Counter (move)

Counter
カウンター Counter
Counter IX.png
Counter IX 2.png
Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  -5*
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Can avoid being startled by others once.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earns double the score on the final performance.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  0  
Works great if the user goes last this turn.

Counter (Japanese: カウンター Counter) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM18 in Generation I.

Effect

Generation I

If the last amount of damage done before the use of Counter is greater than 0 and was dealt by a Normal-type or Fighting-type attack (except Counter), Counter will do twice as much damage to the opponent. Otherwise, Counter misses.

Although Counter deals Fighting-type damage, it is not affected by type effectiveness (so it can affect Ghost-type Pokémon).

If Counter fails due to the user not receiving Normal or Fighting type damage, the message will state that the attack missed.

Counter has a priority of -1. If the opponent does not use a decreased priority move during the round that it is used, Counter will go last regardless of the user's or opponent's speed. If the opponent also uses a decreased priority move during the same round, the attack order of the users will be determined normally. If the user is put to sleep or is frozen during the round that Counter is (or attempts to be) used, Counter's decreased speed priority will not be reset. Subsequently, it will only be reset on the turn after the user wakes up or is defrosted, or if the user switches out.

Counter can cause a critical hit, but the actual amount of damage dealt by it will not be altered by a critical hit. Counter will only counter the last hit of a multi-hit move and the last attack of a binding move. Counter will always miss if called by Metronome.

If both active Pokémon use Counter during the same round, both attacks will fail. An attack absorbed by a substitute can be countered for the amount of damage it would have done to the user had the user not had a substitute.

Handheld games

Switching and using a multi-turn move will not reset the last amount of damage done, allowing Counter to counter itself as well as self-inflicted recoil damage. If an HP-restoring or battle item is used on the opponent during the same round that Counter is used, Counter will counter the item.

Specifically, Counter will fail in the following circumstances (displayed as a miss):

If the last damage was done by a Normal or Fighting attack, a Pokémon selected another type of attack and got fully paralyzed, and the opponent used Counter, then the two players will desynchronize. Likewise, if the last damage was done by another type of attack, a Pokémon selected Normal or Fighting attack and got fully paralyzed, and the opponent used Counter, then the two players will also desynchronize.

Stadium

In Stadium, switching, full paralysis, and using a multi-turn move reset the last amount of damage done, so Counter can't counter itself or self-inflicted recoil damage if the opponent does not make a move on its following turn.

Generation II

Counter now counters all physical moves for twice the damage done to the user. Counter no longer counters a move that hits a substitute. Furthermore, Ghost-type Pokémon are now immune to Counter.

Counter can counter Hidden Power regardless of its actual type. Counter can also counter Beat Up (despite Dark-type moves not being physical).

In the core series games only, the OHKO moves Fissure and Horn Drill (but not Guillotine) can be countered for maximum damage if they missed.

Generation III

Counter now has a priority of -5. In Double Battles, Counter will hit the last opponent that dealt physical damage to the attacker. Counter cannot affect allied Pokémon.

If the user didn't receive physical damage, the message now states that the move failed

Counter can be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 2 bonus appeal points if Taunt was used in the previous turn.

Counter is no longer affected by King's Rock.

Generation IV

Counter can no longer be copied by Mirror Move.

Counter can no longer counter Hidden Power, since Hidden Power is now a special move.

Generation V onwards

In Triple Battles, Counter can hit non-adjacent opponents provided a non-adjacent opponent was the last Pokémon to attack the user.

If the Pokémon using Counter is hit by a physical attack that deals 0 damage (for example, False Swipe when the user of Counter already has 1 HP), Counter becomes a physical move with 1 base power.

Counter can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining an extra three appeal points if any of the moves Encore, Taunt or Torment was used in the prior turn.

Counter is now affected by King's Rock.

