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(in Afterbirth † and Repentance)

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

Effects[ | ]

  • Spawns a bone familiar that can be aimed with the fire buttons in all directions and does contact damage.
    • The familiar will continuously hover back and forth in the direction that it is pointing in.
  • The damage is equal to Isaac's tear damage and is dealt 6 times per second.
    • The damage increases when Isaac is moving on the direction the familiar is pointing in based on Isaac's current speed, up to twice of its base damage.
  • The familiar will damage PoopPoops and Fire PlaceFire Places.

Synergies[ | ]

  • Collectible Proptosis iconProptosis: Triples the contact damage. Has no penalty with range.

Interactions[ | ]

  • Collectible BFFS! iconBFFS!: Doubles the base contact damage, but not the bonus damage granted from Isaac's movement.

In-game footage[ | ]

Trivia[ | ]

  • The item is possibly a reference to the Genesis story where God created Eve by removing a rib from Adam.

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