The Bloat

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The Bloat
Boss The Bloat.png
Base HP
Stage HP
Found In
Stage necropolis.pngStage womb.png
Dropped Items
Boss Boss  

The Bloat is the posthumous version of Peep found in Necropolis and The Womb. The Bloat was also a boss featured in Wrath of the Lamb. It appears to have lost its lower set of "arms", and the ones that still remain look slightly different.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

  • The Bloat's eyes bounce around the room immediately at the start of the fight.
  • Jumps into the air and lands back on the ground, firing 8 blood shots in all directions.
  • Creates large puddles of red creep.
  • Fires 2 brimstone lasers in front of him or to both sides of him, depending on the location of the player. This attack is not telegraphed.

Strategies[edit | edit source]

The usual tactic is to stay behind Bloat and dodge any projectiles he may shoot behind him. If he backs himself to the back wall, try to shoot him diagonally or wait for him to use another move before attempting to strike him side ways or from behind. Bombs are highly recommended to be used here if you are a new player. If you stay at his right or left, but not high enough, his brimstone-like attack will be fired, but it won't hit you, it is recommended to do so to get a few free hits. Additionally, if you start the fight directly below him or to his left or right, take care to move out of the way immediately, to avoid getting hit by an immediate Brimstone blast.

Champion Variants[edit | edit source]

  • Green: Fires three green Ipecac projectiles instead of blood shots, and spawns two Chargers whenever he creates creep. More dangerous than the regular Bloat as he can use his Ipecac projectiles to damage the character even when they are behind The Bloat.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Bosses Boss Monstro.png
Chapter 1 Blighted OvumDingleThe Duke of FliesFamineFistulaGeminiGurdy Jr.GurglingsThe HauntLarry Jr.MonstroPinStevenWidow
DLC Indicator.png DangleLittle HornRag ManTurdlings
Chapter 2 C.H.A.D.ChubDark OneGurdyGurdy Jr.The HollowThe HuskMega FattyMega MawPeepPestilencePolycephalusCarrion QueenThe Wretched
DLC Indicator.png The ForsakenThe FrailThe Stain
Afterbirth† Indicator.png Big HornRag Mega
Chapter 3 The AdversaryThe BloatThe CageCarrion QueenThe GateGishLokiMask of InfamyMonstro IIWarThe WretchedMom
DLC Indicator.png Brownie
Afterbirth† Indicator.png Sisters Vis
Chapter 4 BlastocystThe BloatConquestDaddy Long LegsDeathIt LivesLokiiMama GurdyMom's HeartMr. FredScolexTeratomaTriachnid
DLC Indicator.png Blue Womb DLC Indicator.png Hush
Chapter 5 The FallenIsaacSatan
Chapter 6 ???The LambMega Satan
DLC Indicator.png Greed Mode DLC Indicator.png Ultra Greed
Afterbirth† Indicator.png Ultra Greedier
Afterbirth† Indicator.png The Void Afterbirth† Indicator.png Delirium
Chapters 1-4 The FallenThe Headless Horseman

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