How to Unlock Peppino in Vampire Survivors

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In Vampire Survivors update 0.7.3 there is a special hidden character that is a tree you can play. This special hidden character can only be unlocked by completing a very specific run in the game. To learn more about it here’s how to unlock Peppino in Vampire Survivors.

How to Unlock the Hidden Tree Character

Image showing how O'Sole Meeo running through the plants and trees on Il Molise.
O’Sole Meeo healing plants and trees.

Unlocking Peppino isn’t hard to do per se, but it is somewhat of a strange procedure. To unlock this character you need to follow a few specific steps that the game’s Discord users discovered. The steps are as follows:

  1. Play as O’Sole Meeo.
  2. Run Il Molise.
  3. Run through the plants and trees so you heal them with your Celestial Dusting.
  4. Level up Celestial Dusting as you go. You will start to see healing numbers.
  5. Continue running through plants and trees until you hit 10k healed.
  6. You will hear an unlock sound.
  7. Quit or finish run.
  8. Buy Peppino from Character Selection screen.

That’s all you need to do to unlock this hidden tree character. The method is fairly simple, but it can seem like you are not doing anything when you are doing it. This video shows the full process.

Peppino Starting Weapon & Passive

Peppino starts a run with the evolved Garlic item, Soul Eater. He also has an interesting passive which causes him to steal hearts and his power increases when recovering HP. Another interesting thing is that he has -100% movement speed, meaning he can’t move very well. His important base stats are:

  • Max Health – 120.
  • Armor – (+2).
  • Move Speed – (-100%).
  • Area – (-60%).
  • Magnet – (+100%).

Peppino is one of many characters for players to unlock in the game. See our Vampire Survivors characters unlock guide for details on how to unlock them all.

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