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Secret Achievement in NBA 2K16

Secret Achievement1,952 (65)

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Achievement won on 28 Jun 16
TA Score for this game: 5,870
Posted on 17 December 15 at 11:56, Edited on 20 October 17 at 00:29
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You can find runes on player cards in MyTeam. To do this you have to go to your Collection, press A on a player and go to "View Card". You will find the runes moving the card. Be sure to check every corner of the card because they can be tricky to find.

There are 30 runes, 15 on Current Players and 15 on Historic Players. They follow a 5-5-5 formula, which means you will find 5 runes on 5 bronze players, 5 silver players and 5 gold players from Current and Historic. Amethyst, Rewards, Diamonds and other collections don't have runes. **They won't in case those players were not initially on those tiers when the game was launched. You could have 15 runes on gold players If your runes are on players that were initially silver and bronze but were upgraded to gold when they were release. Check the list of players on the link below**

REALLY IMPORTANT: It will be IMPORTANT to know WHEN you started to play MyTeam. It looks like the runes are determined by the current tier of the player in that moment, meaning, If you started playing back in Octuber, you will need to check all the changed players, but, If you started playing just know, you just need to check the actual players, no need to worry about Golds that changed to Diamond in January for example.
Thanks to TrapMuzik99 for this. He only got 4 runes in originally gold historics, and found his 5th and last rune on a player that was originally silver.

Like I said, once you start your MyTeam the first time, the game will assign the runes to specific players, meaning you won't find runes on any player. For example, If you have a rune on Serge Ibaka, you will always have a runes on every single card you buy of him. Don't expect to find runes on all players. You can sell the players with runes, you won't lose the runes.

More info on runes, like updated players and possible founds on amethysts or diamonds:

You should be fine with 200,000 MTP to get all runes. Just buy and sell the cards you check. Keep a record of players you check, that will help a ton. (This is not the case anymore, with each passing day, the market is more expensive and there are less cards so...)

FINAL list of players that changed tiers:

Amethyst to Gold (won't have rune)
'95 Jason Kidd
'80 Nate Archibald


Gold to Diamond
'62 Oscar Robertson
'03 Tracy McGrady
'67 Rick Barry
'71 John Havlicek

Gold to Amethyst
'78 David Thompson
'93 Mark Price
'82 Robert Parish
'01 Vlade Divac
'84 Kiki Vandeweghe
'69 Wes Unseld
'77 Pete Maravich
'75 Bob McAdoo
'85 Bernard King
'77 Bob Lanier
'82 Bernard King
'75 George McGinnis
'80 George Gervin
'85 Isiah Thomas
'82 Adrian Dantley
'00 Grant Hill
'71 Spencer Haywood
'89 Dale Ellis
'84 Mark Aguirre

Gold to Silver
'97 Dan Majerle
'93 Dale Ellis
'09 Michael Finley
'00 Jamal Mashburn


Silver to Amethyst
'66 Jerry Lucas
'68 Dave Debusschere
'97 Kevin Johnson

Silver to Gold
'01 Antoine Walker
'00 Glenn Robinson
'95 Isaiah Rider
'00 Isaiah Rider
'05 Jalen Rose
'81 Jamaal Wilkes
'99 Keith Van Horn
'80 Scott Wedman
'97 Damon Stoudamire
'03 Jason Williams
'89 Kenny Smith
'98 Isaiah Rider
'03 Eric Snow
'04 Keith Van Horn
'69 Earl Monroe
'85 Michael Ray Richardson
'93 Drazen Petrovic
'80 Michael Ray Richardson
'69 Rudy Larusso
'90 Chuck Person
'06 Darius Miles
'01 Steve Francis
'94 Derrick Coleman
'95 Jim Jackson
'89 Danny Ainge
'97 Kendall Gill
'83 Larry Drew
'90 Derrick Harper
'94 Rex Chapman
'02 Shane Battier
'05 Steve Francis
'75 Lucius Allen
'94 Stacy Augmon
'95 Tyrone Hill
'01 Brian Grant
'01 Jalen Rose
'00 Derrick Coleman
'03 Jay Williams
'96 Gheorge Muresan


Bronze to Amethyst
'01 Jerry Stackhouse

Bronze to Gold
'03 Jerry Stackhouse
'90 Tom Chambers
'91 Antoine Carr
'79 James Edwards
'87 Tom Chambers

Bronze to Silver
'06 Raja Bell
'02 Jon Barry
'84 George Johnson
'97 Mark Bryant
'90 Randy Breuer
'93 Anthony Bonner

***Thanks to stowie, Markyshizzle, TrapMuzik99 and the rest of nice guys that used the forums to help each other and finally try to solve this out.
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