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The Admin noticeboard is one way through which users can notify administrators of issues needing administrative attention. While users are welcome to directly contact specific administrators (especially if they are seen to be active), posting here can be an easier and quicker way of ensuring that at least one admin will notice an issue and respond to it promptly. Remember to sign (using four tildes: ~~~~) when posting an issue.

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In case of vandalism, posting about it here is low priority. Revert it first, anyone can do so. If the vandal created a new page, tag it for deletion. Assume good faith and consider leaving a message on that user's talk page to explain the reason. Post here only if the user has made several disruptive edits and/or persists despite a warning. Always avoid a revert war with the vandal; it is far better to wait until an admin has a chance to intervene. If a user must be reported here, please use {{user}}, preferably as the topic subject/headline.



Addressed Topics[edit source]

Seeds notice[edit source]

Can the notice about the criteria for adding a seed be changed to an edit notice, rather than sitting at the top of the page? It is ugly and makes reading the wiki more difficult. Edit notices are a part of media wiki, so it shouldn't be difficult to set up.165.123.233.217 16:48, 17 November 2014 (UTC)

RoshanLynch moved the notice to the edit page on 17 November. Thanks for the suggestion! --Alianin (talk) 18:41, 20 November 2014 (UTC)
Note to admins: Users posting seeds that have not fully unlocked the game can be removing or posting illigitimate seeds. Many posted seeds match layout but not item when used from a fully unlocked file. --Anon

Seeds and platforms[edit source]

I have done research with about 10 PC seeds I found on this wiki on my PS4 and VITA. They give me the expected result as it says for the PC-version. So I suggest to remove the information that PC and PS4/VITA should be counted separately in the seed notice. The only thing I haven't tested is seeds from PC v1.02 (PS4/VITA is on v1.01), but if that is different so should all PC seeds be wrong on this page anyway since I assume most of them are from v1.01 or earlier. --Ragowit (talk) 09:08, 20 November 2014 (UTC)

Furthermore, if you agree that seeds shouldn't be counted separately anymore, so do I suggest to add Seed into the Item-template. Why? Since a page should only contain one seed anyway, and one line of seed on the page feels wrong. Better place it in the template imho. --Ragowit (talk) 15:29, 20 November 2014 (UTC)
This is a good idea. We'll get around to it soon. We need to update all seeds with a fully unlocked game anyway, because the items change based on unlocked items. --RoshanLynch (Jsmooth13) (talk) 17:03, 24 November 2014 (UTC)

Revert War[edit source]

Sample page: The Host
Got a user who changed the page away from the style of other Challenge pages. I cleaned it back up, they reverted the page to broken links. Rather than just start a revert war, I'm leaving this to admins to handle.--Fluxxdog (talk) 01:21, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

First of all, thanks for leaving a message here instead of going to war! While User:Anemicne can be slightly overzealous at times, he got a point here. Your writing style is inconsisten with that of a wiki's there. When editing an article, you have to avoid directly adressing the reader and go for third person for example. I just finsihed porting the full set of Help:Rules to the wiki so if you ever want to know how to handle things, I suggest looking it up there under "Manual of Style". Don't worry it's not a graven problem, but it's nice to have consistenty across all articles. I'm not blind to you spending a pretty large amount of time here, so thanks for your effort to improve our wiki! --Dooomspeaker (talk) 01:58, 2 December 2014 (UTC)


On the Ultra_Greed page I noticed a revert war going on for a bit about the 8th screenshot and the boss' butt. I didn't want to take part in it and decided to report it here. Chienglier des steppes (talk) 23:21, 25 March 2016 (UTC)

PlatPC, etc[edit source]

Hi admins, I noticed a few pages had things like  PC  instead of "PC". Are all pages going to be changed to this? Regirock524 (talk) 06:11, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

Yep. --RoshanLynch (Jsmooth13) (talk) 13:28, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

Correct Spacing for Bullets[edit source]

Is the correct spacing for bullets like this:

* Item1
* Item 2

Or this:

*Item1
*Item 2

? I prefer the former, since it seems to be more readable. And the former is actually what is used on this page, but I figured I would ask to make sure. --Zamie (talk) 23:40, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

