Top 10 best Rocket League goal explosions

Top 10 best Rocket League goal explosions
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Written by 

Lloyd Coombes

Last updated 

13th Dec 2023 13:52

If you want to score with style in Rocket League, then in addition to knowing all the tricks and skills, you'll need one of the best goal explosions to cap off your play.

Rocket League offers lots of customisation options, ranging from the make and colour of your car, to the items you wear on top, and even the trails you leave behind. Take a look at our picks for the best goal explosions in the game below.

Best Rocket League goal explosions

10 - Beach Party

the Beach Party goal explosion in Rocket League
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Released for the first time on June 11th, 2018, this one-of-a-kind goal explosion is for you if you want to blast the pitch with an array of beach balls. This exotic goal explosion is perfect for when you score and want to start the party early!

This came out in the Beach Blast Crate, select Favourites 2 series, and is available through the item shop for 800 credits. This explosion, for the first time since November 2022, came out in the item shop on the 27th February 2023.

9 - The Batman

The Batman, one of the best Rocket League goal explosions
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Are you a fan of Batman? If so, this unique goal explosion is definitely for you. When you equip this explosion, a yellow, fiery outline of the Batman logo will appear in your net. This makes it a huge fan favourite for all fans of The Batman series.

This amazing goal explosion was given to those who owned The Batmobile car, which you could get from the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Car Pack. It was released on the 8th March 2016 and taken out in 2019, however, this came back out on the 3rd of February 2022. However, it was removed again later that year on the 3rd of September 2022. If you don't have this already, you can unfortunately no longer obtain it.

8 - Digiglobe

the Digiglobe Rocket League goal explosion
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Coming in at number 8 is the Digiglobe! This is released in all colours apart from gold. If you equip this explosion, it will really spin your world.

This was released on the 18th of September 2020 and was earned if you entered the tournament and ranked high enough to get this explosion.

7 - Chromatic Hollow

Chromatic Hollow, one of the best Rocket League goal explosions
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Number 7 is a very interesting one. The Chromatic Hollow, just like The Digiglobe, was earned with tournament rewards from S3.

This whirlwind-like explosion is an exotic rarity and comes in every rarity but gold.

6 - Dueling Dragons

the Dueling Dragons goal explosion in Rocket League
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What more action could you want? After you score, dragons duelling above the arena! This goal explosion is not short in colours as it has every colour available for it apart from Grey, Burnt Sienna, and Gold.

This was released on the 4th of December 2017. You can acquire this explosion if you have the blueprint, but it will set you back 2000 credits.

5 - Atomiser

Atomiser, one of the best Rocket League goal explosions
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The Atomiser is a black market goal explosion released in April 2018. It is one of the very first goal explosions added on Rocket League Sideswipe.

This is available in all paints and on all platforms. This item’s variants have been featured in the item shop many times with a price starting at 2000 credits for the default colour.

4 - Mic Drop

the Mic Drop goal explosion in Rocket League
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This toxic goal explosion is perfect for boasting after you have scored and shows your opponent how to win in style.

This celebration is available in every colour but gold. This toxic celebration was last released on the 25th of January 2021 for 200 credits.

3 - Hellfire

Hellfire, one of the best Rocket League goal explosions
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This fiery goal explosion comes right from the depths of hell. After you score, you are greeted with a fiery skull which includes every colour apart from grey, burnt sienna and orange.

This was released on the 5th of July 2017 and has been in the item shop since the 21st of July 2021 for 2000 credits. Would you travel to the depths of hell and equip this limited-edition explosion?

2 - Reaper

the Reaper Rocket League goal explosion
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Like the Hellfire, if you get scared easily, look away now! The reaper will jump out of the net and may give a jump scare to your opponent.

This is great for when you score near the end of the game and kill it off. The reaper is a fan favourite but has only been seen once in the item shop once, on October 9th 2020. The blueprint value is 800–1000 credits, and it costs 500 credits to build.

The best Rocket League goal explosion

1 - Airstrike

Airstrike, the best Rocket League goal explosion
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Coming in at number 1 is our personal favourite: The Airstrike. If you equip this unique goal explosion, targets will lock onto your opponent's net and an array of bombs will be fired at them. How much cooler could it get? As well as this, the Airstrike will blow up your opponents' car, forcing them to be blown up as a result of them being unable to stop you from scoring.

If you are looking for a toxic goal explosion, this is definitely the one for you. The Airstrike was released on the 23rd of February 2021, but was last seen in the item shop on the 6th of March 2021. This has a blueprint available in all colours apart from orange, and is paintable in every colour apart from orange and gold. If you were to buy this, you would be set back 2000 credits.

That's all for our list of the top 10 best Rocket League goal explosions, and now you know some of our favourites, along with how to get them.

Check out our Rocket League homepage for more guides. Otherwise, take a look at our ranks and ranked system explainer, the best controller and camera settings, and the rarest items.

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Lloyd Coombes
Lloyd is GGRecon's Editor-in-Chief, having previously worked at Dexerto and Gfinity, and occasionally appears in The Daily Star newspaper. A big fan of loot-based games including Destiny 2 and Diablo 4, when he's not working you'll find him at the gym or trying to play Magic The Gathering.
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