundering Mace trait when players strike an enemy after blocking.
June 11, 2013
  • This skill now has a range fact.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Counterblow has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]