Description

Games Description
Stad A retaliation move that pays back double the damage of a physical attack. Highly accurate.
Stad2 A retaliation move that pays back double the damage of a physical attack. Very accurate.
GSC Returns a physical blow double.
RSEColo.XD Retaliates any physical hit with double the power.
FRLG A retaliation move that counters any physical hit with double the damage.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSPLA
A retaliation move that counters any physical attack, inflicting double the damage taken.
SV A retaliatory attack that counters any physical move, inflicting double the damage taken.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0006    
 
Monster Dragon - - - - - - - 1 - - -
0020     Field Field - - - - - - - 1 -
0020  
Raticate
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field - 1
0028     Field Field - - - - - - - 1 - - -
0028  
Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field - 1 - -
0031    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - - 1 - -
0034    
 
Monster Field - - - - - - - 1 - -
0057     Field Field - - - - - - - 1 - -
0068     Human-Like Human-Like - - - - - - - 1 - -
0107     Human-Like Human-Like 53 50 50 51 61 1, 61 1, 61 45 40 40 40
0112    
 
Monster Field - - - - - - - 1 - - -
0145  
Zapdos
Galarian Form
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 55 55
0185     Mineral Mineral - - - 33B2W2 33 36 40 40 40
0202     Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1 1 1 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
0214    
 
Bug Bug 27 30 25 25BW
19B2W2
19 19 25 25 25
0237     Human-Like Human-Like 31 31 28 28 28 28 40 40 40
0263  
Zigzagoon
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field 30
0264  
Linoone
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field 38
0286    
 
Fairy Grass 28 25 25 25XY
22ORAS
22 22 22
0287     Field Field 37 37 43 43XY
30ORAS
30 30 30
0288     Field Field 37 37 37 37XY
33ORAS
33 33 33
0289     Field Field 37 37 43 43XY
33ORAS
33 33 33
0307    
 
Human-Like Human-Like - - - 44ORAS 44 44 44
0308    
 
Human-Like Human-Like - - - 53ORAS 53 53 53
0335     Field Field - - - - - - Rem.
0360     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 15 15 15 15 15 1 1
0386  
Deoxys
Defense Forme
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 50 97 97 97XY
73ORAS
73 73 73
0438     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - 33 36 40 40 40
0447     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 6 6 6 6 12 12 12
0448    
 
Field Human-Like 6 6 6 6 12 12 12
0539     Human-Like Human-Like 21 21 13 40
0745  
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field 1, Evo. 1, Evo. Evo.
0745  
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
  Field Field 1USUM 1 1
0749     Field Field 36 24 24
0750     Field Field 42 24 24
0771     Water 1 Water 1 17 20
0794    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 43 55
0802    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1
0813     Field Human-Like 28 28
0814     Field Human-Like 36 36
0815     Field Human-Like 38 38
0819     Field Field 30 30
0820     Field Field 34 34
0833     Monster Water 1 28 28
0834    
 
Monster Water 1 30 30
0862    
 
Field Field 42
0870     Fairy Mineral 60 60
0891     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 44 44
0892  
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 44 44
0892  
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 44 44
0914    
 
Flying Water 1 Rem.
0917     Bug Bug 22
0918     Bug Bug 24
0979    
 
Field Field 1
1007    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 70
1014    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 32
1017  
Ogerpon
All forms
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Rem.
1022    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 35
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0004     Monster Dragon - - HGSS
0019     Field Field
0019  
Rattata
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
0027     Field Field
0027  
Sandshrew
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
0029     Monster Field
0032     Monster Field
0046    
 
Bug Grass
0056     Field Field
0066     Human-Like Human-Like -
0074  
Geodude
Alolan Form
 
 
Mineral Mineral
0083  
Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
  Flying Field
0111    
 
Monster Field
0113     Fairy Fairy - - - -
0115     Monster Monster -
0123    
 
Bug Bug
0143     Monster Monster - - HGSS -
0152     Monster Grass
0158     Monster Water 1 - - - - - - -
0165    
 
Bug Bug - - - - - USUM
0190     Field Field
0194    
 
Water 1 Field - -
0194  
Wooper
Paldean Form
 
 
Water 1 Field
0204     Bug Bug -
0207    
 
Bug Bug
0209     Field Fairy - - - - - - -
0215    
 
Field Field
0215  
Sneasel
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field
0216     Field Field
0225    
 
Water 1 Field - - - - - USUM
0228    
 
Field Field
0231     Field Field -
0236     Human-Like Human-Like - -
0255     Field Field
0258     Monster Water 1 -
0270    
 
Water 1 Grass - HGSS
0296     Human-Like Human-Like
0313     Bug Human-Like - - - - - -
0331     Grass Human-Like *
0335     Field Field -
0390     Field Human-Like
0410    
 
