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Type: Passive
Quality: C Quality Item.png
Sell Creep Price: N/A Money.png
Unlock Method: Purchase from Professor Goopton for 6 Hegemony Credit.png.
Ammonomicon Entry
Removes all goop in a small radius continuously.

A normal sponge, useful for cleaning up messes. Holding it, you hear the whispers of an alien tongue.

Sponge is a passive item.


  • Removes all liquids/webbing near the player.
  • Allows the player to understand Professor Goopton (not an actual game-changing mechanic).
    • The player does not need to be actively holding the sponge in order to understand Professor Goopton - they just need to have picked it up once in the run. Dropping the Sponge keeps the effect.


  • Synergy.png Soft Air - If the player also has JK-47, when holding the JK-47, the player regains ammo when walking over liquids, and increases fear range while reloading.
  • Synergy.png Spengbab - If the player also has Tangler, its knockback and range are increased by 50%.
  • Sponge cannot be sold.
  • This item nullifies the effect of Bug Boots.
  • This item nullifies the ammo recovering ability of guns that require you to stand on liquid, such as the Plunger and the Gungine.


  • Godliness is a reference to the idiom, Cleanliness is next to Godliness.
  • The Synergy.png Spengbab synergy is a reference to SpongeBob SquarePants. It being "Spengbab" is likely not just for avoiding copyright, and instead a reference to the "Oh hell nah Spunch Bop" meme, where the main joke is the main cast's names being heavily misspelled.

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