The Binding of Isaac is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements.

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How does the new type of secret room work?

In Wrath of the Lamb, I've come across a new type of secret room that works in ways I am not familiar with (primarily, unlike the standard secret room, it doesn't appear next to multiple adjacent ...
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Can I unlock samson by ignoring two treasure rooms on the same floor?

Unlocking the new Samson character requires one to "pass on 2 treasure rooms". I've recently started the game only to encounter an extra large version of the basement (the level I was on said ...
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How does the game prioritize hearts?

If I have white hearts, soul hearts, and normal hearts, in what order will they be taken when I am damaged?
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Which Trinkets are available in Wrath of the Lamb?

I just found a new item called Tick in Wrath of the Lamp DLC and discovered that is a 'Trinket'. In the meanwhile while playing I found other trinkets like Aces of Spades, Push Pin, 2 of Diamonds and ...
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Why my cellar changed and now is full of spider webs?

My basement cellar texture changed and now rooms are full of spider webs and fast annoying spiders. What's happened? Any hints how to go back and how to kill these spiderlings?
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What's Tick effect? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Trinkets are available in Wrath of the Lamb? I just found this strange thing called Tick in Cellar level. Its stay on player head but it also shown to the top-left ...
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Can I choose which level I'll go in?

Sometimes, when starting anew game in Wrath of the Lamb, I'll find myself in the cellar rather than the basement. Ditto when going down a level. What determines which level I'll go in?
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What do you have to do to fight Isaac?

The new final boss in Wrath of the Lamb is Isaac himself, with three forms similar to The Devil. As Isaac, I got to Utero, got through it, and beat It Lives, then go to Sheol and beat The Devil - I ...
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What happens if I complete the title screen puzzle?

I have beaten Isaac the Cathedral level once, and when I returned to the title screen, there was a rectangle with what appeared to be a piece of a puzzle in it. I infer that I can complete the puzzle ...
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What does the “fortune-telling” slot-machine do?

There's this new slot: What does it do? I've spent some cents only to receive cryptic phrases. The best use I've found for them is blowing them up.
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What does the A Missing Page trinket do?

In the Binding of Isaac expansion I found a trinket called A Missing Page, and so far I have not noticed any effect. What does this trinket do?
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What are each of the challenges?

On the main menu, there are a list of challenges you can attempt. Clicking one starts the game, presumably with differences depending on the challenge. What is the locked challenge, and what is ...
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How do the new “skull” challenge rooms work?

There's a new kind of challenge rooms, these one: I've managed to get in three times, always under the Holy Grail effect (pre 1.33 patch it was possible to cross these closed doors while flying), ...
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How many “curses” have been introduced in Wrath of the Lamb and what is their effect?

I've notice that any level can start with a random curse(don't know if it's the same pre-"Everything is terrible!"). Until now I've found: Curse of darkness (you cannot see the map) Curse of the ...
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What's the difference between yellow and orange fire?

With the new DLC I've noticed a new fire animation, that has an "oranger" hue. Is there any difference between this new fire and the old one?
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What is the stat 'Luck'?

I just used a pill and received the message "Luck Down." I'm aware of Faith, which increases your chances of finding the Bible, and I suspect this is similar. What is Luck?
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What are all the levels introduced in Wrath of the Lamb?

In a very small number of playthroughs of Wrath of the Lamb, I have seen: The Cellar (pre-Mom) Necropolis (pre-Mom) Utero (post-Mom) What are all the new levels introduced in Wrath of the Lamb, ...
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What does the Undefined/Fish Head trinket do?

In the Binding of Isaac expansion Wrath of the Lamb, I got a trinket called Undefined, which looks like the severed head of a green fish. What does this trinket do?
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How does Wrath of the Lamb change the Binding of Isaac?

I'm evaluating whether or not I should get this rather cheap DLC and I've boiled it down to the two following questions. I'll draw the conclusions myself. Does the DLC change the game forever? Is it ...
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What does Spirit of the Night do?

I just paid two hears for Spirit of the Night (whose lower-right hand message was "Scary"). Did I just pay two hearts so that I could fly? What does "Scary" mean, and what does Spirit of the Night ...
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What is the deal with this weird poop and white fly?

This poop appears to have something embedded in it that I really hope is not corn, and some sort of white fly flying around it. What's up with this poop?
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Are the chances between the Portable Slots and the Slot Machine different?

I just found an item called Portable Slots, which allowed me to use it (with spacebar) any number of times (regardless of charges), but it took a coin on every use, like the normal slot machine. I ...
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What do the orange keys do?

I just found an orange key that went on top of my key count. What does this item/pickup do?
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I found an item and it went to a weird spot on my screen. Now what?

I found an item called Match Stick. After I picked it up, it went to a weird spot on my screen: What makes this item so special that it gets to go to that part of my screen? How do I use it? Are ...
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What does Bloody Lust do?

