Locust of War

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Added in Afterbirth †

Locust of War is an unlockable trinket added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth † expansion.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Upon entering a room with enemies, spawns a Red Locust which detonates upon impact with enemies, dealing double tear damage for the impact of the Locust and 60 damage for the explosion.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This trinket can be dangerous to hold, as the locust will instantly target the nearest enemy as Isaac enters the room, which can be close enough to catch Isaac in its blast radius.
  • The explosion takes most bomb effects from items that Isaac has, with some exceptions.
    • The Locust does not gain additional explosion damage or radius from 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..
    • The explosion damage is halved to 30 byBomber Boy Bomber BoyBomber Boy Icon.png+5 bombs. Isaac's bombs will now explode in a large cross-shaped pattern (roughly 5 bombs explosions wide). This also affects player-spawned troll bombs. without additional explosions.
    • Mini bombs fromScatter Bombs Scatter BombsScatter Bombs Icon.pngAdds 5 bombs. Isaac's bombs explode into 2-4 tiny bombs. are not spawned.
    • Pickups will not spawn withGlitter Bombs Glitter BombsGlitter Bombs Icon.pngGives Isaac 5 bombs, and makes Isaac's bombs have a chance to drop random pickups or charm enemies when they explode..
  • The Locust will also spawn each time a wave in Boss Rush starts.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Butt Bombs Butt BombsButt Bombs Icon.pngGives +5 bombs and makes all bombs Butt Bombs that fill the room with gas, damaging and confusing all enemies.: The locust damages and confuses all enemies upon exploding.
  • Hive Mind Hive MindHive Mind Icon.pngIncreases the size of blue spiders and blue flies and doubles the amount of damage they deal.: The locust's impact damage is doubled and the explosion damage is increased to 85.
  • Hot Bombs Hot BombsHot Bombs Icon.pngGrants 5 bombs. Isaac's bombs leave behind fire that damages enemies upon contact.: The locust leaves behind fire upon exploding.
  • Sad Bombs Sad BombsSad Bombs Rebirth 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.: The locust releases tears upon exploding.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Prior to Booster Pack #3, Locust of War was named Locust of Wrath. Unlike other Locusts, the name of Locust of Wrath was from one of seven Deadly Sins instead of four Harbingers.


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