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An onion that appears to be crying.


Isaac cries more than usual.

Increases the rate of fire of Isaac's Tears by 0.7.


Contrary to speculation, the item is not a reference to the running gag from Ashens, a popular reviewer of cheap electronics; and is in named purely based on the fact onions can cause you to cry.

  • "To those asking: I have no idea what ashens is, the sad onion came about because onions make you cry.." - Edmund Mcmillen
  • The Sad Onion was the first item made by Edmund for The Binding of Isaac.


  • LDK2 4N38 in the item room on the first floor

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