Behavior[edit | edit source]
Polycephalus's attacks consist of burrowing underground and then attacking Isaac in a variety of ways.
- He may spray out a barrage of shots towards the player.
- He may fire a spread-shot of three shots at the player.
- He may summon a Round Worm.
- He may shoot out eight tears around him.
When Polycephalus bursts upwards is random, however the player can delay him appearing by continuing to move, and can force him to appear by standing still. In the latter case Polycephalus will appear directly beside the player.
Champion Versions[edit | edit source]
- Red: Summons Para-Bites instead of Round Worms. Fires six shots in all directions instead of firing at Isaac.
- Pink: Two Polycephaluses, each with half health, replace the normal Polycephalus. They do not spawn Round Worms.
Notes[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Polycephalus as one of Delirium's forms.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The Stain is the posthumous version of it.
- Polycephaly is the condition of having more than one head.
- Polycephalus shares its name with a cactus.
- Polycephalus is one of three bosses to have its posthumous version in the same chapter, the others being Gemini having Blighted Ovum in Chapter 1, and Chub having Carrion Queen in Chapter 2.
- Polycephalus is one of the three bosses that can be spawned by It Lives, the other two being Chub and Teratoma.
|Chapter 1|| Blighted Ovum • Dingle • The Duke of Flies • Famine • Fistula • Gemini • Gurglings • The Haunt • Larry Jr. • Monstro • Pin • Steven • Widow |
Dangle • Little Horn • Rag Man • Turdlings
|Chapter 2|| C.H.A.D. • Chub • Dark One • Gurdy • Gurdy Jr. • The Hollow • The Husk • Mega Fatty • Mega Maw • Peep • Pestilence • Polycephalus • Carrion Queen • The Wretched |
The Forsaken • The Frail • The Stain
Big Horn • Rag Mega
|Chapter 3|| The Adversary • The Bloat • The Cage • The Gate • Gish • Loki • Mask of Infamy • Monstro II • War • Mom |
|Chapter 4|| Blastocyst • The Bloat • Conquest • Daddy Long Legs • Death • It Lives • Lokii • Mama Gurdy • Mom's Heart • Mr. Fred • Scolex • Teratoma • Triachnid |
Sisters Vis • The Matriarch
|Chapter 5||Satan • Isaac|
|Chapter 6||??? • The Lamb • Mega Satan|
|Greed Mode|| Ultra Greed |
|Chapters 1-4||The Fallen • The Headless Horseman|
|The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth|
|Achievements||Attributes||Bosses||Cards and Runes||Challenges||Chapters|