Dead Bird

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Item Pool Treasure Room.png Treasure Room
Added in AfterbirthGreed mode onlyItem Pool Treasure Room.png Treasure Room
Added in AfterbirthGreed mode onlyItem Pool Devil Room.png Devil Room
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Added in Afterbirth (page 1, column 14, line 6)
Removed in Afterbirth (page 2, column 4, line 2)

Dead Bird is a passive item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Taking damage summons a familiar that chases enemies for the remainder of the current room, dealing 2 damage per tick or 4 damage per second.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Eve starts with this item by default.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • BFFS! BFFS!
    BFFS! Icon.pngIncreases the size and damage of familiars.
    : Bird is bigger and does double damage.
  • Added in Afterbirth † Dull Razor Dull Razor
    Dull Razor Icon.png2 roomsHurts Isaac without depleting health, activating any items that trigger upon taking damage.
    : Allows activation of the Dead Bird without taking actual damage.
  • Added in Afterbirth † Extension Cord Extension Cord
    Extension Cord Icon.pngBeams of yellow electricity flow between Isaac and his familiars, damaging any enemies between them.
    : When Dead Bird is active, it will occasionally be connected to Isaac via electricity.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Added in Afterbirth Box of Friends Box of Friends
    Box of Friends Icon.png4 roomsUpon use, duplicates all of Isaac's familiars for the current room.
    : Does not double Dead Bird, even if Isaac has taken damage before use.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This item is used in Challenge #4 (Darkness Falls).
  • This item is a reference to an old series of comics Edmund McMillen drew called Thicker Than Water, where the Dead Bird is said to represent his inner doubts and self-destructive nature.

Bug[edit | edit source]

Bug Bug! When using Extension Cord Extension Cord
Extension Cord Icon.pngBeams of yellow electricity flow between Isaac and his familiars, damaging any enemies between them.
with Dead Bird, if Isaac and the bird are both moving sometimes the electricity does not always fully connect.

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  KEDT NB0X (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 PS4  B23A V0F7 (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 Vita  LOBP HN7C (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 Vita  AK72 N3EN (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

 3DS  83AG NNGF (First floor treasure room)

 3DS  V46T X0AP (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)


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