The first one is preferred. --12.54.94.26 13:56, 22 December 2014 (UTC)
--RoshanLynch (Jsmooth13) (talk) 13:57, 22 December 2014 (UTC)

Page Renaming[edit source]

"For the moment, we're going to leave the page names as-is. Sadly, at this point, it would require many edits to rename everything. There are so many "Of"s. But, eventually, at some point in the future, we'll get a bot to do all of the renaming and link-correcting. So, don't worry. Everything will be renamed appropriately soon, but not yet. We're going to wait a while before we run the bot. DoomZero [Admin] (talk) 02:32, 4 December 2014 (UTC)"

This was posted 1 year ago. What is the status of this change? --Zamie (talk) 15:44, 9 December 2015 (UTC)

Higher Quality Image[edit source]

Under "monsters", the image for Baby Long Legs registers as only it's face, rendering it unidentifiable. When editing the page it shows up properly, though. It must be fixed or else nobody will know what that enemy is.

Page info incorrect?[edit source]

The new page regarding the alt floor ??? where Hush is located must be incorrect. The Blue Womb cannot be ??? because 0% has unlocked the achievement. --Anon

I'm not sure what this is referring to. This is definitely the correct name for the floor though. --Zamie (talk) 02:06, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

Seeds Idea[edit source]

Should there be a section on the seeds page for random seeds? As in, someone can post a fun seed or a seed they enjoyed there. A little like the reddit page; "You have to play this seed". --Anon

No; see Talk:Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Wiki#Seed Sharing. --Zamie (talk) 02:09, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

The Lost can no longer be unlocked by using seeds[edit source]

Due to a recent patch, The Lost is no longer unlocked if seeds are used on any character in the process of unlocking. The helpful seeds section of the page should be removed, or at least noted. --Anon

This has been proven to be wrong. Seeds work fine and the only people reporting problem were those that were using mods (which is noted on The Lost page already). --Dooomspeaker (talk) 23:04, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

Please reconsider looking into this. I personally have proven that seeds no longer work. I have no mods installed, nor have I ever had any mods installed and after completing the steps, using a seed as Isaac, The Lost was not unlocked. I then tried again without using any seeds and it worked. I believe this is a result of the most recent patch. --Anon

I just now unlocked The Lost, and I: 1. used seeds, and 2. restarted (with "r") several times. So your theory is incorrect: seeds still work. --82.136.210.153 08:14, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

A story speculation page?[edit source]

Goes without saying that the story is not clear 100% and the game designer wants it that way, but I came across this post on reddit (link) and I believe it could be an excellent start to the page. --VimFleed (talk) 17:01, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Since we cannot arrive at any conclusions with pur speculative cotnent, these pages are just a neverending speculation dump. And that's not really what any wiki ever needs. --Dooomspeaker (talk) 00:06, 26 December 2014 (UTC)

Item ID redirects[edit source]

I want to be able to easily construct a link to the wiki page for any item, given that I know the item id for that item. I currently think the best way to accomplish this is to add a redirect page in the name of each item id that points to the appropriate item page. For example, I made Item/1 as a test. (the sad onion has item id 1). Are ya'll on board with me doing this? If anyone has some url scheme they prefer instead of /Item/N, that's fine --HyphenatedHyphen (talk) 02:23, 19 February 2015 (UTC)

Note that this was for the purposes of the item tracker, but it now uses Platinum God instead because no admin bothered responding to this. --Zamie (talk) 02:11, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

Talk Page Error / Notifying Administrators[edit source]

I get this error: "This action has been automatically identified as harmful, and therefore disallowed. If you believe your action was constructive, please inform an administrator of what you were trying to do. A brief description of the abuse rule which your action matched is: Global AF - New User's Edit Summary Contains Terms Common in Spam". When I try to create a section at Talk:The Lost with headline "Two Suggestions" and content:

Two suggestions: 1. In the Helpful Seeds section, add an internal link for "Book of Belial" to The Book Of Belial. 2. In the Positive items subsection (of the General Strategies section), add the Belial book, because The Lost can take devil deals for free and the Belial book guarantees such rooms (see above).

