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Water Breathing
Exploration 8

The cool water fills your lungs, yet you find yourself able to breathe and speak as well as you can on land.

Time: 10 minutes
Duration: Special
Component Cost: 135 gp
Market Price: 680 gp
Key Skill: Arcana or Nature

Water Breathing is an 8th-level ritual.[PH:315]

When you perform this ritual, you can designate up to eight participants (including yourself if you wish) who breathe water as easily as they breathe air. Furthermore, they can speak normally underwater.

Water Breathing doesn’t change your ability to breathe air. It doesn’t confer a greater swim speed or the ability to fight underwater unhindered. It does protect any gear you and the participants carry, such as books and scrolls, from water damage.

Your check result determines the duration of the effect.

Arcana Check Result  Duration
14 or lower   1 hour
15–19 2 hours
20–24 4 hours
25–29 8 hours
30 or higher   24 hours