WWE 2K16

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Abilities

Each ability has three different levels with the listed attributes:

Dirty Pin

    Ability: Can be performed when the opponent is lying parallel to the ropes.
    Level 1: Decreases the opponent's kick out gauge by 26% but the chance that referee sees the pins is increased by 24%.
    Level 2: Decreases gauge by 44% but the chance of referee noticing is increased by 34%.
    Level 3: Requires a finisher, decreases gauge by 60%, and referee chance is increased to 50%.

Diving Pin Combo

    Ability: Allows a Superstar to perform a pin immediately following certain diving attacks.
    Level 1: Reduces opponent's kickout gauge by 10%.
    Level 2: Reduces by 20%.
    Level 3: Reduces by 30%.

Fan Favorite

    Ability: Increases the time window in which players must complete a Superstar's Comeback moment.
    Level 1: Increases by 13 seconds.
    Level 2: Increases by 16 seconds.
    Level 3: Increases by 21 seconds.

Immovable Object

    Ability: Can only be used by Heavyweight and Super Heavyweight Superstars. Decreases the chance that a Superstar will fall to his knees when hit by a strong or running strike.
    Level 1: Decreases the chance by 40%.
    Level 2: Decreases by 55%.
    Level 3: by 65%.

Mouthpiece

    Ability: Players have a stamina increase when their manager distracts the referee.
    Level 1: Provides a small boost.
    Level 2: Increases boost further by 50%. Only usable twice per match.
    Level 3: Increases boost further by 50%. Only usable twice per match.

Move Thief

    Ability: Steal an opponent's finisher and use it against them, disrupting their focus and causing them to lose stamina.
    Level 1: Ability can be used once per match.
    Level 2: Useable twice and increase the stamina lost.
    Level 3: Completely drains the opponent's stamina while allowing the move to be used once per match.

Pin Combo

    Ability: Allows a Superstar to perform a pin immediately following certain grapple attacks.
    Level 1: Reduces opponent's kickout gauge by 10%.
    Level 2: Reduces to 20%.
    Level 3: Reduces to 30%.

Resilience

    Ability: Allows players to immediately kick out from the pinfall mini-game.
    Level 1: Requires a Finisher and can be done once per match.
    Level 2: Requires a Finisher but can be done twice per match.
    Level 3: Does not require a Finisher but can only be done once per match.

Ring Escape

    Ability: Allows Superstars to escape to ringside when they are down near the ropes.
    Level 1: Requires 75% of stamina bar to perform.
    Level 2: Reduces cost by 33%.
    Level 3: Reduces cost by 66%.

Rope Break

    Ability: Decreases the probability of the referee seeing the Rope Break of the opponent during the first pin count.
    Level 1: Decreases by 60%.
    Level 2: Decreases by 50%.
    Level 3: Decreases by 40%.

Ruthless Aggression

    Ability: While fighting at ringside, damage dealt from grapple and environmental attacks is increased.
    Level 1: Increased by 7%.
    Level 2: Increased by 11%.
    Level 3: Increased by 18%

Teamwork

    Ability: Damage inflicted by double team moves and Tag Team finishers is increased.
    Level 1: Deals 12% more damage.
    Level 2: Deals 17% more damage.
    Level 3: Deals 26% more damage.

Technician

    Ability: Decreases stamina cost of reversals.
    Level 1: Decreases by 10%.
    Level 2: Decreases by 30%.
    Level 3: Decreases by 50%.

Preset movesets

The indicated moveset is based on the corresponding wrestler:

    American Dragon: Bryan Danielson/Daniel Bryan
    Backbreaker Specialist: Roderick Strong
    Bucking Trends: The Young Bucks
    Charisma Personified: Jeff Hardy
    Gold Standard: Shelton Benjamin
    Jackson: Ezekial Jackson
    Jomo: John Morrison
    Olympic Hero: Kurt Angle
    Panama Playboy: Adam Cole
    Shake, Rattle & Roll: Road Dogg
    The Ace Of Japan: Hiroshi Tanahashi
    The Dude: Trent Barretta
    The Monster: Brodus Clay
    The Shoot Fighter: Katsuyori Shibata
    The Suplex Machine: Tazz
    WWE Legend 1: Eddie Guerrero

The indicated moveset is based on the corresponding wrestler in the "New Moves Pack" DLC:

