Buddy in a Box

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Buddy   in   a   Box
Removed in RepentanceItem icon
Added in RepentanceItem icon
Item altar
"What could it be?!"
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Item ID
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Item Pool
Added in Repentance Normal and hard modes only Crane Game Crane Game
Normal and hard modes only Shop Shop
Greed and greedier modes only Shop Shop
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Collection Grid
Removed in Repentance(page 5, column 13, row 2)
Added in Repentance(page 5, column 14, row 2)
Unlock Method
Buddy in a Box Pick up 5 familiars in a single run
Added in Afterbirth †

Buddy in a Box is an unlockable passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth †.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Grants a familiar with random tear effects, fire rate, and damage.
    • The familiar's damage scales from ~2-6, and tear delay scales from ~12-30.
    • The familiar takes the appearance of a random co-op baby.
    • The familiar is randomized upon entering a new floor.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The tear effects available are the same as on the 15►Fruit Cake Fruit Cake item.
  • The familiar's tear appearance isn't linked to the normal effect such tears would have.
  • Some tear effects like 15►Proptosis Proptosis and 15►Tiny Planet Tiny Planet do not have their associated stat boosts and thus are very ineffective.
  • Familiars with the 15►Serpent's Kiss Serpent's Kiss effect can drop Black Hearts when an enemy is killed.
  • Familiars will not do contact damage.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Seeds[edit | edit source]

Switch Greedier mode only GQHY GCE6 (First Golden Treasure Room)

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