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How To Change A Player’s Superstar Abilities In Madden 21 Franchise Mode

There are times when an elite player on your team gets stuck with a useless superstar/x-factor ability. Luckily, you aren’t stuck with that ability forever.

In Madden 21 Franchise mode there are two different ways you can use to change the Superstar and X-Factor abilities your player has. The first option works best for offline franchise, while the second option works best for online franchise.

Assuming you are the Coach or Owner of the team here are the initial steps.

Option 1

Step 1: Retire your Coach or Owner

Step 2: Then select your team again and choose to join the league as a “player”

Step 3: Select the player on your team that you wish to change their abilities

Step 4: View the player card of the player you picked

Step 5: Press LB or L1 to scroll over to “abilities”

Step 6: Choose which abilities you want the player to have

Step 7: Retire once again then reselect your team as the Coach or Owner and you are good to go

Option 2

The alternate way of doing this is often referred to as the reroll technique or just “reroll” in case you do not want to retire your Coach for XP purposes.

Step 1: Go to your team’s roster

Step 2: Select to view the player card of the player you wish to change the abilities on

Step 3: Click “Edit Player”

Step 4: Change the player’s position to any other position

Step 5: Change the player’s position back to his original position.

Step 6: Look at the abilities he now has (they will be different). Repeat this process until you have the abilities you want.

Keep in mind that the abilities a player is eligible to receive is based on his archetype. You can learn more about that process here.

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3 years ago

How does this make sense if I retire my character and go back to owner mode I wont have the player anymore because I retired….

3 years ago
Reply to  Madden School

you cant change a players X factor in coach mode. My point is when you go to player mode there is no way out unless you retire and If u do that you lose the player

Neil Moss
Neil Moss
3 years ago

I followed the second method, which worked. Now my X factor says limited to superstar abilities. How do I fix this?

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