Best Friend

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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.
    • Added in Repentance The decoy explodes after 5 seconds, dealing 185 damage.
  • The decoy bomb distracts enemies, as they 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.


Bug Bug! If the player has Brimstone Bombs and places down Best Friend, the brimstone lasers it creates can damage you.