Bum Friend

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Removed in Afterbirth †Item icon
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Treasure Room Treasure Room
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Added in Afterbirth(page 2, column 1, row 2)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 2, column 1, row 5)

Bum Friend is a passive item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Bum Friend is a beggar who follows Isaac and picks up coins on the ground. (He does not fill up a familiar "slot".)
  • After picking up 6 coins, Bum Friend will drop a pickup.
  • After that, Bum Friend has a 67% chance to drop a pickup after picking up 3 coins and a 33% chance to drop a pickup after picking up 4 coins.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Bum Friend cannot pick up sticky nickels.
  • Bum Friend can pick up lucky pennies, but it will simply count as a regular penny and will not grant luck.
  • From a scoring perspective, pennies that Bum Friend picks up count towards your Schwag bonus on daily runs.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • BFFS! BFFS!BFFS! Icon.pngIncreases the size and damage of familiars.: Familiar is bigger and drops occur more often.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  M9JC ZYAL (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 PC  Normal mode only 2YN8 JS3R (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 PC  MG9V SPR7 (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 PC  3MR7 XNJS (First floor treasure room)

 PC  GNBR EEGK (First floor treasure room)

 PS4  A1TT QRBE (First floor treasure room)

 3DS  WVFY R43V (First floor treasure room; Curse of the Labyrinth)

Bugs[edit | edit source]

Bug Bug!  3DS  If hit by an explosion before finishing collection on the room, Bum Friend may freeze in place.


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