A Skill is a driving stunt that awards players Skill Points upon successful completion. Skills can be initiated in any game mode, but will vanish if the player becomes involved in a heavy collision, chooses to rewind or has their car position reset. They can be triggered individually, in combination with other Skills or through interaction with objects.
Extraordinary individually triggered Skills such as a particularly high Air Skill or long Drift Skill award more points that are classed in Great, Awesome and Ultimate levels, with the latter awarding the best Skills with the highest amount of points. Skill chains are awarded with a score multiplier that can be increased up to five as maximum without any perks.
Players can use Forza Edition cars with Skill boosts for bonus points, but may also raise point rewards for certain Skills or raise the multiplier limit by purchasing their respective Car Mastery perks that are permanently applied to a car.
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|Air||Perform a jump||100|
|Burnout||Spin your car's wheels from a stationary position without drifting (only on asphalt)||100|
|Clean Racing||Complete a race section without a heavy collision||100|
|Drafting||Follow the slipstream of an opponent||100|
|Drift||Perform a drift||100|
|E-Drift||Initiate a drift by using the e-brake||100|
|J Turn||Drive in reverse, then flip your car 180° to transition into driving normally||100|
|Near Miss||Pass a non-racing vehicle closely at high speed||100|
|One Eighty||Perform a quick 180° direction change||100|
|Pass||Overtake a racing opponent closely at high speed||100|
|Skill Chain||Perform multiple skills in succession||100|
|Speed||Drive at a high speed||100|
|Trade Paint||Graze the side of a non-racing vehicle||50|
|Two Wheels||Drive on two wheels||100|
|Wreckage||Smash through a breakable item||100|
|Airborne Pass||Perform an Air and Pass skill at the same time||1,000|
|Crash Landing||Perform an Air and Wreckage skill in quick succession||1,000|
|Ebisu Style||Perform a Great Air skill or better and land into a Great Drift skill or better||1,000|
|Lucky Escape||Perform a Drift and Near Miss skill at the same time||1,000|
|Showoff||Perform a Pass and Drift skill at the same time||1,000|
|Sideswipe||Perform a Wreckage and Drift skill at the same time||1,000|
|Slingshot||Perform a Drafting and Pass skill in quick succession||1,000|
|Stuntman||Perform an Air skill immediately followed by a Near Miss skill on landing ||1,000|
|Barrel Roll||Perform a complete sideways airborne flip and land without crashing||1,000|
|Binman||Smash through a garbage bin||1,000|
|Clean Start!||Complete the starting section of a race without collisions||2,000|
|Creamed||Smash though an ice-cream sign at high speed||1,000|
|Daredevil||Perform three Near Miss skills in quick succession||1,000|
|Drift Tap||Lightly tap a wall or a non-racing vehicle while performing a Drift||1,000|
|Going Postal||Smash through a mailbox||1,000|
|Hard Charger||Perform a Burnout skill followed by a Speed skill within 30 seconds ||1,000|
|Landscaping||Smash through a fence||1,000|
|Lumberjack||Smash through a stump or a tree log||1,000|
|Kangaroo||Perform three Air skills in quick succession||1,000|
|Road Open||Smash through an orange roadwork barrier||1,000|
|Snowman||Smash through a snowman ||1,000|
|Speed Champions||Launch from a boost ramp ||1,000|
|Threading the Needle||Perform two Near Misses on both sides simultaneously ||1,000|
|Triple Pass||Perform three Pass skills in quick succession ||1,000|
|Wrecking Ball||Perform three Wreckage skills in quick succession||1,000|
|Wrong Number||Smash through a phonebooth at high speed||1,000|
- Level 4 - Clothing: Skill Event Horizon Hoodie
- Level 5 - Quickchat: Coming through!
- Level 7 - Clothing: Keep Calm Tank Top
- Level 8 - Quickchat: Show me your moves!
- Level 10 - Quickchat: BWWAAAAHH!!!
- Level 11 - Quickchat: Party on!
- Level 13 - Quickchat: Like a glove
- Level 16 - Quickchat: Nailed it!
- ↑ Peforming a Near Miss while still in midair doesn't seem to work.
- ↑ It doesn't have to be in the same skill chain.
- ↑ Winter only, obviously.
- ↑ Lego Valley DLC only.
- ↑ Usually achieved by passing between two non-racing vehicles driving close to each other, but on high enough speeds you can achieve Threading the Needle even if the two vehicles are far apart, as long as the two Near Miss skills are from different sides, and earned in a very quick succession.
- ↑ The passes should be earned in succession, not simultaneously (such as passing a crash pile).