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28th Aug '16 6:09:39 PM Duffan
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* The preferred method of breathing underwater in ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''.
19th Aug '16 2:14:13 PM Josef5678
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** It also comes in useful in searching a few submerged areas in the Honest Hearts and Old World Blues DLCs.

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** It also comes in useful in searching a few submerged areas in the Honest Hearts and Old World Blues DLCs.{{DLC}}s.
23rd Jul '16 5:08:12 PM ZerroDefex
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** It also comes in useful in searching a few submerged areas in the Honest Hearts and Old World Blues DLCs.
22nd Jul '16 11:28:03 AM WillKeaton
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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Metroid}} games, Samus Aran's PoweredArmor has a self-contained life-support system that can function as this - no Gravity Suit required. It even works [[RecycledInSpace in space]]!

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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Metroid}} ''VideoGame/{{Metroid}}'' games, Samus Aran's PoweredArmor has a self-contained life-support system that can function as this - no Gravity Suit required. It even works [[RecycledInSpace in space]]!
2nd Jul '16 12:56:06 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/{{BIONICLE}}'': the [[MaskPower Kaukau and Kaukau Nuva]], a.k.a. the Masks of Water Breathing. These filter oxygen out of the water and allow the wearer to breathe.

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* ''Franchise/{{BIONICLE}}'': ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'': the [[MaskPower Kaukau and Kaukau Nuva]], a.k.a. the Masks of Water Breathing. These filter oxygen out of the water and allow the wearer to breathe.
30th Mar '16 2:17:31 PM fourshade
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* True artificial gills are highly impractical because humans require far more oxygen to sustain life than typical sea creatures. In order to get enough oxygen to sustain a human, several gallons of water must be processed per minute, and a device capable of doing this would end up being massive. Carrying such a heavy device would ''increase our oxygen demands further'', compounding the problem. It's simply much more efficient to use compressed air for our underwater needs.
13th Feb '16 5:16:39 PM FortunateKitsune
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* On the Online Games by Artix Entertainment, it is finally explained why you can breathe underwater in all 5 games.
* In ''Dragon Fable'', you sink a ship full of water breathing potions that contaminates and enchants the ocean so that you can breathe underwater.

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* On the Online Games by Artix Entertainment, it is was finally explained why you can breathe underwater in all 5 games.
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games: In ''Dragon Fable'', you sink a ship full of water breathing potions that contaminates and enchants the ocean so that you can breathe underwater.
30th Jan '16 9:46:01 PM Thunderchin
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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Metroid}} games, Samus Aran's PoweredArmor has a self-contained life-support system that can function as this - no Gravity Suit required. It even works [[RecycledInSpace in space]]!
16th Nov '15 6:30:52 PM Willbyr
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* 008 from ''{{Cyborg 009}}'' has this as one of his cybernetic enhancements, as well as other modifications that allow him to survive deep sea pressures, even having most of his skin replaced with metal scales as a MidseasonUpgrade after being blown up. The other cyborgs have built-in oxygen tanks that let them hold their breath longer than a normal person, but 008 is the only one who can actually breathe water.

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* 008 from ''{{Cyborg ''Manga/{{Cyborg 009}}'' has this as one of his cybernetic enhancements, as well as other modifications that allow him to survive deep sea pressures, even having most of his skin replaced with metal scales as a MidseasonUpgrade after being blown up. The other cyborgs have built-in oxygen tanks that let them hold their breath longer than a normal person, but 008 is the only one who can actually breathe water.
12th Nov '15 6:04:05 PM REV6Pilot
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** On Admiral Ackbar's planet Mon Calamari (seen in ''[[Literature/JediAcademyTrilogy Dark Apprentice]]''), they have flexible, jelly-like breathers you slap over your nose and mouth and it filters the water into oxygen. The Yuuzan Vong in the ''Literature/NewJediOrder'' series have a similar creature called a gnullith that covers the nose and mouth, and extends down the windpipe to interface with the lungs directly. It's incredibly useful, but you might want to find a different solution; it ''hurts like a motherfucker'' because of the Yuuzan-Vong's cultural obsession with pain.

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** On Admiral Ackbar's planet Mon Calamari (seen in ''[[Literature/JediAcademyTrilogy Dark Apprentice]]''), they have flexible, jelly-like breathers you slap over your nose and mouth and it filters the water into oxygen. The Yuuzan Yuuzhan Vong in the ''Literature/NewJediOrder'' series have a similar creature called a gnullith that covers the nose and mouth, and extends down the windpipe to interface with the lungs directly. It's incredibly useful, but you might want to find a different solution; it ''hurts like a motherfucker'' even because it doesn't need recharging of the Yuuzan-Vong's cultural obsession with pain.any kind, and unlike their other biots, gnulliths cause no pain or discomfort.
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