It says "please inform an administrator of what you were trying to do", which I hereby did. --82.136.210.153 08:16, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

Are you still getting this error? --Zamie (talk) 02:15, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

Gemini (Item) reference error report[edit source]

On the Item page, as well as on the Signs of the Zodiac page, the item Gemini references to "Gemini_(Item)" using a template (curly braces), but when clicking on the link it references to the boss. I haven't found a way to fix it myself so I just post a report here. --Aides359 (talk) 16:37, 5 February 2015 (UTC)

Good call! The link was incorrect because that template had mistakenly linked to the boss page. It's fixed now. --Dooomspeaker (talk) 17:25, 5 February 2015 (UTC)

Every page on the wiki has an enormous black space above it.[edit source]

It seems that every single page on this wiki has an enormous black space above the actual content of the page. ( http://gyazo.com/cd4772bdafdd18ae30337b229e4d45c0 http://gyazo.com/f5f46713ce313c501dfb2c5e15cb1e4a ) Everything still works fine, but i have to scroll down on every page before i can read it. I'm not sure this is the correct place to report this sort of issue, but I couldn't find anything better. I have asked one friend if they saw this too, and they said they did. --ToxicPsychotic (talk) 00:25, 8 June 2015 (UTC)

This issue now seems to be fixed. --ToxicPsychotic (talk) 01:48, 14 June 2015 (UTC)

Replace fly images with new animated ones[edit source]

Hey, I recently uploaded three new animated fly images that I want to replace the old, non-animated ones. If you could help me with this, it would be much appreciated. Thanks, --TerraPony (talk) 04:27, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

What do you need help with exactly? You should be able to replace the various links to the images on the pages yourself. --Zamie (talk) 03:17, 21 December 2015 (UTC)
There ya go. --JokerPixel (talk) 02:03, 7 December 2016 (UTC)

Tarot Card "The sun" has an un-noted effect[edit source]

The tarot card "The Sun" insta-kills the boss "The Fallen".

If he's at full health, it will bring his health down all the way forcing him to split. If you use it on the split versions, again, even with full health, it will insta-kill them.

The Fallen only has 60 HP, and so do the mini-Fallen. As such, The Sun (which deals 100 damage to everything in the room) will instakill either The Fallen or the mini-Fallen, but not both at once. --JokerPixel (talk) 02:52, 7 December 2016 (UTC)


A change on Delirium's trivia wasn't allowed.[edit source]

I added a bit of trivia to Delirious's page, which states that they're immune to the chaos card. This is incorrect, as if they transform into a boss with multiple hitboxes, like Chub, hitting the secondary hitbox will kill it in one hit. Word for word what I edited was ", except for when he changes into an enemy like Chub with multiple hitboxes. If the secondary hitbox is hit by a chaos card, it will kill Delirium in one hit." However, it was disallowed, saying that some words were disallowed. I'm not sure what I did wrong.

It looks like your edit got caught in the spam filter due to the link to the Chub page. In the future, to link to another page on the same wiki, enclose it in two sets of square brackets ([[Chub]] instead of [https://bindingofisaacrebirth.gamepedia.com/Chub Chub]). --Exschwasion (talk) 07:54, 27 January 2017 (UTC)

Page Movements[edit source]

This wiki needs more accommodations for page moves. The movement category has not been created, nor is it part of the Special Page list on the wiki. In the case of smaller pages which need to be moved to larger existing pages, the admins need to be more aware of pages needing movement, both now and in the future. --Specialbro (talk) 18:53, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

  • Feel free to post page move requests either on this page or in the Discord and we can get them taken care of. --Zamie (talk) 15:21, 24 February 2017 (UTC)

Can't add reference link to Steven page[edit source]

I wanted to add a reference to the Steven page (where it says citation needed), but when I try to do so, the website prevents it, with the following text: "This action has been automatically identified as harmful, and therefore disallowed. If you believe your action was constructive, please inform an administrator of what you were trying to do. A brief description of the abuse rule which your action matched is: Global AF - New user adding link at end or in heading" I am unable to even link it here on this page for the same reason. What can I do here? Gadoink4 (talk) 07:39, 24 February 2017 (UTC)

