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Disambig.png This article is about the attribute. For the challenge, see SPEED!.

Speed Stat Icon.png Speed determines how quickly the character moves and is represented by a shoe. Speed has a minimum value of 0.1 and a maximum value of 2.0.

Removed in Repentance Some items may lower the maximum value, and other items may bring it back up, but it can never exceed 2.0.

Each character's base speed is as follows:

Character Speed
Magdalene Magdalene Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Repentance Keeper Keeper Tainted Lilith Tainted Lilith 0.85
Added in Repentance Keeper Keeper Tainted ??? Tainted ??? Dead Tainted Lazarus Dead Tainted Lazarus 0.9
Isaac Isaac Judas Judas Lazarus Lazarus The Lost The Lost Lilith Lilith Apollyon Apollyon The Forgotten The Forgotten Bethany Bethany Jacob and Esau Jacob and Esau Tainted Isaac Tainted Isaac Tainted Magdalene Tainted Magdalene Tainted Eve Tainted Eve Tainted Samson Tainted Samson Tainted Azazel Tainted Azazel Tainted Lazarus Tainted Lazarus Tainted Lost Tainted Lost Tainted Keeper Tainted Keeper Tainted Apollyon Tainted Apollyon Tainted Bethany Tainted Bethany Tainted Jacob Tainted Jacob 1.0
Tainted Soul Tainted Soul 1.09
??? ??? Samson Samson Dark Judas Dark Judas 1.1
Eve Eve Tainted Judas Tainted Judas 1.23
Azazel Azazel Lazarus Risen Lazarus Risen 1.25
Cain Cain The Soul The Soul Tainted Cain Tainted Cain 1.3

Items that affect speed[]

Activated Items[]

Name ID Icon Quote Description Added in Repentance Quality
A Pony 5.100.130
A Pony
2 rooms
Flight + dash attack Passively grants flight and increases speed to 1.5. Upon use, Isaac charges in the direction the pony is facing, giving invulnerability during the charge and dealing damage to enemies hit. 2
My Little Unicorn 5.100.77
My Little Unicorn
4 rooms
Temporary badass Gives invulnerability and +0.28 speed for six seconds, removing the ability to shoot tears and replacing it with the ability to deal 40 contact damage to enemies. 1
The Nail 5.100.83
The Nail
6 rooms
Temporary demon form Gives Removed in Repentance one Soul Heart Soul HeartAdded in Repentance half a Black Heart Black Heart. For the current room; +0.7 damage, -0.18 speed, allows Isaac to break rocks and damage enemies by walking over them. 3
Unicorn Stump 5.100.298
Unicorn Stump
1 rooms
You feel stumped Gives invulnerability and increased speed for five seconds, but removes the ability to shoot tears. 1
White Pony 5.100.181
White Pony
2 rooms
Flight + holy death Passively grants flight and increases speed to 1.5. Upon use, Isaac charges in the direction the pony is facing, giving invulnerability during the charge while also creating damaging beams of light. 2
Added in Afterbirth D8 5.100.406
4 rooms
Reroll stats Re-rolls Isaac's Damage, Tears, Range, and Speed. 2
Added in Afterbirth † Dataminer 5.100.481
4 rooms
109 Displaces enemy sprites for the current room, randomly increases one stat and decreases another. 0
Added in Afterbirth † Void 5.100.477
6 rooms
Consume Consumes all pedestal items in the room. Active items will have their effects added to Void, and passive items will grant random stat upgrades. 4
Added in Repentance Berserk! 5.100.704
With damage dealt
Rip and tear Causes Isaac to go berserk for 5 seconds, greatly increasing his speed, tears, and damage, but restricting him to using a melee weapon instead of his tears. This item charges by dealing damage to enemies instead of clearing rooms. 3
Added in Repentance Dark Arts 5.100.705
Dark Arts
6 seconds
One with the shadows Briefly grants +1 speed and makes Isaac invulnerable and intangible. When the effect ends, destroys all projectiles and damages all enemies Isaac ran through. 3
Added in Repentance Spin to Win 5.100.655
Spin to Win
3 seconds
Let it rip! When used, gives Isaac +0.5 speed and greatly increases the rotation speed of Isaac's orbitals for 3 seconds. Gives Isaac a spinning top orbital that blocks enemy shots and deals contact damage to enemies while held. 1
Added in Repentance Wavy Cap 5.100.582
Wavy Cap
0.5 seconds
Tears up. A mind changing experience! Increases tears, decreases speed, and distorts the screen. All effects become more pronounced with repeated use, and wear off by clearing rooms. 1

Passive Items[]