Normal Moves

    630 Senton: Prince Puma
    Alabama Slam Facebuster: Bull Nakano
    Armbar / Leglock combo: Kyle O'Reilly
    Avalanche RamPaige: Paige
    Bang A Rang: Dalton Castle
    Black Magic: Low Ki
    Buzzsaw Kick: Tajiri
    Corner Springboard Enzuigiri: Nikki Bella
    Cradle Piledriver: Jerry Lynn
    Crossface Chickenwing: Stardust/Cody Rhodes
    Deadlift German Suplex: Neville
    Diving Corkscrew Moonsault: Johnny Mundo or Tetsuyo Naito
    Dragon Sleeper: Low Ki or Finn Balor
    Fireman's Carry Roundhouse: Prince Puma
    GTS / Penalty Kick combo: Katsuyori Shibata
    Gut Check / Sick Kick combo: Roderick Strong
    Hammerlock Armbreaker: Pentagon Jr.
    Inverted Alabama Slam: Cody Rhodes or Hardcore Holly
    Leaping Mushroom Stomp: Trevor Lee
    Prawn Hold: Zack Sabre Jr.
    Pumphandle Half Nelson Driver: Pentagon Jr.
    Rapid Fire Curb Stomps: Kyle O'Reilly
    Regal Cutter: William Regal
    Shouten: Hirooki Goto
    Sidewinder Suplex: Kevin Owens/Steen
    Sit-Out Last Ride Powerbomb: Kota Ibushi
    Sit-Out Pendulum Facebuster: JOHN CENA!
    Springboard Swanton: Sin Cara
    Strong Style Stomp: Shinsuke Nakamura
    Ura Shouten: Hirooki Goto
    Vertical Suplex Powerbomb: Trevor Lee or Kenta Kobashi

Tag Team Moves

    Back Suplex/Leg Drop Combo: War Machine
    Buckle Bomb/Enzuigiri Combo: The Young Bucks
    Superkick/Piledriver Combo: The Young Bucks
    Tag Buckle Bomb / Rope Grip High Kick combo: The Young Bucks

OMG Moments

    Suicidal Tornado DDT: Will Ferrara

Fighting styles

The indicated fighting style is based on the corresponding wrestler:

    Aerialist 1: Evan Bourne/Matt Sydal
    Aerialist 2: Rob Van Dam
    Aerialist 3: Jeff Hardy
    Aerialist 4: Sonjay Dutt
    Brawler 1: Johnny Gargano
    Brawler 2: Dana Brooke
    Brawler 3: Terry Funk
    Brawler 4: J.T.G. (Cryme Tyme)
    Giant 1: The Great Khali
    Giant 2: King Kong Bundy
    Giant 3: Andre The Giant
    Giant 4: Tensai
    Powerhouse 1: Scott Steiner
    Powerhouse 2: Goldberg
    Powerhouse 3: Roderick Strong
    Powerhouse 4: Kenny Omega
    Showboat 1: Dusty Rhodes
    Showboat 2: Petey Williams
    Showboat 3: M.V.P. (Montel Vontavious Porter)
    Showboat 4: Scotty 2 Hotty
    Striker 1: Yoshi Tatsu/Naofumi Yamamoto
    Striker 2: Shinsuke Nakamura
    Striker 3: Kassius Ohno/Chris Hero
    Striker 4: Mike Tyson
    Technician 1: Konnan
    Technician 2: Colt Cobana/Scotty Goldman
    Technician 3: AJ Styles
    Technician 4: Trent Barretta

Trophies

Successfully complete one of the following tasks to get a trophy:

