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In-Game Appearance

Isaac Abel

Tears Appearance


Item Type

Pickup Quote


Collection Grid:

Recharge Time:

Unlocked By:
Complete the Cathedral with Cain

A corpse-like head.


Mirrors Isaac's movements and fires in the opposite direction. Essentially a friendly Dople (with the ability to fly).




  • Abel is a reference to the story of Cain and Abel; in it, Cain commits the first murder by killing his brother, Abel.

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  • Abel + Holy Water bug

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    • I just ran in to this as well. Does anyone know if this also occurs if Holy Water is obtained before Abel?
    • I was just playing and I had Holy Water, then I picked up Abel and he turned into Brother Bobby, so yeah it does occur if you get the Holy Wa...
  • abel

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    • I don't know why, but I unlocked Abel before beating Isaac with any of the characters. Even before than defeating Satan. Idk what happened...
    • When I pick up Abel, many times i get flying instead of a dupe. All times are with the Mom's Knife item, so that may be helpful to know.

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