Alex Woolsly looks fine underwater while Claire struggles.
|Held by:||Alex Woolsly|
|Ability to:||Breathe underwater|
Underwater breathing is the ability to breathe underwater.
Alex is capable of breathing underwater for an indefinite period of time. He used this ability to save a surfing accident victim from drowning, and he often uses this ability to win swimming events without pausing for breaths. (The Swimmer)
While breathing underwater, Alex extracts enough extra oxygen to sustain another person via "mouth to mouth" transfer for an unspecified period of time (Exposed).
Alex breathes underwater.
Alex and Claire hide in a stranger's swimming pool...
...and Alex prevents Claire from drowning.
Alex dives into water to evade government agents...
...and later resurfaces in a cave, much to a tourist's shock.
"I can breathe underwater."
"You mean like a..."
"Like a fish, yeah."
- Writer-producers Joe Pokaski and Aron Coleite confirmed that Alex's ability is different from Bianca Karina's ability to breathe in any environment--Alex can only breathe underwater.
- There is a guy from Aly's hometown (whom Quentin calls "Fish Boy") who can breathe underwater. (Dark Matters, Part 2)
Please refer to Theory:Underwater breathing for fan-created theories and other speculation.