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(Confirmed that Visage's heart does indeed have two phases.)
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* The Heart will flee from Isaac at a higher speed.
 
* The Heart will flee from Isaac at a higher speed.
 
* On occasion, the Heart will fire a chain towards the Mask and pull it over so that the Mask is directly adjacent to the Heart and facing Isaac. Then, the Mask will fire a pair of purple (but not homing) Brimstone lasers in a double-helix pattern in the direction it is facing. When the Mask finishes firing this beam, the pair disconnect and each resumes its normal behavior.
 
* On occasion, the Heart will fire a chain towards the Mask and pull it over so that the Mask is directly adjacent to the Heart and facing Isaac. Then, the Mask will fire a pair of purple (but not homing) Brimstone lasers in a double-helix pattern in the direction it is facing. When the Mask finishes firing this beam, the pair disconnect and each resumes its normal behavior.
* The Heart will fire a chain towards the Mask and quickly swing the Mask towards Isaac.
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* The Heart will fire a chain towards the Mask and quickly swing the Mask towards Isaac. The Mask fires non-homing purple tears in the direction it is facing while being swung, and launches rocks into the air when it hits a wall.
* The Heart fires a chain at the mask and jumps up once connected, dropping down on Isaac releasing rocks when landing.
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* The Heart fires a chain at the Mask, pulling it to the Heart's location. The Heart then jumps up, dropping down on Isaac and releasing rock waves in an "X" formation along with several loose rocks when landing.
 
* If Isaac gets too close to the Heart, it will fire a chain towards Isaac, pulling him to it and dealing contact damage.
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* The Heart fires a chain towards a wall, pulling itself to the wall and firing purple tears and rocks in all directions upon making contact.
 
* If the Mask takes enough damage from behind, its fire will go out temporarily and it will be stop moving and attacking. After several seconds it will reignite and continue acting as usual.
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===Phase Three===
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Once the Heart has taken sufficient damage in The Visage's second phase, it will gain a stronger purple glow, and will completely change its behavior:
 
* Sometimes, the Heart will fire a big purple ball of energy that moves slowly towards Isaac.
 
* Sometimes, the Heart will fire a big purple ball of energy that moves slowly towards Isaac.
** If the ball of energy doesn't hit Isaac for long enough, it'll hit the mask in the back, stopping anything it was doing and propelling it forwards very fast towards the direction it was looking at (only cardinal directions) while firing brimstone lasers in a double-helix. The mask takes a bit of time to start attacking again after hitting the wall.
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** If the ball of energy doesn't hit Isaac for long enough, it'll hit the Mask in the back, stopping anything it was doing and propelling it forwards very fast towards the direction it was looking at (only cardinal directions) while firing Brimstone lasers in a double-helix. The Mask takes a bit of time to start attacking again after hitting the wall.
 
** In addition to reigniting on its own, the Mask will also instantly reignite if it is touched by a ball of energy released by the Heart. It will proceed to do the propelled double-helix attack and will continue acting as usual.
 
** The energy ball will have the same effect if it hits the back of the mask while chasing Isaac.
 
** The energy ball will have the same effect if it hits the back of the mask while chasing Isaac.
 
** The energy ball can be killed.
 
** The energy ball can be killed.
 
* The heart will occasionally fire a ring of purple tears in all directions that return to it shortly afterwards.
* If the Mask takes enough damage from behind, its fire will go out temporarily and it will be stop moving and attacking. After several seconds it will reignite and continue acting as usual.
 
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** The Mask will also instantly reignite if the Heart sends a ball of energy to the Mask. It will proceed to do the propelled double-helix attack as usual and will continue acting as usual.
 
* The heart will occasionally fire returning a ring of purple tears in all directions.
 
* The heart will fire a chain towards Isaac, pulling him to it.
 
   
 
Upon killing the heart, the Mask permanently stops moving and the fight will be over. Upon leaving and re-entering the room, the Mask will despawn.
 
Upon killing the heart, the Mask permanently stops moving and the fight will be over. Upon leaving and re-entering the room, the Mask will despawn.
   
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
* Destroying the chain whilst having [[boir:Infestation_2|Infestation 2]] will spawn a large number of blue spiders
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* Destroying the chain whilst having [[boir:Infestation_2|Infestation 2]] will spawn a large number of blue spiders.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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* Judging by the general theme of the [[Mausoleum]] where it appears, it's possible that The Visage is actually a posthumous version of the [[boir:Mask of Infamy|Mask of Infamy]] which was revived with necromancy.
 
* Judging by the general theme of the [[Mausoleum]] where it appears, it's possible that The Visage is actually a posthumous version of the [[boir:Mask of Infamy|Mask of Infamy]] which was revived with necromancy.
 
* When the boss is defeated, the Heart is destroyed like most bosses (leaving nothing but a pool of purple blood), but the Mask leaves behind a metal husk which can be nudged around like a [[boir:Chests#Stone Chests|stone chest]]. This object maintains the general appearance of the Mask and faces the same direction which the Mask faced when the boss was killed, but the purple fires which could be seen in its eyes and the hole in its back side have gone out and it no longer deals contact damage. It is unknown if this remnant of the boss is purely aesthetic or if it is related to some sort of secret, like the skull dropped by [[The Siren]].
 
