Bowler Ratings


Bowler ratings are from 1 to 10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR)

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Name:Mythic Jackal
Reviewed:March 2022
Coverstock Specs
Name:Infusion HV 2:1 Hybrid Reactive
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:5000 Grit LSP
Color:Black / Bronze / Tortoise
Core Specs
Name:Predator V2
Int. Diff:0.015

For details on our standard test layouts, please click here.

The Mythic Jackal is the latest entry into the Jackal line for Motiv. The Mythic uses the same asymmetrical Predator V2 core design that we have seen in previous Jackals, wrapped in the new Infusion HV 2:1 Hybrid Reactive coverstock. This cover has a 2:1 ratio of pearl to solid and it comes out of the box at a 5000 grit LSP finish. The Mythic Jackal revs up quickly, with a high flare potential and a lot of back end movement that give it plenty of hook to handle medium to oily conditions.

Stroker had the best line to the pocket out of the three testers on the fresh medium oil pattern. The combination of traction in the oil and a strong back end movement gave him the most area on the lane and plenty of pin carry. The Mythic Jackal gave him a stronger motion than he’s used to seeing from polished covers. Shots that were missed to the left into the oil that usually don’t carry for him still managed to kick out the 10 pin. In transition, the box finish had plenty of recovery to allow Stroker to

Additional Motiv Mythic Jackal Resources

Click here to visit Motiv's website to read the manufacturer-supplied information on this ball. Also, see below for the manufacturer-produced promotional video for this ball.

Please remember that our reviews are solely based on our own testing and that you may sometimes find differences between our comments and ratings and the manufacturer's claims. Links to these manufacturer resources are provided here strictly for convenience purposes.

The BTM Ball Testing Team

About The BTM Ball Testing Team

The BTM Ball Testing Team is led by Eric Martinez. Our team of three testers has thrown and reviewed hundreds of bowling balls for Bowling This Month. When not testing balls for BTM, Eric owns and operates University Pro Shop in San Antonio, TX and he is an avid competitive bowler. Click here to learn more about how we test and review bowling balls.