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Character image

Full red heartFull red heart
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Damage Stat Icon.png Damage
3.5 (*1.20)
Tears Stat Icon.png Tears
Shot Speed Stat Icon.png Shot Speed
Range Stat Icon.png Range
Removed in Repentance17.75
Added in Repentance4.5
Speed Stat Icon.png Speed
Luck Stat Icon.png Luck
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Starting Items
Starting Item Icon.png Pickups1 key
Added in Afterbirth Needs to be unlocked Paper Clip Paper Clip
Starting Item Icon.png Items15►Lucky Foot Lucky Foot
Unlock Method
Cain Hold 55 coins at one time

Cain is a character unlocked by obtaining 55 or more coins at once in a run.

Cain starts with two Red Heart containers, one key, and 15►Lucky Foot Lucky Foot.

Added in Afterbirth Cain also starts with a Paper Clip Paper Clip trinket after 68 coins have been donated to the Greed Donation Machine.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Cain can only shoot tears from his right eye. This affects certain items: 15►Blood Clot Blood Clot and 15►Chemical Peel Chemical Peel have a 50% chance to do increased damage and 15►Technology 2 Technology 2 will prevent him from firing normal tears, even tear-changing effects like 15►Brimstone Brimstone. Also, the R U a Wizard? pill will cause Cain to fire tears to his right exclusively.
  • Added in Repentance 15►Abel Abel's tears become red and deal 7.5 damage when held by Cain.

Unlockable Achievements[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Cain appeared in the original Binding of Isaac and required the same coin count to unlock.
  • Cain is a reference to the Biblical story of Cain and Abel, in which Cain commits the first murder by killing Abel.
    • 15►Abel Abel also appears as an item in Rebirth.
  • Glass Baby could be a reference to Cain having a glass eye.


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