Head of Krampus

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Head   of   Krampus
Item icon
Item altar
"Krampus Rage"
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Item ID
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Recharge Time
Removed in Repentance6 rooms 6 rooms
Added in Repentance3 rooms 3 rooms
Item Pool
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Collection Grid
Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Repentance(page 3, column 8, row 3)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 3, column 8, row 9)
Added in Repentance(page 3, column 9, row 3)
Unlock Method
Head of Krampus Defeat Krampus

Head of Krampus is an unlockable activated item.

Effect[edit | edit source]

  • Fires a powerful 15►Brimstone Brimstone beam in the four cardinal directions, much like The Fallen and Krampus shoot.
    • Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Afterbirth † Has a 50% chance to rotate all beams around the player 90 degrees, similar to Krampus' second Brimstone attack.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Removed in Repentance Each beam deals 22 damage per tick, and they tick a total of 20 times, dealing a total of 440 damage per use.
  • Added in Repentance Each beam deals 10 damage over 19 ticks, dealing a total of 190 damage per use.
  • Damaging enemies with the effect of this item as Guppy will spawn multiple Blue Flies.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Added in Afterbirth15►Car Battery Car Battery: Doubles the damage the brimstone beams deal (for a total of Removed in Repentance880 damage/Added in Repentance380 damage per use). Doesn't double the brimstone beams' duration.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • v1.031: Head of Krampus' recharge was set from 6 charges, up from 3.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This item was originally planned to appear as a Halloween Update in the original The Binding of Isaac but was scrapped.

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