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Ring Worm is a trinket.

Effects[ | ]

  • Isaac's tears travel in a high-speed spiral pattern.
  • (in Repentance) Also grants +0.47 Tears and spectral tears.

Notes[ | ]

  • The tear pattern slightly increases Isaac's effective range.
  • (except in Repentance) The trinket has no effect on any non-tear based attack, such as Collectible Brimstone iconBrimstone or Collectible Mom's Knife iconMom's Knife.
    • (in Repentance) The trinket now affects all tear/non-tear modifiers, with the only exceptions being Collectible Dr. Fetus iconDr. Fetus, Collectible Epic Fetus iconEpic Fetus and Collectible Tech X iconTech X, which don't work.

Synergies[ | ]

  • (in Repentance)Golden Trinket Golden Trinket/Collectible Mom's Box iconMom's Box/Ring WormRing Worm: In addition to the further stat increase, each effect/trinket copy makes the spiral path larger.

Interactions[ | ]

  • (in Afterbirth † and Repentance)Collectible Backstabber iconBackstabber: Due to the unusual tear travel, Ring Worm may be used to hit enemies in the back, without having the need to be placed behind them.
  • (except in Rebirth)Collectible Tractor Beam iconTractor Beam: The altered pattern tears travel in is confined to the beam.
    • (in Repentance) Isaac can benefit from Ring Worm's stat bonus and spectral tears without losing accuracy.

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Trivia[ | ]

  • The bullet pattern might be a reference to a power-up in the NES game Uncle Fester's Quest.
  • Ring worm (or Dermatophytosis) is a fungal infection very common in children and teenagers. It involves scaly rings on the skin of the scalp, chest, arms, stomach and other places, and is not caused by any sort of worm despite its name.