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​Madden 20 - M20 Earned X-Factors and Abilities List

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​Madden 20 - M20 Earned X-Factors and Abilities List

I decided to make this post so that myself and the rest of the Madden community can see what abilities and X-Factors each position can earn throughout Franchise. Note that this post may not be complete as future updates can add new abilities and X-Factors as well as the lack of research and testing in some positions. If there are any mistakes or anything I forgot to add, please let me know so I can update the list.


OFFENSE:


Quarterback:


X-Factors:


Omaha - Field General


Hi-Lo Deadeye - Field General


Pro Reads - Field General


Brick Wall - Field General


Gambler - Improviser


Blitz Radar - Improviser


Run and Gun - Improviser


Bazooka - Strong Arm


Fearless - Strong Arm


First One Free - Scrambler


Freight Train - Scrambler


Abilities:


Slot 1 (unlocked at 60 overall):


Leapfrog - Scrambler


Lofting Deadeye - Strong Arm


Last Chance - Improviser


Inside Deadeye - Field General



Slot 2 (unlocked at 70 overall):


Conductor - Field General


Pocket Deadeye - Field General


Juke Box - Scrambler


Juke Box - Spin Cycle


Bulldozer - Improviser


Roaming Deadeye - Improvisor


Anchored Extender - Strong Arm


Long Range Deadeye - Strong Arm



Slot 3 (unlocked at 80 overall):


Clutch - Available for every archetype


Homer - Available for every archetype



Slot 4 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Red Zone Deadeye - Field General


Hot Route Master - Field General


Pocket Lead - Strong Arm


Sideline Deadeye - Strong Arm


Dashing Deadeye - Improvisor


Sleight of Hand - Improvisor


Agile Extender - Scrambler


Fastbreak - Scrambler



Slot 5 (unlocked at 95 overall):


Threat Detector - Improvisor


No-Look Deadeye - Improvisor


Escape Artist - Improvisor and Scrambler


Human Joystick - Scrambler


Pass Lead Elite - Strong Arm


Set Feet Elite - Strong Arm


Safety Valve - Field General


Protected - Field General



Half Back:


X - Factors:


Wrecking Ball - Power


Protective Custody - Power


First One Free - Elusive


Satellite - Receiving


Max Security - Receiving


Abilities:


Slot 1 (unlocked at 80 overall):


Juke Box - Elusive


Spin Cycle - Elusive


Bulldozer - Power


Tank - Power


Arm Bar - Power


RB Apprentice - Receiving


In Specialist - Receiving


Post Flag Elite - Receiving


Curl Specialist - Receiving


Return Man - Receiving



Slot 2 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Leapfrog - Elusive


Human Joystick - Elusive


Outside Zone Guru - Power


Inside Zone Guru - Power


Pin N Pull Guru - Power


Grab N Go - Receiving


Backfield Mismatch - Receiving


Matchup Nightmare - Receiving


Playmaker - Receiving


*For some reason, half backs cannot earn the Evasive ability*



Fullback *note that this position has several abilities that repeat. This position is also not as well researched*:


Abilities:


Slot 1 (unlocked at 80 overall):


Bulldozer - Utility


RB Apprentice - Utility


Tank - Utility


Zone Blocker - Blocking


Secure Protector - Blocking


Power Blocker - Blocking


All Day - Blocking


Arm Bar - Blocking



Slot 2 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Pin N Pull Guru - Utility


Backfield Mismatch - Utility


Nasty Streak - Blocking


Arm Bar - Blocking and Utility


Inside Zone Guru - Blocking and Utility


Outside Zone Guru - Blocking and Utility


Bulldozer - Blocking and Utility



Wide Receiver:


X-Factors:


Double Me - Deep Threat


Mossed - Deep Threat


Rac' Em Up - Route Runner


Wrecking Ball - Physical


Max Security - Physical


First One Free - Slot


Abilities:


Slot 1(unlocked at 80 overall):


In Out Elite - Deep Threat


Post Flag Elite - Deep Threat


In Specialist - Route Runner


Route Technician - Route Runner


Slant Specialist - Physical


Curl Specialist - Physical


Matchup Nightmare - Physical


Spin Cycle - Slot


Juke Box - Slot


Slot Apprentice - Slot



Slot 2 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Streak Specialist - Deep Threat


Post Specialist - Deep Threat


Double Move Elite - Deep Threat


Outside Apprentice - Route Runner


WR Apprentice - Route Runner


Cross Specialist - Route Runner


Leap Frog - Physical


Red Zone Threat - Physical


Grab N Go - Slot


Slot O Matic - Slot



Tight End:


X-Factors:


Wrecking Ball - Blocking


Mossed - Vertical Threat


Rac' Em Up - Vertical Threat


Double Me - Vertical Threat


Protective Custody - Possession


Max Security - Possession


Abilities:


Slot 1 (unlocked at 80 overall):


All Day - Blocking


Power Blocker - Blocking


Zone Blocker - Blocking


Bulldozer - Blocking


Arm Bar - Blocking


Cross Specialist - Blocking


Post Flag Elite - Vertical Threat


Post Specialist - Vertical Threat


Streak Specialist - Vertical Threat


Tank - Possession


In Out Elite - Possession


In Specialist - Possession


Slot O Matic - Possession


Curl Specialist - Possession



Slot 2 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Run Block Elite - Blocking