    All Trophies earned (Platinum): Earn all trophies.
    Universe Master (Silver): WWE Universe - Play and win 50 matches.
    Road to WrestleMania (Bronze): WWE Universe - Win WrestleMania main event as the Royal Rumble winner. (Single play)
    Attitude Adjustment (Bronze): WWE Universe - Max any personality trait of a Superstar/Diva by playing in a match.
    Face of the WWE (Bronze): WWE Universe - Create Major Shows for Mon-Sat and assign the same Superstar to each show.
    The Celtic Warrior (Bronze): WWE Universe - Have a Superstar completely recover from a critical injury.
    Leave me alone! (Bronze): WWE Universe - Inflict a critical injury status effect on an opponent in a match.
    Destined for greatness (Silver): WWE Universe - Stack both Momentum and Hot Streak statuses to 10 through gameplay or simulation.
    Actions speak louder than words (Bronze): WWE Universe - Have the dominant personality trait of a Superstar/Diva change via gameplay.
    Future of the WWE (Bronze): WWE Universe - Cash in Money in the Bank at WrestleMania and win the Championship.
    Playing dirty (Bronze): Win a match via dirty pin. (Single play)
    Gentleman in the ring (Bronze): Push opponent into the ropes during chain wrestling to perform a clean break. (Single play)
    Now that's hardcore! (Bronze): Hit an opponent with a foreign object or put them through a table. (Single play)
    Oh! My! (Bronze): Put your opponent through the announce table via OMG! moment. (Single play/Exhibition)
    Over the ropes you go! (Silver): Eliminate 12 opponents with the same Superstar in a single Royal Rumble match. (Single play)
    Matchmaker (Bronze): Win in 20 match variations. (Single play)
    Locker room rat (Bronze): Complete a match with 50 different Superstars/Divas. (Single play)
    Unknown veteran (Bronze): Win 10 times using a custom Superstar. (Single play)
    Tap! Tap! Tap! (Bronze): Make an opponent tap out with a submission that is not a Finisher or Signature move. (Single Play)
    Tragic commentators (Bronze): Destroy 2 announce tables within a single match. (Single play)
    This match won't end! (Bronze): Successfully perform a major reversal. (Single play)
    This is my yard (Bronze): Create a show that uses a custom arena and an imported logo for its show logo.
    Enter like a Champ (Bronze): View an entrance scene that uses a custom Championship.
    Feed Me More (Bronze): Use the quick edit function in a move set.
    Prospect (Bronze): Earn the online rank "Prospect".
    Blue-Chipper (Bronze): Earn the online rank "Blue-Chipper".
    WWE Live Star (Silver): Earn the online rank "Superstar".
    Teamwork is fun (Bronze): Win a Team Up match.
    Tonight is the night (Bronze): Win the main event in 2K Tonight.
    Austin 3:16 (Bronze): 2K Showcase - Complete the "Austin 3:16" scenario. (Single play)
    Showcase master (Bronze): 2K Showcase - Complete all Bonus Matches. (Single play)
    Wrestling heritage (Silver): 2K Showcase - Complete all objectives.
    Don't trust anybody (Gold): 2K Showcase - Complete all Special Objectives.
    Stone Cold said so (Bronze): 2K Showcase - Unlock and view all video replays and images in the gallery.
    We have a new Champion! (Bronze): MyCAREER - Win the WWE Championship.
    My path starts here (Bronze): MyCAREER - Complete the tutorial.
    Welcome to the main roster (Bronze): MyCAREER - Get promoted to RAW.
    Big Four (Bronze): MyCAREER - Participate in WrestleMania, Royal Rumble, SummerSlam, and Survivor Series.
    Untouchable (Silver): MyCAREER - Get an overall value of 95 or more.
    Hall of Famer (Silver): MyCAREER - Get inducted into the Hall of Fame.
    Controller of my destiny (Bronze): MyCAREER - Have main personality become Aggressive.
    Birth of an NXT Champion (Bronze): MyCAREER - Earn the NXT Championship.
    Birth of an IC Champion (Bronze): MyCAREER - Earn the Intercontinental Championship.
    Birth of a US Champion (Bronze): MyCAREER - Earn the United States Championship.
    Birth of a Tag Champion (Bronze): MyCAREER - Earn the Tag Championship.
    I am a Wrestling God (Silver): MyCAREER - Purchase all abilities that can be purchased.
    I am the best! (Silver): MyCAREER - Purchase all skills that can be purchased.
    Competent manager (Bronze): MyCAREER - Purchase all managers that can be purchased.

Additionally, there are seven secret trophies:

    Phenom vs. Scorpion (Silver): WWE Universe - Win a WrestleMania match between Undertaker and Sting. (Single play)
    Giant spear (Bronze): Execute a Big E Spear. (Single play)
    Lightning reflexes (Bronze): Reverse a curb stomp with the RKO catch Finisher. (Single play)
    Suplex City (Silver): With Lesnar, execute "German Suplex 4" or "Back Suplex 2" 10 times in a single match. (Single play)
    What? What? What? (Bronze): 2K Showcase WM19 scenario - Get out of 3 pins during the last Historical Objective.
    The start of a rivalry (Bronze): MyCAREER - Become rivals with Tyler Breeze.
    I'm running in! (Bronze): MyCAREER - Successfully perform 10 or more run-ins during entrances, or mid-match.
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