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Added in Repentance

Sol is a passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Repentance.

Effects[]

  • Shows the location of the Boss Room Boss Room on the minimap.
  • After killing the boss in the Boss room shown on the map, has the following effects:
    • Activates the effect of XIX - The Sun XIX - The Sun.
    • Gives Isaac +3 damage and +1 luck for the rest of the floor.
    • Fully recharges Isaac's active item.
    • Removes any Curses from the current floor.

Notes[]

  • The buffs from Sol will be active upon entering all the floors in the Ascent, but it will not activate the effect of XIX - The Sun XIX - The Sun.
    • In Home Home, the buffs from Sol will activate after sleeping in Mom's bed or defeating Dogma Dogma's first phase.
  • On floors with multiple bosses (The Void The Void, XL floors, the Red Redemption challenge), one random boss room is shown.
    • In The Void The Void, only the randomly selected Boss room will grant Sol's effect.
  • Does not activate with bosses killed during Boss Rush Boss Rush.
  • Despite being on a different floor, Sol's effect persists for ??? ??? and thus contributes to the Hush Hush fight.
  • Upon defeating a multi-segment boss where all pieces die at the end (Chub, C.H.A.D, Carrion Queen, etc.), the effect activates once per segment, leading to an effective +3 luck and +9 damage until leaving the room, after which, the extra bonuses will be removed.
  • Sol will not activate upon clearing the Mirrored World's Boss Room.
  • If Sol is obtained in Greed Mode, through Spindown Dice Spindown Dice or as a starting item for Eden Eden, the effects will activate when entering the main room for the first time. In addition, it will activate each time a boss wave is completed.
    • Sol will not activate during the final stage in the mini-boss fight before Ultra Greed Ultra Greed.

Interactions[]

  • The Battery The Battery: Provides an extra level of charge if the item was fully charged when the boss was defeated.
  • Mega Blast Mega Blast: Only grants 3 charges.

In-game footage[]

Trivia[]

  • Sol is the Latin word for "sun".
  • The item's description is a reference to DotA 2. "Radiant Victory" is the message displayed when the team in the Radiant side (the bottom-left half of the map) wins a match.

Bugs[]

Bug Bug! Each Fistula spawned by The Matriarch counts as a separate boss, causing Sol to activate for every small Fistula defeated.
Bug Bug! Each segment of Carrion Queen counts as a separate boss, causing Sol to activate for every segment defeated. This also applies to Chub and C.H.A.D.

Seeds[]

PC Hard mode only ZZAR TD1S (Planetarium adjacent to spawn)

PC Greed mode only B4V8 ZMG4 (Starting item as Eden)


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