Stop Watch

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Stop   Watch
Item icon
Item altar
"Let's slow this down a bit..."
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Item ID
5.100.232
Character Appearance
Character appearance
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Item Pool
Added in Repentance Normal and hard modes only Crane Game Crane Game
Normal and hard modes only Shop Shop
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Collection Grid
Removed in Afterbirth(page 3, column 9, row 3)
Added in Afterbirth(page 2, column 9, row 6)
Unlock Method
Stop Watch Donate 999 coins to the Donation Machine
Disambig.png This article is about the normal watch. For the broken version of this item, see Broken Watch.

Stop Watch is an unlockable passive item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Removed in Afterbirth Automatically inflicts slow to all enemies in every room.
  • Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Repentance Inflicts slow to all enemies in the current room after the player is hit.
  • Added in Repentance Slows all enemies in every room, though not as drastically as the slow effect.
  • +0.3 speed.
  • Slows down the timer.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Removed in Afterbirth / Re-added in Repentance Once activated, the effect lasts permanently.
  • The background music is slowed down to 70% of the original speed of the music during the item's effect.
  • The 15►Broken Watch Broken Watch is an item similar to this item, but functions in a different way.
  • Removed in RepentanceBecause of the slow effect, champion versions of enemies will be tinted the same color as all other enemies. This makes it much harder to distinguish certain champion types, such as those that explode upon death.
  • Pokies, Slides and Mega Troll Bombs are not affected and will move in their regular speed.
  • Removed in Afterbirth Stop Watch is a special item.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Repentance 15►Holy Mantle Holy Mantle: Blocking damage with Holy Mantle triggers the Stop Watch effect.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • 15►Broken Watch Broken Watch: Removed in Afterbirth Overridden by Stop Watch; the speed up effect will not occur.
    • Added in Afterbirth Both the slow effect and the rarer speed up can trigger at the start of a room.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Unlockable Achievements[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Stop Watch is a reference to the item of the same name from the Castlevania series: upon using it, the character will slow down or outright freeze every enemy in the level for a short period of time.

Seeds[edit | edit source]

PCRemoved in Afterbirth 0L7P 8RB8 (On sale in Shop of Basement 1. Golden Poop next to shop will drop 11c, and several of the rooms on the floor contain the drops needed to access and purchase the Stop Watch) (Normal mode)

PCRemoved in Afterbirth 8J1C 9C0P (On discount sale in Shop on first floor (7 coins))

PCRemoved in Afterbirth 9HPR LCYR (Basement 1: A Quarter in the Treasure Room, Stop Watch in the Shop)

PCAdded in Afterbirth MHXS VFYJ (First-floor shop, Sloth is right up, Infamy is right down, and Sacrifice button provides Bob's Curse, you should be able to find 17 money on the floor without bombing anything)


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