The spam filter prevents new users from adding external links; I've added the link for you. --Exschwasion (talk) 10:43, 24 February 2017 (UTC)

Cant edit[edit source]

i added trivia to the zodiac page, and when i went to save it, it said that it was detected as harmful. i dont know what to do. (i added this: "it shares the same Sprite as Marked, But White instead of red.") --I am Death itself. (talk) 23:40, 24 December 2016 (UTC)Morituros

Looks to be fixed now. --Zamie (talk) 13:28, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

Main page editcopy[edit source]

There should be an editcopy of the mainpage for people to suggest changes to it. Example - Terraria's one: https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Terraria_Wiki/editcopy

Note that the mainpage will have to have its footer expanded from

{| id="mf-stats" style="padding-left: 3em; padding-right: 3em; width: 100%;" | width="50%" | {{NUMBEROFUSERS}} participating in this Wiki so far! | align="right"| We are currently maintaining [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFPAGES}} pages ({{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} articles)]]. |}

to

{| id="mf-stats" style="padding-left: 3em; padding-right: 3em; width: 100%;" | style="padding:0;" width=50% | '''{{NUMBEROFUSERS}}''' Binding of Isaac players have joined this wiki so far! | style="padding:0;" align=right | This wiki currently has [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFPAGES}} total pages ({{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} articles)]]. |- | style="padding:0; font-size: 85%;" | '''''{{NUMBEROFACTIVEUSERS}}''' users active in the last 30 days ('''[[Special:WikiPoints|leaderboard]]''')'' | style="padding:0; font-size: 95%;" align="right" | ''[[Binding_of_Isaac:_Rebirth_Wiki/editcopy|Changes to this main page can be proposed here]].'' |}

This is based on Terraria's footer and looks like this:

194,574 Binding of Isaac players have joined this wiki so far! This wiki currently has 6,818 total pages (1,150 articles).
21 users active in the last 30 days (leaderboard) Changes to this main page can be proposed here.

Poiuy2010_2011 (talk) 19:03, 31 January 2017 (UTC)

Well I'm about to make your day. Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Wiki/editable --JokerPixel (talk) 20:38, 31 January 2017 (UTC)
Yup. Use this editable copy, and then bug an admin once it gets in a polished state. --Zamie (talk) 13:24, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

Japanese Wiki Translation[edit source]

I want to translate wiki into Japanese. May I create /ja to each page? example(item/ja , D4/ja ...) To make a Japanese version page. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by Kasanezumi (talkcontribs) at 03:42, 19 February 2017 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Typically, we don't allow other languages here on this domain (bindingofisaacrebirth.gamepedia.com). There is a French Wiki at the domain (bindingofisaacrebirth-fr.gamepedia.com), so it may be possible to get a domain under Gamepedia for a Japanese BOI Wiki, but I'm not entirely sure how one would go about getting that registered. Try getting into contact with Gamepedia staff here - https://gamepedia.zendesk.com/hc/en-us
Hope that helps! --JokerPixel (talk) 05:07, 19 February 2017 (UTC)
Thank you for answering. I will contact Gamepedia staff. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by Kasanezumi (talkcontribs) at 06:25, 19 February 2017 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~
The translations have to reside on the wiki for a time to show commitment to the translation project before we invest the resources in a new subdomain. Translations should follow the translation guidelines. Once the main page and a handful of other pages have been translated, we can spin up the new subdomain and move the translated pages over. --Alianin (talk) 21:47, 21 February 2017 (UTC)
Thanks! I am going to translate several pages according to language guidelines. Kasanezumi (talk) 15:37, 23 February 2017 (UTC)



Unaddressed Topics[edit source]

Concerning Page Truncation[edit source]

Pages such as Items or Pickups show only the tabs for Rebirth or Afterbirth. It used to be (not sure for how long) that if you used a page like this the entire page had all tables and not just the description under what is now two tabs. By default it would be more efficient for both mobile and desktop users to be able to see all tables separated by headers, which can then be filtered by hitting the tabs at the top. Since I cannot edit these pages in that way, I brought it to your attention.

