Anti-Gravity

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Treasure Room Treasure Room
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Added in Afterbirth(page 2, column 19, row 5)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 3, column 9, row 2)

Anti-Gravity is a passive item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Holding the fire buttons causes tears to hover in midair. When released, the tears will all shoot in the direction they were originally fired.
    • If the fire buttons are not released, the tears will fire on their own after a while.
  • -2 tear delay (increased rate of fire)
    • Since this directly affects tear delay instead of changing the tears stat, it allows Isaac's rate of fire to go over the normal maximum rate.
    • Tear delay decreases are only noticeable when the tears stat is high.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Gravitational effects, such as Mega Fatty's inhalation or a Gaping Maw will pull floating tears toward them.
  • The range attribute only affects the lifespan of the tears after they have been released.
  • Hovering tears can damage monsters like Knights or Mask of Infamy from the front, even if they don't have the piercing effect.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Bob's Rotten Head Bob's Rotten Head: Continues to hover in the air while the fire button is pressed after launching it.
  • Brimstone Brimstone: A red mist expands and then contracts, doing contact damage to any enemy that touches it. It then fires the original Brimstone shot before disappearing. It allows a new shot to be charged up immediately after firing without interrupting the first shot. It does not increase the range of Azazel's Brimstone beam.
  • Chocolate Milk Chocolate Milk: Overrides Anti-Gravity.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Compound Fracture Compound Fracture / Cricket's Body Cricket's Body / Added in Afterbirth †Haemolacria Haemolacria / The Parasite The Parasite: Burst tears will not hover even if a fire button is held.
  • Cursed Eye Cursed Eye: Overrides Anti-Gravity except for tears delay down which applies.
  • Added in AfterbirthDiplopia Diplopia: No effect; -2 tears delay does not stack.
  • Dr. Fetus Dr. Fetus: Only tear delay down applies.
  • Epic Fetus Epic Fetus: Only tear delay down applies.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Euthanasia Euthanasia: If a needle tear destroys an enemy and the fire button is held, the burst needles will hover until the button is released.
  • Added in AfterbirthKidney Stone Kidney Stone: When the Kidney Stone effect is activated, the tear barrage will hover until released. The stone will not hover and will travel regardless.
  • The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico Technique: Only tear delay down applies.
  • A Lump of Coal A Lump of Coal: Despite the visual increase in size, damage still only increases based on the distance traveled.
    • Added in Afterbirth † Tears no longer increase in size while hovering.
  • Added in AfterbirthMarked Marked: Only tear delay down applies.
  • Mom's Knife Mom's Knife: Only tear delay down applies.
  • Monstro's Lung Monstro's Lung: Only tear delay down applies.
  • Added in AfterbirthMultidimensional Baby Multidimensional Baby: Multidimensional Baby will travel the same path as the Anti-Gravity tears, easily doubling any stationary shots. Any moving tears that hit it will produce a normal moving copy, however stationary tears will spawn a copy that will eventually fall to the ground even after the direction is released.
    • Added in Afterbirth † Stationary duplicated tears will release normally.
  • My Reflection My Reflection: Combines both effects. Tears will home in on Isaac instead of remaining stationary, and releasing the attack buttons will launch the tears from their position as usual.
  • Technology Technology: Only tear delay down applies.
  • Added in AfterbirthTech X Tech X: Only tear delay down applies.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Added in Afterbirth † The Forgotten: Each swing of his club creates an additional hitbox in front of him that lasts for about a second before proceeding forward and disappearing. The club throw is unaffected.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Lachryphagy Lachryphagy: Tears will float in midair, making them easier to feed. Burst tears will also float in midair before moving.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Technology Zero Technology Zero: All of the tears fired are connected by electricity, creating a series of electric fences.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Isaac's appearance bears a strong resemblance to the character Dr. Manhattan of the graphic novel Watchmen.
  • After picking up Anti-Gravity, whenever Isaac picks up an item that alters the appearance of his face, his head becomes the same color as Blue Baby's.
  • This item is used in Challenge #17 (Waka Waka).

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  0K37 VS36 (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 PC  F8YN 8SLD (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 Switch  Greedier mode only LC3Z JNYQ (First Golden Treasure Room)


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