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(in Afterbirth † and Repentance)

Smelter is an unlockable activated item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth †.

Effects[ | ]

  • Upon use, any trinkets that Isaac is holding are destroyed, and their effects are permanently applied to him.
    • (in Repentance) Trinkets that are absorbed show up on the HUD's item tracker.
  • Increases the chance for a trinket to drop after clearing a room. (Has a 2% chance to turn the pickup variant into a trinket.)

Notes[ | ]

  • While held, Collectible Mom's Box iconMom's Box will double the effect of all absorbed trinkets (if their effects can be doubled).
  • Absorbing the TickTick will allow Isaac to pick up other trinkets again.
  • Trinkets whose effects only activate once, such as Store CreditStore Credit, Missing PosterMissing Poster, and WalnutWalnut, will still only activate once after being absorbed.
  • (in Repentance)PerfectionPerfection is still removed if Isaac takes damage from regular sources.
  • (in Repentance) Faded PolaroidFaded Polaroid cannot be used to open A Strange Door A Strange Door if smelted.
  • It is possible to find previously smelted trinkets during a Victory Lap, or if the trinket Item Pool is exhausted.
  • (except in Repentance) Picking up a copy of a trinket which was already absorbed will not duplicate that trinket's effect.
  • (except in Repentance) The trinket will not be absorbed if Smelter is activated during the pickup animation.

Synergies[ | ]

  • (in Repentance)Collectible Book of Virtues iconBook of Virtues: Spawns yellow wisps on the middle ring. The wisps have a chance to spawn trinkets when destroyed.
  • (in Repentance) Collectible Glyph of Balance iconGlyph of Balance: Allows a trinket to appear every time there's a room clear drop as long as the other room clear drop criteria aren't satisfied, as it empties the trinket slot.
  • (in Repentance) Character Tainted Eden iconTainted Eden: Absorbed trinkets are not rerolled by Tainted Eden's passive effect.
  • (in Repentance) Character Tainted Isaac iconTainted Isaac: Absorbed trinkets do not take up an item slot.

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Trivia[ | ]

  • Smelter alongside Collectible Marrow iconMarrow are currently the only items that can be unlocked specifically by defeating Boss Mom's Heart ingameMom's Heart or Boss It Lives ingameIt Lives on hard mode playing as Apollyon.