Placenta

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Added in Afterbirth (page 2, column 15, line 5)
Removed in Afterbirth (page 3, column 5, line 2)

Placenta is a passive item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Grants one full Heart Container when picked up.
  • Isaac has a chance to regenerate half of a red heart every one minute of gameplay.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The regeneration can happen multiple times in the same room, so there is no need to move between rooms to continue regeneration.
  • It is possible to regenerate all missing hearts by simply standing in the same room for a while. Players may want to take a short break with the game not paused in order to regenerate all of their health.
  • Regeneration does not occur when standing in a Crawl Space.
  • Added in Afterbirth Regeneration occurs with Keeper; it will restore a full health coin for him.
  • Added in Afterbirth † Regeneration occurs with The Forgotten, restoring a third of a bone heart.
  • Regeneration will not occur for ???, as he only has soul hearts.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Bloody Lust Bloody LustBloody Lust Icon.pngIncreases damage as Isaac receives damage. Damage increase stays for the whole floor.: Isaac can gain up to +6.5 damage if provided with a safe source of damage (e.g. fire or spikes), as he can regenerate health without having to do anything. However, this method is very slow and inefficient.
  • Gnawed Leaf Gnawed LeafGnawed Leaf Icon.pngAfter standing still and not shooting for a short time, Isaac turns invincible until he moves or shoots.: Allows Isaac to safely regenerate in any room.
  • IV Bag IV BagIV Bag Icon.pngUnlimitedUpon activation, Isaac loses a half-heart (one whole heart in The Womb onwards) for a random amount of coins, similar to the blood donation machine. / Blood Donation Machine: Allows Isaac to slowly gain coins, but due to the time required, this is very inefficient.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Maggy's Bow Maggy's BowMaggy's Bow Icon.pngGives one heart container and doubles the healing provided by red hearts.: No effect on regen.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A Placenta is an organ that forms from the mother's uterus during pregnancy that supports the unborn child during development until it is expelled during childbirth. In some cultures, it is a common practice for the mother and/or child to eat the expelled placenta.
    • This, like many other things Isaac does, is medically inadvisable.

Seeds[edit | edit source]

 PC  EPBF FS6M (Basement I boss)

 PC  419H 1DQM (Basement I boss, Gnawed Leaf in first floor item room)

Bugs[edit | edit source]

Bug Bug! Going into a Ventricle Razor portal at the same time the effect of Placenta is triggered will cause the effect to trigger in rapid succesion, effectively healing Isaac to full health.


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