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The Bullet Upgrades are a collection of bullet-themed passive items that provide bonuses to the bullets that the player's guns fire.

Below is a list of all of the bullet upgrades that the player can find.

D Tier[]

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Battery Bullets, which improve accuracy, provide immunity to electricity and allows bullets to electrify water. The Robot starts with this bullet upgrade.

C Tier[]

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+1 Bullets, which provide a 25% damage bonus to bullets;

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Angry Bullets, which cause bullets to re-fire themselves into nearby enemies, or in random directions;

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Bouncy Bullets, which allow bullets to bounce off of walls and enemies;

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Cursed Bullets, which increase the player's damage as they obtain more curse;

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Easy Reload Bullets, which allow the player to automatically reload a single bullet when dodge rolling;

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Flak Bullets, which cause bullets to splinter off into smaller bullets upon hitting walls or enemies;

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Ghost Bullets, which allow bullets to pierce enemies;

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Heavy Bullets, which increase damage and knock-back at the cost of bullet velocity;

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Katana Bullets, which, upon killing an enemy, gives a chance to trigger a flurry of wind slashes that damage and push other enemies;

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Remote Bullets, which allow the player to control the flight path of bullets using the cross-hair and slightly increases damage;

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Silver Bullets, which massively increases the damage the player deals against Jammed enemies and moderately increases the damage done to bosses;

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Zombie Bullets, which provide a chance for missed shots to refund ammo.

B Tier[]

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Bloody 9mm, which provides a chance of a bullet being replaced with one that bounces off walls and homes towards and pierces through enemies;


Bumbullets, which provide a chance for angry bees to be fired out of the player's gun alongside a bullet;

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Chance Bullets, which sometimes shoots bullets from the player's other held guns while firing a gun;

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Charming Rounds, which provide bullets a chance to charm enemies;

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Devolver Rounds, which provide a small chance for bullets to devolve enemies into Arrowkin, similarly to the Devolver;

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Gilded Bullets, which increase damage depending on how wealthy the player is;

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Helix Bullets, which doubles gun output but slightly reduces damage and causes bullets to travel in helical patterns;

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Homing Bullets, which provide bullets a chance to home in on enemies;

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Hot Lead, which causes some bullets to set enemies on fire;

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Irradiated Lead, which causes some bullets to poison enemies;

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Magic Bullets, which provide a small chance for bullets to transmogrify enemies into chickens;

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Rocket-Powered Bullets, which increase the velocity of bullets, and slightly increases damage and fire rate;


Scattershot, which triples gun output at the cost of accuracy and damage;

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Shadow Bullets, which provide a chance to fire an additional bullet for free whenever the player fires a bullet;

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Stout Bullets, which significantly increase damage and bullet size at close range but decrease damage at longer ranges.

A Tier[]

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Alpha Bullet, which significantly increases the damage of the first bullet in the magazine;

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Chaos Bullets, which cause bullets to do random things;

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Explosive Rounds, which provide a small chance for bullets to explode on impact;

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Fat Bullets, which increase the size and damage of bullets while slightly reducing max ammo capacity;

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Frost Bullets, which provide a chance for bullets to slow and eventually freeze enemies;

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Hungry Bullets, which provide a chance for bullets to become cannibalistic and destroy enemy bullets on contact;

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Omega Bullets, which double the damage of the last bullet in the magazine;

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Orbital Bullets, which cause missed bullets to temporarily orbit around the player;

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Shock Rounds, which link all of the player's bullets together with lightning;


Snowballets, which cause bullets to increase in size and damage as they travel;

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Vorpal Bullets, which give each bullet a small chance to deal massive damage, similarly to the Vorpal Gun.

S Tier[]

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Blank Bullets, which give all bullets a chance to generate a short-ranged blank on impact;

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Platinum Bullets, which slightly increase damage and fire rate for each bullet landed on enemies, up to a maximum of triple damage and fire rate.


  • Most Bullet Upgrade sprites are designed after either pistol cartridges or shotgun shells, the exceptions being Silver Bullets and Chaos Bullets, which are designed after rifle cartridges.