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Pyromaniac

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Pyromaniac
Pyromaniac Icon.png
Character Appearance
Pyromaniac App.png
Item Type
Passive Collectible
Item ID
223
Pickup Quote
It hurts so good +5 Bombs
Item Pool
Treasure Room Treasure Room  
Collection Grid
Afterbirth

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Rebirth

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Disambig.png This article is about the explosion immunity item. For the item that grants bombs, see Pyro.

Pyromaniac is a Special passive item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • +5 bombs
  • All explosions heal Isaac for one red heart instead of damaging him. If Isaac has no red heart containers or full health, no damage is taken.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Makes the player immune to Mom's, Satan's, and other enemies' stomp attacks, making those fights substantially less difficult.
    • Due to the immunity to Mom's stomping attack, Mom's Toenail Mom's Toenail has improved usefulness.
  • Makes the player immune to The Cage's, The Adversary's, and Mega Satan's rock wave attack.
  • The item is unable to produce Soul Hearts, Black Hearts, or Eternal Hearts, making Pyromaniac a little less effective if used with ??? or The Lost. However, these characters still gain immunity to explosions.
  • Also makes the player immune to the projectiles from Red Fireplaces.
  • Afterbirth† Indicator.png Ultra Greed's second form in Greedier Mode uses explosive attacks almost exclusively. As a result, Pyromaniac makes characters nearly invulnerable against him.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Anarchist Cookbook Anarchist Cookbook - Allows the cookbook to be used without risk of self-damage and as a reusable source of healing.
  • Bob's Brain Bob's Brain - Negates the risk of self-damage and allows it to be used as a source of healing.
  • Bob's Rotten Head Bob's Rotten Head - Can be used as a reusable source of healing.
  • Bomb Bag Bomb Bag - Provides steady supply of bombs that can be used for healing.
  • Dr. Fetus Dr. Fetus , Epic Fetus Epic Fetus , Ipecac Ipecac - Explosions heal Isaac, essentially making him invincible as long as he has more than one red heart container and a decent rate of fire.
  • Fire Mind Fire Mind - Explosions caused by tears can be used for healing
  • Kamikaze! Kamikaze! - Allows immortality and infinite explosions for free.
  • Mom's Toenail Mom's Toenail - Becomes immune to the stomp.
  • Piggy Bank Piggy Bank , Fanny Pack Fanny Pack , Swallowed Penny Swallowed Penny - When used in conjunction with explosions, can be used to very slowly gain an infinite amount of money or pickups.
  • DLC Indicator.png No. 2 No. 2 - The Butt Bombs spawned by firing tears are affected, allowing for unlimited free healing.
  • DLC Indicator.png Curse of the Tower Curse of the Tower - Each time Isaac is hit, Troll Bombs spawn, enabling him to be healed each time damaged.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • DLC Indicator.png This item is used in Challenge #23 (Blue Bomber).
  • Pyromania is an impulse control disorder in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses to deliberately start fires.

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  Normal Mode only 7HQC 0YH9 (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 PC  Normal Mode only PR2N SB6M (Treasure room adjacent to spawn, Kamikaze! synergy on first floor)

 PC  Hard Mode only 0DJW Y6DB (Pyro + Pyromaniac adjacent to spawn)

 PC  DLC Indicator.png Hard Mode only 0MMV NJKX (First floor treasure room)

 PC  DLC Indicator.png Hard Mode only 2CBJ S32P (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 PS4  Normal Mode only 7BAK S8YD (First floor treasure room)

 3DS  4L93 XLGW (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

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