Book of Shadows

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Book   of   Shadows
Item icon
Item altar
"Temporary Invincibility"
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Item ID
5.100.58
Character Appearance
Character appearance
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Recharge Time
3 rooms 3 rooms
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Collection Grid
Removed in Afterbirth(page 1, column 7, row 6)
Added in Afterbirth(page 1, column 17, row 3)

Book of Shadows is an activated item.

Effect[edit | edit source]

  • Creates a protective shield, nullifying all types of damage for 10 seconds.
  • Added in Afterbirth † This item belongs to the Bookworm set. Collecting three items from this set will transform Isaac into Bookworm.

Notes[edit | edit source]

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Orbitals such as 15►Cube of Meat Cube of Meat are highly effective with Book of Shadows, as Isaac can run into enemies with an active shield to deal massive amounts of damage.
  • Removed in Repentance15►Razor Blade Razor Blade: can be used at no cost while the Book of Shadows shield is present, allowing damage to be significantly increased for the room.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Book of Shadows is a reference to the infamous Book of Shadows, a book of religious texts and instructions for magical rituals found within the Neopagan religion of Wicca.

Seeds[edit | edit source]

PC 4AP4 J07H (First floor Treasure Room, north of spawn; Curse of the Unknown)

PS4 VZFS Z60W (First floor Treasure Room)

Vita CBWE 162X (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

3DS TRKL JDCG (First floor Treasure Room)

Switch Normal mode only 7ENY AQRB (First Floor Treasure Room)


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