FIFA 18 Skill Moves: How to do all the new and five-star skills

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There's over 50 tricks you can learn in this year's edition of the game, allowing you to dominate online opponents with them in your arsenal

Want to get the upper hand when playing FIFA 18 online or against your mates? Skill moves are your best friend when trying to gain an edge on your competition.

FIFA 18 has over 50 skill moves, including four new tricks that were not in FIFA 17, with a host of five-star skill moves only available to the greatest dribblers in the world.

This year's cover star, Cristiano Ronaldo, is a five-star skiller, meaning he can do everything - but you probably knew that already!

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FIFA 18 is released worldwide on Friday September 29, but goes on early release this Tuesday for those who paid for early access.


NEW SKILL MOVES


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Four new skill moves have been added to FIFA 18 - check out the video above to see them in action.

The Cruyff Turn will surely prove a popular new skill with every single player in the game capable of pulling it off!

Skill Move PS4 Xbox One
Cruyff Turn Fake Shot + LS down Fake Shot + LS down
The Bridge Hold R2 + Flick RS at opponent Hold RT + Flick RS at opponent
Okocha Sombrero Flick (running) RS up (hold) RS up (hold)
Forward Sombrero Flick RS up (flick) RS up (flick)

ONE-STAR SKILL MOVES


Manuel Neuer FIFA 18

These skill moves can be done by every single player in the game - including goalkeepers.

The ball juggle and foot fake are not very useful and usually used to taunt opponents, but the Cruyff Turn can be very effective.

Skill Move PS4 Xbox One
Ball Juggle (while standing) L2 (hold) + R1 (tap) LT (hold) + RB (tap)
Foot Fake (while standing) L1 (hold) LB (hold)
Cruyff Turn Fake Shot + LS down Fake Shot + LS down

TWO-STAR SKILL MOVES


FIFA 18 Ratings Casemiro

The two-star skill move list is open to many outfield players, and includes a lot of useful tricks that can gain you extra space in midfield or help you beat defenders out wide.

The Bridge is a new skill that allows you to flick the ball past the opponent and run around the other side.

Skill Move PS4 Xbox One
Body Feint Right RS right (flick) RS right (flick)
Body Feint Left RS left (flick) RS left (flick)
Stepover Right RS to top, rotate top to right RS to top, rotate top to right
Stepover Left RS to top, rotate top to left RS to top, rotate 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 right (hold) RS right (hold)
Ball Roll Left RS left (hold) RS left (hold)
Drag Back (while standing) R1 + LS down (flick) RB + LS down (flick)
The Bridge Hold R2 + Flick RS at opponent Hold RT + Flick RS at opponent

THREE-STAR SKILL MOVES


Gonzalo Higuain FIFA 18

There are only a few three-star skill moves, but these are quite useful when in close proximity to defenders. These are used a lot out wide to give extra space to put a cross into the area.

Skill Move PS4 Xbox One
Heel Flick RS up, down (flick) RS up, down (flick)
Flick Up RS up, up, up (flick) RS up, up, up (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 RS to bottom, rotate RS 270° through right
Fake Left and Go Right RS to left, rotate bottom to right RS to left, rotate bottom to right
Fake Right and Go Left RS to right, rotate bottom to left RS to right, rotate bottom to left

FOUR-STAR SKILL MOVES


Zlatan Ibrahimovic FIFA 18

Four-star skill moves are more difficult than the lower levels and also look more impressive when you pull them off. The spins and feints can be used to outsmart the defenders, allowing you to get room for a shot or cross.

Skill Move PS4 Xbox One
Ball Hop (while standing) R3 (tap) R3 (tap)
Heel to Heel Flick RS up, down (flick) RS up, down (flick)
Simple Rainbow RS down, up, up (flick) RS down, up, up (flick)
Advanced Rainbow RS down (flick), up (hold), down (flick) RS down (flick), up (hold), down (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 RS to bottom right (45°) x2
Stop and Turn Left (while running) RS up (flick), left (flick) RS up (flick), left (flick)
Stop and Turn Right (while running) RS up (flick), right (flick) RS (flick), right (flick)
Ball Roll Cut Left RS left (hold), LS left (hold) RS left (hold), LS left (hold)
Ball Roll Cut Right RS right (hold), LS right (hold) RS right (hold), LS right (hold)

FIVE-STAR SKILL MOVES


Cristiano Ronaldo FIFA 18 Skill Players

The five-star skill moves are only performed by a small number of players in the game. These are the most difficult tricks to perform in real life, and in FIFA 18. Some of them require a lot of practice before you can get them perfect, but anyone who can use them properly should be unstoppable.