I picked up an item called Bloody Lust, and the effect in the lower right-hand corner was "Rage!". Plus, I get this totally rad headband. I've tried getting hit and I've tried killing enemies, and ...
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Do normal tears do increased damage with Chemical Peel?

The Chemical Peel item's text said "DMG UP" and it changed my tears to blood tears, but it didn't change the tear icon. Every so often, I shoot a normal tear. Do only the blood tears get the ...
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What does the Childs Heart do?

I got an item called Childs Heart, but it is on the left side of the screen (opposite of where Q items appear) and I can't figure out how to use it. What does it do and how can I use it?
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Why does this door have teeth?

This door wants to eat me! What will happen if I go in? What is this sorcery?
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What counts as passing on a treasure room?

On the character page, it says I have to "pass on 2 treasure rooms" in order to unlock Samson. If I enter the treasure room, but do not pick up the item, does that count as passing on it?
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Is there anything special about the blood rooms?

Typically, only special rooms are marked on the map (item rooms, shops, arcades, bosses, deadly sins, etc.). What's special about the blood room shown below? I tried hurting myself on the spikes, and ...
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What's different about red chests?

In the new type of room similar to the challenge room, you are hurt whenever you enter or leave (there are teeth in the doorway). In this room, there was a red chest, and the room was styled similarly ...
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What are the white hearts?

Apparently multiple items can give you white hearts, like the ones given by Fate. What are these white hearts? What do they do, and what can give them to you?
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What does Fate do?

I just found a sad/dead blue head (called "Fate" when I picked it up), and now I have half of a white heart (not a soul heart) and wings. What does Fate do?
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What does the Mitre do?

One of the items the Binding of Isaac expansion Wrath of the Lamb added was the Mitre. When I picked it up I just go the message "You feel blessed" I haven't noticed a change in my shots or anything. ...
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How do I skip the Intro on Binding of Isaac?

I play the Binding of Isaac, and love the game. Though, I hate the very long intro. Is there anyway to skip it? Please tell me. Thank you.
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Are there any ways to break rocks without bombs?

Sometimes I have quite a bit of trouble finding bombs or I will need a bomb in order to get more bombs. What ways can I break rocks (via items or enemies) if I have zero actual bombs?
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Can I prevent unwanted items from appearing more than once in the same playthrough?

It happens every time! I go to the item room and find Teleport. I don't need Teleport, so I leave it. Then the next item I find is another Teleport! This will happen either in the challenge room ...
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How can I unlock Super Bandage?

How can I unlock Super Bandage? It's only item left to unlock Golden God.
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Is there any difference between champion colors?

Do different colored champions have different bonuses, and, if so, what are they? I.e. Are green champions the same as red champions?
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What can you get from the Skull Game after Skatole?

After getting Skatole (that's the poop that makes all the flies love you), is it possible to get another useful item if you find a second Skull Game guy on the same playthrough? Or will it be an ...
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How can I change my controls?

My W key is broken but I can't find a way to edit the controls to something different.
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When do I fight Satan?

I killed mom (heart) 4 times but still there's no Satan at final. When do I fight Satan? What should I do? Thank you.
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Is there a blue rock equivalent in the Womb?

In Binding of Isaac, the earlier levels have blue rocks that when bombed yield usable items and/or chests. In the womb, the rocks are red and I haven't seen any that stand out from the rest. Is there ...
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Is there a method to beating Hosts?

Hosts are the skulls that occasionally raise themselves up to shoot at you. When they raise themselves, that is the only time you can damage them. I can't seem to find any sort of pattern and end up ...
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What counts as a kill when using Charm of the Vampire?

I noticed that both smashing Globins into piles of meat and actually killing them both count as a kill when using Charm of the Vampire. This can be used to continually farm health. I also noticed ...
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Does Little Steven only appear after fighting Steve?

The first time I defeated Steve, I got a message that said "Little Steven (the item) has appeared in the basement". Since then, I've only ever found Little Steven after defeating the boss Steve. Is he ...
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What kinds of things can be in poop and are the chances always the same?

So far, I have only found hearts and coins in poop. What else can be in there? Does it depend on where I find the poop? Example: Larry Jr. leaves a lot of poop in his fetid wake. Do these poop ...
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Can I find an arcade more than once during a playthrough?

In Binding of Isaac, can I find an arcade more than one time during my playthrough? For example, if I find an arcade during one of the Cave levels, can I find another one later in Depths?
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Why am I peeing?

In Binding of Isaac, I notice that I sometimes leave a little pee puddle upon entering a room. What's causing Isaac to urinate? Is it random or based on an item or effect I have at the moment?
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Does every floor contain a secret room?

Does every floor contain a secret room (entered via bombed wall or having X-Ray Specs), including the Womb and Sheol?