The Cage

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Boss The Cage name.png
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Base HPStage HP
800
0
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Ingame Appearance
In-game appearance

Entity ID
265.0
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Found In
Boss
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Double Trouble
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Degraded Boss
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Boss Boss

The Cage is a boss that can appear in The Depths The Depths.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

  • Leaps off-screen and tries to land in Isaac's path; predicting his movement. Leaving a small puddle of damaging Grey Creep and sending out 4-5 lines of rock waves upon landing.
  • Quickly shoots 6 streams of 6 projectiles in a spiral pattern, similar to Mom's Heart/It Lives.
  • Curls up in a ball and rolls towards Isaac, bouncing off walls and obstacles around the room.
  • Spawns a Grey-coloured Vis that shoots a Brown-coloured 15►Brimstone Brimstone laser.
    • The different colours are purely cosmetic, and it behaves exactly like a normal Vis.
    • Any Vis caught in its rolling attack will be killed.

Champion Versions Needs to be unlocked[edit | edit source]

  • Added in Afterbirth Green: Periodically leaves puddles of Green Creep and doesn't spawn any Vis.
  • Added in Afterbirth Pink: Two Cages, each with 50% HP (400), replace the normal Cage. Never performs the jump attack

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • It is the posthumous version of Mega Fatty.
  • Added in Afterbirth15►Host Hat Host Hat and 15►Pyromaniac Pyromaniac make Isaac immune to The Cage's rock waves, since it is considered to be the same as explosions by the game.
  • When The Cage jumps, there is a delay to his falling animation, causing Isaac to be hurt before the Cage falls back down.
  • If Isaac is flying on Pits, The Cage can hit Isaac if it jumps towards him, and it will then be pushed back to the ground.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • It has the highest health of any boss fought before Mom's Heart.
  • Although the Cage is a dead version of Mega Fatty, it also bears a lot of resemblances to a giant Vis as well, since it is a fat headless body with a giant cut in its belly. Another slight nod to their resemblance is also the Cage's ability to spawn Vis with a Grey color palette and a Brown 15►Brimstone Brimstone laser.
  • The stitches on the Cage's body resemble Y-shaped incisions commonly made at the start of an autopsy.


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