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Counter
カウンター Counter
Counter(Let's Go).PNG
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Fighting.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power:
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (Max. 32)
Priority: -5
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Can avoid being startled by others once.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earns double the score on the final performance.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Works great if the user goes last this turn.

Counter is a Fighting-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM18 in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC Returns a physical blow double.
RSE Retaliates any physical hit with double the power.
FRLG A retaliation move that counters any physical hit with double the power.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SWSH
A retaliation move that counters any physical attack, inflicting double the damage taken.

Effect

In battle

Counter allows the user to retaliate with double the damage it had taken from a physical move. If more than one Pokémon hits the user with a physical move in a turn, Counter will target the last Pokémon to strike. Counter affects all types normally.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
VII VIII
107.png Hitmonchan fighting 53 50 50
185.png Sudowoodo rock
202.png Wobbuffet psychic 1 1
214.png Heracross bug/fighting 27 30
237.png Hitmontop fighting 31 31
286.png Breloom grass/fighting 28
287.png Slakoth normal 37
288.png Vigoroth normal 37
289.png Slaking normal 37
307.png Meditite fighting/psychic
308.png Medicham fighting/psychic
360.png Wynaut psychic 15
386D.png Deoxys psychic 50
438.png Bonsly rock
447.png Riolu fighting
448.png Lucario fighting/steel
539.png Sawk fighting
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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