Cursed Eye

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Added in Afterbirth(page 3, column 11, row 4)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 4, column 1, row 2)

The Cursed Eye is a passive item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Grants charged tears which when fully charged fires a tight burst of four.
    • Releasing all fire keys while not completely charged shoots 0-3 tears in a tight burst dependent on how long Isaac charged.
  • Taking damage while charging will teleport Isaac into another room.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Getting hit while holding a full charge does not teleport Isaac.
  • This item can be counterproductive, especially while fighting bosses, as getting hit while charging a shot will reset the fight.
  • Added in Afterbirth The teleporting and charge-up effects do not apply to Lilith. Her Incubus will fire three projectiles with each shot without needing to charge, making this a very easy way of tripling her damage output with no downside.
  • The color of Isaac's cursed eye will indicate what state it currently is in:
    • White: Inactive
    • Black: Charging up
    • Flashing black and white: Fully charged

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Black Candle Black Candle: Teleport effect is removed.
  • Added in AfterbirthHoly Mantle Holy Mantle: Losing Holy Mantle while charging Cursed Eye will not teleport Isaac.
  • Added in AfterbirthIncubus Incubus: Incubus fires 3 tears for each one that normally would be fired, with no change in delay.
  • Added in AfterbirthMarked Marked: Tears can no longer be charged, but the firing rate is greatly increased without affecting the tears stat, even beyond normal maximum fire rate. The teleport effect is removed.
  • Technology 2 Technology 2: Laser fires while charging Cursed Eye. Tear delay for the charge is unaffected by Tech 2. Allows Cain to fire normal tears.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This item may be a reference to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" where the narrator talks about murdering an old man because of his "evil eye", which is described to look like The Cursed Eye.
  • When Keeper charges up his shots his eye turns into a dollar sign.[1]

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  ZE1J 3XQC (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

 PS4  70CF RBVB (First floor Treasure Room)

 Vita  YXVB 83G4 (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

 Switch  0TXT F38C (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

Bugs[edit | edit source]

Bug Bug! Added in Afterbirth † In Greed mode, taking Red Heart damage while charging will decrease the displayed Devil Room chance on the Found HUD to 0%. It returns to 100% if the button is pressed again.

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