Darkness Falls

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EveEve
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Pentagram PentagramPentagram Rebirth Icon.pngIncreases damage and increases the chance for a Devil or Angel Room to appear.
Dead Bird Dead BirdDead Bird Icon.pngSpawns a flying familiar for the current room that chases enemies whenever Isaac takes damage.
Whore of Babylon Whore of BabylonWhore of Babylon Rebirth Icon.pngIncreases damage and speed whenever Isaac has half a red heart or less (one red heart for Eve), ignoring any soul or black hearts.
Razor Blade Razor BladeRazor Blade Icon.pngUnlimitedUpon use, deals one heart of damage to Isaac and grants +1.2 damage for the current room.
Sacrificial Dagger Sacrificial DaggerSacrificial Dagger Rebirth Icon.pngDagger orbits Isaac, dealing very high damage.
Dark Matter Dark MatterDark Matter Icon.pngIncreases Damage by 1 and adds a chance to shoot fear tears.
 
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Rune of Dagaz Rune of DagazRune of DagazComplete challenge #4
 
Darkness Falls Defeat Mom's Heart 11 timesDarkness FallsDarkness Falls

Darkness Falls is Challenge #4. Eve is the default character for this challenge, and she starts the challenge with Pentagram PentagramPentagram Rebirth Icon.pngIncreases damage and increases the chance for a Devil or Angel Room to appear., Dead Bird Dead BirdDead Bird Icon.pngSpawns a flying familiar for the current room that chases enemies whenever Isaac takes damage., Whore of Babylon Whore of BabylonWhore of Babylon Rebirth Icon.pngIncreases damage and speed whenever Isaac has half a red heart or less (one red heart for Eve), ignoring any soul or black hearts., Razor Blade Razor BladeRazor Blade Icon.pngUnlimitedUpon use, deals one heart of damage to Isaac and grants +1.2 damage for the current room., Sacrificial Dagger Sacrificial DaggerSacrificial Dagger Rebirth Icon.pngDagger orbits Isaac, dealing very high damage., and Dark Matter Dark MatterDark Matter Icon.pngIncreases Damage by 1 and adds a chance to shoot fear tears.. The goal is to defeat Satan. This Challenge is unlocked once both It Lives and Eve are unlocked.

Difficulty[edit | edit source]

This challenge focuses on a high risk, high reward style of play. When low on health, Eve can inflict more damage. As a result, the majority of the challenge will be spent in a near-death state.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • Since the player is playing as Eve, Whore of Babylon will activate when having 1 Red Heart or less, rather than 1/2. Since she starts with 2 hearts, the Razor Blade can activate this effect immediately.
    • Because the Razor Blade inflicts damage, using it will also activate the Dead Bird.
  • Sacrificial Dagger and Dark Matter can be used together. The Fear effect can drive enemies away, allowing Eve to chase and kill them with the dagger.
  • Making one deal with the devil can permanently activate Whore of Babylon. However, this can put Eve in a very dangerous position with only one Red Heart. A Dark Bum Dark BumDark Bum Rebirth Icon.pngSpawns a familiar that follows Isaac around and collects red hearts. For every one-and-a-half red hearts collected, Dark Bum will generate one soul heart, one hostile Spider or one friendly blue spider. can produce Soul Hearts, which can allow Eve to maintain a buffer of health, while maintaining Whore of Babylon's effect.
  • Since all of the starting items are from the Devil Room Pool, Eve has a much higher chance to get some of the stronger items such as Mom's Knife Mom's KnifeMom's Knife Rebirth Icon.pngIsaac's tears are replaced by a knife that pierces enemies, can travel through obstacles, and can hurt enemies while Isaac is holding it. Holding down the fire button before firing increases its range and power. or Brimstone BrimstoneBrimstone Rebirth Icon.pngTears are replaced by a laser beam that pierces through all enemies and obstacles in its path and deals high damage. Can only be fired after a short charge-up period.. As such, opening the Devil Room as often as possible should be a priority.
    • Also, in order to prevent Angel Rooms from appearing later on in the run, it is advised to take the first Devil Deal encountered.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Added in Afterbirth † Killing Delirium will count as completing the challenge.

Unlockable Achievements[edit | edit source]


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