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(except in Rebirth)

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

Effects[ | ]

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

Notes[ | ]

  • 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.

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Trivia[ | ]

  • 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 also 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.