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Swimming is a skill that requires significantly less training than most other skills to use properly. A character with 30 ranks will be able to travel just about anywhere in Elanthia they may desire, and this skill isn't even necessary unless the character wants to go to certain locations. Noteably, The Rift, the Ruined Temple, Old Ta'Faendryl, and Maelstrom Bay require swimming training to hunt in those areas. However, Maelstrom Bay can be bypassed without training in swimming if the character uses the spell, Water Walking (112).

In areas where swimming is required, the swim verb is usually used.

Type Square Semi Pure
Profession Rogue Warrior Monk Bard Paladin Ranger Cleric Empath Savant Sorcerer Wizard
Max Ranks Per Level 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 - 1 1
Training point Cost 2/0 2/0 2/0 3/0 2/0 2/0 3/0 3/0 - 3/0 3/0

Locations Requiring Swimming

Most Swimming checks also take encumbrance and injuries into account.

Realm Location Applicable Level Suggested Swimming Ranks Notes
Wehnimer's Landing Thanatoph Bowels 80-90 40
Teras Isle Nelemar 100 70-75
Ta'Illistim Old Ta'Faendryl 73-100 25-30 Swim found on Gyldemar road, Encumbrance greatly affects
River's Rest Sea Caves 20-25 1-10 Possible without any ranks, but much easier with
River's Rest Maelstrom Bay 30-55 10-15 Encumbrance greatly affects

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