To perform a counter attack, add Gold Dust to a reflector weapon and paint a blog on an enemy. They will turn black and attack with some sort of dagger. When they do this, press Z. If timed correctly, you will spiral into the air and smash the enemy to the ground. The enemy will be stunned and open to any of your attacks while on the ground. If you become efficient at timing for pressing Z, you will also get a Demon Fang. The Demon Fang is difficult to because since you are in the air for so long. Equip the Holy Artifact that attracts money and items.