Dead Onion

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Item icon
Item altar
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Character appearance
Tear appearance
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Added in Afterbirth(page 3, column 11, row 5)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 4, column 1, row 4)

Dead Onion is a passive item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Grants piercing and spectral tears.
  • +0.25 range.
  • -0.4 shot speed.
  • -0.5 shot height.
  • Tear size multiplier: 1.5x.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Although it says "Toxic aura tears", the tears do not do toxic/poison damage.
  • Using Dead Onion in a Crawl Space will cause tears to fall through the floor.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Added in AfterbirthIncubus Incubus: Does not affect shot speed or tear size but still gives the piercing effect.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Dr. Fetus Dr. Fetus: Not recommended. Bombs are slow to fire and will pass through enemies, making it far more difficult to hit them with explosions.
  • Epic Fetus Epic Fetus: Overrides Dead Onion, although stat effects apply.
  • The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico Technique: Not recommended. Tear moves very slowly making it hard to kill mobile enemies.
  • Mom's Knife Mom's Knife: Overrides Dead Onion.
  • Monstro's Lung Monstro's Lung: Fires a barrage of large tears that disappear at close range. Spectral and piercing effects make it very effective at close range.
  • My Reflection My Reflection: Not recommended. Tears will travel a very short distance before they return to Isaac and eventually disappear.
  • Proptosis Proptosis: Not recommended. While tears do massive damage at short range, it makes it a lot easier to be damaged by explosive enemies or enemies that do contact damage.
  • Rubber Cement Rubber Cement: Edges of tears retain both piercing and spectral effects; however, the center of the tear will lose them and bounce.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Sulfuric Acid Sulfuric Acid: Not recommended. Acid Tears no longer impact objects and can no longer open Secret Rooms.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  1ERB 9HEH (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

 Vita  6P76 APSC

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