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(in Repentance)

Ghost Bombs is an unlockable passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Repentance.

Effects[ | ]

  • Gives Isaac 5 BombBombs.
  • Isaac's bombs create ghosts when they explode, which rapidly chase and deal contact damage to enemies.
    • The ghost deals contact damage equal to half of Isaac's damage per tick (2x Isaac's damage per second).
  • After 10 seconds, the ghost explodes, dealing 7 damage to nearby enemies up to 3 times and destroying nearby projectiles. Isaac does not take damage from the explosion.
    • If there are no enemies in the room, the ghost follows Isaac. However, it cannot follow Isaac between rooms.

Notes[ | ]

  • Friendly enemies can be killed by the ghosts.

Synergies[ | ]

  • Collectible Dr. Fetus iconDr. Fetus: Has a chance to shoot a Ghost Bomb that also has spectral properties and can travel through objects.
  • Collectible Scatter Bombs iconScatter Bombs: Split bombs create ghosts that instantly launch themselves at enemies and explode, similar to Collectible Purgatory iconPurgatory. They each deal 2x Isaac's damage, up to 4 times.
  • Collectible Mr. Mega iconMr. Mega: Ghosts appear larger and do extra damage only upon exploding.

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Trivia[ | ]

  • Defeating Boss Delirium ingameDelirium as most tainted characters will unlock their gameplay characteristic. Interestingly, Tainted Lost's passive ability to reroll low quality items (Collectible Sacred Orb iconSacred Orb) is unlocked through defeating Boss The Beast ingameThe Beast instead.
  • This item may be a reference to "Super Ghost Kamikaze Attack" from Dragon Ball Z.