Mom's Eye

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Added in  Afterbirth(page 1, column 14, row 3)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 1, column 4, row 6)

Mom's Eye is a passive item.

Effect[edit | edit source]

  • Gives Isaac a chance to shoot a tear out of an eye on the back of his head.
    • The chance to shoot a second tear depends on the luck stat, and goes up to 100% at 2 Luck.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Added in  Afterbirth Has no effect on Lilith.
  • Added in  Afterbirth This item belongs to the Yes Mother?Yes Mother App.png* Isaac gains a stationary knife that trails directly behind him. It synergizes like 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. would. set. Collecting three items from this set will transform Isaac into his mother.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • 20/20 20/2020 20 Rebirth Icon.pngGrants double shot./The Inner Eye The Inner EyeThe Inner Eye Icon.pngGrants triple shot but decreases tears./Mutant Spider Mutant SpiderMutant Spider Icon.pngGrants quadruple shot but decreases tears.: Only occasionally fires one tear out of the back of Isaac's head.
  • Dr. Fetus Dr. FetusDr. Fetus Icon.pngTears are replaced by bombs that benefit from bomb-enhancing effects and slide for a fixed time after being fired.: Occasionally shoots a bomb backwards. Not recommended, as self-damage is likely.
  • Doctor's Remote Doctor's RemoteDoctor's Remote Icon.png2 roomsSets a big red target on the ground (similar to the Epic Fetus item) which can be controlled with tear controls. After 6 seconds or by pressing space again, a huge explosive missile hits it, which damages all enemies caught in its blast radius./Epic Fetus Epic FetusEpic Fetus Icon.pngIsaac's tears are replaced with guided missiles, like those used by the Doctor's Remote.: Chance for two airstrikes on opposite sides of Isaac.
  • Ipecac IpecacIpecac Icon.pngReplaces tears with explosive and poisoning projectiles fired in an arc from the mouth.: Occasionally shoots an explosive shot backwards. Not recommended, as self-damage is likely.
  • Added in  AfterbirthIncubus IncubusIncubus Icon.pngA demonic familiar that follows Isaac and shoots tears identical to Isaac's in terms of damage, range, fire rate, and effects.: No effect.
  • Added in  AfterbirthKidney Stone Kidney StoneKidney Stone Icon.pngRandomly while firing tears, Isaac will stop firing and turn red, where he will charge and release a lot of 'tears' in one go. In the burst of tears is a kidney stone which deals a lot of damage.: Adds chance for tear barrage to fire from the front and back of Isaac. The kidney stone will only fire from the front of Isaac.
  • Added in Afterbirth †Lead Pencil Lead PencilLead Pencil Icon.pngAfter every 15 tears fired, Isaac will fire a high-damage cluster of tears.: Adds a chance for tear barrage to be fired behind Isaac.
  • The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico TechniqueThe Ludovico Technique Icon.pngInstead of firing tears, Isaac controls one floating tear that hover over obstacles. This tear deals constant damage when held in place over an enemy.: Adds a chance for tears to be fired in random directions from the main tear.
  • Monstro's Lung Monstro's LungMonstro's Lung Icon.pngIncreases damage and grants a charged shot that fires multiple tears in the same fashion as Monstro.: Occasionally fires one red tear out the back of Isaac's head.
  • Added in  AfterbirthTractor Beam Tractor BeamTractor Beam Icon.pngIsaac emits a beam from his face. Isaac's tears travel in the path of the beam.: The backwards tear is not affected by Mom's Eye.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • 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.: The laser comes out of both sides of Isaac's head.
    • Azazel: The laser that comes out of his back is short-ranged as well.
  • Chocolate Milk Chocolate MilkChocolate Milk Icon.pngGrants charged tears that deal greater damage when fully charged.: Charge determines size and damage of both tears.
  • Loki's Horns Loki's HornsLoki's Horns Icon.pngGives a random chance for projectiles to fire in all 4 cardinal directions.: Any time Mom's Eye would activate, Loki's Horns activates instead, enabling guaranteed 4-way fire at 2 luck, instead of the 7 Loki's Horns alone would require.
  • 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.: Another knife appears on the back of Isaac's head, which has a chance to be fired whenever the main knife is fired.
  • Rubber Cement Rubber CementRubber Cement Icon.pngTears bounce off walls, enemies, and environmental objects.: When Isaac is near a wall, the backwards bouncing tear effectively doubles Isaac's tears.
  • Technology TechnologyTechnology Icon.pngReplaces tears with a piercing laser with unlimited range./Technology 2 Technology 2Technology 2 Icon.pngDecreases damage and replaces right eye tears with a unlimited range, piercing laser which fires continuously.: Occasionally fires a laser out of the back of Isaac's head.


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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Added in Afterbirth † Mom's Eye's appearance was changed in Booster Pack #5.
  • The item is based off of the old adage that a mother has an eye on the back of her head, and is thus always able to see what her child is up to.

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  Q0LW DC34 (First floor Treasure Room)

 PC  3HZ1 TYSZ (Treasure room left of spawn)

 3DS  GE3B 7NPB (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)


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