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Rocket Launcher

The Rocket Launcher, also called the Paingiver, is a weapon in Doom Eternal. It has been redesigned from its previous incarnation, to be based on the UAC Cultist and even the Doom Hunter's arm cannon.[1] Its remote-detonation mod and lock-on burst return from Doom 2016, but they appear to function differently in terms of upgrades and mastery.

Comparatively to its previous counterparts. The rocket launcher does a heavy amount of damage with both impact and splash being increased. Less ammo is carried, With it topped off at 13 rockets max making constant resupplies required.


Modification Upgrades Mastery
Remote Detonate Proximity Fire
Concussive Blast
Explosive Array
Lock-On Burst Fast Reset
Quick Lock
Dual Lock


The player can increase his max ammo cap by using Sentinel Crystals and allocating its power to "Ammo" subsystem.

"Ammo" Level Max Ammo
1 9
2 10
3 11
4 12
5 13

Weapon Skins

As with most other weapons in Doom Eternal, the Rocket Launcher has several weapon skins available.


  1. Game Informer #106: Doom Eternal