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Added in Afterbirth

God's Flesh is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth.


  • Tears now have a 10% chance to apply a shrinking effect, causing enemies to shrink in size and also run away from Isaac.
    • Shrunk enemies can be crushed and killed by walking over them.
  • The shrinking effect lasts 5 seconds.
  • This item belongs to the Fun Guy set. Collecting three items from this set will transform Isaac into a walking mushroom.


  • The shrinking effect does not affect bosses or mini-bosses.
  • Any enemies that are spawned from the death of a shrunken enemy do not carry over the shrunken effect.
  • Champions and enemies that explode upon death will damage Isaac if crushed.
  • Shrinking the heart of a Mask + Heart Mask + Heart will cause its corresponding Mask to shrink as well. The Mask can be crushed and killed separately.
  • The chance to fire a shrinking tear does not scale with Luck.


  • Added in Afterbirth †Compound Fracture Compound Fracture / Cricket's Body Cricket's Body / The Parasite The Parasite: Split tears will retain shrinking effect if main tear had shrinking effect. With Compound Fracture and The Parasite, tears with a shrinking effect look like normal tears.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Finger! Finger!: Finger can also apply the shrinking effect.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Lachryphagy Lachryphagy: Will occasionally fire tears with shrinking effect. All burst tears have a chance to apply the shrinking effect.
  • The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico Technique: Tear flickers blue, capable of shrinking enemies when it does.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Technology Zero Technology Zero: Electricity connected to tears with shrinking effect has a chance to shrink enemies.


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  • The term God's flesh is a nickname for psychedelic mushrooms.
  • In Aztec culture, hallucinogenic mushrooms were eaten during religious ceremonies. The Aztec name for these mushrooms translates to "god's flesh".
  • Using God's Flesh on a Rag Man Rag Man head will shrink it and reveal that there is a very small, nearly invisible body underneath.
  • The effects of this item are similar to the Shrinker from Duke Nukem 3D, including the ability to kill shrunken enemies by stepping on them.