Counter Hit
Counter Hit

Technical Definition-Hitting an opponent during the startup frames of their move. Counter hits often come with added benefits such as extra damage and/or hitstun, the latter of which can result in combos that are not normally possible. Most games will indicate if a player lands a counter hit with an on-screen notification.

In Other Words-

Technical Definition-Hitting an opponent during the startup frames of their move. Counter hits often come with added benefits such as extra damage and/or hitstun, the latter of which can result in combos that are not normally possible. Most games will indicate if a player lands a counter hit with an on-screen notification.

In Other Words-

Holly Holm counterhits Ronda Rousey. Holm deals more damage and takes less damage as a result.

Holly Holm counterhits Ronda Rousey. Holm deals more damage and takes less damage as a result.

Smug confirms a meaty counterhit st.mk. The extra hitstun allows him to link another st.mk into a combo.

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Smug confirms a meaty counterhit st.mk. The extra hitstun allows him to link another st.mk into a combo.

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Categories: Game Mechanics

Series: General Terminology

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