Overview:
- Estimated achievement difficulty: 3/10
- Offline: 23 [555]
- Online: 18 [455]
- Approximate amount of time to 1000: 15-20 hours
- Minimum number of playthroughs needed: N/A
- Missable achievements: None
- Does difficulty affect achievements?: Yes – "Challenging" & "A Legendary Performance"
- Unobtainable/glitched achievements: None
- Extra equipment needed?: None

Welcome to FIFA 14, the latest installment in the EA’s long running simulation football franchise. The game improves upon previous titles in many ways and also adds various new features such as Pure Shot, and focus on multiplayer and co-op play has been increased. Game modes include Career, FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT), Seasons, Pro Clubs & Skill Games. There are a fair amount of achievements invested in each area of the game across these modes. The game is generally an easy completion, with 2 or 3 mildly challenging achievements but overall a substantial drop in difficulty compared to previous FIFA games.

Note: If you have played and completed the 360 version of FIFA 14, or unlocked various achievements, certain achievements in the Xbox One versions such as "Fuel For My Club", "On Your Way" & "Started From the Bottom…" will unlock straight away when booting the game up and/or entering the corresponding game mode.

Career
There are 6 achievements for 120G tied to the Career mode, 4 of which must be done in the Manager Career, one in the Player Career and "You Got Mail" can be done in either. All 6 achievements can be gained with 2 hours, and you’re only technically required to play one match for "Rising Star", and most of your activity in the Career mode will go towards simulating matches.

Ultimate Team
There are 10 achievements for 200G tied to the FIFA 14 Ultimate Team mode (FUT.) All FUT achievements can be gained within 5 hours. You will be required to complete simple tasks such as create your club, change your captain, challenge the Team of the Week & apply a chemistry set consumable to more longer tasks such as win a division title, complete all 14 manager tasks and open 20 packs.

Skill Games
There are 4 achievements for 120G related to the Skill games. They’re tutorial type challenges that cover all aspects of football. There are 13 challenges in total, each challenge has four stages; Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum (Challenge.) You will need to need to complete the Bronze & Silver stage of all 13 skill games for "Silver Lining", and complete the final challenge stage of a single skill game for Legendary. You will need to beat friends score in any skill game for "Skills to Pay the Bills" & "So Skilled" will unlock once you complete the Bronze stage of any skill game.

Pro Clubs & Seasons
There are 3 achievements for 75G tied to the Pro Clubs. You will be required to play a Drop-In match for "Just Dropped In", win a season’s match in Pro Clubs with a friend online for "Teamwork" & complete 15% of all Pro Accomplishments for "On Your Way". All Pro Club achievements can be gained within 5 hours. There are 2 achievements for 155G which are linked to Seasons for winning a trophy and earning a promotion.

Miscellaneous
There are several achievements in the game, most of which will come through natural play such as scoring different types of goals, and performing simple tasks on the games interface like gifting an item to a friend, buying an item from the catalogue, following a football recommendation, completing a be a pro challenge, playing a game of the week and reaching football club level 15.

*For the majority of offline achievements, you can head into Game Settings and press until you come to User and CPU game play customization. You can use a number of sliders to alter the game. Anything from shot accuracy and power, to goalkeeper quality can be customized to make the completion that much easier*

*As the button layout can be customized to a large degree in FIFA, this guide will assume you are using the ‘Classic’ control layout. Simply swap s for s, and vice versa where necessary, if you use ‘Alternate’. Other buttons in the guide may need to be changed to match your setup too.*

*The Achievement Trading thread can be found HERE*

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FIFA 14 Achievement Guide

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There are 41 achievements with a total of 1000 points

  • Score with a Curling Lace Shot

    (2)  

    The majority of shots in FIFA (unmodified by bumpers such as finesse) will be the standard lace shot using . For this achievement, you must score with a curling lace shot. Shots will naturally curl and swerve depending on the players positioning and how well he strikes the ball. This will most likely be one of the first you unlock.

