"Hail to the king, baby!" Item ID
Collection Grid (page 4, column 7, row 6) (page 4, column 8, row 6)
King Baby is an unlockable passive item added in Afterbirth †.
Grants a familiar that follows Isaac and always appears first in the familiar chain.
While firing tears, King Baby stops moving and glows white.
While King Baby is stationary, other familiars remain stationary as well.
When Isaac stops firing tears, King Baby moves rapidly back towards Isaac.
King Baby will move back towards Isaac during Isaac's hurt animation, even if a fire button is still being held.
will still reflect Isaac's movements, and not King Baby ones. Abel
depends on which familiar form it takes. Lil Delirium Familiars unaffected by King Baby include:
: Isaac can fire tears and leave King Baby and the heart behind, and run into a group of enemies without being damaged. Isaac's Heart
: Increases King Baby's size. No other effect. BFFS! : King Baby will stay in place relative to Isaac until Isaac starts firing tears. Then King Baby will remain stationary until Isaac has stopped firing and will rapidly move back to him. Duct Tape
King Baby references the official
Binding of Isaac tarot card set, in which ??? represents the Emperor. The Steam achievement description for unlocking King Baby says "Unlocked a new
co-player baby," despite it being an item. Before
Repentance, King Baby's pickup quote was "Lord of the dead!". King Baby's Repentance quote is a reference to Duke Nukem's famous line.