* When the boss is defeated, the Heart is destroyed like most bosses (leaving nothing but a pool of purple blood), but the Mask leaves behind a metal husk which can be nudged around like a [[boir:Chests#Stone Chests|stone chest]]. This object maintains the general appearance of the Mask and faces the same direction which the Mask faced when the boss was killed, but the purple fires which could be seen in its eyes and the hole in its back side have gone out and it no longer deals contact damage. It is unknown if this remnant of the boss is purely aesthetic or if it is related to some sort of secret, like the skull dropped by [[The Siren]].
* The Mask of Visage has a normally unused death animation that can be seen if the mask is shot with a chaos card after the fight.
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* The Mask of Visage has a normally unused death animation that can be seen if the mask is shot with a [[boir:Chaos Card|Chaos Card]] after the fight.
* The Heart seems to have two phases. During the first phase, the heart will never fire purple balls of energy, instead using the chain to grab the mask. After taking enough damage, it'll enter its second phase in which it fires purple balls of energy and will never use its chain.
 
   
 
==Bugs==
 
==Bugs==

Revision as of 18:28, 19 March 2017

The Visage
Boss The Visage.png
Base HP
First phase (chain): 150
Second phase: 620
Stage HP
0
Found In
Mausoleum
Dropped Items

The Visage is one of the bosses that can appear in Mausoleum. It is a more difficult version of the Mask of Infamy.

Behavior

Phase One

Much like the Mask of Infamy, during the first stage of the battle the Mask and the Heart will act largely independently of each other, with the Mask attempting to chase Isaac and deal contact damage while the Heart tends to move away. However, the two are connected by a chain, and neither can be harmed directly. The chain must be damaged to progress the fight. During the first phase, the Visage has only one attack; the mask will charge at Isaac, sending out rocks upon colliding with the wall but not dragging the heart with it, instead stretching the chain in the process. This is usually the best point to strike as it makes the chain there-for most vulnerable.

Phase Two

Once the chain has been destroyed, the second stage of the battle begins. Now the Mask has a visible hole in its back through which a purple flame can be seen, and both the Mask and the Heart can be damaged directly. The Mask can only be harmed by attacking its back side, but the Heart is vulnerable regardless of where it is hit. In Phase Two, the behavior and kinds of attacks used by the duo also change:

  • The Mask seems to charge at Isaac faster than before.
  • The Heart will flee from Isaac at a higher speed.
  • On occasion, the Heart will fire a chain towards the Mask and pull it over so that the Mask is directly adjacent to the Heart and facing Isaac. Then, the Mask will fire a pair of purple (but not homing) Brimstone lasers in a double-helix pattern in the direction it is facing. When the Mask finishes firing this beam, the pair disconnect and each resumes its normal behavior.
  • The Heart will fire a chain towards the Mask and quickly swing the Mask towards Isaac. The Mask fires non-homing purple tears in the direction it is facing while being swung, and launches rocks into the air when it hits a wall.
  • The Heart fires a chain at the Mask, pulling it to the Heart's location. The Heart then jumps up, dropping down on Isaac and releasing rock waves in an "X" formation along with several loose rocks when landing.
  • If Isaac gets too close to the Heart, it will fire a chain towards Isaac, pulling him to it and dealing contact damage.
  • The Heart fires a chain towards a wall, pulling itself to the wall and firing purple tears and rocks in all directions upon making contact.
  • If the Mask takes enough damage from behind, its fire will go out temporarily and it will be stop moving and attacking. After several seconds it will reignite and continue acting as usual.

Phase Three

Once the Heart has taken sufficient damage in The Visage's second phase, it will gain a stronger purple glow, and will completely change its behavior:

  • Sometimes, the Heart will fire a big purple ball of energy that moves slowly towards Isaac.
    • If the ball of energy doesn't hit Isaac for long enough, it'll hit the Mask in the back, stopping anything it was doing and propelling it forwards very fast towards the direction it was looking at (only cardinal directions) while firing Brimstone lasers in a double-helix. The Mask takes a bit of time to start attacking again after hitting the wall.
    • In addition to reigniting on its own, the Mask will also instantly reignite if it is touched by a ball of energy released by the Heart. It will proceed to do the propelled double-helix attack and will continue acting as usual.
    • The energy ball will have the same effect if it hits the back of the mask while chasing Isaac.
    • The energy ball can be killed.
  • The heart will occasionally fire a ring of purple tears in all directions that return to it shortly afterwards.


Upon killing the heart, the Mask permanently stops moving and the fight will be over. Upon leaving and re-entering the room, the Mask will despawn.

Notes

  • Destroying the chain whilst having Infestation 2 will spawn a large number of blue spiders.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Judging by the general theme of the Mausoleum where it appears, it's possible that The Visage is actually a posthumous version of the Mask of Infamy which was revived with necromancy.
  • When the boss is defeated, the Heart is destroyed like most bosses (leaving nothing but a pool of purple blood), but the Mask leaves behind a metal husk which can be nudged around like a stone chest. This object maintains the general appearance of the Mask and faces the same direction which the Mask faced when the boss was killed, but the purple fires which could be seen in its eyes and the hole in its back side have gone out and it no longer deals contact damage. It is unknown if this remnant of the boss is purely aesthetic or if it is related to some sort of secret, like the skull dropped by The Siren.
  • The Mask of Visage has a normally unused death animation that can be seen if the mask is shot with a Chaos Card after the fight.

Bugs

Bug Bug! If The Mask is destroyed before The Heart, the victory music plays, then the game crashes.[1]
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