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For other instances, see Water Breathing.
Main article: Effects (Morrowind)

Water Breathing is a magical effect and spell that temporarily allows the caster to breathe water as if it were air. When this effect expires the Nerevarine's oxygen meter returns fully replenished. All creatures have an innate and permanent Water Breathing capability, and all Argonians can cast a temporary Water Breathing spell. This effect does not have a magnitude, it is always 100% effective if successfully cast. It is a member of the Alteration school of magic, governed by Willpower.


First Effect ingredients can be consumed raw for the effect. Otherwise they must be combined using Alchemy.

Alchemy Ingredients
Ingredient First Effect Item ID
Hackle-Lo Leaf ingred_hackle-lo_leaf_01
Kwama Cuttle ingred_kwama_cuttle_01
Luminous Russula ingred_russla_01
Pearl ingred_pearl_01


The following items are enchanted with a Water Walking effect. See articles for further details.

Enchanted Items
Item Type Duration
Range Item ID
Potion of Water Breathing Potion 15 0 Self p_water_breathing_s
Scroll of Daynar's Airy Bubble Scroll 240 0 Self sc_daynarsairybubble
Scroll of Reynos' Fins Scroll 180 0 Self sc_reynosfins
Water Spear Spear 2H 100 0 Self sc_water spear


The following spells consist of a Water Breathing effect.

Water Walking Spells and Breathing
Name Type Cost
Range Base ID
Puzzle Canal Blessings Spell 7632 2880 0 Touch shrine_puzzle_sp
 Received from a shine in the Palace of Vivec, Puzzle Canal
Vivec's Kiss Spell 15 100 0 Self vivec's kiss
 Sold by Uleni Heleran
Water Breathing Spell 5 120 0 Self argonian breathing
 Used by Argonians
Water Breathing Spell 5 30 0 Self water walking
 Sold by Marayn Dren

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