Catenaccio Counter (カテナチオカウンター, Katenachio Kauntā) is a defensive hissatsu tactic.
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In the anime, it was used by Orpheus in episode 105, but Kidou was able to break through this tactic. It further evolved when Nakata joined, but it was broken again by Kidou, Fudou and Sakuma. This tactic lost to Little Gigant.
- "Catenaccio" is the Italian word for "bolt" (the one you use to lock a door or a window).
- Its name is derived from the fact it "locks" the opponent player in a circle.
- "Catenaccio" is also a typical Italian defensive playstyle.