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Void VoidVoid Icon.png6 roomsConsumes all pedestal items in the room. Active items will have their effects added to Void, and passive items will grant stat upgrades.
 
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Added in Afterbirth †

Apollyon is a character added in Afterbirth †.

Apollyon starts with two heart containers and Void VoidVoid Icon.png6 roomsConsumes all pedestal items in the room. Active items will have their effects added to Void, and passive items will grant stat upgrades., a 6-charge item which destroys items and grants bonuses in return, and combines all voided active items into one. Apollyon is unlocked by defeating Mega Satan for the first time.

Unlockable items[edit | edit source]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • Knowing most item effects is very important for Apollyon, as you want to know whether or not to absorb something.
  • The Battery The BatteryThe Battery Icon.pngActivated Items can be "overcharged" to allow for an additional use. and Charged Baby Charged BabyCharged Baby Icon.pngA familiar that drops a Little Battery every 4 rooms. Has a small chance to freeze all enemies in the room when hit. allow Void VoidVoid Icon.png6 roomsConsumes all pedestal items in the room. Active items will have their effects added to Void, and passive items will grant stat upgrades. to be used twice consecutively without going into other rooms. This is helpful if you want to use Void VoidVoid Icon.png6 roomsConsumes all pedestal items in the room. Active items will have their effects added to Void, and passive items will grant stat upgrades. to fight the boss and then absorb the item after defeating it after all rooms have been cleared, or when a Devil/Angel Room spawns after defeating the boss and you do not have Goat Head Goat HeadGoat Head Icon.pngA Devil Room / Angel Room Door will always spawn after every boss fight, excluding the first floor and floors after Utero II/Womb II. or Eucharist EucharistEucharist Icon.pngAn Angel Room door will always spawn after every boss fight, excluding the first floor and floors after Utero II/Womb II..

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  • Apollyon is the Greek name for the angel Abaddon, and is also known as "The Destroyer". This is reflected in the Achievement pop-up, which states "You Unlocked The Destroyer".
    • This is referenced further in the Void VoidVoid Icon.png6 roomsConsumes all pedestal items in the room. Active items will have their effects added to Void, and passive items will grant stat upgrades. item he starts with, in that he is both the angel of the abyss and that the main function of the Void is to destroy items to gain beneficial effects.
    • In the New Testament Book of Revelations Book of RevelationsBook of Revelations Icon.png6 roomsAdds 1 soul heart, increases the chance for a Devil or Angel Room to appear, and increases the chance for the next boss to be a Horseman (except on XL floors and floors with fixed bosses such as Mom)., Abaddon is written as the king of an army of locusts, hence the locust trinkets he unlocks.
  • Apollyon has a slight visual similarity to the invulnerable form of Gnawed Leaf Gnawed LeafGnawed Leaf Icon.pngAfter standing still and not shooting for a short time, Isaac turns invincible until he moves or shoots.. This has lead some people to theorize that Apollyon is a statue or gargoyle.
    • This is further highlighted by his appearance on the loading screen, with his eyes and mouth appearing to be simple holes in his head.
  • In the original Afterbirth+ release (prior to Booster Pack #5), Apollyon was unlocked by default (except in the Switch version).
  • Despite the fact that Apollyon appears to have wings, he does not start with flight.


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VoidVoidDefeat Delirium as ApollyonBlack RuneBlack RuneDefeat Ultra Greedier as ApollyonLocust of WrathLocust of WrathDefeat Isaac as ApollyonLocust of PestilenceLocust of PestilenceDefeat Satan as ApollyonLocust of FamineLocust of FamineDefeat ??? as ApollyonLocust of DeathLocust of DeathDefeat The Lamb as ApollyonLocust of ConquestLocust of ConquestComplete the Boss Rush as ApollyonHushyHushyDefeat Hush as ApollyonBrown NuggetBrown NuggetDefeat Ultra Greed as ApollyonMort BabyMort BabyDefeat Mega Satan as ApollyonSmelterSmelterDefeat Mom's Heart or It Lives! on hard mode as ApollyonApollyon BabyApollyon BabyEarn all Hard Mode Completion Marks as Apollyon
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