Counterstrike

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Counterstrike

10.5½ Activation time  20 Recharge time  
Profession
Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
Weapon
Spear
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Sequence
Counterstrike.png
 → Splinter Shot.png
Game link
External links
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Prepare to throw your spear while blocking. If you block, push back your attacker with a kick.

 Damage.png Damage: 642 (1.75)?
 Stun.png Stun: 3 seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Evade.png Defiance Break: 300

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Marksmanship Marksmanship

Beastmastery Beastmastery

Druid Druid

Soulbeast Soulbeast

Untamed Untamed

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • (Undocumented) Added tooltip fact Defiance Break.
July 07, 2020
  • Icons for daze and stun are now displayed in light purple in skill and trait tooltips.
May 08, 2018
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by 16%, and it will now stun the target instead of pushing them away.
  • The player can now move while executing this skill.
June 25, 2013
  • The base recharge has been increased from 15 to 20.
  • Fixed an issue with this ability that caused it to go on interrupt recharge when pressed twice rapidly to use Counter Throw.
October 01, 2012
  • The following profession skills now hit 3 targets instead of 1: Ranger Spear: Stab, Jab, Evasive Strike, Dart, Counterstrike.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Counterstrike has been added to the game.