Name ID Icon Quote Description Added in Repentance Quality
Abaddon 5.100.230 Abaddon Evil + DMG up + fear shot Removed in Repentance +1.5 damage, +0.2 speed. Removes all Red Heart containers, grants six Black Hearts, and adds a chance to shoot fear tears.
Added in Repentance +1.5 damage, +0.2 speed. Grants two Black Hearts, converts all Red Heart Containers into Black Hearts, and adds a chance to shoot fear tears.
Aries 5.100.300 Aries Ramming speed +0.25 Speed. Running into enemies while at a high speed will deal damage. Removed in Repentance Does not prevent contact damage. 2
Blood Bag 5.100.119 Blood Bag HP up Grants one Red Heart container, restores 5 Red Hearts, and increases speed by 0.3. 2
Bucket of Lard 5.100.129 Bucket of Lard HP up Grants two Removed in Repentanceempty Added in Repentancefull Red Heart containers and heals Isaac by half a Red Heart, but decreases speed by 0.2. 1
Caffeine Pill 5.100.340 Caffeine Pill Speed up + size down Grants +0.3 speed, reduces character size, and gives a random pill. 1
Capricorn 5.100.307 Capricorn All stats up Adds 1 Red Heart Container, gives +0.5 Damage, +0.1 Speed, Removed in Repentance +1.5 / Added in Repentance +0.75 Range, and -1.0 Tear Delay, and gives 1 Bomb, Coin, and Key. 3
Experimental Treatment 5.100.240 Experimental Treatment Some stats up, some stats down Removed in Afterbirth † Randomly increases and decreases some of Isaac's stats.
Added in Afterbirth † Increases four random stats and decreases the other two.
Growth Hormones 5.100.70 Growth Hormones Speed + DMG up Removed in Repentance +1 damage, +0.4 speed.
Added in Repentance +1 damage, +0.2 speed.
Libra 5.100.304 Libra You feel balanced Gives 6 coins, 6 bombs, and 6 keys and balances out all attributes. 1
Lord of the Pit 5.100.82 Lord of the Pit Demon wings Grants flight and +0.3 speed. 3
Magic Mushroom 5.100.12 Magic Mushroom All stats up! Makes Isaac bigger. Adds one Red Heart Container, +0.3 Damage, x1.5 damage multiplier, Removed in Repentance +5.25 / Added in Repentance +1.5 Range, and +0.3 Speed, and restores all Health. 4
Mini Mush 5.100.71 Mini Mush Speed + range up Decreases Isaac's size, making him less likely to be hit. Removed in Repentance+0.3 speed, +1.5 tear height, -4.25 range (effective range is increased). Added in Repentance +0.3 speed, +1.50 range. 2
Missing No. 5.100.258 Missing No. Syntax error Randomizes all passive items and stats upon pickup and at the start of each succeeding floor. 1
Odd Mushroom 5.100.121 Odd Mushroom HP + DMG up, speed down Grants one empty Heart container, +0.3 damage, +0.25 range, +0.5 tear height, and -0.1 speed. 2
Odd Mushroom 5.100.120 Odd Mushroom Tears + speed up, DMG down +1.7 tears, +0.3 speed, slightly reduces damage. 2
Roid Rage 5.100.14 Roid Rage Speed and range up Removed in Repentance +0.6 speed, +5.25 range, +0.5 tear height.
Added in Repentance +0.3 speed, +1.50 range, +0.5 tear height.
Sagittarius 5.100.306 Sagittarius Piercing shots + speed up Increases speed by +0.2 and grants piercing tears. 3
SMB Super Fan 5.100.189 SMB Super Fan All stats up +1 Red Heart container, +0.3 damage, +0.2 tears, +0.2 speed, +0.5 range, +1 tear height. Fully restores all red hearts. 3
Speed Ball 5.100.143 Speed Ball Speed + shot speed up +0.3 speed, +0.2 shot speed. 2
Stop Watch 5.100.232 Stop Watch Let's slow this down a bit... Removed in Afterbirth Automatically inflicts slow to all enemies in every room.
Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Repentance Upon taking damage, inflicts slow to all enemies for the current room.
Added in Repentance Slows all enemies in every room to 80% speed.
Taurus 5.100.299 Taurus Speed down + rage is building -0.3 Speed. Isaac builds speed while in a room with enemies. At max speed, he gains the My Little Unicorn My Little Unicorn effect for 5 seconds. 1
The Belt 5.100.28 The Belt Speed up Increases speed by 0.3. 1
The Halo 5.100.101 The Halo All stats up Grants one full Red Heart container, +0.3 damage, +0.2 tears, +0.25 range, +0.3 speed, and +0.5 tear height. 2
