Godhead

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Added in Afterbirth(page 3, column 6, row 5)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 4, column 6, row 3)
 
Godhead Earn all Removed in Afterbirth 5 / Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Afterbirth † 9 (except the cent sign for Ultra Greed) / Added in Afterbirth † 10 Completion Marks on hard mode as The LostGodheadGodhead

Godhead is a Special unlockable passive item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • +0.5 Damage.
  • -0.3 Tears.
  • +1.2 Range.
  • -30% Shot Speed.
  • +0.8 Shot Height.
  • Grants homing tears.
  • Tears gain a damaging aura.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The damaging aura gets bigger with items that make tears bigger, e.g. Cricket's Head Cricket's Head, Polyphemus Polyphemus, and Added in AfterbirthPupula Duplex Pupula Duplex.
  • The aura deals around 30% of Isaac's current damage and can hit up to 15 times per second.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Brimstone Brimstone: Brimstone laser becomes slightly stronger and homes towards enemies. Laser does not receive the damaging aura.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Compound Fracture Compound Fracture/Cricket's Body Cricket's Body/The Parasite The Parasite: Main tears and burst tears retain all effects.
  • Epic Fetus Epic Fetus: Causes the crosshair to home in upon enemies. Missiles do not have a damaging aura.
  • Added in AfterbirthExplosivo Explosivo: Causes damaging aura to grow once attached to an enemy.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Euthanasia Euthanasia: When needles are fired, they retain homing and damaging aura.
  • Added in AfterbirthGlass Cannon Glass Cannon: The huge tear gains the homing ability and fully scaled damaging aura, able to cover most of the screen with extreme damage.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Lachryphagy Lachryphagy: Fired tears and burst tears retain aura and homing effect.
  • The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico Technique: Tear increases in size and gains the damaging aura effect.
  • A Lump of Coal A Lump of Coal: The size and damage of the aura increases as long as the tear is on screen.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Dr. Fetus Dr. Fetus: Bombs retain all effect except damaging aura.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Haemolacria Haemolacria: Main tear retains all effects, but burst tears do not.
  • Mom's Knife Mom's Knife: Does not get the damaging aura.
  • Piercing Tears: Once the tear hits the enemy, the aura also ceases to do damage to that particular target.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Sinus Infection Sinus Infection: The aura on booger tears stuck to an enemy won't hurt that particular enemy. Other enemies passing through it still take damage.
  • Technology Technology/Technology 2 Technology 2/Tech.5 Tech.5/Added in AfterbirthTech X Tech X: Lasers get the homing effect but not the aura.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Trisagion Trisagion: Trisagion causes Godhead's aura to visually disappear; however, the aura is still there and can still damage enemies.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Godhead is another term for Godhood or overall Divine nature.
  • The Godhead bears a strong resemblance to the Eye of Providence, Eye of God, or The Eye That Sees All, a common religious symbol also used in Christian religions. The three edges of the triangle may represent each part of the Holy Trinity.
  • Godhead is arguably the hardest/most grueling item to unlock in Rebirth and Afterbirth, as it requires having to kill every final boss, on hard mode, with The Lost.
  • The three triangles on the corners of the Godhead icon may be a reference to The Mind The Mind, The Body The Body, and The Soul The Soul items.
  • This item appears in the Afterbirth† release date trailer.

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  Z9GL MZCT (Catacombs I Angel Room) Hard mode only

 PC  Added in Afterbirth L8MZ JAF7 (Basement I Angel Room (6 Sacrifices)) Normal and hard modes only

 PC  Added in Afterbirth A1H7 Q9RK (First floor golden treasure room) Greed mode only

 PC  Added in Afterbirth NDKO JTLQ (Second floor item room) Greed mode only

 PS4  G2KQ M1J1 (Angel Room in Catacombs I in a damageless run)


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