Monster Monster HGSS
0422  
Shellos
All forms
  Water 1 Amorphous
0440     Fairy Fairy - -
0446     Monster Monster HGSS
0453    
 
Human-Like Human-Like HGSS
0532     Human-Like Human-Like
0551    
 
Field Field
0557    
 
Bug Mineral
0559    
 
Field Dragon
0570     Field Field
0588     Bug Bug
0610     Monster Dragon
0618  
Stunfisk
Galarian Form
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous
0656     Water 1 Water 1 - -
0704     Dragon Dragon
0766     Field Field -
0782     Dragon Dragon
0831     Field Field
0919     Bug Bug
0963     Field Water 2
0978  
Tatsugiri
All forms
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM/Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Compatibility
0004     Monster Dragon
0005     Monster Dragon
0006    
 
Monster Dragon
0007     Monster Water 1
0008     Monster Water 1
0009     Monster Water 1
0019     Field Field -
0020     Field Field -
0025     Field Fairy -
0026     Field Fairy -
0027     Field Field -
0028     Field Field -
0029     Monster Field -
0030     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered -
0031    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0032     Monster Field -
0033     Monster Field -
0034    
 
Monster Field
0035     Fairy Fairy
0036     Fairy Fairy
0039    
 
Fairy Fairy
0040    
 
Fairy Fairy
0046    
 
Bug Grass -
0047    
 
Bug Grass -
0054     Water 1 Field
0055     Water 1 Field
0056     Field Field
0057     Field Field
0061     Water 1 Water 1
0062    
 
Water 1 Water 1
0063     Human-Like Human-Like
0064     Human-Like Human-Like
0065     Human-Like Human-Like
0066     Human-Like Human-Like
0067     Human-Like Human-Like
0068     Human-Like Human-Like
0074    
 
Mineral Mineral
0075    
 
Mineral Mineral
0076    
 
Mineral Mineral
0080    
 
Monster Water 1
0094    
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0096     Human-Like Human-Like
0097     Human-Like Human-Like
0104     Monster Monster
0105     Monster Monster
0106     Human-Like Human-Like
0107     Human-Like Human-Like
0108     Monster Monster
0111    
 
Monster Field -
0112    
 
Monster Field
0113     Fairy Fairy
0115     Monster Monster
0122    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0123    
 
Bug Bug -
0124    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0125     Human-Like Human-Like
0126     Human-Like Human-Like
0143     Monster Monster
0150     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0151     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0152     Monster Grass
0153     Monster Grass
0154     Monster Grass
0157     Field Field
0158     Monster Water 1
0159     Monster Water 1
0160     Monster Water 1
0172     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0173     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0174    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0175     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0176    
 
Flying Fairy
0180     Monster Field
0181     Monster Field
0185     Mineral Mineral
0186     Water 1 Water 1
0190     Field Field
0195    
 
Water 1 Field
0199    
 
Monster Water 1
0204     Bug Bug
0205    
 
Bug Bug
0206     Field Field
0207    
 
Bug Bug
0209     Field Fairy
0210     Field Fairy
0212    
 
Bug Bug
0214    
 
Bug Bug
0215    
 
Field Field
0216     Field Field
0217     Field Field
0225    
 
Water 1 Field
0227    
 
Flying Flying
0228    
 
Field Field
0229    
 
Field Field
0231     Field Field
0232     Field Field
0236     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0237     Human-Like Human-Like
0238    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0239     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0240     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0241     Field Field
0242     Fairy Fairy
0248    
 
Monster Monster
0252     Monster Dragon
0253     Monster Dragon
0254     Monster Dragon
0255     Field Field
0256    
 
Field Field
0257    
 
Field Field
0259    
 
Monster Water 1
0260    
 
Monster Water 1
0261     Field Field
0262     Field Field
0272    
 
Water 1 Grass
0276    
 
Flying Flying
0277    
 
Flying Flying
0286    
 
Fairy Grass
0287     Field Field
0288     Field Field
0289     Field Field
0293     Monster Field
0294     Monster Field
0295     Monster Field
0296     Human-Like Human-Like
0297     Human-Like Human-Like
0302    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0303    
 
