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This article is about the boss. For the game mode, see Greed Mode.

Greed is a mini-boss and one of the Seven Deadly Sins. He can appear in ShopShops starting on the second floor of Chapter 2 or Secret RoomSecret Rooms starting on the first floor of Chapter 3.

  • (except in Rebirth) He also has a small chance to spawn when destroying a special shopkeeper.

Behavior[ | ]

Greed wanders randomly around the room and performs one of two attacks:

  • Fires a spread of 3 projectiles in the cardinal direction closest to Isaac.
  • Spawns 2 HopperHoppers to his either side.

If hit by Greed, Isaac loses 2-4 coins and drops 1-3 Pennies on the floor.

Greed deals a whole heart of contact damage.

Notes[ | ]

  • Shops and Secret Rooms Greed is encountered in count as Mini-Boss Rooms, and cannot be bombed out of. They also prevent any other Mini-Boss Rooms from generating that floor.
  • Once Greed is encountered in a Shop or Secret Room, Super Greed replaces him in subsequent Shops and Secret Rooms. After Super Greed is encountered in the same manner, they cannot spawn in Shops or Secret Rooms for the rest of the run.
  • If Isaac teleports out of the room after defeating Greed but without killing all the Hoppers he spawns, Isaac can re-fight Greed for extra coins or copies of Steam Sale.
  • (except in Rebirth) Greed spawned by blowing up a special shopkeeper can never spawn as Super Greed, even if another Greed was encountered before.

Unlockable Achievements[ | ]

Trivia[ | ]

  • Greed has his own account on Twitter. This was uncovered after the community dug up a figurine of Greed covered in Sharpie marks during an ARG, which quickly led to his account. After guessing his password, and tweeting on it, the password was quickly changed and was then used to announce the arrival of Character Keeper iconKeeper.
  • The Seven Deadly Sins that these mini-bosses are based upon are, in Christian teachings, a classification of vices from which all others are derived.
  • Greed is a personification of one of the Seven Deadly Sins, with Greed being described as an inordinate desire to possess something, whether that be wealth, power, etc. Greed is a desire to possess something even if it means doing something immoral. Greed can lead to sins such as deception, violence, hardheartedness, and ingratitude.



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