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Book of Shadows

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Added in  Afterbirth(page 1, column 17, row 3)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 1, column 7, row 6)

Book of Shadows is an activated item.

Effect[edit | edit source]

  • Upon use, creates a protective shield nullifying all types of damage for 10 seconds.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Book of Shadows effect negates health loss from Blood Donation Machines and Devil beggars.
  • Does not prevent heart container loss from Health Down Pills or Devil room deals.
  • The Book of Shadows is highly effective with orbital familiars because the player can run into enemies and deal a massive amount of damage.
  • Razor Blade Razor BladeRazor Blade Icon.pngUnlimitedUpon use, deals one heart of damage to Isaac and grants +1.2 damage for the current room. can be used at no cost while the Book of Shadows shield is present, allowing damage to be significantly increased for the room.
  • In Rebirth, The Book of Shadows and other invulnerability items will no longer grant drops from the sacrifice room.
  • The effect ends if the player leaves the room.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Added in  AfterbirthCar Battery Car BatteryCar Battery Icon.pngCauses Isaac's activated item to activate twice on each use.: Doubles the length of invincibility.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Book of Shadows is a reference to the infamous Book of Shadows, a book of religious texts and instructions for magical rituals found within the Neopagan religion of Wicca.

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  4AP4 J07H (First floor treasure room, north of spawn; Curse of the Unknown)

 PS4  VZFS Z60W (First floor treasure room)

 Vita  CBWE 162X (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 3DS  TRKL JDCG (First floor treasure room)

 Switch  Normal mode only 7ENY AQRB (First Floor Treasure Room)


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