Brittle Bones

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Brittle Bones Defeat The Lamb as The Forgotten
Added in Afterbirth †

Brittle Bones is an unlockable passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth †.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Replaces all Red Hearts with 6 empty Bone Hearts.
    • Upon losing a Bone Heart, Isaac fires a ring of 8 bones that split into more bones and permanently gains a +0.5 tears up.
    • Each bone does twice Isaac's damage plus a flat 22 damage; split bones do half this amount.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Picking this item up as The Lost or Keeper will give a one-time +0.5 tears up. This bonus is retained even if the item is later lost or rerolled.
    • Keeper will also gain 24 Blue Flies.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Empty Vessel Empty Vessel: The empty Bone Hearts will trigger Empty Vessel's effects.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Brittle Bones has been added in Booster Pack #5, after the initial release of the DLC.
  • "Everything hurts" may be a reference to Melting from Nuclear Throne.

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Bugs[edit | edit source]

Bug Bug! For some players, when picking up Brittle Bones as the Keeper, he will instantly die and spawn lots of Blue flies.


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