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This article is about the normal hourglass. For the glowing version of this item, see Glowing Hourglass.

The Hourglass is an activated item.

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Synergies[ | ]

  • (in Repentance)Collectible Book of Virtues iconBook of Virtues: Spawns hourglass-shaped wisps on the middle ring. The wisps slow all enemies in the room for 3 seconds when destroyed. If the Hourglass is used or extra wisps are destroyed while the slow is in effect, its duration is extended.
  • (except in Rebirth)Collectible Car Battery iconCar Battery: Doubles the duration of the effect.

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Trivia[ | ]

  • One of Boss Death ingameDeath's attacks invokes The Hourglass, slowing down Isaac for a short duration. The same popup appears as well.

Bugs[ | ]

Bug Bug! (in Rebirth and Afterbirth) Upon using The Hourglass on Boss The Hollow ingameThe Hollow, there is a chance that when they hit the corners of the walls, they will stay there until the effect is gone. Afterwards, The Hollow will have the same moving patterns as Boss Larry Jr. ingameLarry Jr.