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Ball of Tar is a passive item.

Effects[ | ]

  • Adds a chance to shoot slowing tears, reducing the speed of enemy movement and any projectiles they fire.
  • Isaac leaves a trail of slowing Black creep.

Notes[ | ]

  • The chance to fire slowing tears depends on the luck stat, and the formula used to determine the chance is:
    • At base luck (0), the chance is 10%, maxing out at 100% at 18 luck.

Interactions[ | ]

  • (in Afterbirth †)Second HandSecond Hand: The creep generated by Ball of Tar will disable the slowing effect.

In-game Footage[ | ]

Trivia[ | ]

  • This item's costume has the appearance of Boss Gish ingameGish, the titular main character of one of Edmund McMillen's earlier games and a boss in Rebirth.
    • (in Repentance) Character ??? (Character) icon???'s costume has the appearance of Ash, the main character of The End is Nigh, Edmund McMillen's 2017 platformer game.

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