The power to breathe in both water and air. Sub-power of Aquatic Adaptation.

Also Called

  • Amphibian Effect
  • Underwater Breathing/Respiration
  • Water-Breathing


The user can breathe in both water and air and are capable of staying underwater as long as they like and reemerge ready to breathe oxygen again.



  • May have complications when transitioning from water to air.
  • Chemicals/pollutants in water may damage lungs.
  • May have a limited amount of time they can respire air or water.

Known Users



  • Genie (Aladdin)
  • Jafar (Aladdin)
  • Merliah Summers (Barbie in a Mermaid Tale)
  • Piscciss Volanns (Ben 10 series)
    • Ripjaws
    • Magister Patelliday
    • Kevin 11
    • Ultimate Kevin
  • Aerophibians (Ben 10 series)
    • Jetray
  • Amperis (Ben 10 series)
    • AmpFibian
  • Ditto (Ben 10 series)
  • Pyronites (Ben 10 series)
  • Big Chill (Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Ultimate Big Chill (Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Water Hazard (Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Walkatrout (Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • Overflow (Ben 10 Reboot)
  • Undertow (Ben 10 Reboot)
  • Ultimate Aggregor (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Various sirenas (Elena of Avalor)
    • Princess Marisa
    • Prince Marzel
  • Lopaka (Flipper and Lopaka)
  • Serge (Generator Rex)
  • Nessies (Happy Ness: The Secret of the Loch)
  • Mira (The Hollow)
  • Nya (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Agent K (Men in Black: The Animated Series)
  • Merpeople (The Little Mermaid)
  • Syren (Miraculous Ladybug)
  • Ladybug and Cat Noir (Miraculous Ladybug); via Aqua Form
  • Sirens (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Merpups (Paw Patrol)
  • Cpt. Cutler (Scooby Doo)
  • Sideshow Bob (The Simpsons)
  • Sea monsters (Sofia the First)
  • Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy (SpongeBob SquarePants)
  • Stretch Monster (Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters)
  • Xever Montes (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series); via water-breathing rig and mechanical legs
  • Sirena Ong (The Venture Bros.)
  • The Winx (Winx Club); via Harmonix and Sirenix
  • The Trix (Winx Club); via Dark Sirenix
  • Roy (Winx Club); via Trident Aura


  • Pyunma/Cyborg 008 (Cyborg 009)
  • Joe Shimamura/Cyborg 009 (Cyborg 009)
  • Guyver Units (Guyver)

Video Games

  • Archers (Hλlf-Life)
  • Ichthyosaurs (Hλlf-Life series)
  • Blue Pikmin (Pikmin)
  • Chaos (Sonic Adventure 2)
  • Spyro (Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage!)
  • Many Water-type Pokémon (Pokémon)
  • Zora Race (The Legend of Zelda Series)
  • Link (Majoras Mask);via Zora Mask
  • Mermaids (The Sims 3: Island Paradise)

Live Television


  • Percy Jackson (Camp Half-Blood Chronicles)

Known Objects

  • Neutronic Air Gum (The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius)
  • Air Charm (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Magical Seaweed (Barbie: Fairytopia)
  • Underwater Breathing Rune (The Dark Artifices)
  • Rebreather (Fallout: New Vegas)
  • Underwater Materia (Final Fantasy VII)
  • Poseidon's Trident (God of War series)
  • Gillyweed (Harry Potter)
  • Mind Control Device (Inside)
  • King Triton's Trident (The Little Mermaid)
  • Ursula's magic (The Little Mermaid)
  • Water Breathing Potions (Minecraft)
  • Pearl of Transformation (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Air Necklaces (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Starfire Sapphire Gem (Tenko and the Guardians of the Magic)
  • Zora Tunic (The Legend of Zelda Series)
  • Gills of Hamachi (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • King Triton' trident (Disney's The Little Mermaid)


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