Trisagion

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Trisagion
Item icon
Item altar
"Smite thy enemy"
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Item ID
5.100.533
Character Appearance
Character appearance
Tear Appearance
Tear appearance
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Collection Grid
Removed in Repentance(page 5, column 8, row 3)
Added in Repentance(page 5, column 9, row 3)
Unlock Method
Trisagion Take 25 items from Angel Rooms
Added in Afterbirth †

Trisagion is an unlockable passive item added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth †.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Tears are replaced with piercing white blasts of light.
    • Blasts deal 33% of the regular tear damage but can hit the same enemy multiple times.
    • Removed in Repentance Blasts do not knockback enemies.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Since the blasts can strike one enemy multiple times, low shot speed can be very beneficial whereas high shot speed may lower effective damage.
    • Walking backward while firing can allow tears to move slower, making it useful for increasing damage output.

Synergies[edit | edit source]

  • 15►8 Inch Nails 8 Inch Nails / Blister Blister / 15►Pisces Pisces: Adds knockback to blasts, which can not only significantly repel enemies when used correctly, it can deal a high amount of damage to enemies unable to escape the knockback.
    • Added in Repentance Further adds knockback, which could potentially make it harder to effectively use. Untested.
  • 15►Chocolate Milk Chocolate Milk: Fully charged Trisagion blasts deal 4 times more damage, exceeding Isaac's tear damage.
  • 15►Evil Eye Evil Eye: Eyes will fire beams. Occasionally causes Trisagion beams to stay static in the air for a few seconds, dealing damage to enemies that come in contact with them.
  • 15►Godhead Godhead: Although the damaging aura isn't visible, it still exists and is not affected by Trisagion's damage reduction.
  • Guppy: As it hits multiple times, it spawns multiple flies per tear making it very strong.
  • 15►Haemolacria Haemolacria: Both Trisagion and Haemolacria fire at the same time, Haemolacria does not keep spectral tears despite its tears sprite change but the arced tear keeps piercing.
  • Homing tears: Tears slow down and stay on top of the enemy, doing continuous damage.
  • 15►Ipecac Ipecac: Beams will now travel through obstacles and maintain their piercing effect dealing 33% of regular damage to enemies they come in contact with, but won't explode on hit. The Ipecac explosion will happen once the beam runs out of range or hits a wall and will deal damage equal to Isaac's damage.
    • Added in RepentanceKeeps Ipecac's stats but shoots a constantly exploding Trisagion beam. There is no way to avoid being hit from the explosion, since the shot immediately explodes.
  • 15►The Ludovico Technique The Ludovico Technique: The beam becomes controllable, still dealing reduced damage but at a very high rate.
  • 15►My Reflection My Reflection: In addition to the usual effect, lengthens the Trisagion blasts into short flexible beams for a much larger damage-dealing area.
  • 15►Mysterious Liquid Mysterious Liquid: Causes a large trail of creep. The effect stacks, which causes heavy damage (even to Hush).
  • 15►Proptosis Proptosis: Base damage is doubled and beam damage is boosted to about 65%. Blasts lose no power as they travel further, though the tips of the blasts deal very slightly less damage.
  • 15►Pop! Pop! Every damage tick will shoot out a Pop tear. Trisagion shots will also hover in the air longer than normal.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Azazel: Azazel's short-range Brimstone overrides Trisagion.
  • 15►Brimstone Brimstone: Overrides Trisagion.
  • 15►Cricket's Body Cricket's Body/15►Compound Fracture Compound Fracture/15►The Parasite The Parasite: Split blasts are not generated on hitting enemies, only on obstacles and walls, as well as floors for Cricket's Body.
    • Added in Repentance15►Cricket's Body Cricket's Body: Now constantly shoots tears at random directions during its travel time.
    • Added in Repentance15►The Parasite The Parasite: Now has two sideways blasts that accompany it, effectively increasing its horizontal range.
  • 15►Dead Eye Dead Eye: Overridden by Trisagion.
  • 15►Dr. Fetus Dr. Fetus: Overrides Trisagion.
  • 15►Epic Fetus Epic Fetus: Overrides Trisagion.
  • 15►Eye of Belial Eye of Belial: Overridden by Trisagion.
  • 15►Euthanasia Euthanasia: Overridden by Trisagion.
    • Added in RepentanceBlasts can now proc Euthanasia.
  • 15►Flat Stone Flat Stone: Blasts continually disappear and reappear as they "bounce". The bounces deal 25% splash damage based on Isaac's base rating, but the blasts cannot do their damage while they're disappearing, leading to an overall reduced efficiency.
  • 15►Holy Light Holy Light: Overridden by Trisagion.
    • Added in RepentanceBlasts can apply Holy Light, with a light beam being generated on each damage tick, dealing Isaac's tear damage per beam (three times Trisagion's damage).
  • 15►Jacob's Ladder Jacob's Ladder: Electric arcs are not generated on hitting enemies, only on obstacles and walls.
    • Added in RepentanceBlasts generate electric arcs directly from the tear to enemies.
  • 15►Lachryphagy Lachryphagy: The blasts will slow down and float like Lachryphagy tears and eventually burst, but can not consume each other.
    • Added in RepentanceBlasts have greatly reduced range, but constantly generates Lachryphagy tears, with one shot alone being capable of bursting a tear.
  • 15►A Lump of Coal A Lump of Coal: Nearly no effect; increases damage by around 5% when the hit is dealt by the tip of the blast.
    • A Lump of Coal + My Reflection: As the beam is longer, the amount of extra damage at the tip can be up to around 50%.
  • 15►Mom's Knife Mom's Knife: Overrides Trisagion.
  • 15►Multidimensional Baby Multidimensional Baby: The baby cannot duplicate Trisagion blasts.
  • Nose Goblin Nose Goblin: Overridden by Trisagion.
    • Added in Repentance Trisagion now attaches Nose Goblin tears to enemies on hit.
  • Added in Repentance15►Ocular Rift Ocular Rift: Creates multiple rifts on the blast's trajectory.
  • 15►Parasitoid Parasitoid: Overridden by Trisagion.
  • 15►Pop! Pop!: The blasts will slow down and float like Pop! tears, but will not bounce off each other.
    • Added in RepentanceTrisagion blasts will constantly shoot out Pop! tears with reduced damage, as well as last much longer at the end of its range.
  • 15►Sinus Infection Sinus Infection: Overridden by Trisagion.
    • Added in Repentance Trisagion now attaches Sinus infection tears to enemies on hit.
  • Added in Repentance15►Spirit Sword Spirit Sword: The sword will shoot Trisagion beams instead of energy beams, with the Trisagion beams having increased damage.
  • 15►Tech X Tech X: Overrides Trisagion.
  • 15►Technology Technology: Overrides Trisagion.
  • 15►Technology Zero Technology Zero: Unless Isaac has shooting familiars, Technology Zero will not function. Familiars' tears will be connected to the blasts with electricity, however.

In-game Footage[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Trisagion was added in Booster Pack #4, after the initial release of the DLC.
  • Trisagion is based on this Steam Workshop item by x Wyvern x and TRPG, originally known as Lightshot.
  • The name is a reference to one of the oldest Christian hymns.

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