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Added in Afterbirth †

Analog Stick is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth †.


  • +0.35 tears up.
  • Allows tears to be fired diagonally.
    • With a keyboard or using buttons to fire with a controller, tears can be shot at 45-degree angles by holding two buttons. This is known as eight-directional firing.
    • With an analog controller, the analog input is accepted, allowing full analog aiming in any direction.


  • Enables full directional firing for keyboard and mouse users with the accessibility option EnableMouseControl enabled.
  • Cricket's Body Cricket's Body/The Parasite The Parasite: When tears are fired diagonally, the split tears will also move diagonally.


  • Added in RepentanceAbyss Abyss: Locusts cannot attack diagonally, and will attack upwards or downwards instead.
  • Added in RepentanceBook of Virtues Book of Virtues: Summoned wisps are unable to shoot diagonally, and will shoot upwards or downwards instead.
  • Compound Fracture Compound Fracture: When bone tears are fired diagonally, the bone shards will not always move diagonally.
  • Epic Fetus Epic Fetus: No effect because missiles already can be fired in any direction.
  • Removed in RepentanceIncubus Incubus: Incubus cannot fire in non-cardinal directions, only tears up applies.
    • Added in Repentance Incubus can now fire diagonally.
  • The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico Technique: No effect because the tear can already move in any direction.
  • Marked Marked: Overridden by Marked.
  • Mom's Knife Mom's Knife: Only the tears up applies, since Mom's Knife already accepts analog input by itself.
  • Tiny Planet Tiny Planet: Overridden by Tiny Planet.
  • Tractor Beam Tractor Beam: Overridden by Tractor Beam.
    • Added in Repentance Tractor Beam now can be controlled.

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  • The name and item sprite is a reference to a part of controllers used for moving characters and the camera in video games.


Bug Bug! Switch Both the eight-directional firing (using buttons) and the full analog aiming (using the analog stick) are unavaliable in any controller mode.