Perks in FIFA 23 are a bonus system which gives you a way to improve your Virtual Pro [Career Mode or Pro Clubs], by refining your play style and abilities.
Perks are available in Career Mode and Pro Clubs. There are three slots for your Virtual Pro to assign three perks to. First one is available at Level 1. Second slot is unlockable at Level 9, and third slot at Level 19.
There are 32 perks unlockable in FIFA 23 for your Virtual Pro. Below is the list of them:
Boost Passing attributes for a short time (15 mins) after assisting a goal and grants the player Swerve Pass trait.
Increases the defending attributes in final 15 minutes + extra time of a match.
Increases your defending attributes when you are the last player back.
Boosted strength, ball control, and jumping when jostling, shielding, or heading the ball.
One Time Shot
Increases your finishing ability during one time shots or headers. Grants the Finesse Shot and Power Header Traits and increases your weak foot ability.
Active First Touch
Increases your ball control, acceleration, and sprint speed after a first touch.
GK attributes boosted in final 15 minutes + extra time of a match.
GK speed boosted when GK is sprinting or rushing.
Boosted jockey speed when the player does the Jockey or Sprint Jockey actions and increases the player’s tackling ability.
Increases crossing accuracy and ability when performing a cross and grants the player the Swerve trait and a 5 star weak foot ability.
Increases a player’s dribbling and skill move abilities when dribbling with a ball while also granting them the Flair trait.
Defending attributes boosted for short time (15 mins) after your team concedes a goal.
GK reflexes and reactions when saving.
Set Piece Beacon
Increases your Heading attributes during Set Pieces (Free Kick, Corner Kick, Throw In) for 5 seconds after the ball is in play and grants you the Power Header Trait.
Defending attributes boosted for short time (15 mins) after your team scores a goal.
GK One on One
GK abilities boosted in one vs one situations for 5 seconds.
Increases your shooting attributes during the last 15 minutes and extra time. Grants the Finesse Shot and Power Header Traits and increases your weak foot ability.
GK Far Reach
Good at saving distance shots.
Shooting attributes boosted for a short time (15 mins) after conceding a goal. Grants the Finesse Shot and Power Traits and increases your weak foot ability.
Shooting attributes boosted for a short time (15 mins) after you score a goal. Grants you the Finesse Shot and Power Header Traits and increases your weak foot ability.
Set Piece Expert
GK attributes boosted during Set Pieces (Penalty Kick, Free Kick, Corner Kick, Throw In) for 5 seconds after the ball is in play.
+ GK Long Throw trait
+ GK Flat Kick trait
Increases your accuracy and power from long distance shots. Grants you the Finesse Shot trait and 5 star weak foot ability.
Increases through pass and lofted through pass accuracy (Vision). Grants the player the Swerve trait and 5 star weak football ability.
Grants the the Second Wind and Solid Player.
Set Piece Specialist
Increases your player abilities during set pieces. Grants you the Giant Throw In and Set Play Specialist Trait.
How to Unlock Perks & Perk Slots in FIFA 23?
To unlock perks & perk slots, you need to level up, meaning you will have to gain more XP from playing matches and progress further.