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Lucky Lanterns

Lucky Lanterns is the seventh special event introduced to Rocket League. It started on January 20, 2020, and ended on February 17, 2020. During the event, players could earn Red Envelopes to buy exclusive Lunar New Year-themed items.

The event was originally scheduled to end on February 10, but on February 7, Psyonix announced that it would be extended by a week and everyone who logged into Rocket League through February 21 at 10:00 a.m. PST (6:00 p.m. UTC) would be given 500 Red Envelopes.[1]

Official Synopsis

Get ready to ring in the new year with Lucky Lanterns! This in-game event will celebrate the Lunar New Year with items from the Event Store, unique items from the Item Shop, and a brand new arena on January 20!


Start 2020 in style with in-game items inspired by the Lantern Festival. Play Online Matches to earn Red Envelopes, which can then be redeemed for items like the Paper Dragon Topper and the Fortune Wheels. You can also use Red Envelopes to unlock Golden Lanterns, which contain items from Impact, Overdrive, and Victory Series! Plus, be sure to stop by the Item Shop throughout Lucky Lanterns to check out some new themed items to get you festival-ready, and get a free item just for logging in! [2]

Event Times

  • Lucky Lanterns began: January 20, 2020 at 10 a.m. PST (6:00 p.m. UTC)
  • Lucky Lanterns ended: February 17, 2020 at 10 a.m. PST (6:00 p.m. UTC)
  • Redeem Red Envelopes by: February 21, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.PST (6:00 p.m. UTC)

Arena

Along with the event, a new arena called Forbidden Temple was also introduced. It stayed in the map rotation permanently.

Forbidden Temple arena preview

Items

The following items were available to purchase using Red Envelopes. All items are classified as Limited rarity.

Icon Name Type Price
Goodbye Nian player banner icon
Goodbye Nian Player Banner Free (Login Gift)
Celebration Kite antenna icon
Celebration Kite Antenna Red Envelope currency icon 50
Paper Dragon antenna icon
Paper Dragon Antenna Red Envelope currency icon 50
Lantern Fest topper icon
Lantern Fest Topper Red Envelope currency icon 75
Paper Dragon topper icon
Paper Dragon Topper Red Envelope currency icon 75
Richie Rat topper icon
Richie Rat Topper Red Envelope currency icon 75
Ruckus trail icon
Ruckus Trail Red Envelope currency icon 75
Title-icon
Rat Racer Player Title Red Envelope currency icon 75
Spring Pagoda avatar border icon
Spring Pagoda Avatar Border Red Envelope currency icon 100
Dragon decal icon
Dragon Decal (Octane) Red Envelope currency icon 100
Yaojing decal icon
Yaojing Decal (Dominus) Red Envelope currency icon 100
Yaojing decal icon
Yaojing Decal (Breakout) Red Envelope currency icon 100
Red Envelopes boost icon
Red Envelopes Boost Red Envelope currency icon 120
Fortune wheels icon
Fortune Wheels Red Envelope currency icon 150
Golden Lantern icon
Golden Lantern Other Red Envelope currency icon 150
XP icon
XP Level Up Other Red Envelope currency icon 300

Item Shop

During the event, two goal explosions featured in the event trailer will become available in the Item Shop for a limited time.

@RocketLeague on Twitter: "The new Lantern Lift Goal Explosion inspired by Lucky Lanterns is in the Item Shop for a limited time!"

Icon Name Type Price
Lantern Lift goal explosion icon
Lantern Lift Goal Explosion Credits icon2 2000
Paper Dragon goal explosion icon
Paper Dragon Goal Explosion Credits icon2 2000

References

  1. Lucky Lanterns extended to February 17 on Rocket League - Official Site
  2. Editor's Note on Celebrate The Lunar New Year With Lucky Lanterns On January 20 on Rocket League - Official Site
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