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(except in Rebirth)

Night Light is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth.

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  • A cone of light shines from Isaac's chest that slows all enemies and enemy shots.
    • The light will face the direction Isaac is moving.
    • The light doesn't affect bosses, but it will slow their shots.
    • The slow effect will disappear from enemies when the light stops shining on them, but shots will remain slow.
  • Removes Curse of DarknessCurse of Darkness for the current floor.
    • Doesn't provide immunity on later floors, but lessens the visual effect significantly, effectively removing the curse.

Notes[ | ]

  • The light only needs to touch a shot once to slow it permanently.
    • Doing a quick circular motion is effective to slow surrounding enemy shots, especially while fighting Boss Hush ingameHush.
    • Overuse of this effect can cause unavoidable patterns, as the slowed shots will often still travel most of their original distance.
  • Character Tainted Forgotten iconTainted Forgotten's light will always face right.
  • (in Repentance) This item is not recommended against Boss The Beast ingameThe Beast, as the fires spawned by her will be slowed down significantly and pile up quickly, leading to no room to dodge.
  • (in Repentance) Doesn't remove Curse of Darkness afflicted by XIX - The Sun?XIX - The Sun?, no matter if Night Light was picked up before or after using the card. However, the visual effect is still lessened by the beam of light.

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