The icon for the Water Breathing effect.

Water Breathing is a Status Effect which temporarily allows a Player to swim underwater without drowning for a longer duration than they would without it, and consequently taking no damage. This effect will also slightly increase visibility underwater.

Like all other status effects, it can be removed by drinking Milk.


This status effect can be gained from four sources:

Similar Effects

  • The Respiration enchantment allows a player to breathe longer underwater before succumbing to drowning, but it does not make them completely immune to it. This enchantment also grants enhanced visibility underwater, like Night Vision.
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