Bombs

They are used to damage enemies, destroy rocks, and open up closed regular doors and Secret Rooms. When a bomb pickup spawns, there is a chance for it to be replaced by a Troll Bomb instead.

Dlc nr indicator.png Isaac's bombs deal 60 damage to enemies and one full heart of damage to himself.

Dlc r indicator.png Isaac's bombs deal 100 damage to enemies. Bomb explosions pierce enemy armor.

Bomb ID Image Worth Additional Info Unlocked Method
Bomb 5.40.1 Bomb.png 1 Collectible Bogo Bombs icon.png Bogo Bombs, Collectible Humbling Bundle icon.png Humbling Bundle, and Dlc a† indicator.png Trinket Equality! icon.png Equality! can replace this with a Double Bomb.
Double Bomb 5.40.2 Double Bomb.png 2 Grants two bombs.
Dlc a indicator.png Golden Bomb 5.40.4 Golden Bomb.png 0 Will not add to the player's bomb count, but when picked up, it will allow the player to place bombs without subtracting from their total for the duration of the current floor, even if the current number of bombs is 0. Achievement Gold Bomb icon.png Complete Blue Bomber (challenge #23)
Troll Bomb 5.40.3 Troll Bomb.png 0 Cannot be picked up. Spawns already ignited and will explode after a few seconds.
Dlc a indicator.png Trinket Safety Scissors icon.png Safety Scissors will turn this into a Bomb before it explodes.
Dlc r indicator.png Golden Troll Bomb 4.18 Golden Troll Bomb.png 0 Similar to troll bombs, spawns already ignited and cannot be picked up. However, it explodes endlessly, similar to unlimited bombs of the golden bomb pickup.
Dlc a indicator.png Trinket Safety Scissors icon.png Safety Scissors will turn this into a Golden Bomb before it explodes.
Mega Troll Bomb 5.40.5 Megatroll Bomb.png 0 Like Troll Bombs, but are bigger (like bombs upgraded with Collectible Mr. Mega icon.png Mr. Mega) and will chase Isaac if they are nearby (as if under the influence of Collectible Magneto icon.png Magneto).
Dlc a indicator.png Trinket Safety Scissors icon.png Safety Scissors will turn this into a Double Bomb before it explodes.
Dlc r indicator.png Giga Bomb 5.40.7 Giga Bomb.png 1 Thrown by Bombgaggers and are spawned naturally in some rooms in Stage Ashpit icon.png Ashpit. Explodes and destroys tiles in a diamond shape. Giga bombs deal 300 damage to enemies[1].
Can be obtained by the player with Dlc a indicator.png Trinket Safety Scissors icon.png Safety Scissors or Dlc r indicator.png Collectible Everything Jar icon.png Everything Jar.
Dlc r indicator.png Throwable Bomb 5.41 Throwable Bomb.png 0 Can only be picked up and thrown, explodes in a few seconds after pickup. Spawned only by the Bomb Grimace enemy.

Dlc r indicator.png Poop

Poop pick ups are exclusive to Character Tainted ??? icon.png Tainted ??? as his mechanic uses poops instead of bombs.

Poop ID Image Worth Additional Info
Dlc r indicator.png Poop Nugget 5.42 Poop Nugget.png 1 Drops from Character Tainted ??? icon.png Tainted ??? when dealing damage to enemies.
Dlc r indicator.png Big Poop Nugget 5.42.1 Big Poop Nugget.png 3 Any bomb pickups that would normally spawn is replaced with this when playing as Character Tainted ??? icon.png Tainted ???, this does not affect Troll Bombs and their variants.

Notes

  • Pickups, chests, and other movable objects will be flung away if caught in a bomb's explosion radius. Take care not to launch anything you want over spikes or other hazards.
  • Troll bombs of all sizes (whether room reward or spawning from monsters) deal a full heart of damage under normal conditions.
  • Dlc a indicator.png Troll Bombs explode after a random amount of time. This means that if two Troll Bombs spawn at the same time right next to each other, there's a high chance one Troll Bomb will blow up before the other, sending that Troll Bomb sliding outwards a bit before exploding.
  • Giga bomb explosions will never destroy tiles in front of room exits.
  • The HUD icon for bombs changes to a bigger one when Isaac holds a Giga bomb.
  • Picked up Giga bombs are always used before normal bombs.
  • Picked up Giga bombs will override the Golden bomb effect until all Giga bombs are used and they do not stack with it.

Unlockable Achievements

Trivia

  • Troll Bombs are a reference to Trolling, an internet term for tricking or messing with people psychologically.
    • The face on the Troll Bomb depicts the Trollface, a face commonly associated with internet trolls and trolling.
  • Mega Troll Bombs are spawned by Super Wrath, Super Pride, War (black Champion), and sometimes Little Horn.
  • In the original game, Mega Troll Bombs can't be blocked by obstacles or non-piercing tears, will follow the player at any distance, and are much faster.

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