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Oxygen is a mechanic. A few Creatures, like Humans, require Oxygen to breathe. Oxygen breathers that do not get enough Oxygen will suffocate and experience Oxygen Low , leading to unconsciousness and eventually death.
Oxygen breathers require 700 Oxygen every second, or they will start suffocating.
Sources of Oxygen
Some items can provide Oxygen when an Oxygen Tank or other oxygen source attached.
|Item||Oxygen Supply Effect|
|Diving Mask||Supplemental Oxygen to the wearer|
|Diving Suit||Wearer exclusively breathes from Suit.|
|Combat Diving Suit||Wearer exclusively breathes from Suit.|
|Abyss Diving Suit||Wearer exclusively breathes from Suit.|
Hulls in submarines and other structures can contain Oxygen. They can hold as much Oxygen as they have volume.
Characters will breathe oxygen from the environment as long as they're not wearing a Diving Suit. Characters require the room to have at least 65% of its maximum Oxygen to breathe normally.
Oxygenite Shards also generate Oxygen when exposed to the air. However, they also explode violently on impacts, and thus are not safe sources of long term Oxygen.
Sky Alien Artifact sucks Oxygen out of the room it's in at a rate of 50 000 per second.
Fire consumes Oxygen in a room, scaling with the size of the fire.
In an emergency, CPR may be performed on a downed character to reduce their Oxygen Low affliction. It does not give the recipient oxygen, so they will still need an external source of oxygen.