Pin

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Boss Pin name.png
Boss versus screen image
 
 
Table dividing line 1.png
 
In-game appearance
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Boss
Stage The Cellar icon.png
Boss Challenge Room Icon.pngSuper Secret Room Icon.png
Double Trouble
Stage The Caves icon.pngStage The Catacombs icon.pngStage Flooded Caves icon.png
(with another Pin, Added in  Afterbirth Mega Fatty, Larry Jr., Chub or Blighted Ovum)
Degraded Boss
Stage The Depths icon.pngStage Necropolis icon.pngStage Dank Depths icon.png
Stage The Womb icon.pngStage Utero icon.pngStage Scarred Womb icon.png
Stage The Chest icon.png
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Boss Boss
Questionmarkisaac.png For the item with a similar name, see Safety Pin. For the trinket with a similar name, see Push Pin.

Pin is one of the bosses that can appear in The Cellar. It is among the most common to fight, particularly because it can appear on later floors as an enemy.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Sometimes, a Spitty, Conjoined Spitty, or Round Worm can accompany Pin at the start of the battle.

  • Pin will jump out of the ground attempting to ram the player, then burrow back in.
  • Sometimes it can fire four tears diagonally from the last section of its body when jumping out of the ground or/and when burrowing back into the ground.
  • Occasionally sticks its head out of the ground in order to fire an explosive projectile. After doing this attack, Pin will always jump out of the same spot it was when firing, making it easy to predict.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Each segment of Pin can be individually damaged, so a single piercing tear could possibly hit Pin multiple times.
  • Despite looking like it's flying above the ground, Pin is not immune to ground-based effects such as creep when doing its jumping attack. On the contrary, since every segment is guaranteed to pass over the damaging area, it can easily kill it in less than a second.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Pin was added in the Wrath of the Lamb DLC for the original The Binding of Isaac.
  • Added in  Afterbirth The Frail is its posthumous version.
  • In the original Binding of Isaac, Pin had a black champion alternative which shot 6 shots instead of IPECAC shots. This version of Pin doesn't seem to exist in Rebirth.
  • Pin is based off the pinworm, an internal parasite.
  • Pin is likely a reference to Lanmola, a boss from The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past; as nearly all attacks are the same.

Bugs[edit | edit source]

Bug Bug! If you fire immediately upon entering the Boss Room, rarely, you can damage Pin before it emerges.
Bug Bug! Added in Afterbirth † If Pin is under the effects of Broken Modem in mid-air, its jump will be stopped and it will fall.


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Chapter 1
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Blighted OvumDingleThe Duke of FliesFamineFistulaGeminiGurglingsThe HauntLarry Jr.MonstroPinStevenWidowThe FallenThe Headless Horseman
Added in  Afterbirth DangleLittle HornRag ManTurdlings
Chapter 2
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Carrion QueenC.H.A.D.ChubDark OneGurdyGurdy Jr.The HollowThe HuskMega FattyMega MawPeepPestilencePolycephalusThe WretchedThe FallenThe Headless Horseman
Added in  Afterbirth The ForsakenThe FrailThe Stain
Added in Afterbirth † Big HornRag Mega
Chapter 3
Stage The Depths icon.pngStage Necropolis icon.pngStage Dank Depths icon.png
The AdversaryThe BloatThe CageThe GateGishLokiMask Of InfamyMonstro IIWarThe FallenThe Headless HorsemanMom
Added in  Afterbirth Brownie
Added in Afterbirth † Sisters Vis
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Added in  Afterbirth Blue Womb
???
Added in  Afterbirth Hush
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SatanIsaac
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Added in Afterbirth † The Void
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Added in Afterbirth † Delirium
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Added in Afterbirth † Ultra Greedier
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