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(in Repentance)
This article is about Found Soul, similar in appearance to Your Soul and Lost Soul.

Found Soul is an unlockable trinket added in The Binding of Isaac: Repentance.

Effects[ | ]

  • Summons a Familiar that follows Isaac's exact movements, akin to Character Jacob and Esau iconJacob and Esau, that flies and shoots spectral tears.
  • The familiar dies after taking any damage, and will respawn on the next floor.

Notes[ | ]

  • If Found Soul is dropped before its death animation finishes, it will still be available for the current floor if picked up again.
  • If Found Soul touches a Devil BeggarDevil Beggar, Blood Donation MachineBlood Donation Machine, or ConfessionalConfessionals, it will use the machine or beggar once for free before dying. This trick has been used to boost exploration bonus during daily runs by many players.

Synergies[ | ]

Found Soul is capable of copying the effects of most items, including but not limited to:

Active Item Interactions[ | ]

In addition to copying/doubling many passive items, Found Soul can utilize the same active item as Isaac, effectively doubling them. Items that are affected by Isaac's damage will scale with Found Soul's damage instead. These include, but are not limited to the following:

Special Interactions[ | ]

  • Collectible Abyss iconAbyss: Using Abyss will have the locusts orbit the soul. If the soul is dropped or dies, all locusts disappear and do not come back when picked back up or when it respawns next floor.
  • Collectible Anima Sola iconAnima Sola: Chains the same enemy twice at once, to no further effect.
    • Anima Sola + Collectible The Battery iconThe Battery: Unchaining one of the enemies and using Anima Sola again allows chaining two enemies at once.
  • Collectible Bag of Crafting iconBag of Crafting: The soul will swing its own bag alongside Isaac collecting any pickups it hits resulting in pickup disappearance.
  • Collectible Book of the Dead iconBook of the Dead: Bonies will follow the soul. The orbitals will still orbit around Isaac.
  • Collectible Breath of Life iconBreath of Life: Will kill the soul at any point during the charge.
  • Collectible Dark Arts iconDark Arts: The soul will use Dark Arts along with Isaac. Enemies can be marked by both Isaac and the soul. It will gain its own damage boost.
  • Collectible Dead Sea Scrolls iconDead Sea Scrolls / Collectible Metronome iconMetronome: The soul will double only the active effects that it can double.
  • Collectible Dream Catcher iconDream Catcher: 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 Dull Razor iconDull Razor: Allows the soul to activate items that would otherwise be useless, such as Collectible Old Bandage iconOld Bandage, Collectible Fanny Pack iconFanny Pack, Collectible Varicose Veins iconVaricose Veins etc. It can also be used to dodge damage.
  • Collectible Everything Jar iconEverything Jar: Regardless of current charges, the soul will always pay out with a poop on every use of the jar.
  • Hollow HeartHollow Heart: The soul receives a bone heart at the start of a floor, but only if alive when entering the floor.
  • Collectible Jar of Wisps iconJar of Wisps: The soul will spawn a single random wisp each time, and the amount spawned do not increment with each use.
  • Collectible Lemegeton iconLemegeton: The soul will get its own Lemegeton wisps orbiting it, but none of them give their respective item effect.
    • Lemegeton + Collectible Book of Virtues iconBook of Virtues: Wisps spawned by the soul while Isaac has Book of Virtues will be buffed.
  • Collectible Magic Fingers iconMagic Fingers: The damage is only applied from the soul's part, meaning this item will always deal less damage while the soul is carried around.
  • Collectible Mom's Bracelet iconMom's Bracelet: The soul can indeed pick up rocks and throw them, despite lacking sprite work.
  • Collectible Notched Axe iconNotched Axe: The soul can swing the axe once, then breaks permanently, unable to be recharged.
    • Picking Notched Axe from a pedestal by swapping with another active item or by dropping it with Butter!Butter! will refresh the Found Soul single use Notched Axe, allowing for infinite used on the floor.
  • Collectible Red Key iconRed Key: With proper placement, the soul can open another red room, for free.
  • Collectible Sharp Key iconSharp Key: The soul will throw its own key in tandem with Isaac. The throw still costs one key.
  • Collectible Scissors iconScissors: The soul will spew its own blood fountain, but no extra head will spawn.
  • Collectible The Scooper iconThe Scooper: An extra Peeper familiar is not spawned; however, the soul will benefit from the right eye damage boost.

