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Superstar and X-Factor Abilities List For Every Player In Madden 23

Abilities are more important than ever in Madden 23. This list going over every Superstar and X-Factor player in the game should help you decide which teams and players to use in your head to head or franchise games.

There are a couple of things worth noting before we dive into the list. First, these abilities are only relevant to regular head to head and franchise mode.

Second, in franchise mode players are generally limited to only 2 superstar abilities slots (with the 1 exception being SSX quarterbacks). Players with more than 2 superstar abilities listed below will have 1 or more of their abilities cut out in franchise mode.

Note: Players with X-Factor abilities will have their X-factor listed as the first bullet point.

To see the full description and requirements for any superstar/x-factor ability, check out our Madden 23 Superstar Abilities Tier list.

Quarterbacks (X-Factors)

Patrick Mahomes

  • Bazooka
  • Comeback
  • Dashing Deadeye
  • Red Zone Deadeye
  • No Look Deadeye
  • Pass Lead Elite

Josh Allen

  • Bazooka
  • Fastbreak
  • Pass Lead Elite
  • Dashing Deadeye

Tom Brady

  • Pro Reads
  • Hot Route Master
  • Conductor
  • Set Feet Lead
  • Fearless

Russell Wilson

  • Blitz Radar
  • Gunslinger
  • Dashing Deadeye
  • Agile Extender
  • Gutsy Scrambler

Lamar Jackson

  • Truzz
  • Jukebox
  • Tight Out
  • Fastbreak

Aaron Rodgers

  • Dots
  • Gunslinger
  • Roaming Deadeye
  • Pass Lead Elite

Dak Prescott

  • Blitz Radar
  • Anchored Extender
  • Gutsy Scrambler
  • Inside Deadeye

Joe Burrow

  • Run & Gun
  • Sideline Deadeye
  • Fearless
  • Set Feet Lead

Quarterbacks (Superstars)

Justin Herbert

  • Pass Lead Elite
  • Sideline Deadeye
  • High Point Deadeye

Matthew Stafford

  • Set Feet Lead
  • Long Range Deadeye
  • Quick Draw

Kyler Murray

  • Gunslinger
  • Dashing Deadeye

Running Backs (X-Factors)

Derrick Henry

  • Freight Train
  • Arm Bar
  • Tank
  • Backlash
  • Closer

Christian McCaffery

  • Ankle Breaker
  • Evasive
  • Leapfrog
  • Playmaker
  • Backfield Mismatch

Jonathan Taylor

  • Freight Train
  • Arm Bar
  • Jukebox
  • Closer
  • Goal Line Back

Dalvin Cook

  • First One Free
  • Energizer
  • Juke Box
  • Balance Beam

Alvin Kamara

  • Satelitte
  • RB Apprentice
  • Juke Box
  • Matchup Nightmare

Running Backs (Superstars)

Austin Ekeler

  • Energizer
  • Backfield Mismatch

Ezekiel Elliot

  • Reach For It
  • Energizer

Cordarrelle Patterson

  • Recuperation
  • Backfield Master

Joe Mixon

  • Arm Bar
  • Bulldozer

Wide Receivers (X-Factors)

Cooper Kupp

  • Rac ‘Em Up
  • Persistent
  • Red Zone Threat
  • Slot-O-Matic
  • Deep In Elite

Justin Jefferson

  • Double Me
  • Outside Apprentice
  • Route Technician
  • Short In Elite
  • Deep Out Elite

Stefon Diggs

  • Rac ‘Em Up
  • Juke Box
  • Deep In Elite
  • Grab-N-Go

Mike Evans

  • Double Me
  • Deep Out Elite
  • Mid In Elite
  • Read Zone Threat

Keenan Allen

  • Max Security
  • Outside Apprentice
  • Mid Out Elite
  • Slot-O-Matic

Terry McLaurin

  • Ankle Breaker
  • Outside Apprentice
  • Run Off Elite
  • Deep In Elite

Tyreek Hill

  • Rac ‘Em Up
  • Juke Box
  • Short Out Elite
  • Grab-N-Go

Davante Adams

  • Double Me
  • Route Technician
  • Outside Apprentice
  • Red Zone Threat

D.K. Metcalf

  • Double Me
  • Outside Apprentice
  • Deep Out Elite
  • Red Zone Threat

Deebo Samuel

  • Yac ‘Em Up
  • Mid Out Elite
  • Slot-O-Matic
  • Mid In Elite

Wide Receivers (Superstars)

