Broken Modem

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Broken Modem Complete 7 (30 on console) daily challenges (by touching the trophy at the end)
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Added in Afterbirth †

Broken Modem is an unlockable passive item added in Booster Pack #1.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Enemies, enemy shots, tears, and pickups will briefly freeze in place at random intervals.
    • The frequency of the effect depends on Isaac's luck.
  • Has a 25% chance to double the room drop, similar to Contract From Below Contract From BelowContract From Below Icon.pngDoubles the number of pickups and chests spawned after clearing a room or performing some other triggering action (such as using a blood donation machine), but reduces the chance for any pickups to spawn at all..

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Poke Go Poke GoPoke Go Icon.pngUpon entering a room with enemies in it, has a chance to spawn a random charmed enemy that persists across rooms.: The charmed enemies spawned by this item will also be affected by the modem.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Broken Modem is based on this Steam Workshop item by "freeze".
  • Modems are used to provide internet access. The fact that the modem is broken may be a reference to its effects.
  • Broken Modem has a new sprite since Booster Pack #4.

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