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Added in Afterbirth(page 2, column 17, row 5)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 3, column 7, row 2)

Sad Bombs is a passive item.

Effect[edit | edit source]

  • Upon exploding, Bombs shoot 10 tears off in every direction, similar to Tammy's Head Tammy's HeadTammy's Head Icon.png1 roomsShoots 10 tears in a circle around Isaac, which retain the damage, shot speed, and special effects (such as poison) of Isaac's tears.. The tears are affected by any tear modifiers Isaac has on his own tears.
  • Grants five bombs.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The tears generated by the bombs can push other bombs. Dropping multiple Sad Bombs is not advised since they could be pushed near you.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Anti-Gravity Anti-GravityAnti-Gravity Icon.png-2 Tear Delay. Tears float in position until firing ceases, after which they will fly off in the direction they were shot in.: Tears will hover in place for a few seconds before dispersing.
  • Bob's Brain Bob's BrainBob's Brain Icon.pngSpawns a familiar that charges forward when shooting tears and explodes upon contact with an enemy, damaging and poisoning them. The familiar respawns after a few seconds./BBF BBFBBF Icon.pngSpawns a familiar that flies around the room in a manner similar to the Boom Fly and explodes on contact with an enemy. Respawns after ten seconds./Bob's Rotten Head Bob's Rotten HeadBob's Rotten Head Icon.png3 roomsUpon use, Isaac holds a poison bomb which can be thrown towards any of the four cardinal points and explodes on impact./Mr. Boom Mr. BoomMr. Boom Icon.png2 roomsDrops a large bomb.: Gains the Sad Bombs effect.
  • Added in AfterbirthBomber 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 troll bombs.: Each of the nine explosions will have its own tear burst.
  • Added in Afterbirth Brimstone BrimstoneBrimstone Icon.pngTears are replaced by a laser beam that pierces through all enemies and obstacles in its path and deals high damage. Can only be fired after a short charge-up period.: Bombs explode into Brimstone beams in all directions.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Compound Fracture Compound FractureCompound Fracture Icon.pngIncreases range. Tears turn into bones, which shatter into 1-3 bone shards upon hitting an enemy or obstacle./Cricket's Body Cricket's BodyCricket's Body Icon.pngGrants -1 Tear Delay and reduces Range. When tears hit an object or deplete their range, they spawn 4 smaller tears, whose Range and Damage scale with Isaac's./The Parasite The ParasiteThe Parasite Icon.pngIsaac's tears split in two when they hit something.: Bombs explode into tears that will split.
  • Added in Afterbirth Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide for a fixed time after being fired.: The bombs fired by Dr. Fetus explode into tears.
  • Epic Fetus Epic FetusEpic Fetus Icon.pngIsaac's tears are replaced with guided missiles, like those used by the Doctor's Remote.: Missiles and placed bombs explode into tears.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Haemolacria HaemolacriaHaemolacria Icon.pngTears are now fired in an arc. Upon hitting the floor, an obstacle, or an enemy, they burst into many smaller tears in all directions. Increases tear delay.: Bombs explode into Haemolacria tears which burst into tears.
  • Mom's Knife Mom's KnifeMom's Knife Icon.pngIsaac's tears are replaced by a knife that pierces enemies, can travel through obstacles, and can hurt enemies while Isaac is holding it. Holding down the fire button before firing increases its range and power.: Bombs explode into knives that don't return.
  • Added in AfterbirthMultidimensional Baby Multidimensional BabyMultidimensional Baby Icon.pngSpawns a familiar that will follow Isaac's movements on a 2.5 second delay. Tears that pass through the baby will be doubled and increase in speed.: Each tear from the bomb will be duplicated.
  • Kamikaze! Kamikaze!Kamikaze! Icon.pngUnlimitedCreates an explosion in the same area as Isaac, dealing half a heart of damage to him and also damaging all enemies caught in the blast radius.: Isaac gains the item effect on activation.
  • Added in AfterbirthScatter Bombs Scatter BombsScatter Bombs Icon.pngAdds 5 bombs. Isaac's bombs explode into 2-4 tiny bombs.: All mini bombs gain the effect.
  • Technology TechnologyTechnology Icon.pngReplaces tears with a piercing laser with unlimited range./Added in AfterbirthTech X Tech XTech X Icon.pngTears are replaced with laser rings that pierce through enemies and deal damage to enemies within them. Can be charged to increase the size of the ring.: Bombs explode into Technology beams in all directions.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • 20/20 20/2020 20 Icon.pngGrants double shot./The Inner Eye The Inner EyeThe Inner Eye Icon.pngGrants triple shot but decreases tears./Mutant Spider Mutant SpiderMutant Spider Icon.pngGrants quadruple shot but decreases tears.: Does not affect the amount of tears when bombs explode.
  • Added in AfterbirthExplosivo ExplosivoExplosivo Icon.pngIsaac's tears have a chance to stick to enemies and explode.: Tear explosions are not affected by Sad Bombs.
  • Ipecac IpecacIpecac Icon.pngReplaces tears with explosive and poisoning projectiles fired in an arc from the mouth.: Normal Ipecac shots won't explode into tears, but placed bombs will shoot Ipecac shots in every direction.
  • The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico TechniqueThe Ludovico Technique Icon.pngInstead of firing tears, Isaac controls one floating tear that hover over obstacles. This tear deals constant damage when held in place over an enemy./Added in AfterbirthMarked MarkedMarked Icon.pngIsaac will now fire tears automatically directed at a red target on the ground which is controlled by the player. This allows for a full 360 degree tear firing radius. Can be overridden by other tear modifiers such as Mom's Knife or Brimstone.: Tears that burst from bombs cannot be controlled.
  • Monstro's Lung Monstro's LungMonstro's Lung Icon.pngIncreases damage and grants a charged shot that fires multiple tears in the same fashion as Monstro.: Tears are red when bombs explode.
  • My Reflection My ReflectionMy Reflection Icon.pngGives Isaac's tears a boomerang effect, and increases range and shot speed.: Tears will return to the place where the bomb exploded, not Isaac.
  • Tiny Planet Tiny PlanetTiny Planet Icon.pngRange up and makes shot tears revolve around Isaac until they drop.: Tears orbit around where bomb exploded not Isaac.
  • Tech.5 Tech.5Tech.5 Icon.pngGrants a unlimited range piercing laser with random rate of fire that does not replace tears. The laser might occasionally fire with the effect of a random item or trinket, such as Hook Worm, Spoon Bender or Tiny Planet.: No effect.
  • Technology 2 Technology 2Technology 2 Icon.pngDecreases damage and replaces right eye tears with a unlimited range, piercing laser which fires continuously.: Bombs only explode into tears with a slight damage reduction.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  2FMF V4Z0 (Treasure room adjacent to spawn room)

 PS4  FLXP FE7K (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)


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