is a liquid caused by the attacks of certain monsters
, or may be spawned by Isaac
. Creep appears on the ground as a "shiny" puddle or line. There are a few different kinds of creep which can affect enemies or Isaac. Having the ability to fly
or the Callus
trinket prevents the effects of creep.
Creep that will affect Isaac is shown flickering rapidly.
Red creep is the most common type of creep in the game. It can be created by various different enemies, champions, or Isaac himself. When spawned by enemies, it damages Isaac but not other enemies in the room. When spawned by Isaac, it damages walking enemies but not Isaac. It deals 1/2 heart damage to the player, unlike in the original where it did a full heart of damage. Red creep is representative of blood.
is spawned by various enemies, Ultra Pride
, The Cage
, green champion monsters
, and Dangle
(when they are poisoned).
As of Booster Pack #5, The Cage's creep now flashes like all other damaging creep. It is functionally equivalent to red creep, and can be spawned by Isaac with the Bob transformation
, Bob's Bladder
, Toxic Shock
, Mysterious Liquid
, or 7 Seals
). Green creep is representative of acid, or poison.
is spawned only by Peep
, Lemon Mishap
, or Lemon Party
pills. When spawned by Peep
, it deals half a heart of damage to the player. When spawned by Isaac, it continuously damages walking enemies and seems to do more damage than any other type of creep that Isaac can create. Yellow creep is representative of urine.
is spawned by various enemies, Gish
, the Something's Wrong...
pill, Ball of Tar
, and 7 Seals
). It slows the affected enemy or player down. When spawned by enemies, it affects Isaac but not other enemies. When spawned by Isaac, it affects enemies in the room but not Isaac. Black creep is representative of tar.
is functionally similar to black creep. White creep is spawned by several bosses, including Widow
, The Wretched
and The Frail
, as well as Small Baby Long Legs
. Isaac can spawn white creep with Juicy Sack
, Large Zit
. White creep is representative of a liquid form of cobweb
is spawned by Hush
, or when Isaac is damaged with Holy Water
also causes Isaac to leave a trail of blue creep wherever he walks. Blue creep damages enemies that walk over it.
Blue creep spawned by Hush
makes Isaac slide, and does not affect other enemies. It is representative of water or tears.
Orange creep is spawned only by Mama Gurdy. It slows down Isaac like black creep but does not affect other enemies. Unlike other types of creep, orange creep does not flicker rapidly, even though it only affects Isaac. Due to its nature, it may be representative of vomit, or some other bodily liquid.
Brown creep is spawned only from bosses such as Brownie, Dangle, Turdlings, X-Lax pill and Sisters Vis. It is slippery and will make Isaac slide. Unlike other types of creep, brown creep does not flicker rapidly, even though it only affects Isaac. It is representative of poop (likely to be diarrhea).