Rocket Trails are a customization option in Rocket League. They shoot out of the back of the Battle-Car when using boost, and depending on the car used, either it can shoot out in a single or double trail. Rocket trails record the time of boost used while equipped.
Common Rocket Trails
Rocket trails listed here must be unlocked by playing the game normally and completing matches.
- The Blamite Overthruster, Imulsion, Overcharge and UV Turret trails are only available on the Xbox One version of the game. The Blamite Overthruster trail can only be equipped on the Hogsticker car and the UV Turret on the Armadillo car.
Very Rare Rocket Trails
Very Rare rocket trails can be found as a drop from completed online matches, or by trading up five rare items. Some others can only be found in crates.
Import Rocket Trails
These rocket trails are only available in crates.
Limited Rocket Trails
These rocket trails were only available for a set period of time before they were removed from the drop list. However, they can still be traded to other players.
The Gold Rush trail was made available only to players who participated in the Alpha testing of Rocket League, and who also sent out invites to other people to participate in the Alpha. Additionally, it was available to PC players only.
The Candy Corn trail was available from October 18th to November 2nd, 2015, for Halloween. It was again available along with the new Netherworld trail from October 18th to November 4th, 2016. The developers have stated that the 2015 Halloween items will no longer drop in the future, which includes the Candy Corn trail.
The Xmas trail was available from December 14th, 2015 to January 4th, 2016, for Holidays. It was again available from December 7th, 2016 to January 2nd, 2017. The developers have stated that it will no longer drop in the future.
Players who participated in the Competitive playlists during Season 2 received these limited trails as a reward when the season ended. Trails were awarded to a player based on the highest rank they reached. These trails cannot be traded with other players.
Premium Rocket Trails
These rocket trails are only available by purchasing the related DLC for them.
- The Batmobile and Outatime trails are licensed trails. As such, they can only be used with their respective car bodies; they will not appear as a selection for other car bodies.