Michael Thomas

  • WR Apprentice
  • Short In Elite
  • Short Out Elite

Adam Thielen

  • Slot Apprentice
  • Slot-O-Matic
  • Mid Out Elite

D.J. Moore

  • Mid Out Elite
  • Short Out Elite

Mike Williams

  • Outside Apprentice
  • Deep Out Elite

Diontae Johnson

  • Short In Elite
  • Short Out Elite

Ja’Marr Chase

  • Run Off Elite
  • Mid In Elite

Amari Cooper

  • Route Technician
  • Outside Apprentice

Chris Godwin

  • Slot-O-Matic
  • Mid In Elite

CeeDee Lamb

  • Outside Apprentice
  • Mid Out Elite
  • Short Out Elite

Tight Ends (X-Factors)

Travis Kelce

  • Double Me
  • Leap Frog
  • TE Apprentice
  • Deep Out Elite

George Kittle

  • Yac ‘Em Up
  • Route Apprentice
  • Short Out Elite
  • Short In Elite

Darren Waller

  • Yac ‘Em Up
  • TE Apprentice
  • Short Out Elite
  • Short In Elite

Tight Ends (Superstars)

Kyle Pitts

  • Mid In Elite
  • Red Zone Threat

Mark Andrews

  • Mid In Elite
  • Matchup Nightmare

Offensive Linemen

Wyatt Teller

  • Post Up
  • Nasty Streak

Tristan Wirfs

  • Secure Protector
  • Natural Talent

Ryan Jensen

  • Secure Protector
  • All Day

Rodney Hudson

  • Secure Protector
  • Matador

Quenton Nelson

  • Puller Elite
  • Nasty Streak

Zack Martin

  • Post Up
  • Screen Protector

Tyron Smith

  • All Day
  • Edge Protector

Terron Armstead

  • Secure protector
  • Edge Protector

Jason Kelce

  • Natural Talent
  • Screen Protector

Lane Johnson

  • Fool Me Once
  • Nasty Streak

Trent Williams

  • All Day
  • Edge protector
  • Post Up
  • Nasty Streak

Brandon Scherff

  • Post Up
  • Matador

Mekhi Becton

  • Puller Elite
  • Nasty Streak

David Bahtiari

  • All Day
  • Edge Protector

Ronnie Stanley

  • Secure Protector
  • Edge Protector

Ryan Ramczyk

  • Fool Me Once
  • Edge Protector

Defensive Linemen (X-Factors)

Aaron Donald

  • Blitz
  • El Toro
  • Inside Stuff
  • No Outsiders
  • Under Pressure

Myles Garrett

  • Unstoppable Force
  • Strip Specialist
  • El Toro
  • Edge Threat

Chris Jones

  • Momentum Shift
  • El Toro
  • Goal Line Stuff
  • Under Pressure

DeForest Buckner

  • Unstoppable Force
  • El Toro
  • Inside Stuff
  • Under Pressure

Jonathan Allen

  • Momentum Shift
  • Inside Stuff
  • Run Stopper
  • Reach Elite

Cameron Jordan

  • Unstoppable Force
  • Instan Rebate
  • No Outsiders
  • Edge Threat Elite

Nick Bosa

  • Relentless
  • Extra Credit
  • Speedster
  • Edge Threat

Cam Heyward

  • Fearmonger
  • Unpredictable
  • El Toro
  • Inside Stuff

Danielle Hunter

  • Unstoppable Force
  • Reach Elite
  • Speedster
  • Edge Threat Elite

Defensive Linemen (Superstars)

Chase Young

  • Speedster
  • Adrenaline Rush
  • No Outsiders

Fletcher Cox

  • Under Pressure
  • Secure Tackler

Vita Vea

  • El Toro
  • B.O.G.O.

