A Pound of Flesh

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A   Pound   of   Flesh
Item icon
Item altar
"Blood money"
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Item ID
5.100.672
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Collection Grid
(page 6, column 20, row 3)
Unlock Method
A Pound of Flesh Defeat The Beast as Cain
Added in Repentance

A Pound of Flesh is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Repentance.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Devil Deals can now be paid with coins.
  • Items in shops now cost health.
  • Consumables in shops have no cost, but are surrounded with spikes and can't be pushed out with an explosion.
  • Taking a health consumable at half a heart will still result in Isaac's death.
  • Immunity to spikes does not prevent damage when taking consumables in shops.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • The Lost: Only one item can be picked up from each shop. Consumables can be taken for free.
  • The Keeper: No effect. All items will still cost coins.
  • Flat File Flat File: No effect. Spikes generated surrounding consumables will not be removed.

In-game footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The name of this item is a reference to Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice.


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