Lightning performs Counterblow.

Takes an enemy attack and returns it upon the attacker as physical damage.


Defensive ability. Counterblow (カウンターブロウ, Kauntā Burō?), also localized as Counter-Strike, is a recurring ability in the series.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII[edit | edit source]

Counterblow is a defensive ability. If the player times the button input for Counterblow during enemy's physical attack, Lightning will evade it suffering no damage, and striking enemy back. It has an ATB cost of 30, Physical Resistance of 0%, and Magic Resistance of 0%.

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

Counter-Strike is a passive ability exclusive to Lightning learned by her 6★ variant on level 20. It increases chance to counter physical attacks by 30%.

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