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Dark Shard
  • Dark Shard item spriteold Dark Shard item sprite
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Statistics
Type
Tooltip'Sometimes carried by creatures in dark deserts'
RarityRarity level: 2
Sell9
Research1 required
Dropped by Dropped by

The Dark Shard is a Hardmode crafting material used in the crafting of the Dao of Pow and the Onyx Blaster. It has a 1/10 (10%) chance of being dropped by Dark Mummies in Corrupt Deserts, Blood Mummies in Crimson Deserts, and Shadow Mummies in Corrupted Deserts.

On the Desktop version Desktop version, Console version Console version, Mobile version Mobile version, Switch version Switch version, and tModLoader version tModLoader version, they also have a 1/15 (6.67%) chance to drop from Tainted/Vile Ghouls which respectively spawn within the Crimson/Corrupted Underground Desert, and a 1/25 (4%) chance of dropping from Bone Biters and Flesh Reavers.

The Hallow counterpart is the Light Shard.

Crafting[]

Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Dao of PowDao of PowMythril AnvilMythril Anvil
or
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil
Onyx BlasterOnyx Blaster
total: 2 row(s)

Trivia[]

  • The Dark Shard represents the "Yin" of "Yin Yang" or Taijitu on the Dao of Pow.

History[]

  • Console 1.0.750.0: (PS4)
    • Now dropped by Tainted/Vile Ghouls in the Crimson/Corrupted Underground Desert.
    • No longer dropped by the Shadow Mummy due to its removal.
  • Mobile 1.3.0.7:
    • Now dropped by Tainted/Vile Ghouls in the Crimson/Corrupted Underground Desert.
    • No longer dropped by the Shadow Mummy due to its removal.

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