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Added in Afterbirth †

Lead Pencil is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth †.

Effects[]

  • After every 15 tears fired, Isaac will fire a low range Monstro's Lung -like barrage of 12 tears.
    • Removed in Repentance Tears in the barrage deal double damage.
  • Tears will fire only from Isaac's right eye.

Notes[]

  • Lead Pencil gives characters other than Cain Cain the same special properties that he has when it comes to one-eye items like 15►Blood Clot Blood Clot.
  • Removed in Repentance Tears fired from items that cause multiple tears to be fired at once e.g. 15►20/20 20/20, 15►Monstro's Lung Monstro's Lung, etc. are counted.

Synergies[]

  • 15►Compound Fracture Compound Fracture/15►Cricket's Body Cricket's Body/15►The Parasite The Parasite: All tears from the barrage split.
  • 15►Haemolacria Haemolacria: Fires a barrage of Haemolacria tears, all of which will burst.
  • 15►Lachryphagy Lachryphagy: Tears tend to clump together, becoming one giant tear which splits into 8 large tears. When tears burst, they can also spawn barrages of tears that can be fed.
  • 15►Pop! Pop!: Causes burst tears to remain in the room for much longer, forming a soft barrier of sorts, which enemies must survive through to reach Isaac.
  • Added in RepentanceTorn Card Torn Card: Decreases shot requirement by 1. Lead Pencil will fire every 14th shot, with Torn Card quickly following at 15th.
  • 15►Trisagion Trisagion: Fires a barrage of beams.
  • Added in Repentance15►The Scooper The Scooper: All tears benefit from the damage bonus granted by The Scooper.

Interactions[]

  • Removed in Repentance15►Brimstone Brimstone: Overrides Lead Pencil.
    • Added in Repentance The effect from Lead Pencil fires as separate tears from 15►Brimstone Brimstone.
  • 15►Dr. Fetus Dr. Fetus: Overrides Lead Pencil.
    • Added in Repentance The Lead Pencil tears fire alongside the bombs.
  • 15►Epic Fetus Epic Fetus: Overrides Lead Pencil.
  • Removed in RepentanceLilith Lilith: No effect, as Lilith is inherently Blindfolded.
    • Added in Repentance Firing with 15►Incubus Incubus will now activate Lead Pencil.
  • 15►Loki's Horns Loki's Horns: Lead Pencil can fire in any of the cardinal directions if it fires at the same time as Loki's Horns.
  • Removed in Repentance15►The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico Technique: The tear blinks red, but the effect is entirely cosmetic.
    • Added in Repentance Isaac's body will fire the lead pencil shot toward where the controlled tear is located at a regular time interval
  • 15►Incubus Incubus: Fires red tears like Blood Clot with Cain, but without increased damage.
    • Added in Repentance Incubus is capable of firing the barrage of tears like Isaac.
  • Removed in Repentance15►Mom's Knife Mom's Knife: Overrides Lead Pencil.
    • Added in Repentance A barrage of tears is fired alongside 15►Mom's Knife Mom's Knife every 15 Knife throws.
  • Removed in Repentance15►Technology Technology: Overrides Lead Pencil.
    • Added in Repentance A barrage of tears is fired alongside 15►Technology Technology every 15 shots.
  • Removed in Repentance15►Technology 2 Technology 2: Overrides Lead Pencil and disables normal tears entirely, even if not playing as Cain.
    • Added in Repentance Replaces tears with lasers similar to Technology. These are shot from the eye that shoots Technology 2, dealing damage alongside the Technology 2 beam.
  • 15►Tech X Tech X: Overrides Lead Pencil.
    • Added in Repentance Every 15th laser ring fired also shoots a cluster of tears.
  • 15►Tiny Planet Tiny Planet: The burst follows Tiny Planet's circular trajectory with minimal range, hitting the ground almost immediately.

In-game Footage[]

Trivia[]

  • Though the pencil is in Isaac's right eye, it blocks tears from firing out of his left eye.

Seeds[]

Switch R69K WMVV (Treasure room adjacent to spawn) PCAdded in RepentanceT26J GMTJ (Treasure room adjacent to spawn)Hard mode only


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