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Chargers are a more advanced form of MaggotMaggot.

They possess a smiling face of sorts and look quite harmless as they slowly crawl along without attempting to follow Isaac. If a Charger lines up with Isaac vertically or horizontally, however, they will immediately and quickly charge in a straight line towards him. Because they're usually encountered in groups, avoiding them quickly becomes a problem.

Variants[ | ]

Drowned Charger[ | ]

(except in Rebirth)

Drowned Chargers is a drowned variant added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth DLC.

They possess the same behavior of regular Chargers, but have 10% more health. They shoot four diagonal blood shots upon death. They can be spawned by Drowned Boom FlyDrowned Boom Flies upon death, as well as (at reduced health) by Drowned HiveDrowned Hives.

Dank Charger[ | ]

(in Afterbirth † and Repentance)

Dank Chargers are the dank variants added in Booster Pack #5 of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth † DLC.

They behave similarly to regular Chargers, but have a much faster dash, bounce off of walls while dashing, and leave a trail of slowing Black Creep while dashing. When their charge ends, they have a short cooldown period before they start moving again.

Carrion Princess[ | ]

(in Repentance)

Carrion Princess is a Boss Carrion Queen ingameCarrion Queen-like variation of a Charger added in The Binding of Isaac: Repentance. They appear exclusively in AshpitAshpit.

They charge diagonally, similar to Carrion Queen. Much like the Carrion Queen, they can only be damaged by hitting their pink tail segments.

Level 2 Charger[ | ]

(in Repentance)

Level 2 Chargers are stronger variants of ChargerChargers added in The Binding of Isaac: Repentance DLC. They are found in CorpseCorpse and the ascent to Home.

Upon lining up with Isaac cardinally, Level 2 Chargers will initially charge cardinally towards him but will curve their trajectory towards Isaac's position if attempting to move out of the way. Level 2 Chargers move slightly slower than default Chargers.

Elleech[ | ]

(in Repentance)

Elleeches are enemies added in The Binding of Isaac: Repentance DLC.

Their behavior is a cross between a Level 2 Charger and Small LeechSmall Leech, moving aimlessly until Isaac lines up with them cardinally. They then will charge indefinitely at Isaac, not stopping at objects.

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Trivia[ | ]

  • Chargers first appear in the original Flash version of The Binding of Isaac.
  • Chargers are based on Ropes from the Legend of Zelda franchise, since both charge at the player when they are in their sight.
  • (in Afterbirth † and Repentance) Dank Chargers were created by Kilburn for Booster Pack #5.
  • (in Afterbirth † and Repentance) The behavior of the Dank Charger resembles that of the Charger from The End is Nigh, another game made by Edmund McMillen.
  • (in Repentance) Elleeches are the only Ascent enemy without "Tainted" in its name.
    • Their name instead is a portmanteau combining the words "Elite" and "Leech", still carrying its elevated status.
    • They also take the appearance and behavior of a Small Leech, so in a way, they could be called Tainted Small Leeches.


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