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(in Afterbirth † and Repentance)

Jaw Bone is an unlockable passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth † (Booster Pack #5).

Effects[ | ]

  • Spawns a familiar that fires across the room in the direction of the first tear fired and returns to Isaac when it hits a wall, similar to Collectible Little Chubby iconLittle Chubby. Deals a flat 7 damage to enemies that come in contact with it.
    • When thrown, the familiar will pierce through some fly enemies, instantly killing them, but will instantly bounce back upon hitting other enemies.
    • The familiar can pass through obstacles.
    • The familiar can retrieve pickups like Collectible The Boomerang iconThe Boomerang.
    • Blocks enemy tears when stationary and when thrown.
    • After returning to Isaac, it has a short recharge time before it can be fired again.

Notes[ | ]

Synergies[ | ]

  • Collectible BFFS! iconBFFS!: Familiar grows in size and does a flat 14 damage to enemies.
  • Duct TapeDuct Tape: Jaw Bone will face in the same direction as Isaac and remain stationary as opposed to trailing behind him. Jaw Bone can still be fired.
  • (in Repentance)Collectible King Baby iconKing Baby: After being thrown, Jaw Bone will return to Isaac and then reappear behind King Baby.

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Trivia[ | ]

  • This item is possibly a reference to Judges 15:16 where Samson kills a thousand men with a donkey's jaw bone.
  • Jaw Bone is possibly a reference to the movie, The Frighteners, where Judge chases a ghost hound who keeps stealing his jaw bone.

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