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  • Elixir of Greater Water Breathing
  • Item Level 45
    Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Requires level 35
  • Use: Allows the Imbiber to breathe water for 1 hour.
  • Sell Price: 2Silver 50Copper
  • Cooldown: 3 Seconds

Elixir of Greater Water Breathing provides the ability to breathe underwater for 1 hour.


Elixir of Greater Water Breathing is crafted by Alchemist with a skill level of 215.

The components are:
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1x [Ichor of Undeath]
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2x [Purple Lotus]
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1x [Crystal Vial]

This recipe is taught by either Ainethil in Darnassus or Doctor Herbert Halsey in the Undercity.


If 60 minutes of water breathing is unnecessary, a 30 minute version, the [Elixir of Water Breathing] is available.

Patch changes

  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.8.0 (10-Oct-2005): Water Breathing potions will no longer be overwritten by Shaman and Warlock Water Breathing spells if the potion has a longer duration.

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