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(in Repentance)

Act of Contrition is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Repentance.

Effects[ | ]

  • +0.7 tears up.
  • Grants an Eternal HeartEternal Heart.
  • Allows Angel RoomAngel Rooms to spawn even after Isaac has taken a Deal with the Devil.
  • Increases the chance for a deal to appear by 40% if Isaac has taken Red Heart damage, and an additional 15% if Red Heart damage was taken against the boss.
    • Both bonuses are applied after the normal penalty for damage, effectively mitigating them to -24% instead of -64% for taking damage during the stage, and to -44% instead of -99% for taking damage against the boss.

Trivia[ | ]

  • Act of Contrition originates from the Antibirth mod. It originally granted an Immortal Heart instead of an Eternal Heart, a heart type that was not added in Repentance. It also did not have the effect to increase the Devil/Angel chance.
  • An act of contrition is a Christian prayer that expresses regret over committing a sin and asks for forgiveness.