Additionally pages on mobile view with these tabs cannot be properly viewed in their current form. Namely, pages such as Transformations this is kind-of a huge problem that makes the wiki look completely devoid of information if you are using an IOS device. ~~~~ Saml214

Yes, the transformations page is messed up on my Android device as well. Also, note that you should post new topics at the bottom. --Zamie (talk) 02:28, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

Enemy/Bosses need to be added...[edit source]

I've got some Enemies and Bosses that The Binding of Isaac Rebirth Wiki need to be added: - Black Angels: I know they have only other color than Normal Angels, but they can be added in Angels. - Poop: Poop that will be created after using flash! or e_coli. There's also need to make Blue womb and Greed mode category in Monsters and add there Hush monsters (Hush fly,Blue Gaper,Blue Boil) and Greed Gaper... -- Anon

Found an exploit for the Lost (or in general)[edit source]

I noticed that you can get an essentially never-dying run by exploiting Guppy's Collar. If you do die with it (and it doesn't respawn you), when it shows the game over screen (Isaac's Last Will), close the game. Do *not* click to go back to the main menu, just close the box BoI is being played in. Restart the game, click continue run, you will either die immediately and go back to the Last Will, or you will die and respawn outside the room you died in (because of the collar), where you can continue the game. If you do die permanently, just close the game and restart it like above, making sure you continue the run you were on until the collars effect allows you to respawn in the room before. I thought this was valuable for fights against Hush with the Lost. I tried to edit the Lost strategies page, but couldn't do it myself, wasn't sure whether it was locked or something. Also wasn't sure if people knew about this already... --Anon

Not all Monsters yet[edit source]

I think you might forget special monster boss variants. (Also sorry for ,,Why i can't do it... the reason is my bad-knowledge about web coding). I know you guys remind them in non-variant monster but they are need to be in monster list. I don't know all of them but still you miss two of them not grated to list:

  • Cage Vis: Boss variant that can be spawned by The Cage. Brown fluid without red brimstone.
  • Ragvive: I only name it by mixing ragling with word "Revive"... Have little different changes like revive possibility or even special looking.

Also Devil Angels...

French links[edit source]

I added recently a part of french links on normal pages, but some pages can't be modified. Can somebody add these links ? Derugon (talk) 12:48, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

DLC parameter[edit source]

Should we replace the "afterbirth=yes" and "afterbirth+=yes" parameters on templates by "dlc=Afterbirth" and "dlc=Afterbirth+"? I did it on the French wiki to clarify it recently. This could prevent a user from entering both at once (I know it would take a while, but a bot can do it quickly). Derugon (talk) 15:13, 21 January 2017 (UTC)

This is a good idea, but I'm concerned that 1) It will be confusing as the convention is already in place, and 2) a lot of pages would need to be changed. --RoshanLynch (Jsmooth13) (talk) 15:48, 23 January 2017 (UTC)
I started to contribute to this wiki recently, thus I understand the first point. However, this is not a huge work. I can do it with a bot quickly, once the templates have been modified. So... The best thing would be to have the answers of several people to choose. We're not in a hurry. :) Derugon (talk) 22:08, 24 January 2017 (UTC)
I'm fine with having 1 variable (dlc) which can have 2 parameters ("afterbirth" and "afterbirth+") as opposed to separate variables that respond to "yes" or "no." It'd definitely cut down on byte size, but I'm not sure how this would affect tables like Template:MasterInteraction. --SirMoogle (talk) 22:34, 24 January 2017 (UTC)
This would not affect them, because the parameter "Afterbirth" of Template:MasterInteraction doesn't serve to write if the interaction was added by Afterbirth or not. It contains the interactions added with afterbirth, but not a simple boolean like "yes" or "no". Therefore, this template would not be edited. Derugon (talk) 13:37, 25 January 2017 (UTC)

The templates that should be changed are:

The Transformations Header[edit source]

The transformations header is broken on multiple formats (phone and computer) with the hitbox of it either going offscreen or being covered up by an advert. I often have to check it at this point in time to see what parts of the transformation I'm missing. Petition to split it into two rows? --CleverHappiness (talk) 03:00, 15 May 2017 (UTC)