  • Score with a Dipping Volley

    (3)  

    To increase the chances of scoring a dipping volley, attempt to set your players up with lob passes and low crosses. Simply strike the ball with as it is heading down to dip the ball. Again, this will come relatively easy just through natural play.

  • Straight Arm a Defender to Protect the Ball

      

    This achievement is definitely odd. Instead of doing as the description says, you will need to tackle an opposing player from behind with as they attempt to shield the ball.
    This can be done with a second controller/player. They need to hold to shield the ball, and then you tackle form behind.

  • Win the ball back with a Second Chance Tackle

      

    If you miss a standing tackle, simply press tackle again () to pull off a Second Chance tackle. You must win the ball back like this. You will know if it is a Second Chance tackle, as your player will awkwardly stretch to reach for the ball, after missing the first tackle.

  • Score with a first time Sliding Shot

    (4)  

    Another easy one. Your player must score by sliding along the ground to tap the ball in. Will most likely occur on rebounds and ground crosses.

  • Score with an Outside of the Foot Shot

    (1)  

    Another achievement that will come with normal play. To increase the chances of this, try shooting with higher quality players, and those who have the Outside Foot Shot trait. You need to be running towards goal, at an angle so that the player shoots () and will need to curl the ball towards the goal using the outside of his foot.

  • Win a game on Legendary after trailing at half time

    Using the game sliders make this achievements very easy, as mentioned in the roadmap. Enter an Exhibition match, and make sure the difficulty is set to Legendary. Next, alter the sliders to your preference so that your team’s attributes are inflated and you opponents deflated. Once you enter a game, go ahead and score an owngoal, then let the clock run until halftime, so that the opponents are leading. In the second half, you are now free to score and beat your opponent. Note; the match must be a win. A draw will not count.

  • Score a Perfect Hat Trick (left foot, right foot, header)

    (2)  

    Sliders come in handy hear too. Particularly, increasing shot power and decreasing your shot error,which will allow you to score from almost anywhere. Load up a match, and score a goal with a players right foot. Next, using the same player, shift him so that he will shoot (and score) with his left foot. Finally, set the same player up again for a headed opportunity for the third goal.

  • Complete the Silver stage of all Skill Games

    There are 13 Skills games to beat. Each Skill game has a Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum stage, each stage is unlocked as the previous is completed and the challenges get more challenging as you progress. Therefore, you will need to complete the Bronze & Silver stage of all 13 Skill games for this achievement. The majority of them are not difficult, and it generally all comes down to practice and learning. The Skills games and their required points include;

    • Ground Pass
      Bronze Score – 5000 points
      Silver Score – 4000 points
    • Advanced Ground Pass
      Bronze Score – 8000 points
      Silver Score – 7000 points
    • Shooting
      Bronze Score – 5000 points
      Silver Score – 5000 points
    • Advanced Shooting
      Bronze Score – 6000 points
      Silver Score – 12000 points
    • Dribbling
      Bronze Score – 12000 points
      Silver Score – 8000 points
    • Advanced Dribbling
      Bronze Score – 7000 points
      Silver Score – 5000 points
    • Lob Pass
      Bronze Score – 6000 points
      Silver Score – 20000 points
    • Crossing
      Bronze Score – 2000 points
      Silver Score – 12000 points
    • Defending
      Bronze Score – 2000 points
      Silver Score – 2000 points
    • Advanced Defending
      Bronze Score – 4000 points
      Silver Score – 4000 points
    • Goalkeeper
      Bronze Score – 3000 points
      Silver Score – 6000 points
    • Free Kicks
      Bronze Score – 10000 points
      Silver Score – 7500 points
    • Penalties
      Bronze Score –7300 points
      Silver Score – 5000 points

    For each challenge I recommend picking the best players in that specific field of skill. For example, for passing challenges choose players such as Xavi, Iniesta or Pirlo. For dribbling skills, either use Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. Shooting; Messi and Ronaldo, or Ibrahimovic. Defending; Thiago Silva. Goalkeeping; Casillas or Neuer.

