Bob's Rotten Head

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Item Pool Golden Chest.png Golden Chest
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Added in Afterbirth (page 1, column 2, line 3)
Removed in Afterbirth (page 1, column 2, line 5)

Bob's Rotten Head is an activated item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Upon use, Isaac holds a poison bomb which can be thrown in the cardinal directions and explodes on impact.
    • The head deals 50 damage on hit and deals either Removed in Afterbirth 6 or 8 points, or Added in Afterbirth 3 times Isaac's tear damage as poison over time.
  • Added in Afterbirth This item belongs to the Bob set. Collecting three distinct items from this set will transform Isaac into Bob.

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Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • The Parasite The ParasiteThe Parasite Icon.pngIsaac's tears split in two when they hit something. - Two further explosions appear perpendicular to the head's direction of travel when it blows up.
  • Tiny Planet Tiny PlanetTiny Planet Icon.pngRange up and makes shot tears revolve around Isaac until they drop. - When used, Bob's Rotten Head will orbit the player similar to a tear.
  • Rubber Cement Rubber CementRubber Cement Icon.pngTears bounce off walls, enemies, and environmental objects. - Causes the head to bounce off of rocks and walls.
  • Cricket's Body Cricket's BodyCricket's Body Icon.pngGrants -1 Tear Delay and reduces Range. When tears hit an object or deplete their range, they spawn 4 smaller tears, whose Range and Damage scale with Isaac's. - Causes the head to split into four additional heads upon exploding.
  • Anti-Gravity Anti-GravityAnti-Gravity Icon.png-2 Tear Delay. Tears float in position until firing ceases, after which they will fly off in the direction they were shot in. - Causes the head to stay for few seconds, after which it will fly normally.
  • Worm Trinkets - Bob's Rotten Head is affected by trinkets like Hook Worm Hook WormHook Worm Icon.pngTears move shifting left to right forming a path of right angles. +10 to Range (effective range remains about the same). and Wiggle Worm Wiggle WormWiggle Worm Icon.pngGives Isaac's shots a wave-like trajectory. the same way tears are.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Void VoidVoid Icon.png6 roomsConsumes all pedestal items in the room. Active items will have their effects added to Void, and passive items will grant stat upgrades. - If Bob's Rotten Head is absorbed, it can be thrown after using Void, but will be invisible.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Added in AfterbirthContinuum ContinuumContinuum Icon.png+2.25 Range Up. +1.5 Tear Height. Isaac's tears travel through walls and appear out of the opposite wall. Isaac's tears also travel over rocks and objects. - Bob's Rotten Head can now travel through walls and appear out of the opposite wall, similar to a portal-type mechanic.
  • Cricket's Body Cricket's BodyCricket's Body Icon.pngGrants -1 Tear Delay and reduces Range. When tears hit an object or deplete their range, they spawn 4 smaller tears, whose Range and Damage scale with Isaac's. - 4 smaller versions of the bomb appear after detonation.
  • Pyromaniac PyromaniacPyromaniac Icon.pngIsaac heals 1 heart instead of taking damage from an explosive source. Adds 5 bombs. - Bob's Rotten Head heals Isaac for a full red heart instead of causing damage. Allows Bob's Rotten Head to function as a Yum Heart Yum HeartYum Heart Icon.png4 roomsRestores 1 whole red heart. with a faster charge time.
  • Sad Bombs Sad BombsSad Bombs Icon.png+5 Bombs. Upon exploding, bombs shoot 8 tears off in every direction, similar to Tammy's Head. The tears are affected by any tear modifiers Isaac has on his own tears.
  • Hot Bombs Hot BombsHot Bombs Icon.pngGrants 5 bombs. Isaac's bombs leave behind fire that damages enemies upon contact.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Unlockable Achievements[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The item's appearance is similar to Pestilence's head.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  6DKD WJZG (Treasure room adjacent to spawn) (Normal mode only)

 PC  A7ZJ BFRD (Treasure room adjacent to spawn) (Normal mode only)

 Vita  Y8JW A17S



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