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Butter Bean is an unlockable activated item.


  • Upon use, Isaac farts and knocks back nearby enemies.
    • Added in Afterbirth Projectiles are also deflected.
      • Added in Repentance Enemies pushed into walls or obstacles take 10 + 2 * (floor - 1) damage. Projectiles that are reflected also deal damage to enemies


  • Added in Afterbirth † / Removed in Repentance If Isaac swaps Butter Bean for a different active item, then picks up Butter Bean again, it has a 10% chance to transform into Wait What? Wait What?.
  • Added in Repentance When a run is started, the game may replace Butter Bean with Wait What? Wait What? in item pools. Both items are generally not available in the same run.


  • Added in RepentanceBook of Virtues Book of Virtues: Inner ring. The wisps are white and do not shoot tears, have only 1 health each, release farts that knockback upon death and cannot be carried across rooms.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Ghost Pepper Ghost Pepper: Shoots a flame behind Isaac upon each use of Butter Bean. Two flames will be shot if Isaac also has Car Battery Car Battery.
  • Added in RepentancePanic Button Panic Button: Activates Butter Bean upon taking damage. If the damage was from a projectile that Butter Bean can knock away, it will be negated.

In-game Footage[]



PS4 V3SV Y7A2 (First floor Treasure Room)

PC 0BCA XKDM (First floor Treasure Room)

CV3B DYJ1 (For an Eden start with Butter Bean and Gigante Bean.)