My Shadow

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My   Shadow
Item icon
Item altar
"Me! And my shaaaadow!"
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Item ID
Character Appearance
Character appearance
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Collection Grid
Added in Afterbirth † / Removed in Repentance(page 4, column 8, row 4)
Removed in Afterbirth †(page 4, column 8, row 4)
Added in Repentance(page 4, column 9, row 4)
Unlock Method
My Shadow Defeat Ultra Greed as Judas
Added in Afterbirth

My Shadow is an unlockable passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Upon taking damage, inflicts fear on all enemies in the room and spawns a dark friendly Charger.
    • The Chargers deal 5 damage per hit to enemies.
    • Isaac keeps the chargers when transitioning between rooms.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Removed in Afterbirth † If this item is triggered in the Flooded Caves Flooded Caves, there is a chance that the black charger will be replaced by a Drowned Charger. The summoned Drowned Charger will behave like normal black chargers, and upon death will explode into 4 blood shots that do not damage the player.
  • Shadows of incoming attacks from above will be harder to see, as they're covered by the item's shadow initially.
  • This item can only spawn a maximum of 5 chargers.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

Friendly monster[edit | edit source]

My   Shadow
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Base HPStage HP
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Entity ID
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Found In
Added in Afterbirth

The dark friendly chargers act like normal chargers and will charge at enemies when they have a chance. They will attack enemies until they run out of hp either from contact with enemies or hazards (e.g. spikes or Fireplace).

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The allied chargers are affected by mass slowdown effects from items such as the 15►Stop Watch Stop Watch, granting the Shadow Chargers a disadvantage.
  • If Isaac has homing tears, they will home in on allied chargers.
  • The allied chargers will take damage from any sort of explosion, Added in Afterbirth † except from your own general explosions, though certain synergies involving 15►Scatter Bombs Scatter Bombs may kill the Friendly charger.
  • With 15►Punching Bag Punching Bag, the allied chargers may attack the Punching Bag instead of enemies. It is recommended you don't take these two items together as they don't synergize well.
    • Added in Afterbirth † This bug has been fixed.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This item's sprite looks similar to an upside-down version of 15►Judas' Shadow Judas' Shadow.
  • This item's quote is a reference to the song "Me and My Shadow" by Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr.

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