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Madden 20: All Superstar X-Factor Abilities and What They Do

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Madden 20: All Superstar X-Factor Abilities and What They Do

Madden 20’s Superstar X-Factor abilities is that thing that doesn’t show up in the stat sheets, but you know it when you see it. It’s the little edge that the best players have over the tier just below them that catapults them to the highest levels of success and greatness.

Below are all the X-Factor abilities in Madden 20 along with the players who have them, what they do, how you can activate them, and how you can keep them active. Here are all superstar X-Factor abilities in Madden 20 and what they do.

These X-Factor abilities are sometimes unique to single players, and others are shared by a handful of elite players at a given position. Either way, only the very best players in Madden 20 have these abilities that can turn the tide in your favor.

Madden 20: All Superstar X-Factor Abilities and What They Do

  • Pro Reads

    • Tom Brady, Andrew Luck, Ben Roethlisberger
    • When in pocket, first open receiver is highlighted
    • Make consecutive passes for 5+ yards in air
    • Don’t take sacks
  • Fearless

    • Drew Brees, Philip Rivers
    • Passing accuracy unaffected by defensive pressure
    • Make consecutive passes for 5+ yards in air
    • Don’t take sacks
  • Bazooka

    • Patrick Mahomes
    • Maximum throw distance is increased by 15+ yards
    • Complete 30+ yard in air passes
    • Don’t take sacks
  • Freight Train

    • Cam Newton
    • Increases chances of breaking the next tackle
    • Rush for 10+ yards
    • Don’t get tackled for loss
  • Gambler

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • Cannot be intercepted by AI defenders
    • Make consecutive passes for 5+ yards in air
    • Don’t throw repeated incompletions
  • Blitz Radar

    • Russell Wilson
    • All blitzing linebackers and defensive backs are highlighted after the snap
    • Scramble for 10+ yards
    • Don’t take sacks
  • Hi-Lo Deadeye

    • No players yet
    • All high and low passes are thrown with perfect accuracy
    • Make consecutive passes for 5+ yards in air
    • Don’t take sacks
  • Run & Gun

    • No players yet
    • Cannot be intercepted by AI defenders while throwing on the run
    • Make consecutive passes for 5+ yards in air
    • Don’t throw repeated incompletions
  • First One Free

    • Saquon Barkley, Le’Veon Bell, Ezekiel Elliot, Melvin Gordon, Todd Gurley
    • Increases fakeout rate on next juke, spin, or hurdle
    • Rush for 10+ yards
    • Don’t get tackled for loss
  • Satellite

    • Alvin Kamara, Christian McCaffrey
    • Increases success rate on possession and RAC catches against single coverage
    • Make 10+ yard receptions
    • Forced incompletions
  • Wrecking Ball

    • No players yet
    • Increases success rate on the next three trucks or stiff arms
  • RAC Em’ Up

    • Odell Beckham Jr., Antonio Brown, Juju Smith-Schuster, George Kittle
    • Increased success rate on RAC catches against single coverage
    • Make 20+ yard catches
    • Forced incompletions
  • Double Me

    • Mike Evans, A.J. Green, DeAndre Hopkins, Julio Jones, Adam Thielen, Michael Thomas, Travis Kelce
    • Increased success rate on aggressive catches against single coverage
    • Make 20+ yard catches
    • Forced incompletions
  • Max Security

    • Zach Ertz
    • Increases success rate and decreases knockout change on possession catches
    • Catch consecutive targets
    • Forced incompletions
  • Unstoppable Force

    • Joey Bosa, Calais Campbell, Cameron Jordan, DeMarcus Lawrence, Myles Garret, Geno Atkins, Khalil Mack
    • Increases win rate and block shed speed against one-on-one pass blocks
    • Sack the QB
    • Don’t allow yards
  • Fearmonger

    • J.J. Watt, Aaron Donald, Fletcher Cox, Von Miller
    • Can apply significant pressure on quarterbacks even while engaged with blockers
    • Sack the QB
    • Don’t allow yards
  • Run Stuffer

    • No players yet
    • Increased win rate and block shed speed against one-on-one run blocks
    • Make tackles for loss
    • Don’t allow yards
  • Shutdown

    • Luke Kuechly, Bobby Wagner, Stephon Gilmore, Chris Harris Jr., Byron Jones, Jalen Ramsey, Richard Sherman
    • Coverage is tighter and interceptions are more frequent on contested catches
    • Force incompletions
    • Don’t allow yards
  • Zone Hawk

    • Earl Thomas, Eddie Jackson
    • Increases the rate of catch knockouts and interceptions while in zone coverage
    • Force incompletions
    • Don’t allow yards
  • Reinforcement

    • Derwin James, Harrison Smith
    • Increased chance of defeating run blocks, tackling runners, and disrupting catches
    • Force incompletions or TFLs
    • Don’t allow yards

That’s all there is to know about X-Factor Abilities in Madden 20.

If you’re looking to take a more tricky route to victory, then check out our guide on how to do a lateral pass in Madden 20, or check out more of our guides below.

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