Best Friend

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Best   Friend
Item icon
Item altar
"Friends 'till the end"
Table dividing line 1.png
Item ID
Table dividing line 2.png
Recharge Time
3 rooms 3 rooms
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Collection Grid
Removed in Afterbirth(page 2, column 3, row 4)
Added in Afterbirth(page 2, column 13, row 1)

Best Friend is an activated item.

Effect[edit | edit source]

  • Spawns a decoy of Isaac in his crying animation, which explodes with the blast radius of a Megatroll Bomb after a few seconds, dealing 110 damage.
  • The decoy bomb draws aggro, as enemies will target the decoy instead of Isaac regardless of distance.

Notes[edit | edit source]

Synergies[edit | edit source]

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Edmund McMillen stated that Best Friend would no longer "Die upon touch". This is a reference to a bug in the original The Binding of Isaac where, in many circumstances, the player could take glitched hits (often killing Isaac outright).

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Seeds[edit | edit source]

PC XM8A ELC2 (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

PC 6VNN HAK2 (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

PC 0YRN 4TFJ (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

PC Added in Afterbirth † Normal and hard modes only LE7M GYRQ (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

Bugs[edit | edit source]

Bug Bug! Gurgles, Splashers and all variants of Boils except Gush are immune to the Best Friend's explosion.
Bug Bug! Doubles when Multidimensional Baby passes through it.


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