War

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Boss War name.png
Boss versus screen image
Base HPStage HP
500
0
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Ingame Appearance
In-game appearance

Entity ID
65.0
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Found In
Boss
Stage The Depths icon.pngStage Necropolis icon.pngStage Dank Depths icon.png
Stage The Void icon.png
Super Secret Room Icon.png
Degraded Boss
Stage Cathedral icon.pngStage Sheol icon.png
Stage The Chest icon.pngStage Dark Room icon.png
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Unlock Method
The Harbingers Defeat Mom

War is a Harbinger that can appear in all environments of Chapter 3 (The Depths The Depths, Necropolis Necropolis, Added in Afterbirth Dank Depths Dank Depths).

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Phase 1[edit | edit source]

  • Charges either left or right off-screen and continuing on from the opposite end of the screen. Continues until he has crossed the screen three times.
    • He performs this attack more often if Isaac is to his left or right.
  • Shoots eight projectiles in all directions.
  • Ascends off-screen and summons 5 Troll Bombs.
    • Returns from the side of the screen.

Phase 2[edit | edit source]

Once his health is below half, War's horse blows up, dropping War, who performs a sobbing animation.

  • War charges quickly at Isaac gradually building speed and making more tighter turns. He pauses briefly to sob before restarting this process.

Champion Versions Needs to be unlocked[edit | edit source]

  • Dark Grey: 15% larger with 25% more HP (625). Summons 2 Mega Troll Bombs when he ascends off-screen and summons a single Troll Bomb behind his path when he charges through the screen. He also shoots 6 projectiles in all directions when he stops chasing Isaac in his second phase.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Unlockable achievements[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • War appeared in the original The Binding of Isaac.
  • War is one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse mentioned in the Bible.
  • In many depictions of War, he is shown holding a sword vertically [1], corresponding with why War's battle sprite shows him holding his hobby-horse vertically.
  • Although his appearance on the vs screen shows his hobby-horse as brown, it is red in-game.
  • War's "horse" appears more akin to a bull.
  • In the original game, War's face was round.
    • Added in Repentance This has been somewhat reverted in Repentance.
  • War can be seen wielding a 15►Wire Coat Hanger Wire Coat Hanger as a weapon in one of the original game's concept arts.


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