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Added in Afterbirth

Bomber Boy is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Grants 5 bombs.
  • Causes bombs to explode in a large cross-shaped blast by adding two additional explosions in each cardinal direction.
    • The damage for a single explosion is unchanged, but each successive explosion that hits the same enemy has its damage halved; for example, if 5 of the explosions hit the same enemy, the total damage is 60 + 30 + 15 + 7.5 + 3.75 = 116.25 instead of 60 * 5 = 300.
    • Mr. Mega Mr. MegaMr. Mega Icon.pngGives Isaac 5 bombs, and makes all dropped bombs larger, which have an increased blast radius and increased damage. changes the base damage to 110, with the same halving reductions as above.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • With Bomber Boy, bedrooms can be opened with a single bomb.
  • Bombing the donation machine will cause a greater than normal amount of coins to drop from the machine.
  • Bombing a blue or purple fireplace may cause it to drop multiple soul hearts.
    • Added in Afterbirth † This bug has been fixed.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide for a fixed time after being fired.: Bomber Boy also affects the bombs fired by Dr. Fetus.
  • Mr. Mega Mr. MegaMr. Mega Icon.pngGives Isaac 5 bombs, and makes all dropped bombs larger, which have an increased blast radius and increased damage.: All explosions deal more damage, have a larger radius and will overlap each other more, potentially vastly increasing damage.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Epic Fetus Epic FetusEpic Fetus Icon.pngIsaac's tears are replaced with guided missiles, like those used by the Doctor's Remote.: Epic Fetus explosions are unaffected.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Locust of War Locust of WarLocust of War Icon.pngUpon entering a room with enemies, spawns a Red Locust which detonates upon impact with enemies. / BBF BBFBBF Icon.pngSpawns a familiar that flies around the room in a manner similar to the Boom Fly and explodes on contact with an enemy. Respawns after ten seconds. / Bob's Brain Bob's BrainBob's Brain Icon.pngSpawns a familiar that charges forward when shooting tears and explodes upon contact with an enemy, damaging and poisoning them. The familiar respawns after a few seconds.: Explosion damage is halved with no additional explosions.
  • Ipecac IpecacIpecac Icon.pngReplaces tears with explosive and poisoning projectiles fired in an arc from the mouth.: Ipecac explosions are unaffected.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Bomber Boy is a reference to the 1983 video-game Bomberman.

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  YZLQ WLAV (Treasure room adjacent to spawn on Normal, just to the left of spawn on Hard)

Bugs[edit | edit source]

Bug Bug! Due to the extreme force of multiple simultaneous explosions, it is possible for Bomber Boy bombs (especially when combined with Mr. Mega) to propel Isaac into obstacles or over pits.


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