FIFA 18 Skill Moves Guide – Updated & New Skill Moves

FIFA 18 Skill Moves Guide - Updated & New Skill Moves

 
 

Are you looking to know how to perform those amazing FIFA 18 Skill Moves? You can find them here: the updated and the new skill moves in a single guide.

The Star Skill Moves measures the ability that a player has to perform technical moves. To all skill moves are assigned a number between 1 (least complex) and 5 (most complex). The players with higher skills, as Ronaldo or Neymar, are able to perform more complex moves. If you often use these moves to confuse the opponents, you should pay attention to this attribute. Otherwise, you will not be able to perform all the skills that you want. Our suggestion is that you should learn how to perform two of these skill moves. It will be very important to you because it may make the difference between winning or losing a match.

 
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FIFA 18 SKILL MOVES | NEW SKILLS | CONTROLS | VIDEOS | NEW STUFF


 
 
 
FIFA 18 SKILL MOVES
❌ To Be Confirmed | ✔️ Confirmed | 🆕 New Skill


1 STAR MOVES ⭐
✔️ Ball Juggle (while standing)
✔️ Foot Fake (while standing)
✔️ 🆕 Cruyff Turn
 
 
2 STAR MOVES ⭐⭐
✔️ Body Feint Right
✔️ Body Feint Left
✔️ Stepover Right
✔️ Stepover Left
✔️ Reverse Stepover Right
✔️ Reverse Stepover Left
✔️ Ball Roll Right
✔️ Ball Roll Left
✔️ Drag Back (while standing)
✔️ 🆕 The Bridge
 
 
3 STAR MOVES ⭐⭐⭐
✔️ Heel Flick
✔️ Flick Up
✔️ Roulette Right
✔️ Roulette Left
✔️ Fake Left and Go Right
✔️ Fake Right and Go Left
 
 
4 STAR MOVES ⭐⭐⭐⭐
✔️ Ball Hop (while standing)
✔️ Heel to Heel Flick
✔️ Simple Rainbow
✔️ Advanced Rainbow
✔️ Feint Left and Exit Right
✔️ Feint Right and Exit Left
✔️ Spin Left
✔️ Spin Right
✔️ Stop and Turn Left (while running)
✔️ Stop and Turn Right (while running)
✔️ Ball Roll Cut Right
✔️ Ball Roll Cut Left

5 STAR MOVES & COMBOS ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
✔️ Elastico
✔️ Reverse Elastico
✔️ Quick Ball Rolls (while standing)
✔️ Ball Roll and flick left (while running)
✔️ Ball Roll and flick right (while running)
✔️ Ball Roll fake left (while standing)
✔️ Ball Roll fake right (while standing)
✔️ Ball Roll Flick to Rabona Shot
✔️ Bolasie Flick Left/Right to Overhead Flick
✔️ Hocus Pocus
✔️ Triple Elastico
✔️ Ball Roll & Flick Left (while running)
✔️ Ball Roll & Flick Right (while running)
✔️ Sombrero Flick (while standing)
✔️ Turn and Spin Left
✔️ Turn and Spin Right
✔️ Ball Roll Fake Left (while standing)
✔️ Ball Roll Fake Right (while standing)
✔️ Rabona Fake (while jogging)
✔️ Elastico Chop Left
✔️ Elastico Chop Right
✔️ 🆕 Okocha Sombrero Flick (running)
✔️ 🆕 Forward Sombrero Flick
 
 
5 STAR JUGGLING TRICKS ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
✔️ Laces Flick Up
✔️ Sombrero Flick Backwards
✔️ Sombrero Flick Left
✔️ Sombrero Flick Right
✔️ Around the World
✔️ In Air Elastico
✔️ Reverse In Air Elastico
✔️ Flick Up for Volley
✔️ Chest Flick
✔️ T. Around the World

 

This is the final list. No more FIFA 18 skill moves will be added.

 
 
 

New FIFA 18 Skill Moves

Which skill moves are new?
 

CRUYFF TURN
Performed by Cristiano Ronaldo

FIFA 18 Skill Moves Guide - Updated & New Skill Moves

 

THE BRIDGE ⭐⭐
Performed by Mesut Ozil

FIFA 18 Skill Moves Guide - Updated & New Skill Moves

 

OKOCHA SOMBRERO FLICK ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Performed by Neymar

FIFA 18 Skill Moves Guide - Updated & New Skill Moves

 

RONALDO SPIN ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Performed by Cristiano Ronaldo

FIFA 18 Skill Moves Guide - Updated & New Skill Moves



 
 
 

FIFA 18 Skill Moves Buttons

How to perform the FIFA 18 skill moves on Playstation and XBox?

