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Hot Lead
Hot Lead.png
Type: Passive
Quality: B Quality Item.png
Sell Creep Price: 30 Money.png
Unlock Method: Purchase from Ox and Cadence for 5 Hegemony Credit.png.
Ammonomicon Entry
Chance To Ignite
All bullets have a chance to ignite foes.

Freshly formed shells, straight from the Gungeon's Forge. The metal slug at the center of each round is still molten.

Hot Lead is a passive item and a bullet upgrade.


  • Adds a chance to fire red bullets that ignite enemies.
    • The ignition chance is 20% for projectile weapons, and 25% per second for beam weapons.


  • Synergy.png Added Effect - Fire - If the player also has the Alpha Bullets, the first bullet of a weapon's magazine is guaranteed to be a fire bullet.
  • Synergy.png Hidden Tech Flare - If the player also has Table Tech Heat, the radius of effect of heat from flipping tables triples (the area of effect is 9× as large).
  • Synergy.png Hot Ones - If the player has Copper Ammolet, the chance to shoot fire bullets is significantly increased.
  • Synergy.png Phoenix Up - If the player also has the Phoenix, a phoenix companion that fires at enemies is summoned.
  • Synergy.png Plasma Beam - If the player also has the Heroine, enables the Plasma Beam mode on the Heroine.
  • Synergy.png Ruby Weapon - If the player also has the Omega Bullets, the last bullet of a weapon's magazine is guaranteed to be a fire bullet.
  • Synergy.png Special Reserve - If the player also has the Molotov Launcher, Molotovs create green pools of fire, which do not harm the player and permanently light enemies on fire.
  • Every explosive weapon may occasionally leave a pool of fire goop on the floor.
  • Any weapon that would leave an icy patch will leave a burning patch instead.


  • This item may be a reference to the phrase "Eat hot lead!", which is frequently said by characters in shooter games and action movies.
  • The Synergy.png Get Equipped with -H- -synergy is a reference to Mega Man II - the Atomic Fire weapon is gained from defeating Heat Man, and represented on the weapon select screen with an H

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