Wave dashing is an intermediate Rocket League technique which can be used to quickly generate speed while conserving boost and fully maintaining control of your car.
While wave dashing is more challenging to pull off than some of the simpler techniques for acceleration, it is an exceedingly valuable tool to have in in your arsenal. Here’s how to wave dash in Rocket League.
What is wave dashing?
Wave Dashing in a maneuver which essentially allows you to cancel a a directional dodge while still accruing all of the forward momentum that the dodge would have given you. In short, this technique allows you to gain the speed of a dodge, but in a quicker time frame and without committing to a directional dodge.
Wave dashing is considered a fundamental skill for players competing at the highest levels of the game. It has many useful applications on both attack and defense. Once you learn how to incorporate the wave dash into your gameplay, you may wonder how you didn’t master this relatively simple technique sooner.
How to wave dash
The best place to learn how to wave dash initially is in a free play match. The basic forward wave dash is performed as follows:
- While moving forward, jump into the air with a single jump.
- While in the air, tilt your car nose back slightly so that you land on just your back wheels.
- Just as your back wheels