Ghost Pepper

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Ghost   Pepper
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Item altar
"Flame tears"
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Item ID
5.100.495
Character Appearance
Character appearance
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Collection Grid
Removed in Repentance(page 5, column 10, row 1)
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Added in Afterbirth †

Ghost Pepper is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth †.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Removed in RepentanceShooting tears sometimes spawns a fire similar to 15►Red Candle Red Candle, damaging enemies and destroying shots it comes into contact with.
    • Added in Repentance The fire is blue similar to 15►The Candle The Candle, and seemingly deals more damage. It can also pass through obstacles and walls.
  • Creating farts through items/pills such as Re-Lax, 15►The Poop The Poop, 15►Butter Bean Butter Bean, and etc. causes fire to shoot out alongside the fart.
    • Removed in Repentance The only exception to this is the farts generated by Butt Penny Butt Penny.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Removed in Repentance The chance of spawning fire is not affected by luck.
    • Added in Repentance The fire is now affected by luck.
      • At high values, the fire has a 100% chance to appear alongside tears. (Tested with 11 Luck, 100% fire spawn rate)

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • 15►Brimstone Brimstone: The flames can still shoot from Isaac while holding the fire button.
    • Added in Repentance The flames now only shoot when firing.
  • 15►Butter Bean Butter Bean, 15►Mega Bean Mega Bean, 15►The Black Bean The Black Bean, 15►Wait What? Wait What?: Will spawn fires upon use/activation.
  • 15►Dr. Fetus Dr. Fetus: Fires can be spawned while firing bombs.
  • 15►Epic Fetus Epic Fetus: Fires can be spawned while moving the crosshair.
  • 15►Ipecac Ipecac: Fires are spawned as normal and can be hit by Ipecac tears, making this especially dangerous with a multi-shot ability.
  • 15►Mom's Knife Mom's Knife: The flames can still shoot from Isaac while holding the fire button.
  • 15►Monstro's Lung Monstro's Lung: The flames can still shoot from Isaac while holding the fire button.
  • 15►The Poop The Poop: Fire will appear behind Isaac.
  • 15►Technology Technology: Will occasionally spawn a fire. The lasers will not douse the flames.
  • 15►Tech X Tech X: Will occasionally spawn firing while charging lasers. Laser rings will not douse the flames.
  • 15►Trisagion Trisagion: Will occasionally spawn a fire while firing beams. Fires damage is not reduced.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • 15►Incubus Incubus: Will not spawn fire, making the item useless as Lilith.
    • Dlc r indicator.png Lilith now spawns fire from her mouth
  • 15►Lachryphagy Lachryphagy: Feeding tears will quickly douse the flames.
  • 15►The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico Technique: Fires created from Ghost Pepper will destroy the tear and cause it to respawn on Isaac.
    • Added in RepentanceSpawned fires will no longer destroy the tear from Ludovico.
  • 15►A Lump of Coal A Lump of Coal: Affects normal tears but no effect on fire.
  • 15►Pop! Pop!: Eyeballs tears quickly douse flames.
  • 15►Proptosis Proptosis: Flames will not lose damage or shrink as they travel.
  • 15►Soy Milk Soy Milk: No effect on frequency or damage of flames.
  • 15►Sprinkler Sprinkler: The sprinkler will not spawn flames.
  • Added in Repentance15►Bird's Eye Bird's Eye: If collected, will allow the player to shoot both flames

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • "Ghost pepper" is an alternate name for the bhut jolokia, which is arguably one of the world's hottest peppers.


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