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

Pyromaniac is a passive item.

Effects[ | ]

  • +5 BombBombs.
  • All explosions heal Isaac instead of damaging him. If Isaac has no Red Heart containers or full health, no damage is taken.
    • (except in Repentance) Explosions heal one full Red Heart.
    • (in Repentance) Explosions heal one half Red Heart.
  • (in Repentance) Grants immunity to damage from Fire PlaceFire Places or enemy fires, but does not heal Isaac.

Notes[ | ]

Synergies[ | ]

  • Collectible Anarchist Cookbook iconAnarchist Cookbook: Spawned bombs can be used for mass healing.
  • (in Repentance)Collectible Blood Bombs iconBlood 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).
    • This allows Isaac to infinitely damage himself for items such as Collectible Fanny Pack iconFanny Pack.
  • (except in Rebirth)Collectible Bomber Boy iconBomber Boy: Heals Isaac multiple times per bomb depending on the number of explosions that hit him.
  • (except in Rebirth)Collectible Curse of the Tower iconCurse of the Tower: Whenever Isaac gets hit, numerous healing troll bombs fill the room, nullifying nearly any red heart damage taken.
  • Collectible Dr. Fetus iconDr. Fetus / Collectible Epic Fetus iconEpic Fetus / Collectible Ipecac iconIpecac: Explosions heal Isaac, essentially making him invincible as long as he has more than one red heart container and a decent rate of fire.
  • Collectible Kamikaze! iconKamikaze!: Provides an unlimited source of explosions which will heal.
  • (in Repentance) Character Tainted Magdalene iconTainted Magdalene: Explosions heal a full Red HeartRed Heart again.
  • (in Afterbirth † and Repentance)WalnutWalnut: Walnut will only require 1-5 explosions to open. As Isaac is immune to explosions, he can safely open Walnut without taking any damage.

In-game Footage[ | ]

Trivia[ | ]

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