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The Wafer is a passive item.

Effects[]

  • All damage taken is reduced to half a heart.

Notes[]

  • The damage reduction includes most sources in the game that would cause more than half a heart of damage:
  • The Wafer does not prevent instant death effects such as Suicide King Suicide King or using 15►The Bible The Bible on the Satan boss fight.
  • Does not prevent health loss from Devil Room deals or Health Down pills.
  • Despite The Wafer reducing damage to 1/2 a heart, this does not change the amount of invincibility frames granted from full/two heart damage sources.
  • Added in Afterbirth No effect with Keeper Keeper or Added in Repentance Tainted Keeper Tainted Keeper, as Coin Hearts cannot be half hearts.
  • Added in Repentance Does not reduce the damage taken when opening the door to Mausoleum Mausoleum/Gehenna Gehenna.

Interactions[]

  • Added in Repentance15►Blood Oath Blood Oath: Does not reduce the damage taken.
  • Added in Repentance 15►Glass Cannon Glass Cannon: The extra damage taken when the cannon breaks is not reduced.
  • Removed in Repentance 15►Sharp Plug Sharp Plug: Damage taken is reduced to half a heart.
    • Added in Repentance Does not reduce the damage taken.

In-game Footage[]

Trivia[]

  • In the original Binding of Isaac, "resistance" in the pickup quote was misspelled as "resistence". This was corrected in Rebirth.
  • A wafer is a thin cake made of flour and is used in Christianity for various purposes, including the sacrament of the Eucharist, in which believers consume the body (represented by sacramental bread) and blood (represented by sacramental wine) of Jesus Christ.
  • In the original Binding of Isaac, The Wafer required an unlock, by beating Mom's Heart seven times.

Seeds[]

PC AZSP HEP1 (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn) (normal mode only [?])

PC NYLR X9XP (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn) (normal mode only)

PC MBHT QSMT (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn) (normal mode only [?])

PC RPQP M6EM (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn) (normal mode only)

PC 9DHR CZWH (Treasure Room, go up in spawn)

PS4 WFEP 7WQ8 (Treasure Room generated adjacent to spawn).

Vita WPKJ T14L (First Treasure Room, right from starting point)

WiiU DSWY KN4H (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn; Black Candle in Curse Room also adjacent to spawn)

PC Added in Afterbirth † 7N0B PBNY (Treasure Room adjacent to spawn) (Hard mode only)

Switch Added in Afterbirth † NGH8 1YKP (First Treasure Room, right from starting point)

PC J39E HB4T (Treasure Room Above Spawn)


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