When Life Gives You Lemons

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When Life Gives You Lemons
Challenge number
12
Character
Isaac App.png
Full red heartFull red heartFull red heart
Starting Items
9 Volt 9 Volt9 Volt Icon.pngReduces the charge of any Activated Items by 1. Any 1 charge items instead have timed recharges.
Habit HabitHabit Icon.pngWhen Isaac is hit, 1 point of an item's charge is filled.
Lemon Mishap Lemon MishapLemon Mishap Icon.png2 roomsCreates a small yellow pool of creep, which damages enemies that cross it.
Pickups:
1 Lemon Party pill
Available rooms
Item Pool Treasure Room.png: no          Item Pool Shop.png: yes
Goal
Boss Mom.png
Unlocks
Card Against Humanity Card Against HumanityCard Against HumanityComplete challenge #12

When Life Gives You Lemons is Challenge #12. You start off with Lemon Mishap Lemon MishapLemon Mishap Icon.png2 roomsCreates a small yellow pool of creep, which damages enemies that cross it., 9 Volt 9 Volt9 Volt Icon.pngReduces the charge of any Activated Items by 1. Any 1 charge items instead have timed recharges., Habit HabitHabit Icon.pngWhen Isaac is hit, 1 point of an item's charge is filled. and 1 Lemon Party pill. Your goal is to defeat Mom. This Challenge is available by default. Treasure rooms are not present.

Difficulty[edit | edit source]

The lack of Treasure Rooms makes the challenge more difficult than a normal run.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • Lemon Mishap Lemon MishapLemon Mishap Icon.png2 roomsCreates a small yellow pool of creep, which damages enemies that cross it. has a small range, making it difficult to use. The Habit HabitHabit Icon.pngWhen Isaac is hit, 1 point of an item's charge is filled. and 9 Volt 9 Volt9 Volt Icon.pngReduces the charge of any Activated Items by 1. Any 1 charge items instead have timed recharges. will allow you to use it often, but their combination is more important than that. Because you have the 9 Volt 9 Volt9 Volt Icon.pngReduces the charge of any Activated Items by 1. Any 1 charge items instead have timed recharges., any activated item you get will take less time to recharge. The Habit HabitHabit Icon.pngWhen Isaac is hit, 1 point of an item's charge is filled. makes taking damage charge it faster as well. The only catch would be finding a better activated item.
  • A good item to find is Shoop Da Whoop! Shoop Da Whoop!Shoop Da Whoop! Icon.png2 roomsFires a laser from Isaac's mouth., which is usable every room because of 9 Volt 9 Volt9 Volt Icon.pngReduces the charge of any Activated Items by 1. Any 1 charge items instead have timed recharges..


Reward[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The challenge name is a reference to the proverbial phrase "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade."
  • One of the Fortune Teller's fortunes is "When life gives you lemons, reroll!"



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