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The Counter Rune is a type of rune in the Suikoden series.


It is a physical-effect rune that allows the user to counterattack more effectively. The Counter Rune has appeared in every main Suikoden game.

Suikoden I

When a Counter crystal is attached to a character, it becomes a Counter Rune.

  • Chance of counter-attacking x1.5.

Suikoden II

  • A rune that makes it easier to do counterstrikes.

Suikoden III

  • A rune that makes it easier to counter foes direct attack.

Suikoden IV

  • A rune that makes it easier to counter.

Suikoden Tactics

  • Increases the chance of dodges and counter-attacks.

Suikoden V

  • +50% chance of Thrust Back after Weapon Defense or Parry.

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