Eco Boost

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A punch Eco Boost performed on Geyser Rock.

An eco boost, sometimes called eco rocket, is a movement technique that can be performed in Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy to gain a large amount of vertical height. When Jak collects eco, he does an animation where he punches towards the sky. If this animation is interrupted at the right time, the momentum from the upward punch animation is applied to the action that interrupted it. The only actions being a punch and a spin kick.

Demonstration

Discovery

This technique was discovered near the game's release as it was performed accidentally by many casual players.

Technical

Movement Techniques in the Jak and Daxter series
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy Boosted UppercutDirection Shift BoostedEco BoostExtended UppercutFall Damage Animation CancelFast SwimGround Cancel JumpIce MomentumInfinite BounceJump Pad One FrameJump Pad Hitbox ExtensionKuitar BounceLava WalkProxy JumpQuad JumpRocket UppercutScoutfly BoostedWater HopsWater RolljumpWet FeetZoom Walk
Jak II: Renegade AbahbounceBoosted UppercutExtended Uppercut (dark jak) • Fast SwimJetboard (extended frontflip, hover) • Proxy JumpRocket UppercutVehicle ClipVehicle FlingVehicle JumpVehicle SubstitutionWastelander MoveWater Rolljump
Jak 3 AbahbounceBoosted UppercutConcussor Spin JumpExtended Uppercut (dark jak) • Fast SwimGlitch High JumpInfinite Flight GlitchJetboard (extended frontflip, hover) • Peace Maker LaunchProxy JumpRocket UppercutSpeed ZoomerVehicle ClipVehicle JumpVehicle SubstitutionWastelander MoveWater RolljumpWave Concussor Infinite Jumps
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