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Flair Pass in EA FC Tutorial

Flair pass. This isn't just another button press; it's a secret weapon that injects strategic surprise and dazzling skill into your passing game in FC 24. Learn how to master the controls and catch your opponent off-guard on your next gameplay!

What is a Flair Pass?

In EA FC 24, a flair pass blends finesse and skill to surprise opponents while passing the ball to a teammate. Despite being low-rated, the strategic utility of this move in opening spaces and creating goal opportunities makes it high-risk, and high-reward. Charging up the pass adds unpredictability and excitement, altering gameplay dynamics.

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While a flair pass won't turn you into a pro-FC player immediately, it's a valuable skill to gain an advantage during matches and impress others.

How Do I Perform A Flair Pass in FC 24?

Gear up and get your controllers, keyboard, and mouse ready, here are the steps on how to perform a flair pass:

Step1. Get into position, face your target teammate

Step2. Do the following:

  • PlayStation: Hold down the left trigger or the L2 buttonX button or the pass button (at the same time).
  • Xbox: Hold down the LT buttonA button (at the same time).
  • PC: This one's a bit different. Hold down the W key (to move your player upwards) and right-click your mouse at the same time.

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Step3. Be Accurate

While holding the buttons, aim the right stick (or your mouse on PC) in the direction you want the ball to go after the flair. This will determine where your teammate receives the final pass.


  • Flair passes carry a bit more risk than regular passes. If you mistime it, you could lose possession. Use them strategically and at the right moments.
  • All footballers can make flair passes but, players with higher skill ratings will generally perform flair passes more smoothly. 

How to Flair Through Pass, Flair shoot, and Flair lob in FC 24

FC 24's flair system is not limited to fancy passing alone. With different types of shots and lobs, you can add an element of strategic surprise to your game. Executing each one with precision is a breeze, simply follow these steps:


Flair Through Pass L2 + Triangle
Flair Shot L2 + Circle 
Flair Lob L2 + Square


Flair Through Pass LT + Y
Flair Shot LT + B
Flair Lob LT + X

Pro Tip: Avoid using the left stick (directional pad on consoles) to move your player while performing the flair pass. This can mess up the execution.

That's it! Mastering the flair pass takes practice. Find a training mode or a willing friend to practice with. The more you use it, the more comfortable and precise you'll become. 

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Performing a Flair Pass in FC 24

Mastering flair passes in FC 24 can be a game-changer if you avoid common pitfalls.

1. Timing Troubles

The biggest challenge with flair passes is timing. Hitting the buttons too early or too late can result in a weak, misplaced pass, or worse, a complete whiff. Find the sweet spot where the flair animation transitions smoothly into the pass.

2. Misjudging Player Positioning

A perfectly executed flair pass goes to waste if your teammate isn't in the right place to receive it. Make sure your target is making a run into the space you intend to send the ball.

3. Flair Fever

Don't get carried away by the allure of the flair pass. While it's a great tool, overuse can backfire. If a simple pass is the better option, stick with that. Flair passes are most effective when used strategically to surprise defenders.

4. Don't Flair in a Crowd

Flair passes need some space. If defenders are too close or you're under pressure, regular pass is safer.

5. Time It Right, Don't Button Mash:

Doing a flair pass requires a deliberate press of both buttons simultaneously, so focus on timing and control for a smooth execution. 

The Wrap Up

A flair pass is a powerful tool that can add a new dimension to your FC 24 game. With a bit of practice, you'll be leaving defenders outmaneuvered and creating scoring chances they never saw coming. Remember, timing and precision are key! With dedication and these tips, you can become a master of the flair pass and dominate the midfield in FC 24. 

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