The Mark 5.100.79 The Mark DMG + speed up Grants one Soul Heart, +1 damage, and +0.2 speed. 3
The Small Rock 5.100.90 The Small Rock DMG up + speed down Increases damage by 1, increases tears by 0.2, and decreases speed by 0.2. 3
The Virus 5.100.13 The Virus Poison touch + speed up Isaac poisons enemies on contact. Removed in Repentance -0.1 speed. Added in Repentance +0.2 speed. Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Repentance Poisoned enemies have a chance to drop a black heart when killed. 2
Thunder Thighs 5.100.314 Thunder Thighs HP up + speed down + you feel stompy Destroys rocks upon contact with Isaac. Adds one Red Heart container and lowers Speed. 1
Whore of Babylon 5.100.122 Whore of Babylon Curse up Grants +1.5 Damage and +0.3 Speed whenever Isaac has half a Red Heart or less. 2
Wooden Spoon 5.100.27 Wooden Spoon Speed up Increases speed by 0.3. 1
Added in Afterbirth Kidney Stone 5.100.440 Kidney Stone Matt's kidney stone Randomly while firing tears, Isaac will stop firing and turn red, where he will charge and release a lot of 'tears' in one go. The burst of tears also includes a kidney stone, which deals a lot of damage. 2
Added in Afterbirth Purity 5.100.407 Purity Aura stat boost Boosts one of Isaac's stats depending on the color of the aura around him. The aura disappears upon taking damage and reappears with a random color upon entering a new room. Red boosts damage, blue boosts tears, yellow boosts speed, and orange boosts range. 2
Added in Afterbirth † Dog Tooth 5.100.445 Dog Tooth Bark at the moon! +0.3 damage, +0.1 speed. Plays a howl or bark sound when entering a room with undiscovered Secret Rooms or Crawl Spaces. 1
Added in Repentance Blood Oath 5.100.569 Blood Oath Bleed me dry Stabs Isaac at the beginning of each floor, draining his red hearts. Increases damage and speed for the floor based on the amount drained. 2
Added in Repentance Bloody Gust 5.100.695 Bloody Gust May your rage bring haste The first 6 times Isaac takes damage on a given floor, he gains Speed and Tears for the rest of the floor, up to a maximum of +1.02 and +3.00, respectively. 3
Added in Repentance Candy Heart 5.100.671 Candy Heart Power of love Gives Isaac a permanent stat boost whenever he heals with red heart pickups. 2
Added in Repentance Consolation Prize 5.100.644 Consolation Prize +1 to lowest stat Increases Isaac's lowest stat and drops either 3 coins, 1 bomb, or 1 key depending on what Isaac has the least of. 1
Added in Repentance Dogma 5.100.633 Dogma Ascended Grants flight, +0.1 speed, +2 damage, and the Holy Mantle Holy Mantle effect. Grants enough health to have 6 full hearts, if possible. Automatically given to Isaac after defeating Dogma. 0
Added in Repentance Inner Child 5.100.688 Inner Child Let him free Upon death, Isaac respawns in the current room with half of a Red Heart, a massive size down, and +0.2 Speed. 2
Added in Repentance Jupiter 5.100.594 Jupiter You're a gas giant! +2 red Heart containers, -0.3 speed. Isaac builds speed while standing still, and releases poison gas clouds when he moves afterwards. 2
Added in Repentance Mercurius 5.100.590 Mercurius Speed up + you feel elusive +0.4 speed. Doors stay open after entering a room, even in rooms with enemies. 3
Added in Repentance Orphan Socks 5.100.571 Orphan Socks Speed up + your feet feel stronger Prevents creep and floor spikes from damaging Isaac. Also gives Isaac +0.3 speed and 2 soul hearts. 2
Added in Repentance Sausage 5.100.669 Sausage All stats up Adds a Red Heart Container, fully heals Isaac, and gives +0.2 Speed, +0.5 Damage, +0.5 Tears, +1.5 Range, +0.2 Shot Speed, and +1.0 Luck. Increases the chance of encountering a Devil Room Devil Room, Angel Room Angel Room, and/or Planetarium Planetarium each by 6.9%. 3
Added in Repentance Soul Locket 5.100.686 Soul Locket Power of faith Gives Isaac a permanent stat boost whenever he picks up a soul heart. 2


Name ID Icon Quote Description
Cartridge 5.350.8 Cartridge I remember these Chance to trigger The Gamekid The Gamekid effect upon taking damage.
Goat Hoof 5.350.37 Goat Hoof Speed up +0.15 speed.