FIFA 18 Skill Moves Guide - Updated & New Skill Moves

 

PLAYSTATION
XBOX
Ball Juggle (while standing) L2 (hold) + R1 (tap) LT (hold) + RB (tap)
Foot Fake (while standing) L1 (hold) LB (hold)
🆕 Cruyff Turn Fake Shot + L ⬇️ Fake Shot + LS ⬇️
⭐⭐
Body Feint Right RS ➡️ (flick) RS ➡️ (flick)
Body Feint Left RS ⬅️ (flick) RS ⬅️ (flick)
Stepover Right RS to top, rotate from top to right RS to top, rotate from top to right
Stepover Left RS to top, rotate from top to left RS to top, rotate from top to left
Reverse Stepover Right RS to right, rotate to up RS to right, rotate to up
Reverse Stepover Left RS to left, rotate to up RS to left, rotate to up
Ball Roll Right RS ➡️ (hold) RS ➡️ (hold)
Ball Roll Left RS ⬅️ (hold) RS ⬅️ (hold)
Drag Back (while standing) R1 + LS ⬇️ (flick) RB + ⬇️ (flick)
🆕 The Bridge Hold R2 and Flick R towards an opponent Hold RT and Flick R towards an opponent
⭐⭐⭐
Heel Flick RS ⬆️, ⬇️ (flick) RS ⬆️, ⬇️ (flick)
Flick Up RS ⬆️, ⬆️, ⬆️ (flick) RS ⬆️, ⬆️, ⬆️ (flick)
Roulette Right RS to bottom, rotate RS 270° through left RS to bottom, rotate RS 270° through left
Roulette Left RS to bottom, rotate RS 270° through right R to bottom, rotate RS 270° through right
Fake Left and Go Right RS to left, rotate through bottom to right RS to left, rotate through bottom to right
Fake Right and Go Left RS to right, rotate through bottom to left RS to right, rotate through bottom to left
⭐⭐⭐⭐
Ball Hop (while standing) R3 (tap) R3 (tap)
Heel to Heel Flick RS ⬆️, ⬇️ (flick) RS ⬆️, ⬇️ (flick)
Simple Rainbow RS ⬇️, ⬆️, ⬆️ (flick) RS ⬇️, ⬆️, ⬆️ (flick)
Advanced Rainbow RS ⬇️ (flick), ⬆️ (hold),⬆️ (flick) RS ⬇️ (flick), ⬆️ (hold),⬆️ (flick)
Feint Left and Exit Right RS to left, rotate through bottom to right RS to left, rotate through bottom to right
Feint Right and Exit Left RS to right, rotate through bottom to left RS to right, rotate through bottom to left
Spin Left RS to bottom left (45°) x2 RS to bottom left (45°) x2
Spin Right RS to bottom right (45°) x2 R to bottom right (45°) x2
Stop and Turn Left (while running) RS ⬆️ (flick), ⬅️ (flick) RS ⬆️ (flick), ⬅️ (flick)
Stop and Turn Right (while running) RS ⬆️ (flick), ➡️ (flick) RS ⬆️ (flick), ➡️ (flick)
Ball Roll Cut Left RS ⬅️ (hold), L ⬅️ (hold) RS ⬅️ (hold), L ⬅️ (hold)
Ball Roll Cut Right RS ⬅️ (hold), L ➡️ (hold) RS ⬅️ (hold), L ➡️ (hold)
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Elastico R to right then rotate through bottom to left R to right then rotate through bottom to left
Reverse Elastico R to left then rotate through bottom to right R to left then rotate through bottom to right
Quick Ball Rolls (while standing) RS ⬇️ (hold) RS ⬇️ (hold)
Hocus Pocus RS to bottom, rotate through bottom to left, then rotate from left through bottom to right RS to bottom, rotate through bottom to left, then rotate from left through bottom to right
Triple elastico R to bottom, rotate through bottom to right, then rotate from right through bottom to left R to bottom, rotate through bottom to right, then rotate from right through bottom to left
Ball Roll & Flick Left (while running) RS ➡️ (hold), ⬆️ (flick) RS ➡️ (hold), ⬆️ (flick)
Ball Roll & Flick Right (while running) RS ⬅️ (hold), ⬆️ (flick) RS ⬅️ (hold), ⬆️ (flick)
Sombrero Flick (while standing) RS ⬆️, ⬆️, ⬇️ (flick) RS ⬆️, ⬆️, ⬇️ (flick)
Turn & Spin Left RS ⬆️, ⬅️ (flick) RS ⬆️, ⬅️ (flick)
Turn & Spin Right RS ⬆️, ➡️ (flick) RS / ⬆️, ➡️ (flick)
Ball Roll Fake Left (while standing) RS ⬅️ (hold), ➡️ (flick) RS ⬅️ (hold), ➡️ (flick)
Ball Roll Fake Right (while standing) RS ➡️ (hold), ⬅️ (flick) RS ➡️ (hold), ⬅️ (flick)
Rabona Fake (while jogging) L2 + ■ / O, X + LS ⬇️ LT + X / B, A + ⬇️
Elastico Chop Left RS ⬇️, ⬅️ (flick) RS ⬇️, ⬅️ (flick)
Elastico Chop Right RS ⬇️, ➡️ (flick) RS ⬇️, ➡️ (flick)
🆕 Okocha Sombrero Flick (running) RS ⬆️ (hold) RS ⬆️ (hold)
🆕 Forward Sombrero Flick RS ⬆️ (flick) RS ⬆️ (flick)
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ JT
Laces Flick Up L2 + R1 (hold) LT + RB (hold)
Sombrero Flick Backwards Hold L to bottom Hold L to bottom
Sombrero Flick Left Hold L to left Hold L to left
Sombrero Flick Right Hold L to right Hold L to right
Around the world R spin around (clockwise or anti-clockwise) R spin around (clockwise or anti-clockwise)
In Air Elastico RS ➡️, ⬅️ (flick) RS ➡️, ⬅️ (flick)
Reverse In Air Elastico RS ⬅️, ⬅️ (flick) RS ⬅️, ⬅️ (flick)
Flick Up For Volley Hold L to up Hold L to up
Chest Flick L to up Hold press L3 Tap R3 x3 L to up Hold press L3 Tap R3 x3
T. Around the World Rotate RS clockwise then RS ⬆️(flick) Rotate RS clockwise then RS ⬆️(flick)