Kenny Clark

  • Unpredictable
  • Inside Stuff

Calais Campbell

  • Inside Stuff
  • Run Stopper

Jeffrey Simmons

  • El Toro
  • Run Stopper

J.J. Watt

  • Swim Club
  • Run Stopper

Outside Linebackers (X-Factors)

Von Miller

  • Fearmonger
  • Adrenaline Rush
  • No Outsiders
  • Edge Threat

Khalil Mack

  • Unstoppable Force
  • Strip Specialist
  • No Outsiders
  • Edge Threat

Micah Parsons

  • Unstoppable Force
  • Out My Way
  • Secure Tackler
  • Edge Threat

Joey Bosa

  • Unstoppable Force
  • Swim club
  • No Outsiders
  • Edge Threat

T. J. Watt

  • Unstoppable Force
  • Strip Specialist
  • No Outsiders
  • Edge Threat

Chandler Jones

  • Fearmonger
  • Reach Elite
  • Strip Specialist
  • Edge Threat Elite

Outside Linebackers (Superstars)

Za’Darius Smith

  • Out My Way
  • Mr. Big Stop
  • Edge Threat Elite

Shaquil Barrett

  • Strp Specialit
  • Edge Threat

Brian Burns

  • Speedster
  • Strip Specialist

Matthew Judon

  • Demoralizer
  • Edge Threat

Middle Linebackers (X-Factors)

Darius Leonard

  • Shutdown
  • Unfakeable
  • Strip Specialist
  • Out My Way

Bobby Wagner

  • Avalanche
  • Enforcer
  • Out My Way
  • Tackle Supreme

Lavonte David

  • Run Stuffer
  • Lurker
  • Deflator
  • Mid Zone KO

Fred Warner

  • Zone Hawk
  • Outmached
  • Lurker
  • Mid Zone KO

Middle Linebackers (Superstars)

Myles Jack

  • Outmatched
  • Deflator

Eric Kendricks

  • Lurker
  • Mid Zone KO

Demario Davis

  • Outmatched
  • Out My Way
  • Secure Tackler

Cornerbacks (X-Factors)

Tre’Davious White

  • Shutdown
  • Pick Artist
  • Acrobat
  • Deep Out Zone KO

Jaire Alexander

  • Shutdown
  • Acrobat
  • Short Route KO
  • Deep Out Zone KO

Jalen Ramsey

  • Bottleneck
  • Acrobat
  • One Step Ahead
  • Bench Press

Cornerbacks (Superstars)

J.C. Jackson

  • Acrobat
  • Pick Artist
  • Outside Shade

Marlon Humphrey

  • Short Route KO
  • Deep Route KO
  • Inside Shade

Xavien Howard

  • Acrobat
  • Pick Artist

Darius Slay

  • Acrobat
  • Deep Route KO

Trevon Diggs

  • Pick Artist
  • Acrobat

Marshon Lattimore

  • On The Ball
  • Deep Route KO

Stephon Gilmore

  • Acrobat
  • Pick Artist
  • Flat Zone KO

Safeties (X-Factors)

Tyrann Mathieu

  • Reinforcement
  • Acrobat
  • Flat Zone KO
  • Short Route KO

Derwin James

  • Reinforcement
  • Unfakeable
  • Lumberjack
  • Flat Zone KO

Safeties (Superstars)

Harrison Smith

  • Enforcer
  • Stonewall
  • Flat Zone KO

Jamal Adams

  • Stonewall
  • Flat Zone KO

Budda Baker

  • Unfakeable
  • Mid Zone KO

Kevin Byard

  • Pick Artist
  • Deep In Zone KO

Minkah Fitzpatrick

  • Pick Artist
  • Tip Drill

Micah Hyde

  • Pick Artist
  • Medium Route KO

Jordan Poyer

  • Deep Out Zone KO
  • Mid Zone KO

Jessie Bates III

  • Acrobat
  • Deep In Zone KO

Davin McCourty

  • Pick Artist
  • Unfakeable

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