Demo Man

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Demo Man
Challenge number
9
Character
Isaac App.png
Full red heartFull red heartFull red heart
Starting Items
Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide a fixed range after being fired.
Remote Detonator Remote DetonatorRemote Detonator Icon.pngUnlimitedBombs you place explode only when you use this item. Gives 5 bombs.
Trinket:
Match Stick Match StickMatch Stick Icon.pngIncreases the chance of Bombs dropping after clearing a room, and the chance of finding Bombs when opening a Chest.
Available rooms
Item Pool Treasure Room.png: no          Item Pool Shop.png: yes
Goal
Boss Mom's Heart.png / Boss It Lives.png
Unlocks
Chaos Card Chaos CardChaos CardComplete challenge #9
Unlocked by
Demo Man Defeat Mom's Heart 9 timesDemo ManDemo Man

Demo Man is Challenge #9. You start off with Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide a fixed range after being fired., Remote Detonator Remote DetonatorRemote Detonator Icon.pngUnlimitedBombs you place explode only when you use this item. Gives 5 bombs., and the Match Stick Match StickMatch Stick Icon.pngIncreases the chance of Bombs dropping after clearing a room, and the chance of finding Bombs when opening a Chest. trinket. Your goal is to defeat Mom's Heart or It Lives. This Challenge is available once you unlock Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide a fixed range after being fired..

Difficulty[edit | edit source]

Your only weapons are bombs, which can harm you if you're too close. The Remote Detonator Remote DetonatorRemote Detonator Icon.pngUnlimitedBombs you place explode only when you use this item. Gives 5 bombs. works on the Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide a fixed range after being fired. bombs that replace your tears, but does not prevent them from exploding after their fuse runs out.
The Match Stick Match StickMatch Stick Icon.pngIncreases the chance of Bombs dropping after clearing a room, and the chance of finding Bombs when opening a Chest. trinket causes more bomb drops than other drops, such as Hearts or Chests. Since you have virtually unlimited bombs, this can be a hindrance.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • Since you have Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide a fixed range after being fired., you have a virtually infinite supply of bombs. Anything you would normally use bombs for can be done with your attack.
  • While Remote Detonator Remote DetonatorRemote Detonator Icon.pngUnlimitedBombs you place explode only when you use this item. Gives 5 bombs. does not prevent your Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide a fixed range after being fired. bombs from detonating, it will still cause them to explode.
  • Shot Speed will cause the Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide a fixed range after being fired. bombs to launch faster and farther.
  • Flying can help you avoid the damage from Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide a fixed range after being fired. bombs when in tight quarters. This can make Lord of the Pit Lord of the PitLord of the Pit Icon.pngGrants flight and increases speed. or Spirit of the Night Spirit of the NightSpirit of the Night Icon.pngGrants spectral tears and flight. more valuable.
  • The infinite bombs can allow you to test every wall for Secret Rooms and Super Secret Rooms. They also allow you to escape rooms without clearing them by blowing open the doors.

Regular Bombs[edit | edit source]

  • The Match Stick Match StickMatch Stick Icon.pngIncreases the chance of Bombs dropping after clearing a room, and the chance of finding Bombs when opening a Chest. trinket causes more bomb drops than other drops. Since regular bombs are more powerful than the Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide a fixed range after being fired. bombs, this can be a boon. Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide a fixed range after being fired. bombs can blast obstacles and walls, so you can save your bombs for combat.
  • Combined with the Remote Detonator Remote DetonatorRemote Detonator Icon.pngUnlimitedBombs you place explode only when you use this item. Gives 5 bombs., you have more control over regular bombs and can lay traps with them. This is especially useful during boss fights with invincibility periods, such as Mom's Heart and Pin, as multiple bombs can be laid near the boss's spawning point and detonated all at once.
  • If you misplace a normal bomb, you can move them by walking into them. Normal bombs will not explode until you use the Remote Detonator Remote DetonatorRemote Detonator Icon.pngUnlimitedBombs you place explode only when you use this item. Gives 5 bombs., so you can adjust the position.
  • It is possible to drop the Match Stick Match StickMatch Stick Icon.pngIncreases the chance of Bombs dropping after clearing a room, and the chance of finding Bombs when opening a Chest. by using Ctrl(PC), R2(PS4), or ZR(3DS, Switch).

Reward[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

This challenge is a reference to Team Fortress 2's 4th class, the Demoman. The Demoman uses various bombs as his choice of weapons, similarly to how this challenge is played.



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