Other Interactions[ | ]

  • Collectible 120 Volt icon120 Volt: Electric zaps will scale with Isaac's damage, instead of the soul's.
  • Character Azazel iconAzazel / Character The Forgotten iconThe Forgotten / Character Tainted Azazel iconTainted Azazel / Character Tainted Forgotten iconTainted Forgotten / Character Tainted Lilith iconTainted Lilith / Character Tainted Magdalene iconTainted Magdalene / Character Tainted Samson iconTainted Samson: The soul uses none of their inherit tear modifiers or special attacks.
  • Baby-BenderBaby-Bender: No homing on the soul.
  • Collectible BFFS! iconBFFS!: Does not affect the soul.
  • Collectible Brittle Bones iconBrittle Bones: The soul does not benefit from the tears up.
  • Collectible Car Battery iconCar Battery: Will not double any active used by the soul.
  • Collectible Eye of Greed iconEye of Greed: Coin tears fired still subtract coins.
  • Collectible Gnawed Leaf iconGnawed Leaf: Invincibility is independent of Isaac's movement.
  • Collectible Guillotine iconGuillotine: No head orbital is granted to the soul. Other stats still apply.
  • Collectible Heartbreak iconHeartbreak: The ghost gains 2 extra hits per floor and every hit the soul takes will damage all enemies in the room as well. Dropping the trinket and picking it up every time in the room will restore the amount of extra hits, essentially making the Found soul immortal.
  • Collectible IBS iconIBS: The soul itself can never trigger IBS, however when Isaac receives a poop, so does the soul.
  • Collectible Isaac's Heart iconIsaac's Heart: The soul becomes immortal and can not be killed.
  • Collectible Spirit Shackles iconSpirit Shackles: The soul will be chained next to the spot it got hit. Proceeding to not get hit again for a short time will revive the soul as normal.
  • Super MagnetSuper Magnet: The soul will have its own attraction field. No effect on pickups.
  • Collectible Toxic Shock iconToxic Shock: No effect.
  • Collectible Tractor Beam iconTractor Beam: The soul does not receive a beam, nor are any of its tears affected by Isaac's beam.
  • Collectible Whore of Babylon iconWhore of Babylon: Will always be active on the soul.
  • Wooden CrossWooden Cross: Both Isaac and the soul will receive a temporary shield; however, when one of them loses it, so does the other.
  • Collectible Empty Heart iconEmpty Heart: The soul will receive an empty heart container every floor; however, the soul cannot collect any Red HeartRed Hearts, but can receive them via Collectible Yum Heart iconYum Heart's multiplayer healing.

In-game Footage[ | ]

Trivia[ | ]

  • This trinket is a reference to Collectible Lost Soul iconLost Soul.
  • Found Soul Found Soul is the rarest Steam achievement unlocked by a single completion mark.

Bugs[ | ]

Bug Bug! Resuming a Character Jacob and Esau iconJacob and Esau run with Found Soul equipped in Esau's trinket slot will require a controller to continue. If a controller is available and plugged in, Found Soul can be controlled like a Co-op baby and won't mimic either brother's movements. This effect won't happen if Jacob holds the trinket. If no controller is available, the run is softlocked and cannot be continued.
Bug Bug! When used together with Azazel's StumpAzazel's Stump, the soul familiar sometimes keeps Character Azazel iconAzazel's properties (flight and short brimstone) for a few rooms after Isaac has transformed back to normal. Lil ClotLil Clot also has this bug.
Bug Bug! If Collectible Sulfur iconSulfur has been used in a room before picking up Found Soul, it will retain Brimstone until dropped/killed, even through rooms.
Bug Bug! Entering one of the portals created by Collectible Card Reading iconCard Reading, Collectible Lil Portal iconLil Portal, and Collectible Ventricle Razor iconVentricle Razor causes the familiar to become invisible until Isaac drops and picks up the trinket again or sometimes from entering a new floor.
Bug Bug! The game will crash if Found Soul collides with a ConfessionalConfessional, and the game will crash upon attempting to reload the run, effectively terminating it.


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