Rocket Boots

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Rocket Boots

Not available underwater  0.75¾ Activation time  2 Recharge time  2 Hero point  

Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
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Fly forward, damaging foes with your rocket exhaust. Cures immobilized, crippled, and chilled.

 Damage.png Damage: 332 (1.25)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 2
 Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 20s
 Radius.png Radius: 120
 Miscellaneous effect.png Rocket Distance: 900
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

  • Gadgeteer GadgeteerGadget skills are overcharged and become more powerful. Overcharged gadgets have reduced charge.


  • The blast finisher will trigger with combo fields the player is standing in or rocketing through when this skill is activated, but the effects of the combo will be granted after landing at the end of the launch.
  • This skill's blast finisher makes a notably effective escape with Smoke Bomb and Smoke Screen to grant area stealth.
  • This skill can be used while immobile, rocketing the player towards the location they are facing.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill now uses the ammo system.
  • Ammo count has been set to 2, with a 20-second count recharge.
  • There is a 2-second recharge between each use.
October 18, 2016
  • The initial damage of this ability has been increased by 25%.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Movement-speed adjustments no longer affect the intended travel distance.
June 25, 2013
  • This trait now shoots the player forward and doesn't inhibit the player.
  • Reduced the cooldown to 20 seconds.
  • This trait is no longer a stun breaker.
September 17, 2012
  • This skill is no longer usable underwater. This is a temporary change until we can figure out why players can launch themselves into the sky using this skill.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Rocket Boots has been added to the game.


  • The 17 September 2012 update made this skill unusable underwater because "players can launch themselves into the sky using this skill".