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Hot Bombs is a passive item.

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  • Isaac gains +5 BombBombs on pickup.
  • Placed bombs deal damage to enemies on contact and will leave behind a fire that damages enemies on contact upon exploding for 10 seconds.
    • (except in Repentance) The fire does 22 damage per tick (66 damage per second).
    • (in Repentance) The fire can block four shots and/or deal four ticks of contact damage before expiring. It deals 23 damage at full durability, 17.25 damage after taking one hit, and 11.5 damage otherwise for a maximum damage of 63.25 damage.
    • Fire from a Hot Bomb doesn't damage Isaac.
    • (except in Repentance) Bombs deal 1 point of contact damage to enemies.
    • (in Repentance) Bombs deal 16 contact damage to enemies.
  • (in Repentance) Isaac can no longer take contact damage from static fires such as Fire Places or enemy fires. Fire projectiles still damage Isaac.

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  • If a HopperHopper touches a Hot Bomb, it will become a Flaming HopperFlaming Hopper.
  • The contact damage does not scale with Isaac's damage and is completely removed if Isaac acquires another bomb item that overrides the flaming bomb graphic such as Collectible Mr. Mega iconMr. Mega or (except in Rebirth)Collectible Glitter Bombs iconGlitter Bombs.
  • (in Afterbirth † and Repentance) Boss Big Horn ingameBig Horn will throw Hot Bombs at Isaac that deal contact damage.
  • If eaten by a boss such as Boss Chub ingameChub, a Hot Bomb will continously deal damage to the boss until it explodes.
  • (in Repentance) Negates the damage from the floor of lava in Boss The Beast ingameThe Beast's chamber, but not from its fire inhalation attack.

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Trivia[ | ]

  • Orange champion (except in Rebirth) Boss Little Horn ingameLittle Horn summons bombs that are identical in function, but given the Troll BombTroll Bomb sprite and colored orange.