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The Water Rune is a type of rune in the Suikoden series.


Its primary use is healing, although there are a few other attacks. The Water Rune has appeared in every main Suikoden game.

There is a stronger version of the Water Rune called the Flowing Rune.

Suikoden I

When a Water crystal is attached to a character in Suikoden, it becomes a Water Rune. It can be purchased at the item shop in Seika.

  • Drops of Kindness (やさしきしずく): Fully heals one ally.
  • Fog of Deception (まやかしの霧): Increases evade rate of all allies.
  • Water of Kindness (やさしさの水): Heals 300 HP to all allies.
  • Rain of Kindness (やさしさの流れ): Fully Heals all allies.

Suikoden II

"Mainly healing magic"
—Item description

The Water Rune restores 5 HP during combat when embedded into a weapon.

  • Kindness Drops (優しさのしずく): Fully heal 1 ally.
  • Protect Mist (守りの霧): +20% magic resistance to all allies for 3 turns.
  • Kindness Rain (優しさの流れ): Heal 300 HP for all allies.
  • Silent Lake (静かなる湖): Negate all spell casting for 3 turns (affects enemies and allies).

Suikoden III

  • Kindness Drops: Heal HP and corrects status of pair.
  • Breath of Ice: 100 magic damage to target, and any enemies or allies in area.
  • Kindness Rain: Heal 400 HP (and cure status abnormalities) for all allies in area.
  • Silent Lake: Temporarily silence all magic chanting.

Suikoden IV

  • Kindness Drops: Recover HP and cure status of 1 ally.
  • Breath of Ice: 100 damage to all enemies.
  • Kindness Rain: Recover HP and cure status of all allies.
  • Silent Lake: Temporarily suppress magic (affects enemies and allies).

Suikoden Tactics

  • Water Force: Change elemental terrain to Water.
  • Kindness Drops: Fully heal 1 unit's health + status.
  • Breath of Ice: Damage all units within range + change element terrain.
  • Kindness Rain: Restore health and status of allies in range. Change terrain.

Suikoden V

  • Kindness Drops: Fully heal 1 ally (and cure status abnormalities).
  • Breath of Ice: 100 damage to all enemies.
  • Kindness Rain: Heal 300 HP to all allies.
  • Silent Lake: Block all magic spells for 5 turns.