Field Fairy
0306    
 
Monster Monster
0307    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0308    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0311     Fairy Fairy
0312     Fairy Fairy
0313     Bug Human-Like
0314     Bug Human-Like
0316     Amorphous Amorphous
0317     Amorphous Amorphous
0326     Field Field
0327     Field Human-Like
0331     Grass Human-Like
0332    
 
Grass Human-Like
0335     Field Field
0341     Water 1 Water 3
0342    
 
Water 1 Water 3
0352     Field Field
0356     Amorphous Amorphous
0359     Field Field
0377     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0378     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0379     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0383     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0386  
Deoxys
Attack Forme
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered FR
0386  
Deoxys
Defense Forme
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered LG
0386  
Deoxys
Speed Forme
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered E
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation II

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0207    
 
Bug Bug Earthquake GligarStad2
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0386  
DeoxysLv. 50
Defense Forme
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs - Deoxys and the Odd Temple
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0027     Field Field Dream World - Icy Cave
0032     Monster Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
0111    
 
Monster Field Dream World - Rugged Mountain
0113     Fairy Fairy Dream World - Dream Park
0115     Monster Monster Dream World - Pleasant Forest
0410    
 
Monster Monster Dream World - Icy Cave
0553    
 
Field Field Dream World - Rugged Mountain
0558    
 
Bug Mineral Dream World - Rugged Mountain
0610     Monster Dragon Dream World - Icy Cave
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0004     Monster Dragon Island Scan - Route 3USUM
0259    
 
Monster Water 1 Island Scan - Brooklet HillUSUM
0610     Monster Dragon Island Scan - Mount HokulaniUSUM
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation IX

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0783    
 
Dragon Dragon Wild Tera Pokémon - Oni MountainSVTM
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0025     Field Fairy Pokémon Cafe Pikachu
0704     Dragon Dragon Easter Egg Goomy
Korean Egg Goomy
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Counter gives the user the Counter status condition. With this status condition, the user will reflect any damage taken from physical moves (including the regular A button attack) back to any adjacent opponents equal to the damage received. Oddly in Explorers of Time and Darkness, though moves are assigned as Physical or Special in game, Counter will return damage from damaging moves from types previously assigned as physical prior to the Physical/Special split. The status lasts for 7-12RBTDS / 6GtISMD turns.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB - - 17 - —% - User User Yes
MDTDS - - 17 - —% - User User Yes
BSL - - 17 - —% - User User Yes
SMD - - 13 30 —% - User User No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

 
Pyukumuku using Counter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Pyukumuku appears as a Pokémon summoned from the Poké Ball. It uses Counter whenever an opponent gets close enough to it and Pyukumuku waves "goodbye" before it leaves. It can also be picked up and thrown like an item.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Counter is a Fast Attack that has been available since February 16, 2017.

  Counter
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 12
Energy boost 8
Duration 0.9 seconds
Damage window 0.7 - 0.9 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 8
Energy boost 7
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                                  
By Elite Fast TM
  
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • February 21, 2017
    • Power: 10 → 12

Pokémon Rumble Rush

In Pokémon Rumble Rush, Counter could only be used by opposing Pokémon and could not be obtained on any caught Pokémon. Counter could be seen as a move used by Boss Lycanroc (Midnight Form).

  Counter
Charge time 1.54 seconds
Range type Circular (self)
Target Self
Additional effect Deals damage as a reprisal after the user takes damage

Description

Games Description
MDRB The user gains the Counter status. Any damage from Physical Attack moves or a regular attack is partially returned.
MDTD Gives the user the Counter status. It returns damage from certain types of moves or a regular attack back to the attacking enemy.
MDS Gives the user the Counter status. It returns damage from Physical Attack moves back to the attacking enemy.
BSL じぶんを カウンターじょうたいにかえる てきからうけた ぶつりこうげきの わざや こうげきのダメージを あいてにかえす
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD It counters physical attacks.*
You'll get the Counter status condition, which enables you to counter when you take damage from a physical move.*


