Darkness Falls

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Darkness Falls Defeat Mom's Heart 11 times

Darkness Falls is challenge #4. Eve is the default character for this challenge, and she starts the challenge with Pentagram Pentagram, Dead Bird Dead Bird, Whore of Babylon Whore of Babylon, Razor Blade Razor Blade, Sacrificial Dagger Sacrificial Dagger, and Dark Matter Dark Matter. 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 Devil deal 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 Bum can produce Soul Hearts, which can allow Eve to maintain a buffer of health while maintaining the 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 Knife or Brimstone Brimstone. As such, opening the Devil Room as often as possible should be a priority.
    • Also, 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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1. Pitch Black 2. High Brow 3. Head Trauma 4. Darkness Falls 5. The Tank 6. Solar System 7. Suicide King 8. Cat Got Your Tongue
9. Demo Man 10. Cursed! 11. Glass Cannon 12. When Life Gives You Lemons 13. Beans! 14. It's in the Cards 15. Slow Roll 16. Computer Savvy
17. Waka Waka 18. The Host 19. The Family Man 20. Purist
21. XXXXXXXXL 22. SPEED! 23. Blue Bomber 24. PAY TO PLAY 25. Have a Heart 26. I RULE! 27. BRAINS! 28. PRIDE DAY!
29. Onan's Streak 30. The Guardian
Afterbirth †
31. Backasswards 32. Aprils Fool 33. Pokey Mans 34. Ultra Hard 35. Pong
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