  • Become Legendary on one of the Skill Challenges in Skill Games

    To become Legendary on a skill game, you must complete all four stages of any skill challenge. The easiest skill game to achieve this is the Goalkeeper skill challenge. The Bronze, Silver & Gold stages will not give you must trouble. A tip for the Platinum stage is to always be holding so your keeper always gets in the optimal position. In addition to this you should use to sprint in order to reach the harder balls being shot at you and to move in the direction of the balls. You will miss a few balls at the end, but you should still be able to beat this challenge by a considerable margin.

  • Unlock a single Skill Challenge in Skill Games

    A skill challenge is the final stage of a skill game, the platinum stage. You will need to complete the Bronze, Silver & Gold stages of any skill game to unlock this achievement. It is recommended that you choose the Goalkeeper skill game, as you will need to beat all four stages for that skill game for "Legendary" either way.

  • Follow a Football Club News & Alert to start or enter FUT

    Under the Home Menu is a large tile on the top right called "Football Club News & Alerts". You can scroll through different pages in this tile with until you see a "Go to FUT Now!". Press . The achievement will unlock when you press this, from which you will be taken to the FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Menu.

  • Earn a player's loyalty in FUT by playing 10 or more games with him

    This achievement is gained in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team. Any player acquired from a pack CANNOT be used as they already come with the Loyalty bonus. Players purchased from the transfer market must be used for this. Simply make sure that player is in your active squad, and he has enough match days on his contract.
    To extend the contract on a player, whilst on the "Squad" menu press on the player to bring up the Actions Menu, select "Apply Consumable" and choose "Contracts". You can earn contract cards from packs or purchasing them from the transfer market.
    At this point, you can start a single player Season in FUT and play the 10 matches, or you’re also able to forfeit every match and still earn the achievement.

  • Apply your first Chemistry Style consumable in FUT

    Chemistry Style consumables can only be acquired from Gold packs or purchased from the transfer market. To purchase one, in the FUT Menu go to the "Transfer" tab and select the "Transfer Market" tab. Under the "Consumables" tab select the "Consumable Type" and scroll with to select Chemistry Styles. Now press to confirm and press to search. You can purchase one from as cheap as 200 coins or bid on one for 150 coins.
    To apply the consumable to a player, under the Squad Menu in FUT, select "Active Squad" and press on a player to bring up the "Actions" menu, select "Apply Consumable" and select and apply your chemistry style consumable for the achievement.

  • Challenge the Team of the Week in FUT

    This achievement is gained in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team. In the FUT Menu under the "Play" tab, select the "Team of The Week" tile on the bottom left. Start the challenge and choose any difficulty you desire, with higher difficulties granting bigger coin rewards. It does not matter whether you win or lose the match, simply complete the match.

  • Open 20 packs in FUT

    This achievement is gained in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team. To buy packs, go to the Store tab and select Browse Packs. From here you have a choice to purchase four types of packs; Bronze, Silver, Gold & Special Packs each costing more than the previous as they include more rarer and expensive items/players. The cheapest method to gain this achievement is to buy 20 Bronze packs, they cost 400 coins each so you will need to spend 8000 coins in total. In addition to this, if you have used the web app or played the FIFA 14 beta beforehand, you will start off with a few unopened packs when you first start the game. Special packs such as those gifted during the "5 years of FUT" event also count.

  • Win a division title in FUT Seasons

    This achievement is gained in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team. This can only be achieved in a Singleplayer Season, and does not unlock in an Online Season. Once your squad is set up, go to the Play tab and select the Single Player Season tile. From here, you should choose an easy division to play like the Airtricity League (no entry requirements and 0.5 star team), You will now see the Fixture list consisting of 10 games. You need 12 points to win the division title, a match win equals 3 points meaning you need to win 4 games out of the 10. This is incredibly simple as the first 3 games difficulty is set to Amateur and the fourth on Semi-Pro. There are an addition 3 games later in the list set to Amateur as well. Win any four matches in the division for the achievement.

