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Disambig.png This article is about the explosion immunity item. For the item that grants bombs, see Pyro.

Pyromaniac is a passive item.


  • +5 Bomb Bombs.
  • All explosions heal Isaac instead of damaging him. If Isaac has no Red Heart containers or full health, no damage is taken.
    • Removed in Repentance Explosions heal one full Red Heart.
    • Added in Repentance Explosions heal one half Red Heart.
  • Added in Repentance Grants immunity to damage from Fire Place Fire Places or enemy fires, but does not heal Isaac.
    • It does not protect the player from taking damage from the White Fire Place White Fire Place in Downpour Downpour II, making it still possible to acquire Knife Piece 1 Knife Piece 1.
    • Isaac is immune to the lake of fire in the fight against The Beast The Beast, but not to her fire inhalation attack.



  • Added in RepentanceBlood Bombs Blood Bombs: If the player has run out of bombs, they can spend half a heart to drop a bomb and recover it by getting caught in the explosion (it won't work on characters that can't obtain red health)
  • Added in AfterbirthCurse of the Tower Curse of the Tower: Whenever Isaac gets hit, numerous healing troll bombs fill the room, nullifying nearly any red heart damage taken.
  • Dr. Fetus Dr. Fetus / Epic Fetus Epic Fetus / Ipecac Ipecac: Explosions heal Isaac, essentially making him invincible as long as he has more than one red heart container and a decent rate of fire.
  • Kamikaze! Kamikaze!: Provides an unlimited source of explosions which will heal.
  • Added in AfterbirthBomber Boy Bomber Boy: Heals Isaac multiple times per bomb depending on the number of explosions that hit him.

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  • This item is used in Added in Afterbirth Blue Bomber (challenge #23).
  • Pyromania is an impulse control disorder in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses to deliberately start fires.


PC Normal mode only 7HQC 0YH9 (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

PC Normal mode only PR2N SB6M (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn, Kamikaze! synergy on first floor)

PC Hard mode only 0DJW Y6DB (Pyro + Pyromaniac adjacent to spawn)

PCAdded in Afterbirth Hard mode only 0MMV NJKX (First floor Treasure Room)

PCAdded in Afterbirth Hard mode only 2CBJ S32P (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

PCAdded in Afterbirth Hard mode only NCCG RAAY (Treasure Room, 2 rooms below spawn)

PC Hard mode only 47SZ RCWR (Treasure Room, 2 rooms right of spawn)

PS4 Normal mode only 7BAK S8YD (First floor Treasure Room)

3DS 4L93 XLGW (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

Switch Greedier mode only YDRY EDY0 (First Golden Treasure Room) (Curse of the Blind)