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Youth Scouts
Youth Scouts are a fundamental pillar of the game; the introduction of new players to the MetaSoccer universe depends on them (known as Scouting), as a general rule, no player will be incorporated into the game without having been previously discovered by a scout.

Attributes

Each Youth Scout has specific skills. The characteristics that make up a Youth Scout are as follows:

Age

The age of the Youth Scout. New Youth Scouts joining your team will start between the ages of 25 and 30.
Youth Scouts will retire at age 65 and may not serve in any additional capacity.

Club

Is the club to which a Youth Scout belongs.

Mentorships done

Mentoring is the ability of the scouts to find and form new Youth Scouts that will join your club. This attribute represents the number of mentorships that a Youth Scout has done to date. You can see more information in the Mentoring section:

Expertise

Expertise has a direct consequence on the position of the players he will encounter during your search. Expertise is divided into 4 attributes

Role

It will determine the line where the player belongs, the available roles are:
  • Goalkeeper (GK), Defender (DF), Midfielder (MF) or Forward (FW).

Specific Role

In addition, some scouts can also be experts in finding players with a Specific Role, thus enhancing the search for players who play in that boundary.
  • GK, RWB, RB, CB, LF, LWB, CDM, RM, CM, LM, CAM, RF, CF, LF, RW, ST or LW.
Player Special ability
They can also be experts in finding players with a Special Ability, in this case, enhancing the search for players who have that special ability. There are 11 available special Abilities.
For more information in Role, Specific Role and a list of Player Special Abilities, please see:

Scout Special abilities

Some scouts can also be experts in some domain that greatly improve its performance as a scout.
This Scout Special Skill are:
  • Motivational leader: accelerate the improving speed of any scout working with him. Impact: +10% pace in improving for all scouts working with him. (maxim +50% if more than one leader)
This ability will be inactive until new learning feature will be in place.
  • Extra motivated: Impact: +50% in his improving when learning.
  • Mentoring star: Accelerate the mentoring process. Impact: +50% pace in mentoring process.
  • Master of relations: With the contact network, accelerates the scouting process. Impact: +50% pace in the scouting process.
  • Youth specialist: He is able to detect younger players. Impact: 50% probability of finding players from 14 to 15 age.
  • Scouting expert: the scouting assures a player with the scout role. Impact: 100% probability of finding a player of the scout role in a scouting.
  • Developed players: find players who are closer to the maximum potential than the normal players. (60-70%) of their potential.

Knowledge

It has a direct consequence on the current Skills of the players he will encounter during his search. For example, a scout with more knowledge in attack will find players with more enhanced attacking skills.
Knowledge will improve after each Scouting. You can view more information about Scouting by clicking below:
Knowledge skills are:
  • Defending: With a value between 1 and 99
  • Attacking: With a value between 1 and 99
  • Goalkeeping: With a value between 1 and 99
  • Physical: With a value between 1 and 99
  • Mental: With a value between 1 and 99
For every scout role, there are some knowledges that are more valuable than others:
Full list:

Overall Skill

It is a general overview on how good is a scout at finding players, it is computed as:
OverallSkill=0.7K1+0.2K2+0.05K3+0.05K4Overall Skill = 0.7 * K_1+0.2*K_2+0.05*K_3+0.05*K_4
Where:
K1,K2,K3K_1, K_2, K_3
and
K4K_4
are first, second, third and fourth knowledge.

Learning

Youth scouts will improve their knowledge skills after doing a Scouting, accordingly to the importance of the knowledge to their role.
We will improve the learning process in the future to make it easier.
Last modified 7d ago