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(in Repentance)

Dream Catcher is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Repentance.

Effects[ | ]

  • During the transition between floors, Isaac's nightmare shows the item that will be found in the Treasure RoomTreasure Room and what Boss will be at the end of the floor.
  • Grants a Half Soul HeartHalf Soul Heart upon entering a new floor (this includes each floor of the Ascent).

Notes[ | ]

  • On Curse of the LabyrinthCurse of the Labyrinth floors, both items and bosses are shown.
  • If the floor Isaac is going to has no Treasure Rooms, Dream Catcher will simply show the floor's boss. If there are no Treasure Rooms or bosses on the floor (i.e. in The ShopThe Shop, Ultra GreedUltra Greed, and HomeHome), the dream will instantly be skipped.
  • Dream Catcher cannot show glitched items generated by Collectible TMTRAINER iconTMTRAINER. Instead, it will just show Collectible The Sad Onion iconThe Sad Onion.
  • Dream Catcher will show a poop in the Treasure Room if there are no item pedestals in the room.
  • On CorpseCorpse II, the boss will appear as a blank space; on the special MausoleumMausoleum/GehennaGehenna II floor that leads to HomeHome, it will appear as Boss Mom ingameMom.
  • On The VoidThe Void, the Dream Catcher will show all the bosses that can be found in the various boss rooms, starting with Boss Delirium ingameDelirium.

Synergies[ | ]

  • Collectible Book of Revelations iconBook of Revelations: If the floor boss is revealed to be one of the horsemen, therefore Book of Revelations can be used early, as the downside is no longer relevant.
  • Collectible Satanic Bible iconSatanic Bible: If the floor boss is revealed to be one of the horsemen, and if the player has no interest in the Collectible Cube of Meat iconCube of Meat or doesn't mind paying health for it, Satanic Bible can be used early.

Interactions[ | ]

  • Devil's CrownDevil's Crown: Dream Catcher will show what the Treasure Room will have if Isaac chooses to enter the room without the crown.
  • Found SoulFound Soul: The soul will receive half a soul heart for every new floor he follows Isaac to, allowing him to survive multiple hits and gather up to a maximum of 12 soul hearts. His health resets when the trinket is dropped.
  • Collectible More Options iconMore Options + DownpourDownpour/DrossDross, etc.: Dream Catcher will not show the third item if going to the alternate floors.
  • Collectible Red Key iconRed Key: When on alt path, if a bonus Treasure Room is encountered before the regular Treasure Room, the left item showed in the dream sequence will appear in that red Treasure Room, but the right item showed in the dream sequence will still be in the regular Treasure Room.

In-game Footage[ | ]

Bugs[ | ]

Bug Bug! Dream Catcher will not show the correct items in Greed Mode.
Bug Bug! Using Collectible Glowing Hourglass iconGlowing Hourglass to go back to the previous floor will keep the soul heart that was obtained from Dream Catcher.
Bug Bug! Wrong items are shown when combined with Broken GlassesBroken Glasses unless Collectible More Options iconMore Options is acquired.