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Original Title Counterattack
Composer(s) Kenji Hiramatsu
Length 4:33
Used in Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Torna ~ The Golden Country
Other versions Counterattack (Piano Arrange)
Counterattack (SSBU)

Counterattack (referred to as Action Start before the game's release) is Disc 3, Track 1 on the Xenoblade2 Original Soundtrack, Track 12 on the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Sound Selection, and Disc 8, Track 1 on the Xenoblade Chronicles Original Soundtrack Trinity Box.

It is similar in structure to Engage the Enemy from the Xenoblade Original Soundtrack, and fulfils a somewhat similar purpose as a cutscene theme. Melodies from this track are used as motifs in Loneliness and After Despair and Hope, as well as Carrying the Weight of Life from the music of Xenoblade Chronicles 3. Counterattack (Piano Arrange) is an arrangement of the track for solo piano.

The track plays in the following cutscenes:

Xenoblade Chronicles 2[edit]

Torna ~ The Golden Country[edit]

Album notes[edit]

Album notes written by Kenji Hiramatsu. No official translation exists.

初代『ゼノブレイド』の「敵との対峙」が、哀しみの 渦にもがき苦しみながら感情を爆発させるイメー ジに対し、今作は前向きで意志を持った力強さを曲に込めました! レックスの幼いけれど純粋な熱い気持ちをエレキギターで、ホムラの包み込む優しさと強さをストリングス、また世界を背負ってしまった一人の少女としての繊細な中に宿る凛とした心をピアノに込めて。二人が織りなすストーリーを熱く彩る曲になるよう作曲しました。

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Counterattack (Super Smash Bros. remix)[edit]

Original Title Counterattack
Composer(s) Kenji Hiramatsu
Arrangement Nobuko Toda
Used in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Main article: List of SSBU Music (Xenoblade Chronicles series) on SmashWiki

Counterattack is a track in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, playing on the Gaur Plains and Cloud Sea of Alrest stages. It is a remix of Counterattack.