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Lost Contact is a passive item.


  • Gives Isaac's tears a shield surrounding them, allowing the player to block enemy shots.
    • Isaac's shots are destroyed upon contact with an enemy's shot.
    • Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Afterbirth † Affects familiar's tears.
  • -0.16 shot speed.


  • Anti-Gravity Anti-Gravity: Placing many tears around Isaac creates a safe zone, especially with larger tears.
  • Brimstone Brimstone/Technology Technology/Technology 2 Technology 2: Beam/laser destroys projectiles, although only during its damage tick interval. The projectiles are not instantly destroyed when they touch the beam/laser.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Compound Fracture Compound Fracture/Cricket's Body Cricket's Body/The Parasite The Parasite: Split tears will be shielded. The Parasite's split tears will not appear to have shields.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Eye of Belial Eye of Belial: Piercing through a projectile will trigger Eye of Belial's double damage and homing effect. Belial tears will still block shots.
  • Added in Repentance The Forgotten The Forgotten: Enemy shots may be reflected with melee attacks. The damage of the reflected shots depends on their size and properties, with standard enemy shots dealing 6 damage, champion and homing shots dealing 7 and explosive ones dealing 50.
  • Added in RepentanceJacob's Ladder Jacob's Ladder: Destroyed tears via shot-blocking will trigger the electric arc effect.
  • The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico Technique: Can block an infinite amount of enemy shots if the tear is placed on top of a monster. The projectiles that they attempt to shoot will be immediately destroyed.
  • Mom's Knife Mom's Knife: The knife will destroy projectiles in its path without being affected.
  • Piercing tears: The tears can pass through multiple enemy projectiles. This means that one tear can hurt the enemy and block its projectiles.
  • Polyphemus Polyphemus: Enemy shots are treated like enemies with 10 health, which are deducted from the Polyphemus tear. If it has strength remaining afterward, it will continue.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Sinus Infection Sinus Infection/Added in RepentanceMucormycosis Mucormycosis: Tears that stick to enemies will block shots, and will not be destroyed in the process.
  • Soy Milk Soy Milk: The constant stream of tears will cut through any complex attack patterns with ease.
  • Added in RepentanceAlmond Milk Almond Milk: The random tear effects can allow more shots to be blocked, as effects such as Added in Afterbirth †Ouroboros Worm Ouroboros Worm, My Reflection My Reflection, and Tiny Planet Tiny Planet can cause tears to wander outside of the main stream of tears. However, this, in combination with the lower fire rate of Almond Milk compared to Soy Milk, makes Almond Milk slightly less effective than Soy Milk at blocking shots in the direction Isaac is shooting.
  • Added in Afterbirth / Removed in RepentanceTech X Tech X: The rings block enemy shots.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Trisagion Trisagion: Beams will block shots and continue on.


  • Dr. Fetus Dr. Fetus: Bombs will not destroy or block shots. Stat effects apply.
  • Epic Fetus Epic Fetus: Missiles will not destroy or block shots. Stat effects apply.
  • Removed in Afterbirth † Fire Mind Fire Mind: Lost Contact will remove the chance to explode on impact effect.
  • Added in AfterbirthGod's Flesh God's Flesh: Tears with the shrink effect do not appear to be shielded, but will still block enemy shots.
  • Godhead Godhead: Auras will not block shots but tears will.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Haemolacria Haemolacria: Main tears will block shots but burst tears cannot.
  • Ipecac Ipecac: Ipecac shot will explode upon contact with an enemy's shot.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Lachryphagy Lachryphagy: Tears often block shots before they can burst; however, burst tears can also block shots.
  • Added in AfterbirthKidney Stone Kidney Stone: Stone will not block shots.
  • Removed in Afterbirth † Mysterious Liquid Mysterious Liquid: Overridden by Lost Contact.
  • Rubber Cement Rubber Cement: Tears will bounce off of enemy tears and destroy them.
  • Tough Love Tough Love: Teeth will not appear to be shielded but will still block enemy shots.

In-game Footage[]


PC VBRL EDQJ (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

PC 10ZH CZF7 (First floor Treasure Room)

PS4 X2RS 3P3M (First floor Treasure Room)

PC EEBA CXTJ (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

Switch Greedier mode only XNLW J6J9 (First Golden Treasure Room)