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Celtic Cross is an unlockable passive item.

Effect[ | ]

  • Grants a chance to trigger the Collectible Book of Shadows iconBook of Shadows effect upon taking damage, creating a shield that nullifies all types of damage for 7 seconds.

Notes[ | ]

  • The base chance of creating the protective shield is 20%
  • The activation chance of this item depends on the Luck stat and goes up to 100% at 27 Luck.
  • The shield negates health loss from Blood Donation MachineBlood Donation Machines and Devil BeggarDevil Beggars.
  • Does not prevent Heart Container loss from Health Down pills or Devil RoomDevil Room Deals.
  • Does not prevent damage from Collectible IV Bag iconIV Bag.

Synergies[ | ]

  • (in Repentance)Collectible The Polaroid iconThe Polaroid, Collectible Virgo iconVirgo: Can trigger at the same time as The Polaroid or Virgo, cumulating to up to 22 seconds of shield.

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Trivia[ | ]

  • In Galicia, Celtic crosses are usually found on top of granaries as a protective measure against any kind of evil. They are also commonly found among Celtic nations today and historically.
  • This item is functionally almost identical to Collectible Virgo iconVirgo, minus the pill conversion effect.