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(in Repentance)

Divine Intervention is an unlockable passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Repentance.

Effects[ | ]

  • Double tapping a fire key creates a Divine Shield that slowly moves in the chosen direction.
  • The Divine Shield has a variety of effects.
    • Enemies are pushed back in the opposite direction, completely reversing their trajectory with some added momentum.
      • If they hit a wall or obstacle while being pushed, they take 10 damage and deal 10 damage to enemies they hit. The damages are increased by 2 for each floor.
    • Enemy tears are reflected, dealing damage back to enemies depending on the source of the tear.
      • The reflected projectiles deal 6 damage if they would've hurt Isaac for half a heart, and 7 for a full heart.
      • Reflected projectiles do not gain Tear effects from Isaac.
        • Explosive projectiles (e.g. from GurgleGurgle) explode as normal, dealing as much damage they would've.
        • Projectiles that create other projectiles (e.g. ShadyShady) can harm Isaac and be reflected.
        • Homing projectiles (e.g. from Psychic HorfPsychic Horf) do not retain their homing effect after being reflected.
      • Can reflect:
      • Does not reflect:
    • Enemy Brimstone lasers are reflected, dealing 7 damage per tick (105 damage per second) to enemies hit by the reflection. It can even deflect the colossal brimstone laser fired by Boss The Beast ingameThe Beast.
      • White beams, such as those used by Boss Dogma ingameDogma in its second phase, are reflected into holy beams similar to those fired by Collectible Revelation iconRevelation.
  • The shield lasts 1 second, and has a cooldown of 3 seconds.
  • This item belongs to the SeraphimSeraphim set. Collecting three items from this set will transform Isaac into an angel.

Notes[ | ]

  • If any charged item is obtained along with Divine Intervention e.g. Collectible Brimstone iconBrimstone or Revelation, a different fire key may be pressed to put out the shield without forfeiting the charge of said item.

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