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Stage's starting room
(chapter 5)
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The Cathedral is one of two unlockable floors following The Womb The Womb / Utero Utero / Scarred Womb Scarred Womb, the other being Sheol Sheol. After defeating Mom's Heart, an Angel room may spawn containing a beam of light leading upwards to the Cathedral. Unlocking and defeating It Lives will always spawn a beam of light leading to the Cathedral, as well as a trapdoor leading to Sheol.

The Cathedral only has one floor, and the boss is always Isaac.

Monsters[edit | edit source]

Monster Description
Clot
Clot
Randomly wanders around the room, firing 4 tar shots in the ordinal directions.
Gazing Globin
Gazing Globin
Quickly chases Isaac, dealing a full heart of contact damage. Upon taking enough damage, it collapses into a pile of goo, which will slide away from Isaac and can be killed. Will regenerate after a short period of time if not killed quickly.
Psychic Maw
Psychic Maw
Slowly floats towards Isaac, firing homing shots at Isaac when he is in range of them. Spawns with an Eternal Fly orbiting around it.
Angelic Baby
Angelic Baby
Slowly floats towards Isaac and fires three spread shots. Occasionally teleports and reappears elsewhere.
Stone Grimace
Stone Grimace
Stationary and invulnerable monster that occasionally fires blood shots at Isaac. Stops firing when room is cleared.
Slide
Slide
Quickly slides towards Isaac when he gets in its line of sight, then moves slowly back to its original position. Cannot be destroyed.
Leech
Leech
Quickly charges towards Isaac when he gets in its line of sight.
Holy Leech
Holy Leech
Quickly charges towards Isaac when he gets in its line of sight. Explodes upon death. Spawns with an Eternal Fly circling it, which instantly dies when the Holy Leech explodes.
Spit
Spit
Flies slowly towards Isaac, firing an Ipecac shot towards Isaac upon death.
Keeper
Keeper
Hops around the room, firing 2 blood shots in a V formation at Isaac. Upon damaging Isaac, Isaac drops 2 coins on the ground but loses 3.
Hanger
Hanger
Floats around the room, firing 3 spread blood shots at Isaac. Upon damaging Isaac, Isaac drops 2 coins on the ground but loses 3. Spawns with an eternal fly circling around it.
Pale Fatty
Pale Fatty
Slowly walks towards Isaac. Occasionally farts and shoots blood shots in 6 directions. Can turn into a Blubber upon death.
Fat Sack
Fat Sack
Slowly walks towards Isaac. Occasionally leaps off-screen and attempts to land on Isaac, leaving a puddle of creep and shooting blood shots in 6 directions where it lands. Can turn into a Blubber upon death.
Death's Head
Death's Head
Invulnerable enemy that moves diagonally around the room, dealing contact damage. Dies when the room is cleared.
Mom's Hand
Mom's Hand
Falls from the ceiling. If it lands on Isaac, it deals damage and teleports the player back to the spawn room of the floor. Entering a room containing Mom's Hand will warn the player with Mom's laugh.
Wizoob
Wizoob
Disappears, then appears near Isaac and spits a cluster of spectral tears at him.
Rotty
Rotty
Slowly walks towards Isaac, leaving short-lasting red creep behind itself. Spawns a Bony or two Attack Flies upon death.
Bony
Bony
Wanders around the room and throws a bone at Isaac when he is in sight.
Ragling
Ragling
Quickly leaps towards Isaac and deals touch damage. Randomly shoots two purple shots that orbit around it.
Psychic Horf
Psychic Horf
Stationary enemy that fires a homing shot at Isaac when he gets in range of them.
Psy Tumor
Psy Tumor
Moves around the room diagonally, occasionally firing 6 homing shots. Fires more often upon getting damaged.
Floating Knight
Floating Knight
Behaves like the Knight but slower, and can fly over all obstacles.
Lil' Haunt
Lil' Haunt
Follows Isaac erratically and occasionally shoots blood shots toward Isaac's destination, predicting his movements.
Degraded Bosses

Boss[edit | edit source]

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Isaac

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Added in Afterbirth † Some rooms contain Angel Statues that can be bombed to summon the Angels and acquire key pieces.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In the original Binding of Isaac, the windows along the walls were much larger and had different patterns resembling Isaac and a cross.

Music[edit | edit source]

The music for the Cathedral is titled Everlasting Hymn.

Binding of Isaac: Rebirth OST


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