  • Complete all Manager Tasks in FUT

    This achievement is gained in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team. You can check the Manager tasks under the Squad tab. There are 14 tasks to complete from which you will be awarded a free Gold pack.

    • Change Club Name
      This will be first challenge you will complete as you set-up your team for the first time.
    • Play your first Match in a Tournament
      Complete one match in either a Singleplayer or Online Tournament. You can play Tournaments under the "Play" tab.
    • Play one Seasons match
      Complete one match in either a Singleplayer or Online Season. You can play a Season under the "Play" tab.
    • Buy an item from the Transfer Market
      Buy any item with your coins by accessing the Transfer Market under the "Transfer" tab.
    • List a player in the Transfer Market
      To list a player in the transfer list, firstly go to the "My Club" tab at the end and select the "My Club" tile. Press to search for all your owned players, now choose any player and press to bring up the Actions list, from here select "List" on the Transfer Market option, confirm the starting price and duration and continue to complete the challenge.
    • Challenge the Team of the Week
      Complete a match of Team of the Week by selecting it under the "Play" tab, you can win or lose.
    • Apply a Contract Item
      To purchase a contract item, go to the "Transfer" tab and select the "Transfer Market" tab. Under the "Consumables" tab select "Consumable Type" and scroll with to select "Contracts". Now press to confirm and press
      to search. You can purchase one from as cheap as 200 coins or bid on one for 150 coins.
      To apply the contract item to a player, under the "Squad Menu" in FUT, select "Active Squad" and press on a player to bring up the "Actions Menu", select "Apply Consumable" and select and apply your contract card to the player.
    • Apply a Fitness Item
      To purchase a fitness item, go to the "Transfer" tab and select the "Transfer Market" tab. Under the "Consumables" tab select the "Consumable Type" and scroll with to select "Fitness". Now press to confirm and press to search. You can purchase one from as cheap as 200 coins or bid on one for 150 coins.
      To apply the fitness item to a player, under the "Squad Menu" in FUT, select "Active Squad" and press on a player to bring up the "Actions" menu, select "Apply Consumable" and select and apply your fitness card to the player.
    • Apply a Chemistry Style Item
      To purchase a chemistry style item, go to the "Transfer" tab and select the "Transfer Market" tab. Under the "Consumables" tab select "Consumable Type" and scroll with to select "Consumable Style". Now press to confirm and press to search. You can purchase one from as cheap as 200 coins or bid on one for 150 coins.
      To apply the chemistry style item to a player, under the "Squad Menu" in FUT, select "Active Squad" and press on a player to bring up the "Actions Menu", select "Apply Consumable" and select and apply your chemistry style card to the player.
    • Change your Club Kit
      To change your Club Kit, go to the "My Club" tab at the end and select the "My Club" tile. Filter the "Search Type" to "Club Items", "Search" & the Item type to "Kit" then press to search. Now choose a kit and press to bring up the "Actions" list, now select "Make This Item Active" and choose either the Home or Away kit to complete the challenge.
    • Change your Club Ball
      To change your Club Ball, go to the "My Club" tab at the end and select the "My Club" tile. Filter the Search Type to "Club Items", "Search" & the Item Type to "Balls" then press to search. Now choose a ball and press to bring up the "Actions" list, now select "Make This Item Active" to complete the challenge.
    • Change your Club Crest
      To change your Club Crest, go to the "My Club" tab at the end and select the "My Club" tile. Filter the Search Type to "Club Items",  "Search" & the Item Type to "Badge" then press to search. Now choose a badge and press to bring up the "Actions" list, now select "Make This Item Active" to complete the challenge.
    • Change your Club Stadium
      To change your Club Kit, go to the "My Club" tab at the end and select the "My Club" tile. Filter the Search Type to "Club Items", "Search" & the Item Type to "Stadia" then press to search. Now choose a stadium and press to bring up the "Actions" list, now select "Make This Item Active" to complete the challenge. If you may have to purchase a stadium from the transfer market if you do not have any other stadiums to choose from.
    • Create a new Squad
      This will be first challenge you will complete as you set-up your team for the first time.
  • Change your captain in FUT

    This achievement is gained in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team. Under the "Squad" tab select the "Active Squad" tile and press to bring up "Squad Actions". Select "Player Roles", then "Captain" and choose another player to assign the Captain position to.

