The Best Goal Explosions in Rocket League For You To Stand Out

Here are the best goal explosions to impress your friends in Rocket League when you shoot your next goal!

Best Goal Explosions in Rocket League
Best Goal Explosions in Rocket League

Goal explosions are an exciting Rocket League cosmetic item that’s visible to all players after you score a goal. Let’s take a look at some of the best goal explosions that will make you stand out in Rocket League.

#1 Dueling Dragons Goal Explosion

Summon two colorful dragons after each goal you score.

Best Rocket League Goal Explosions
  • PC: 750 - 850 credits
  • PSN: 800 - 900 credits
  • Xbox: 1400 - 1500 credits
  • Switch: 1000 - 1200 credits

The Dueling Dragons goal explosion is a classic item that was added to Rocket League in 2017 and has since been a favorite of the design community. We love how the dragons soar through the air after each goal you score before exploding into fireworks.

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#2 Reaper Goal Explosion

Dab on your opponents with the Reaper goal explosion.

Best Rocket League Goal Explosions
  • PC: 700 - 800 credits
  • PSN: 900 - 1100 credits
  • Xbox: 1000 - 1200 credits
  • Switch: 900 - 1100 credits

The Reaper goal explosion is a unique cosmetic item because the painted versions are up there with some of the most expensive items in Rocket League. Expect to pay a whopping 70,000 - 80,000 credits across all platforms for a painted black reaper goal explosion.

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#3 TP Goal Explosion

This goal explosion is going to be a mess to clean up after it rains.

Best Rocket League Goal Explosions
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If you’ve ever covered your neighbor’s house in toilet paper growing up, then you will get a kick out of the TP goal explosion. This fun cosmetic item is good for a laugh or when you want to throw a little shade at your opponents. 

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#4 Phoenix Cannon Goal Explosion

Rain down lasers from above with the Phoenix Cannon.

Best Rocket League Goal Explosions
  • PC: 1100 - 1400 credits
  • PSN: 1000 - 1100 credits
  • Xbox: 1100 - 1400 credits
  • Switch: 1400 - 1700 credits

The Phoenix Cannon is an epic goal explosion that will destroy anyone near the goal when a score occurs. We recommend looking for a painted version of this explosion because it can match the color scheme of your car and is only about double the cost of the unpainted version. 

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#5 Hades Bomb Goal Explosion

This goal explosion drops a tactical nuke that wipes anyone nearby.

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The Hades Bomb is a perfect choice for those who like to cause a little destruction after they score a goal. The explosion starts small, then grows into a swirling cloud that can be painted to produce any color you choose. 

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#6 Overgrowth Goal Explosion

Show you have a green thumb with Overgrowth.

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Overgrowth is one of our favorite budget goal explosions that was available with Rocket Pass Season 6. There are many painted versions of Overgrowth that go for as little as 50 credits, so we recommend picking up a few different colors to match your design of the day. 

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#7 Paper Dragon Goal Explosion

This is one of our favorite limited-time event cosmetic items.

Best Rocket League Goal Explosions
  • PC: 60 - 80 credits
  • PSN: 70 - 90 credits
  • Xbox: 100 - 150 credits
  • Switch: 100 - 150 credits

The Paper Dragon goal explosion was only available during the Lucky Lanterns events in 2020 and 2021, which now makes this a rare and desirable cosmetic. The animation of the Paper Dragon is an epic spectacle after each goal as the dragon glides and spits fire over the field. 

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#8 T.rex Goal Explosion

Turn every goal into a scene from Jurassic Park with the T.rex goal explosion.

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The T.rex goal explosion unleashes a massive Tyrannosaurus fireball after each goal you score. One of the underrated aspects of this goal explosion is the visceral roar that the T.rex lets out as it bursts out of the goal.

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#9 Night-Mare Goal Explosion

Unleash a ghostly steed onto the pitch with the Night-Mare.

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The Night-Mare goal explosion was released by Epic Games in 2021 and since then it has only been available for purchase in the item shop for 2000 credits. Keep an eye out for Night-Mare in the shop rotation, especially if it shows up as a painted variant.

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#10 Cosmosis Goal Explosion

Send your opponents to another dimension with Cosmosis.

Best Rocket League Goal Explosions
  • PC: N/A credits
  • PSN: N/A credits
  • Xbox: N/A credits
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The Cosmosis goal explosion was a Rocket Pass Season 5 reward item for completing tier 69. When activated, this goal explosion covers the whole arena in a blanket of cosmic scenery and it completely disables the ability to drive around after a goal is scored.

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#11 Shade Raid Goal Explosion

Change the animation style in the arena with Shade Raid.

Best Rocket League Goal Explosions
  • PC: 1900 - 2100 credits
  • PSN: 1400 - 1600 credits
  • Xbox: 1400 - 1700 credits
  • Switch: 1500 - 1800 credits

Shade Raid is a recent addition that has quickly become one of the most expensive goal explosions in Rocket League. This goal explosion puts a filter on the arena that makes the game look like a comic strip from a newspaper. 

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We hope this article helped inform you about the numerous goal explosion options in Rocket League. For more content about cosmetics, check out our list of the best wheels in Rocket League and our hub for the best car designs in Rocket League.