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The Cathedral is one of two unlockable floors following The Womb / Utero / Scarred Womb, the other being 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.
||Randomly wanders around the room, firing 4 tar shots in the ordinal directions.|
||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.|
||Slowly floats towards Isaac, firing homing shots at Isaac when he is in range of them. Spawns with an Eternal Fly orbiting around it.|
||Slowly floats towards Isaac and fires three spread shots. Occasionally teleports and reappears elsewhere.|
||Stationary and invulnerable monster that occasionally fires blood shots at Isaac. Stops firing when room is cleared.|
||Quickly slides towards Isaac when he gets in its line of sight, then moves slowly back to its original position. Cannot be destroyed.|
||Quickly charges towards Isaac when he gets in its line of sight.|
||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.|
||Flies slowly towards Isaac, firing an Ipecac shot towards Isaac upon death.|
||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.|
||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.|
||Slowly walks towards Isaac. Occasionally farts and shoots blood shots in 6 directions. Can turn into a Blubber upon death.|
||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.|
||Invulnerable enemy that moves diagonally around the room, dealing contact damage. Dies when the room is cleared.|
||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.|
||Disappears, then appears near Isaac and spits a cluster of spectral tears at him.|
||Slowly walks towards Isaac, leaving short-lasting red creep behind itself. Spawns a Bony or two Attack Flies upon death.|
||Wanders around the room and throws a bone at Isaac when he is in sight.|
||Quickly leaps towards Isaac and deals touch damage. Randomly shoots two purple shots that orbit around it.|
||Stationary enemy that fires a homing shot at Isaac when he gets in range of them.|
||Moves around the room diagonally, occasionally firing 6 homing shots. Fires more often upon getting damaged.|
||Behaves like the Knight but slower, and can fly over all obstacles.|
||Follows Isaac erratically and occasionally shoots blood shots toward Isaac's destination, predicting his movements.|
Boss[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- 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.
|Chapter 1||Chapter 2||Chapter 3||Chapter 4||Optional||Chapter 5||Chapter 6||Endgame|
|The Basement||The Caves||The Depths||The Womb|
|The Cellar||The Catacombs||Necropolis||Utero||???||The Void|
|Burning Basement||Flooded Caves||Dank Depths||Scarred Womb|
|The Basement||The Caves||The Depths||The Womb||Sheol||The Shop||Ultra Greed|
|The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth|
|Achievements||Attributes||Bosses||Cards and Runes||Challenges||Chapters|