Secure Protector - Blocking


Double Move Elite - Vertical Threat


Juke Box - Vertical Threat


Grab N Go - Vertical Threat


Slot Apprentice - Vertical Threat


Route Technician - Vertical Threat


Spin Cycle - Vertical Threat


Route Apprentice - Vertical Threat


Leap Frog - Vertical Threat


Red Zone Threat - Possession


Matchup Nightmare - Possession


Slant Specialist - Possession


TE Apprentice - Possession



*Note: Offensive Linemen abilities have not been fully researched*


Offensive Line:


Abilities:


Slot 1 (unlocked at 80 overall):


Post Up - Available for every archetype


Zone Blocker - Agile


Secure Protector - Pass Protector


Power Blocker - Power


Puller Elite - Power



Slot 2 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Nasty Streak - available for every archetype


Pass Block Elite - Pass Protector


Edge Protector - Pass Protector


All Day - Pass Protector


Threat Detector - Pass Protector and Agile


Run Block Elite - Agile



Defensive Line:


X-Factors:


Reinforcement - Run Stopper


Run Stuffer - Run Stopper


Fearmonger - Speed Rusher


Unstoppable Force - Power Rusher


Abilities:


Slot 1 (unlocked at 80 overall):


Secure Tackler - available for every archetype


Unfakeable - available for every archetype


Goal Line Stuff - Run Stopper


No Outsiders - Run Stopper (for DE's only)


Out My Way - Run Stopper


Inside Stuff - Run Stopper


Strip Specialist - Speed Rusher


Under Pressure - Power Rusher



Slot 2 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Run Stopper - Run Stopper


Enforcer - Run Stopper


Reach Elite - Run Stopper


Edge Threat - Speed Rusher (for DE's only)


Finesse Specialist - Speed Rusher


Pass Rush Elite - Power Rusher


Power Specialist - Power Rusher



Outside Linebacker:


X-Factors:


Fearmonger - Speed Rusher


Unstoppable Force - Power Rusher


Shutdown - Pass Coverage


Zone Hawk - Pass Coverage


Reinforcement - Run Stopper


Run Stuffer - Run Stopper


Selfless - Run Stopper


Abilities:


Slot 1 (unlocked at 80 overall):


Secure Tackler - available for every archetype


Unfakeable - available for every archetype


Strip Specialist - Speed Rusher


Under Pressure - Power Rusher


Inside Stuff - Run Stopper


No Outsiders - Run Stopper


Out My Way - Run Stopper



Slot 2 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Edge Threat - Speed Rusher


Finesse Specialist - Speed Rusher


Pass Rush Elite - Power Rusher


Power Specialist - Power Rusher


Pick Artist - Pass Coverage


Man Up - Pass Coverage


Zoned Out - Pass Coverage


Lurker - Pass Coverage


Lumberjack - Pass Coverage


Run Stopper - Run Stopper


Enforcer - Run Stopper


Reach Elite - Run Stopper



Middle Linebacker:


X-Factors:


Reinforcement - Field General


Momentum Shift - Field General


Shutdown - Pass Coverage


Zone Hawk - Pass Coverage


Run Stuffer - Run Stopper


Selfless - Run Stopper


Abilities:


Slot 1 (unlocked at 80 overall):


Tip Drill - available for every archetypes


Secure Tackler - available for every archetypes


Unfakeable - available for every archetypes


Under Pressure - Field General


Strip Specialist - Field General


Out My Way - Run Stopper


Inside Stuff - Run Stopper


No Outsiders - Run Stopper



Slot 2 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Pick Artist - Field General


Man Up - Pass Coverage


Lumberjack - Pass Coverage


Lurker - Pass Coverage


Zoned Out - Pass Coverage


Run Stopper - Run Stopper


Enforcer - Run Stopper


Reach Elite - Run Stopper



Cornerback:


X-Factors:


Zone Hawk - Zone


Shutdown - Man to Man


Reinforcement - Slot


Selfless - Slot


Abilities:


Slot 1 (unlocked at 80 overall):


Tip Drill - available for every archetype


Unfakeable - available for every archetype


Acrobat - Zone


Strip Specialist - Slot



Slot 2 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Pick Artist - available for every archetype


Universal Coverage - available for every archetype


Zoned Out - Zone


Lumberjack - Zone


Man Up - Man to Man



Safeties:


X-Factors:


Shutdown - Hybrid


Zone Hawk - Zone


Reinforcement - Run Support


Selfless - Run Support


Momentum Shift - Run Support


Abilities:


Slot 1 (unlocked at 80 overall):


Tip Drill - available for every archetype


Secure Tackler - available for every archetype


Unfakeable - available for every archetype


Acrobat - Zone


Reach Elite - Run Support


Strip Specialist - Run Support


Out My Way - Run Support


No Outsiders - Run Support



Slot 2 (unlocked at 90 overall):


Pick Artist - available for every archetype


Universal Coverage - available for every archetype


Man Up - Hybrid


Zoned Out - Zone


Lurker - Zone


Lumberjack - Zone


Enforcer - Run Support



Kickers and Punters:


Abilities (unlocked at 80 overall):


Focused Kicker


Clutch Kicker



If you guys see something incorrect or could contribute in any way, please let me know.