FIFA 17 – How the Chemistry Works in FUT

FIFA 17 Chemistry Styles

EA Sports has explained and clarified how chemistry works in FIFA 17. Here is an explanation on how FUT 17 Chemistry works and some in-game backend calculations that can affect a players stats when playing FUT 17 matches.

The effects of Chemistry are applied to your FUT players at the start of the game. These effects are governed by a combination of both Team Chemistry and Individual Player Chemistry. Below is the rate of these effects in a FUT match:

  • A player in the starting XI: 25% from Team Chemistry & 75% from Individual Player Chemistry.
  • A player who comes on as a substitute: 25% from Team Chemistry & 75% from Static Individual Player Chemistry of 5.

This means that whilst substitutes benefit from being in a team with high Chemistry, they won’t receive the effects of Individual Player Chemistry.

The following formula shows how the effects of Chemistry on Player Attributes are calculated:

(Team Chemistry*.25) + ((Player Chemistry*10)*.75)

  • If the resulting number is greater than 50, players’ attributes start to improve towards their maximum of 99.
  • If the resulting number is 50, the number is neutral and the player receives no changes from their base attributes.
  • If the resulting number is 49 or lower, the players’ attributes are reduced towards their minimum of 1.

A player in the Starting XI with 100 Team Chemistry and 10 Player Chemistry

  • (Team Chemistry*.25) + ((Player Chemistry*10)*.75)
    (100*.25) + ((10*10)*.75)
    = 25 + 75
    = 100 (99)

A Substitute with 100 Team Chemistry

  • (Team Chemistry*.25) + ((Player Chemistry*10)*.75) (100*.25) + ((5*10)*.75) = 25 + 37.5 = 62.5

A player with 10 Player Chemistry and 100 Team Chemistry on Xbox One/PS4
With the Sniper Chemistry Style, the player’s Shooting attributes will gain 10 points to Positioning, 15 points to Finishing, 10 points to Volleys and 15 points to Penalties. Not every attribute receives a boost however, for example Shot Power and Long Shots remain the same.

Team Management In-Game
Once in-game, Team Management has no effect on chemistry, this includes but is not limited to formation and position changes.

Physical attributes are affected by a player’s stamina during the match. The attributes affected are as follows:

  • Acceleration
  • Agility
  • Jumping
  • Strength
  • Reactions
  • Marking

FIFA 17 Chemistry Styles
Check out this FUT 17 Chemistry Styles table which outlines the attribute values a player with 100/10 chemistry will receive, broken down by chemistry style.

The information in this post will be kept up to date should any adjustments be made ahead of or during FUT 17. Bookmark and keep checking this post and stay tuned for the coming updates on FUT 17 Chemistry.


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