In the anime

 
Mewtwo
 
Wynaut
 
Slaking
 
Smeargle
The user counters any physical attacks that are aimed towards itself, inflicting double the damage taken.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Mewtwo sticks out its hand when an attack comes near it. The attack bounces off and is sent back to the opponent or otherwise around the surrounding area.
Mewtwo (M01) Mewtwo Strikes Back Debut
  Wobbuffet raises its tail and becomes outlined in light red, orange, or its whole body glows orange. Any attack that hits it is sent flying back to the opponent.
Jessie's Wobbuffet The Tricks of the Trade None
Lulu's Wobbuffet Wobbu-Palooza! None
Duplica's Mini-Dit in the form of Wobbuffet Imitation Confrontation Used via Transform
  Wynaut's body becomes outlined in orange. Any attack that hits it is sent flying back to the opponent.
Wynaut (anime) Why? Wynaut! None
A wild Wynaut Who, What, When, Where, Wynaut? None
Multiple wild Wynaut Pikachu's Island Adventure None
  Houndoom's body becomes outlined in orange. Any attack that hits it is sent flying back to the opponent at twice the initial power.
Harrison's Houndoom Playing with Fire! None
  Slakoth's body becomes outlined in orange energy. Any attacks that hit it are sent flying back to the opponent.
Marcel's Slakoth The Garden of Eatin' None
  When Slaking is about to be hit by an attack, it becomes covered in a multicolored aura and punches the opponent.
Sawyer's Slaking Analysis Versus Passion! None
  When Midnight Form Lycanroc gets hit by an attack, it punches the opponent; or, when Midnight Form Lycanroc is about to be hit by an attack, it becomes covered in a light blue or light red aura and punches or throws the opponent.
A wild Lycanroc Rocking Clawmark Hill! None
Gladion's Lycanroc A Glaring Rivalry! None
  Smeargle becomes covered in orange energy. Any attack that hits it is sent flying back to the opponent.
Ilima's Smeargle Smashing with Sketch! Used via Sketch
  When Krookodile is about to be hit by an attack, its tail becomes covered in orange energy and it strikes the opponent with it.
Nanu's Krookodile Tough Guy Trials! None
  When Dusk Form Lycanroc gets hit by an attack, the stone on the top of its head glows orange with a light green outline and it strikes the opponent with it.
Ash's Lycanroc Guiding an Awakening! None


  • In the Japanese version of Charizard Chills, Tad told his Poliwrath to prepare to use Counter, but the move was disrupted before it could be executed. In the English dub, this was mistranslated as Body Slam.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Battle Frontier


In other generations

Core series games

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Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • In the Spanish and Italian versions of the games, the move was incorrectly translated to Contador and Contatore respectively (meaning someone or something that counts). This translation was corrected to Contraataque and Contrattacco (meaning "counterattack") in the Generation VI games. The Spanish anime dub also corrected the name to Contraataque.
    • The Polish dub of the anime committed the same error.
  • Counter is the only decreased priority move in Generation I.
  • In Generation I, Gengar could learn Counter, despite it only countering Normal- and Fighting-type moves at the time, both of which Gengar is immune to.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 雙倍奉還 Sēungpúih Fuhngwàahn *
返拳功 Fáankyùhngūng *
返拳攻 Fáankyùhngūng *
Mandarin 雙倍奉還 / 双倍奉还 Shuāngbèi Fènghuán *
返拳 Fǎnquán *
  Czech Protiútok
  Danish Parade
  Dutch Tegenaanval
  Finnish Vastaisku
Vastahyökkäys*
  French Riposte
  German Konter
  Greek Αντίκρουση Antíkroysi
  Indonesian Serangan Balasan
  Italian ContrattaccoVI+
ContatoreIV
  Korean 카운터 Kaunteo
  Polish Kontra
Portuguese   Brazil Contra-atacar (games, SM015, SM066–present, TCG, PS197–present)
Contra-ataque (early anime–XY127, SM027, PS037PS077)
Contagem (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
  Portugal Contra-Ataque
  Russian Встречный Удар Vstrechnyy Udar
  Serbian Protiv-Napad
Spanish   Latin America Contraataque
Rebote (AG144)
  Spain ContraataqueVI+ (anime)
ContadorIV
  Swedish Motanfall*
Kontra-atttack
Motattack*
  Thai ตอบโต้
  Turkish Karşı Saldırı
  Vietnamese Đánh Trả


Variations of the move Counter
  Counter
  Mirror Coat


Generation I TMs
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Generation I HMs
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