  • Apply a 99 Match Player Contract from the Catalogue to any player in FUT

    The first step of this achievement is to buy a 99 Match Player Contact. This can be done by going to the "Football Club" tab from the Main Menu, and selecting the "Catalogue" tile. Now switch to the "Ultimate Team" tab and purchase the "FUT 99 Player Contract" for 1000FCC. You will need to be level 15 to unlock the item. Now to apply the contract to a player in your squad, go to the FUT menu and select the Squad tab. Select "Active Squad "and press on a player to bring up the "Actions" menu, select "Apply Consumable" and choose the 99 Match Player Contract you bought for the achievement.

  • Send a Scout on an Area Scouting mission.

    This achievement is gained in the Manager Career mode. Once you have set-up your initial Manager Career settings, go to the "Transfers" tab and select the Global Transfer Network. You will see a few Scouts Available tiles under the "Scouts" tab, select one and send the scout to any region and country for the achievement.

  • Scout and find a player with any combination of 3 Global Transfer Network attributes in Career

    This achievement is gained in the Manager Career mode. Once you have set-up your initial Manager Career settings, go to the "Transfers" tab and select the Global Transfer Network. Now go to the Instructions tab and select the first "Add New Instruction" tab. Set the following Instructions;

    Position - Any Position
    Attributes - Defensive Minded, Strong & Tall
    Contract - 0 – 5
    Age - 16 – 30

    Now exit the Instructions screen and go to the "Scout" tab, select any available scout and send him to any region and country. The achievement will unlock within a few in-game weeks while you’re simulating matches. If it does not unlock soon, continue to simulate matches and as it will unlock eventually.

  • Win a trophy as a Team Manager in Career

    This achievement is gained in the Manager Career mode. The quickest way to earn this is to select Manchester United as your chosen team, continue to skip all messages and simulate through every pre-season friendly game until you reach the Community Shield against Wigan Athletic. Win that match for the achievement. This will also count for any other trophy win such as the F.A Cup, Capital One Cup or the Champions (League) Cup.

  • Change your formation from the Team Management tile in Squad during your Career

    This achievement is gained in the Manager Career mode. Go to the "Squad" tab and hover over the large "Team Management" tile (do not select it, if you do just go back), now just scroll either to the left or right with for the achievement.

  • Open up your inbox while advancing in Career

    This achievement can be gained in either the Manager or Player Career mode. This is unlocked when you open a message whilst you’re simulating matches under the Central menu. Simply select the "Advance" tile and you will receive several messages on the top left, press when prompted for the achievement.

  • Be featured in the team of the week in your Career as a Player

    This achievement is gained in the Player Career mode. You can either create a Pro or select an existing high rated player of your choice. To speed up the process, you should simulate the first three pre-season friendly games. Now you will play your first official league game, choose either to play as the whole team or just your Pro, whichever you feel you can score more goals with a single player with. The strongest way to guarantee a team of the week title is for your player to perform a hat trick (three goals with the same player in a match) and make sure no other player gains more goals than yours. Once the match ends, continue to simulate until the Team of the Week is announced, and the achievement will unlock.

  • Start a Co-op Season

    From the main menu, head into the "Seasons" tile and navigate to "Co-op Seasons". From here you are given the choice to invite your friends into a pre-match lobby. Simply start a match with your friend and the achievement will unlock.

  • Earn Promotion in Seasons

    Refer to "Bling Bling".

  • Play a Drop-In Match in Pro Clubs

    Once you have setup your Pro, head into Pro Clubs/Be A Pro from the main menu. On the "My Pro" tab, press on "Drop-In Match". You will have to choose which side to play for then you will pick your position. The achievement should unlock as you enter the game, if not, just play until the end to be sure.

