Head of Krampus

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Added in Afterbirth(page 3, column 8, row 3)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 3, column 8, row 9)
Head of Krampus Defeat Krampus

Head of Krampus is an unlockable activated item.


  • Fires a powerful Brimstone Brimstone beam in the four cardinal directions.
    • Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Afterbirth † Has a 50% chance to rotate all beams around the player 90 degrees, similar to Krampus' second Brimstone attack.


  • Each beam deals 22 damage per tick, and they tick a total of 20 times, dealing a total of 440 damage per use.
  • Damaging enemies with the effect of this item as Guppy will spawn multiple Blue Flies.


  • Added in AfterbirthCar Battery Car Battery: Doubles the damage the Brimstone beams deal to 44 (for a total of 880 damage per use). Doesn't double the Brimstone beams' duration.

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  • v1.031: Head of Krampus' recharge was set from 6 charges, up from 3.



  • This item was originally planned to appear as a Halloween Update in the original The Binding of Isaac but was scrapped.

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