Counterattack is a 21-point talent in the Hunter Survival tree. It also requires 5 points in Deflection.



  • 5 second guaranteed root, allowing you to gain range.
  • With Deterrence activated, you're almost guaranteed access to this ability.


  • This requires you to be in melee range.
  • You MUST parry an attack before this ability is open for you to use.
  • The damage doesn't scale with weapon damage, attack power or any other attribute.

Rank TableEdit

Rank Level Mana Cost Damage Training Cost
1 30 45 40 Talent
2 42 65 70 9Silver 60Copper
3 54 85 110 21Silver
4 66 110 165 22Silver 50Copper

Patch changesEdit

  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.8.0 (10-Oct-2005): Now properly sets its cooldown.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.6.0 (12-Jul-2005): Will now cause damage to targets immune to immobilizing effects.