Rocket Boots (underwater)

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Rocket Boots (underwater)

2 Recharge time  

Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Tool belt
Rocket Kick.png Rocket Kick
Game link

External links
Underwater.png This skill is the underwater replacement for: Rocket Boots

Gadget. Fly forward, removing movement-impairing conditions and damaging foes with your rocket exhaust.
Movement-impairing conditions include cripple, chill, and immobilize.

 Damage.png Damage: 332 (1.25)?
 Damage.png Damage: 133 (0.5)?
 Crippled.png Condition Removed
 Chilled.png Condition Removed
 Immobile.png Condition Removed
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 2
 Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 20 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 120
 Miscellaneous effect.png Rocket Distance: 900
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

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


  • Unlike with Rocket Boots, the Engineer only receives the effects of combo fields blasted at the start of the propelling, and the effects are gained instantly.
    • Combo fields encountered during the propelling will not be blasted.
  • This skill's blast finisher makes a notably effective escape with Smoke Bomb and Smoke Screen to grant area stealth.
  • Conditions are removed at the start of the jump.
  • This skill has a separate recharge from Rocket Boots.
  • The Count Recharge of this skill is not affected by the Gadgeteer trait at all, even though the tooltip shows updated values.
  • This skill has a separate recharge when used with Gadgeteer, allowing the Engineer to use Rocket Boots four times in a row by changing the trait after use.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.25 to 0.5.
May 08, 2018
  • This skill can now be used underwater.
  • Its tooltips and description have been updated to reflect this change.


  • Rocket Boots was disabled for underwater use on the September 17, 2012 game update because it could launch players into the sky. An underwater version of Rocket Boots that fixed this behavior was added on May 8, 2018.