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The Gamekid is an unlockable activated item.


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

  • Gives invulnerability.
  • Inflicts fear on all enemies.
  • Removes the ability to shoot tears.
  • Allows Isaac to deal 40 contact damage to enemies, at the rate of one hit per second per enemy.
  • Replenishes a Half Red Heart Half Red Heart for every two enemies killed.



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  • 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.



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)