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(in Afterbirth † and Repentance)

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

Effect[ | ]

  • Spawns 3 random trinkets.
  • Taking damage has a 10% chance to swallow Isaac's currently held trinket, gaining its effect permanently, similar to Collectible Smelter iconSmelter.

Notes[ | ]

  • If activated while carrying two trinkets, both will be swallowed.
  • Trinkets swallowed via Marbles will not be removed or rerolled by items such as the Collectible D4 iconD4.
  • (in Repentance)PerfectionPerfection is still lost after Isaac takes damage from regular sources.
  • (in Repentance) Faded PolaroidFaded Polaroid cannot be used to open A Strange Door A Strange Door if swallowed.

Synergies[ | ]

  • Collectible Glyph of Balance iconGlyph of Balance: Allows a trinket to appear every time there's a room clear drop as long as the other room clear drop criteria aren't satisfied, as it empties the trinket slot.
  • (in Repentance) Character Tainted Eden iconTainted Eden: Absorbed trinkets are not rerolled by Tainted Eden's passive effect.
  • (in Repentance) Character Tainted Isaac iconTainted Isaac: Absorbed trinkets do not take up an item slot.

In-game footage[ | ]

Trivia[ | ]

  • Marbles is based on this Steam Workshop item by FoksMachine and Bustin Blotch.
  • This item is used in (in Repentance) Pica Run (challenge #41).
  • This item is a reference to how marbles and small toys are sometimes swallowed by children.

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