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The Gamekid is an unlockable activated item.

Effects[]

Turns the character into a Pac-Man-like creature for 6.5 seconds and provides the following effects:

  • Gives invulnerability.
  • Inflicts fear on all enemies.
  • Removes the ability to shoot tears.
  • Removed in Repentance Allows Isaac to deal 40 contact damage to enemies, at the rate of 1 hit per second per enemy.
  • Added in Repentance Allows Isaac to deal 20 contact damage to enemies, at the rate of 2 hits per second per enemy.
    • If an enemy is at 40 HP or less, the contact damage is increased to 40 for that enemy.
  • Has a chance to replenish a Half Red Heart Half Red Heart every time an enemy is killed.

Notes[]

Synergies[]

  • Added in Repentance4.5 Volt 4.5 Volt: With some damage source while this item is active, it can be permanently invulnerable inside the room while you have enemies.
    • If combined with 9 Volt 9 Volt, it will be easier to achieve invincibility.
  • ???'s Only Friend ???'s Only Friend: The fly can still be controlled while invincible.
  • Added in RepentanceBook of Virtues Book of Virtues: Spawns wisps in the inner ring, looking like little Pac-Men. Wisps' tears have the Anti-Gravity Anti-Gravity effect and can inflict fear on enemies.
  • Mom's Knife Mom's Knife does contact damage in the same direction it was being held at the time of using it, giving a massive amount of free damage by ramming into an enemy.
    • If you have the Yes Mother? Transformation, you can basically do the same thing using this item.
  • On contact items (Aries Aries, The Virus The Virus, etc.): Freely usable in basically every 4 rooms.

In-game Footage[]

Trivia[]

  • Beating the game whilst under the effects of The Gamekid will cause the credits music to be sped up.
  • This item's name and appearance are references to the Nintendo Game Boy.
  • The pickup quote and Isaac's appearance while under the effects of The Gamekid are references to Pac-Man.
  • Tetris appears to be the game being played on The Gamekid. Tetris was also the launch title for the Nintendo Game Boy.

Gallery[]

Seeds[]

PC 04PE J3W1 (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

PC Added in Repentance GPPY LGNV (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)

PS4 8FSX 6WAZ (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn)


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