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NBA 2K18 Badges Guide: How to Unlock Every Badge in the Game!


NBA 2K18 Badges Guide

We now have the NBA 2K18 Badges Guide including the Personality and Signature Skills Badges into one list. Badges uniquely identify players in two ways: Personality and Skill. They affect how players react to various emotional situations, as well as how they perform in specific in-game scenarios.

Skill Badges

Skill badges are broken up across the following categories and they can be upgraded once you earned the bronze tier in their specific category.

  • Inside Scorer
  • Outside Scorer
  • Playmaker
  • Athleticism
  • Rebounding
  • Defense

Inside Scorer
Allows you attempt difficult shots and change shots in the air. Acquired when you do 15 reverse layups and 5 change shot layups in one season.

Tear Dropper
Make 50 floaters in one season to improve your floaters and runners with this badge.

Putback King
Score multiple putbacks to get the putback king and improve awareness around the basketball after offensive rebound.

Pick and Roller
Get this badge by executing 100 pick and rolls in a season. This will improve offensive awareness of the roller during a pick and roll.

Relentless Finisher
Physical hits on contact shot will not impact your energy as much if you attempt 75 contact layups and get this badge.

Drop Stepper
Execute 30-drop step moves to get this badge and improve drop step in the post.

Dream Like Up and Under
Attempt 50 up and under shots in a single season to get this badge and improve scoring from the aforementioned move.

Outside Scorer
Corner Specialist
Get 25 3-point shots in a single season to acquire the badge and improve 3 point shooting from the corner.

Deep Range Deadeye
Hit 100 deep range shots while the ball is being contested to improve deep range shot percentage.

Limitless Range
Hit 50 long-range shots before the hash mark to unlock this badge and improve deep three percentage.

Difficult Shots
Hit 100-200 pull and hop shots that are contested to improve your tough shots off dribble percentage.

Pick and Popper
Score 200 times as the pick and pop man to unlock this badge and improve pick and pop receiving capacity.

Tireless Scorer
Make 200 shot attempts while energy bar is red to unlock this badge and improve effectiveness when high energy is being spent.

Catch and Shoot
Make 100 scores in a single season from catching and shooting to acquire the badge and improve the percentage of standstill shots off the catch.

Land 200 ‘Double move leading to a score’ in a single season to get the badge and ankle break an opponent while executing dribble moves.

Flashy Passer
Execute 50 flash passes in a season to unlock the badge and improve passing to receivers.

Pick and Roll maestro
Call for 150 screens in one season to get the badge and improve the accuracy of passes and shooting off screens when you initiate a pick and roll.

Lob City Passer
Execute 50 alley-oops in a single season to improve their accuracy.

Get 300 assists in a single season to unlock the badge and become an elite passer.

Lob City Finisher
Make 15 successful lobs in a single season to get the badge and slam home an alley-oop with better accuracy.

Making 15 contact dunks in a single season unlocks this badge and causes you to dunk at a higher rate over defenders.

Your player’s physicality will drain the energy of your opponent.

Brick Wall
Execute 100 screens in a single season to get the badge and be more likely to set an effective screen.

One Man Fast Break
Score 100 times on a fast break in a single season to get the badge and be overall a better player when executing a fast break.

Hustle Rebounder
Grab down 70 offensive and 250 defensive rebounds to get this badge and improve aggressiveness to chase rebounds.

Defensive Stopper
Land multiple good shot defense along with stop fastbreak and good transition defense to decrease the effectiveness of offensive skills during a defensive matchup.

Charge Card
Take seven charges to get the badge and be more effective at taking the charge.

Pick Dodger
Use turbo to fight through screens and unlock the badge. This badge will allow you to improve your ability to get around screens.

Pick Pocket
Cause a loose ball 50 times to get this badge and improve your ability to steal from ball handler.

Rim Protector
Improves defensive awareness around the rim

Chase Down Artist
Improves your ability to transition while defending and stop fast breaks.

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