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Infamy is a passive item.

Effects[ | ]

  • Enemy shots that hit Isaac have a 50% chance to be blocked.
    • After effectively blocking a projectile, Isaac will briefly flash blue. Isaac in this state can still take damage from another projectile.
    • Can block:
      • Fireballs (e.g. from (in Repentance) CrackleCrackle), but their lines of fire harm Isaac.
      • Fire projectiles (e.g. from Mega Satan Head ingameMega Satan).
      • Obstacles thrown by (in Repentance) PoltyPolty or (in Repentance) KinetiKineti.
    • Does not block:

Notes[ | ]

  • Although the mask is seen only on Isaac's face, projectiles still have a 50% chance to be blocked from any direction.

Interactions[ | ]

  • (in Afterbirth † and Repentance)Collectible Cone Head iconCone Head: Blocking effect from either item can occur.
    • This leaves Isaac 60% chance to negate tears.
  • (in Afterbirth † and Repentance)Holy CardHoly Card / Collectible Holy Mantle iconHoly Mantle: Infamy's chance of blocking projectiles is applied before the shield, allowing the shield to be saved.
  • (except in Rebirth)Collectible Host Hat iconHost Hat: Infamy's blocking effect is applied first. Host Hat does not fire tears when a tear is blocked by Infamy.
    • This leaves Isaac 60% chance to negate tears in any way.
  • Infamy: Additional copies of this item, such as from (except in Rebirth)Collectible Diplopia iconDiplopia / (in Afterbirth † and Repentance)Collectible Crooked Penny iconCrooked Penny, have no effect.
  • (in Afterbirth † and Repentance)Collectible Metal Plate iconMetal Plate: Infamy's blocking effect is applied first. Tears blocked by Infamy are not reflected by Metal Plate.
    • This leaves Isaac 62.5% chance to negate tears in any way.

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Trivia[ | ]

  • This item is a reference to the Boss Mask of Infamy ingameMask of Infamy boss.
  • This item is used in The Tank (challenge #5).
  • Prior to Repentance, Infamy's description was "Damage reduction".