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Madden NFL 17

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Threw down the Gauntlet Again in Madden NFL 17

Threw down the Gauntlet Again210 (50)

This is a rare achievementDefeat the Level 25 Boss of the Skills Trainer Gauntlet.

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Achievement Guide for Threw down the Gauntlet Again

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Achievement won on 12 Sep 16
TA Score for this game: 2,105
Posted on 12 September 16 at 07:59, Edited on 12 September 16 at 09:54
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Pre-Guide - The "I Can Confirm's"
Although XGC GunNut got some downvotes he was for the most part correct; downloading a customer 99 rated roster will woprk. I think this is hit and miss, though, as I downloaded the "Billz99" roster and it didn't work, however, when I tried Vikings99, it did (Rating as 98). Credit to XGC GunNut for this. Also, I can 100% confirm you have to complete Level 26. I got to 25 TWICE with no pop, got allocated a ladder challenge at 26, and failed each time, then failing the 25 boss. Stupid.

Anyway, the actually guide part now.


1) Download the Viking99 or Vikings99 roster by searching it in keywords, (can't remember which, will edit later with confirmation) which will give you a 98 rated Vikings team. Unless your console is somehow different, when you load the roster and go to Skills Trainer this WILL show the Vikings as being a 98 rating. Other "99" rosters didn't work for me. This is not my roster, and the credit to creating it goes to its listed creator.

2) Set Difficulty to Rookie

3) Always play against the Tennessee Titans, Cleveland Browns, New York Jets or San Francisco 49ers (my team, cry). They are all weak, 73 - 76 rated, and will provide the easiest possible opponents. This is randomly selected; you can't choose the team you face. So keep backing in and our until you face up against one of these. I list 4 as you're more likely to get one of the 4 quickly and the difficulty spike between the 4 is minimal. It doesn't take long to back in and our, and the loads screens IN the skills trainer are virtually non-existent, so it's worth the time waiting until an easy opponent comes up.

4) Go in with the mindset that if you have under 6 lives by Level 10, restart. If you die after, never restart (you might luck out with a ladder, or get a free life.)

I'll update with bosses when I can give better guides on them!
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x iKrueLTyyy
Achievement won on 25 Oct 16
TA Score for this game: 2,562
Posted on 25 October 16 at 13:43
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I attempted this with the Vikings99 roster but could not do it. Then I tried a roster called 'GauntletCheese' and got it on the first go around without losing any lives. This roster maxed out the main Steelers players and min out the Bills which made them so horribly slow in which you can just run by them.
1. Download GauntletCheese roster and remember to load it. (The Steelers won't be overall 99 but that doesn't matter)
2. Start up Skills Trainer and backing out until you get Bills as opponent then just choose Steelers and set to Rookie.
3. Start up Gauntlet and play through the easiest way possible.
4. Listen to that sweet new diamond level achievement sound popping!
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