Skill Move PS4 Xbox One
Elastico RS to right then rotate through bottom to left RS to right then rotate through bottom to left
Reverse Elastico RS to left then rotate through bottom to right RS to left then rotate through bottom to right
Quick Ball Rolls (while standing) RS down (hold) RS down (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 RS to bottom, rotate through bottom to right, then rotate from right through bottom to left RS to bottom, rotate through bottom to right, then rotate from right through bottom to left
Ball Roll & Flick Left (while running) RS left (hold), up (flick) RS left (hold), up (flick)
Ball Roll & Flick Right (while running) RS right (hold), up (flick) RS right (hold), up (flick)
Sombrero Flick (while standing) RS up, up, down (flick) RS up, up, down (flick)
Turn & Spin Left RS up, left (flick) RS up, left (flick)
Turn & Spin Right RS up, right (flick) RS up, right (flick)
Ball Roll Fake Left (while standing) RS left (hold), right (flick) RS left (hold), right (flick)
Ball Roll Fake Right (while standing) RS right (hold), left (flick) RS right (hold), left (flick)
Rabona Fake (while jogging) L2 + Square/O, X + LS down LT + X/B, A + LS down
Elastico Chop Left RS down, left (flick) RS down, left (flick)
Elastico Chop Right RS down, right (flick) RS down, right (flick)
Okocha Sombrero Flick (running) RS up (hold) RS up (hold)
Forward Sombrero Flick RS up (flick) RS up (flick)
Laces Flick Up L2 + R1 (hold) LT + RB (hold)
Sombrero Flick Backwards Hold LS to bottom Hold LS to bottom
Sombrero Flick Left Hold LS to left Hold LS to left
Sombrero Flick Right Hold LS to right Hold LS to right
Around the world RS spin around (clockwise or anti-clockwise) RS spin around (clockwise or anti-clockwise)
In Air Elastico RS right, left (flick) RS right, left (flick)
Reverse In Air Elastico RS left, left (flick) RS left, right (flick)
Flick Up For Volley Hold LS to up Hold LS to up
Chest Flick Hold LS to up, press L3 Tap R3 x3 Hold LS to up, press L3 Tap R3 x3
T. Around the World Rotate RS clockwise then RS up (flick) Rotate RS clockwise then RS up (flick)

PLAYERS WITH FIVE-STAR SKILLS


Neymar FIFA 18 Skill Players

Neymar's transfer to PSG from Barcelona mean that the Ligue 1 giants now have the most five-star skillers in FIFA 18 with three players capable of doing every skill move, while Bayern Munich and Juventus have two players each.

Player Position Club
Cristiano Ronaldo LW Real Madrid
Neymar LW PSG
Ricardo Quaresma RM Besiktas
Angel Di Maria RW PSG
Paul Pogba CM Manchester United
Thiago CM Bayern Munich
Franck Ribery LM Bayern Munich
Nani LW Lazio
Riyad Mahrez RM Leicester
Aiden McGeady LM Sunderland
Hatem Ben Arfa CAM PSG
Douglas Costa LM Juventus
Juan Cuadrado RM Juventus
Elton CAM Al-Qadisiyah
Ousmane Dembele RM Barcelona
Stephan El Shaarawy LW Roma
Shikabala LW Al Raed
Andriy Yarmolenko RW Borussia Dortmund
Ignacio Piatti LW Montreal Impact
Insinho RM Philadelphia Union
Matias Fernandez CM Club Necaxa
Sofiane Boufal LW Southampton
Yannick Bolasie RM Everton
Marlos RM Shakhtar Donetsk
Carlos Villanueva CAM Al Ittihad
Oussama Assaidi LM Twente
Charly Musonda RM Chelsea
Giorgi Chanturia RM FC Ural
Vincent Aboubakar ST Porto
Mohamed Elyounoussi LM Basel
Alexandru Maxim CAM Mainz
Jordan Botaka RM Sint-Truidense
Vitinho ST CSKA Moscow
Edison Flores LM Aalborg
Ricardo Kishna LW ADO Den Haag
Benson Manuel RM Genk
Matheus Pereira CAM Bordeaux
Thabo Rakhale RW Orlando Pirates
Gelson Martins RM Sporting

EA SPORTS releases FIFA 18 worldwide on September 29. To order your copy, head to: https://www.easports.com/au/fifa/buy/australia

You can also RE-LIVE RONALDO'S FIFA EVOLUTION.

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