8 Inch Nails

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8   Inch   Nails
Removed in Afterbirth †Item icon
Added in Afterbirth † / Removed in RepentanceItem icon
Added in RepentanceItem icon
Item altar
"Stick it to 'em!"
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Item ID
5.100.359
Character Appearance
Character appearance
Tear Appearance
Tear appearance
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Collection Grid
Removed in Repentance(page 3, column 14, row 6)
Added in Repentance(page 3, column 15, row 6)
Added in Afterbirth

8 Inch Nails is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • +1.5 damage up.
  • Isaac's tears are replaced with nails, which have increased knockback.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Does not grant penetrative shots, despite the appearance of Isaac's tears.
  • Any item that normally colors Isaac's tears red will cause the nails to become bloody.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The item is a reference to the nails used to hang Jesus Christ upon the cross when he was crucified.
  • The item's name is a reference to the band, Nine Inch Nails.
  • The visual effect on Isaac may also be a reference to a line in Eminem's "My Name Is", in which he says, "Wanna see me stick Nine Inch Nails through each one of my eyelids?". This line is also a reference to the aforementioned band.

Seeds[edit | edit source]

PC Removed in Afterbirth † GAXS L7SJ (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)

PC Removed in Afterbirth † EVLC J9ED (First floor treasure room)

PC Added in Afterbirth † Hard mode only 740C PD1R (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)


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