 

Don’t forget that you need specific players to perform the most difficult skill moves.
If you don’t know what are LS, RS and LT, click here.


 
 
 

FIFA 18 Skill Moves – The Videos Tutorials

A little help to perform skill moves
 



 
 
 

New Stuff

What’s new on the FIFA 18 skill moves?
 

Let’s see which skill moves were removed and which ones were added to FIFA 18:

 

FUT 17 >> FUT 18

✔️ Cruyff Turn
✔️ Forward Sombrero Flick
✔️ Running Okocha Sombrero Flick
✔️ The Bridge/The Run Around
❌ Fake Pass to Fake Drag Back
❌ Fake Pass to Fancy Pass
❌ Fake Pass to Quick Ball Rolls to Drag Back
❌ Fake Rabona to Heel Flick Turn
❌ Neymar Stepover
❌ Okocha Sombrero
❌ Stepovers to Bolasie Flick Left/Right
❌ V Drag

 

FUT 16 >> FUT 17

✔️ V Drag
✔️ Neymar Stepover Exit
✔️ Okocha Sombrero

 

FUT 15 >> FUT 16

❌ 360 Pass
❌ Scoop Pass
❌ Standing Heel Volley
❌ Falling Hell Volley
✔️ Fake Rabona to Heel Flick Turn
✔️ Stepovers to Bolasie Flick Left/Right
✔️ Bolasie Flick Left/Right to Overhead Flick
✔️ Fake Pass to Fake Drag Back
✔️ Fake Pass to Fancy Pass
✔️ Fake Pass to Quick Ball Rolls to Drag Back
✔️ Ball Roll Flick to Rabona Shot
✔️ Reverse In Air Elastico

 

FUT 14 >> FUT 15
❌ Scoop Turn Right
❌ Scoop Turn Left
❌ Heel Chop Right
❌ Heel Chop Felft
❌ Drag Back Fake and Exit Right
❌ Drag Back Fake and Exit Left
✔️ Spin Left
✔️ Spin Right
✔️ Ball Roll Cut Right
✔️ Ball Roll Cut Left
✔️ 360 Pass
✔️ Scoop Pass
✔️ Standing Heel Volley
✔️ Falling Heel Volley


 
 

All the skill moves of previous FIFA video games:
FIFA 17 | FIFA 16 | FIFA 15 | FIFA 14

 
 
 

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