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Added in Afterbirth †

Potato Peeler is an activated item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth †.


  • On use:
    • Removes one Red Heart Container.
    • Increases damage by a flat +0.2.
    • Grants one Cube of Meat Cube of Meat.
      • Added in Repentance The Cube of Meat is not added as a real item in Isaac's inventory.
    • Grants an active Anemic Anemic effect for the current room.
    • Added in Repentance Counts as self-damage for the purposes of damage-triggered items.



  • Added in RepentanceBook of Virtues Book of Virtues: Spawns an indestructible wisp. The wisps do not orbit Isaac, block shots, or deal contact damage. Instead, they chase and constantly shoot at nearby enemies.
  • Removed in Repentance D4 D4: Every Cube of Meat produced using Potato Peeler counts as an item for rerolling. Because health usually is not removed when rerolling items, this is useful to increase the number of items at the expense of the item pool.
    • Cubes of Meat created by Potato Peeler will always reroll into Treasure Room items, regardless of where Potato Peeler was obtained or the rooms it was used in.
  • Added in RepentanceIII - The Empress? III - The Empress?/XI - Strength XI - Strength: The temporary hearts granted by the cards can be used to create a Cube of Meat.


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  • The description on this item matches the name of the item Added in RepentanceA Pound of Flesh A Pound of Flesh.
  • The pickup quote "A pound of flesh" is a reference to Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice.
  • This item might be a reference of the infamous suicide of Petunia from Happy Tree Friends' episode Wishy Washy (content warning: extreme cartoon gore).