  • Earn a trophy in Seasons

    It is easily possible to earn both "Moving on Up" and "Bling Bling" at the same time. To do so, you must become the champion of Division 10, earning 12 points. This can be done in as little as 4 games, by heading to the EA catalogue and purchasing 3 Seasons Wins. You can also ask a friend to gift you these some wins. (You can also purchase 2 Draws taking you up to 11 points). Now you need to win(or draw if on 11 points) the final game in order to reach 12 points, and claim both achievements in one swoop.

  • Finish a season in Online Friendlies

    A season in Online Friendlies consists of 5 games, and so the quickest way to earn this is to have one person win 3 games. From the main menu, press on the "Online Friendlies" tile. Invite a friend, and swap the half-length to 2 minutes. The person who will be losing can back out of the first 2 games to hasten the process, but the 3rd match must be played to completion.

  • Unlock 15% of the Pro Accomplishments in Pro Clubs

    For this you need to progress your overall Pro progress bar up to 15%. It is best to play mainly as a midfielder or striker in order to make lots of passes, dribbles and shots. You should also play a few games as a goalkeeper and defender to work towards the easier accomplishments such as saves made, and tackles. Just playing games and achieving a good match rating will also work towards accomplishments.

    It is recommended playing in a club with friends/boosters, but I did mine in Drop-In sessions. Playing in a club will definitely shorten the time that this achievement takes to get, as you will avoid other players online.

    Also, you should purchase all available Pro boosts from the EA catalogue. Whilst these will not count towards the 15%, they will make your player more formidable in-game.

  • Win your first seasons match in Pro Clubs

    For this you will need to win a match when playing in your club, with a friend/s. This should come relatively soon, depending on how good your team is. Be warned, this will not unlock if the opposing team backs out of the game whilst you are winning.

  • Complete a Match Day Challenge in Highlights of the Week on at least World Class difficulty

    Perhaps the hardest achievement in the game, the requirement for this will need some persistence. From the main menu, hover over the Kick Off tile and scroll right with the to find the "Highlights of the Week" tile. Enter this and you will be presented with a series of challenges that frequently update and change.

    The majority of these challenges will ask you to pull back goal deficits against better teams on world class, which depending on how good you are can be very hard. I suggest attempting some time management; say if there is 30 minutes to score 3 goals, try to score one in the first 10 minutes.

    Moreover, if the challenge starts with set piece such as a corner or free kick, make full use of it. For example, if you start the challenge with a corner and fail to score, immediately restart the challenge.

  • Win a Game of the Week in Highlights of the Week

    From the main menu, hover over the "Kick Off" tile and scroll right with the to find the "Highlights of the Week" tile. Enter this and you will be presented with a series of challenges that frequently update and change. Play any challenge on any difficulty to unlock this.

  • Complete a Be a Pro Challenge on any difficulty in Highlights of the Week

    Entering the same menu as above, you must play a match title as a Be a Pro challenge, to unlock this achievement.

  • Follow a Football Club Recommendation

    This should unlock when you complete "Fancy Some FUT?".

  • Gift a Football Club Catalogue item

    From the main menu, head on over to the "Football Club" tab and press on the "Catalogue" tile. Now you can choose an item such as the ‘Muevelo Goal Celebration’, press and then gift it to a friend. Once the transaction had completed, the achievement will pop.

  • Beat a score in Skill Games

    This can easily be gained by having a friend play a stage in any skill game and score relatively low, and then you should play the same stage and beat their score for the achievement.

  • Redeem an item from the Football Club Catalogue

    In the same process as "From Me To You", select an item from the catalogue and buy it for yourself.

  • Reach EA SPORTS Football Club Level 15

    Every match played in FIFA nets you a certain amount of XP that adds together to help you level up, which allows you to unlock more items in the EA catalogue. If you have played previous iterations of the franchise, there is a high possibility that this will unlock automatically on you first start up. If, not it will not take too long by playing through the Career mode and online matches. You can also help speed this up by playing some of the harder difficulty challenges in Highlight of the Week. You should note that there is a around about a 2000XP limit per day.

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