The Jar

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The   Jar
Removed in AfterbirthItem icon
Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Afterbirth †Item icon
Added in Afterbirth †Item icon
Item altar
"Save your life"
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Item ID
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Recharge Time
Unlimited Unlimited
Item Pool
Normal and hard modes only Shop Shop
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Collection Grid
Added in Afterbirth / Removed in Repentance(page 3, column 5, row 3)
Removed in Afterbirth(page 3, column 5, row 9)
Added in Repentance(page 3, column 6, row 3)

The Jar is an activated item.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Isaac can store up to 4 extra Red Hearts in The Jar if there are no remaining empty Heart Containers.
  • When used, all Red Hearts in the jar are dropped on the floor, rather than directly consuming them.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Red hearts are the only type of heart that can be stored. Blended Hearts do not count.
  • If used in the two Super Secret Room that contain nothing but a Black Heart or Eternal Heart (Room ID's 1 and 6), it will spawn those types of hearts instead.
  • If a whole red heart is picked up and Isaac only heals half a heart container, the other half is placed in the jar indicated by the jar number increasing by one. Despite the jar indicating that it picked up a whole red heart in this fashion, it will only drop half a red heart on use. When picking up a double red heart, the jar will also store the remainder not healed in the same way.
  • Co-op babies, except Magnet Baby, cannot add hearts to the jar as they are unable to interact with pickups.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Broken Remote Broken Remote: Allows for teleportation with no recharge; however, it drops the contained red hearts in the room it was used.
  • Added in Afterbirth15►Car Battery Car Battery: The Jar acts as usual, and doesn't double the hearts dropped upon activation.
  • Added in Afterbirth †15►Schoolbag Schoolbag: The player cannot pick up extra hearts while The Jar in the inactive slot.
  • Added in Afterbirth †15►Shard of Glass Shard of Glass: Storing a heart in the jar does not stop the bleeding effect, despite playing the "heart collected" sound effect.

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