The Necronomicon

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The Necronomicon
The Necronomicon Icon.png
Item Type
Activated Collectible
Item ID
Pickup Quote
Mass room damage
Recharge Time
Item Pool
Treasure Room Treasure Room  
Library Library 
Secret Room Secret Room  
Devil Room Devil Room  
Unlock Method
The Necronomicon Use XIII - Death 4 times
Collection Grid

(Page 1, Column 15, Row 2)


(Page 1, Column 5, Row 4)

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The Necronomicon is an unlockable activated item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Inflicts 40 damage to every enemy in the room.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Many collectibles will produce effects similar to the Necronomicon, such as depleting a black heart or blocking projectiles with Dry Baby Dry Baby .
  • The Necronomicon deals a considerable amount of damage to bosses that have multiple damageable parts, e.g. Larry Jr. and The Hollow.
  • This item also deals high enough damage to instantly kill most non-boss enemies.
  • Added in Afterbirth † This item counts toward the Bookworm transformation, allowing Isaac to shoot double tears occasionally.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A Missing Page A Missing Page and Missing Page 2 Missing Page 2 are both references to missing pages of the Necronomicon appearing in Evil Dead.
    • Which, in turn, is a reference to the Necronomicon, a fictional grimoire appearing in the works of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft.
  • The Book is bound in human skin, which explains the face on its cover.

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